Finding the new version too difficult to understand? Go to
Join with me as I raise money to build classrooms in Uganda! Click here to find out how!
Maybe you would like to sponsor a child through Compassion International! For every child sponsored by visitors, I will donate $105 to build classrooms for the children in Uganda! Click to sponsor a child today!

Old & New Testament Greek

Entry for Strong's #4456 - πωρόω

Word Origin:
apparently from poros (a kind of stone)
Parts of Speech:
Word Definition  [ Thayer's | Strong's ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to cover with a thick skin, to harden by covering with a callus
  2. metaph.
    1. to make the heart dull
    2. to grow hard, callous, become dull, lose the power of understanding
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3543 ‑ כָּהָה (kaw‑haw');  
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


( πῶρος )

petrify, λίθος πεπωρωμένος Ael. NA 10.13 .

II cause a stone or callus to form: Pass., of a stone forming in the bladder, Hp. Aër. 9.

2. unite fractured bones by a callus, Id. Fract. 47 ( Pass. ), Dsc. 1.70,84: Pass., become hard, Arist. Aud. 802b8, Thphr. HP 4.15.2; become thickened, coagulated, Hp. Steril. 222.

III in Pass., become insensible, of the flesh, ὑπὸ τῆς πεπωρωμένης ἐκ τοῦ στέατος σαρκός Nymphis 16: metaph., become insensible, obtuse, or blind, of the heart, Ev.Mark 6:52, Ev.Mark 8:17, Ep.Romans 11:7; πεπώρωνται γὰρ ἀπὸ ὀργῆς οἱ ὀφθαλμοί μου LXX Job 17:7 .

Thayer's Expanded Definition
 πωρόω, πώρω: 1aorist ἐπωρωσα ( John 12:40 T Tr WH); perfect πεπώρωκα; perfect passive participle πεπωρωμενος; 1aorist passive ἐπωρωθην; (πῶρος, hard skin, a hardening, induration); to cover with a thick skin, to harden by covering with a callus ( R. V. everywhere simply to harden): metaphorically, καρδίαν, to make the heart dull, John 12:40; passive, to grow hard or callous, become dull, lose the power of understanding: Romans 11:7; τά νοήματα, 2 Corinthians 3:14; καρδία, Mark 6:52; Mark 8:17. Cf. Fritzsche, Commentary on Mark , p. 78f; on Romans , ii., p. 451f. (( Hippocrates (), Aristotle, others.))

Thayer's Expanded Greek Definition, Electronic Database.
Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2006, 2011 by Biblesoft, Inc.
All rights rserved. Used by permission.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

";sard"; (Revelation 4:3; Revelation 21:20), a red stone, perhaps the ";cornelian"; : cf. Syll 588.3 (c. B.C. 180) δακτὐλιον χρυσοῦν σάρδιον.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
Frequency / Word / Parsing Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (5)NAS (5)HCS (5)
2 Corinthians1
2 Corinthians1
2 Corinthians1
List of Word Forms
επωρωθη επωρώθη ἐπωρώθη επωρωθησαν επωρώθησαν ἐπωρώθησαν επωρωσεν ἐπώρωσεν πεπώρωκεν πεπωρωμενη πεπωρωμένη πεπωρωμενην πεπωρωμένην πεπώρωνται eporosen epōrōsen epṓrosen epṓrōsen eporothe eporṓthe epōrōthē epōrṓthē eporothesan eporṓthesan epōrōthēsan epōrṓthēsan peporomene peporoméne pepōrōmenē pepōrōménē peporomenen peporoménen pepōrōmenēn pepōrōménēn
Search for…
Choose a letter to browse:
α  β  γ  δ  ε  ζ  η  θ  ι  κ  λ  μ
ν  ξ  ο  π  ρ  σ  τ  υ  φ  χ  ψ  ω
Prev Entry
Next Entry
Download the Language Fonts
Below you will find links to the TrueType font(s) used in this resource. Simply right-mouse click the link and save it to your fonts

Once you have finished you might need to close all open browsers and open your fonts directory to initialized the font(s) you just installed.

SIL Galatia Greek font
To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient contact form
Powered by Lightspeed Technology