Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #2592 - καρποφορέω
- to bear fruit
- to bear, bring forth, deeds
- to bear fruit of one's self
bear fruit, X. Vect. 1.3, Arist. GA 755b10, Ph. 1.602, al., Orph. Fr. 255: metaph., of virtue, Ph. 1.154; τῷ θεῷ Romans 7:4; also τῷ θανάτῳ ib. 5: — Med., Colossians 1:6, BMus.Inscr. 918 (Halic.): — Pass., Ptol. Tetr. 80.
καρπο -φορέω , -ῶ ,
[in LXX: Habakkuk 3:17 (H6524), Wisdom of Solomon 10:7 *;]
to bear fruit: χόρτον , Mark 4:28 (cf. Wis, l.c.). Metaph., of conduct: Matthew 13:23, Mark 4:20, Luke 8:15, Romans 7:4-5, Colossians 1:10; mid., Colossians 1:6.†
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