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Strong's #1004 - βόρβορος

Root Word (Etymology)
of uncertain derivation
Parts of Speech
masculine noun
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  1. dung, mire
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2916 ‑ טִיט (teet);  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

βόρβορος, ὁ,

mire, filth, Asius 1, Heraclit. 13, A. Eu. 694, Ar. V. 259, Pl. Phd. 69c, LXX Je 45.6, 2 Peter 2:22. etc.: distd. fr. πηλός clay, moist earth, Luc. Prom. Ezekiel 1:1-28; sewer, Hsch.: metaph., foul abuse, τοσοῦτον β. κατήντλησάς μου Luc. Lex. 17.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

βόρβορος, βορβόρου, , dung, mire: 2 Peter 2:22. (the Sept.; Aeschylus, Aristophanes, Plato, and following; ἐν βορβόρῳ κυλίεσθαι, of the vicious, Epictetus diss. 4, 11, 29.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

βόρβορος , -ου , ,

[in LXX: Jeremiah 38:6 (H2916)*;]

mud, filth: 2 Peter 2:22.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

For this word which is found in Bibl. Grk only in LXX Jer. 45:6 [MT Jeremiah 38:6] and 2 Peter 2:22, cf. Apoc. Petr. 8 καὶ λίμνη τις ἦν μεγάλη πεπληρωμένη βορβόρου φλεγομένου , also Acta Thomae (ed. Bonnet) 53 εἶδον βόρβορον . . . καὶ ψυχὰς ἐκεῖ κυλιομένας . Both the noun and the corresponding verb occur in the Pelagia-Legenden, p. 6.21 ff. (ed. Usener) : ἐλθοῦσα περιστερὰ με ̣λάνη καὶ βεβορβορωμένη περιεπέτατό μοι , καί τὴν δυσωδίαν τοῦ βορβόρου αὐτῆς οὐκ ἠδυνάμην φέρειν . See also Wendland in Sitz. Berl. Akad. 1898, p. 788 ff., ";Ein Wort des Heraklit im Neuen Testament,"; with reference to 2 Peter 2:22.



The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
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List of Word Forms
βόρβορος βορβορου βορβόρου βορβόρω borborou borbórou
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