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Strong's #3435 - μολύνω

Transliteration
molýnō
Phonetics
mol-oo'-no
Origin
probably from (G3189)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
4:736,606
Definition
Thayer's
  1. to pollute, stain, contaminate, defile
    1. used in NT of those who have not kept themselves pure from the defilements of sin, who have soiled themselves by fornication and adultery
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 947 ‑ בּוּס (boos);  1351 ‑ גָּאַל (gaw‑al');  1980 ‑ הָלַךְ (haw‑lak');  2610 ‑ חָנֵף (khaw‑nafe');  2881 ‑ טָבַל (taw‑bal');  2936 ‑ טָנַף (taw‑naf');  6292 ‑ פִּגֻּל (pig‑gool', pig‑gool');  7693 ‑ שָׁגַל (shaw‑gal');  7901 ‑ שָׁכַב (shaw‑kab');  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (5)
1 Corinthians
1
Revelation
4
NAS (3)
1 Corinthians
1
Revelation
2
HCS (3)
1 Corinthians
1
Revelation
2
BSB (3)
1 Corinthians
1
Revelation
2
ESV (3)
1 Corinthians
1
Revelation
2
WEB (5)
1 Corinthians
1
Revelation
4
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

μολύνω,

fut. - ῠνῶ LXX Ca. 5.3: aor. ἐμόλῡνα ib. Genesis 37:31 : pf. μεμόλυγκα Choerob. in Theod. 2.68: Pass., fut. μολυνθήσομαι LXX Zechariah 14:2 : aor. 1 ἐμολύνθην ib. Si. 22.13: pf. μεμόλυσμαι ib. 1 Esdras 8:83, Epict. Ench. 33, J. AJ 3.6.1, μεμόλυμμαι LXX Isaiah 65:4, Choerob. in Theod. 2.186:

I

1. stain, sully, defile, τὴν ὑπήνην Ar. Eq. 1286; ἑαυτοὺς τῷ πηλῷ Arist. HA 571b18, cf. Theoc. 20.10; simply, sprinkle, ἀλεύρῳ Sotad. Com. 1.24; make a beast of, τινας (of Circe) Ar. Pl. 310; defile, debauch, παῖδα Theoc. 5.87: metaph., χεῖρας ἁρπαγῇ J. Vit. 47: Pass., become vile, disgrace oneself, Isoc. 5.81; μετὰ γυναικῶν Revelation 14:4; ὥσπερ θηρίον ὕειον ἐν ἀμαθίᾳ μολύνεσθαι wallow in ignorance, Pl. R. 535e; ὁ μολυνόμενος ὑπὸ τοῦ ὄψου Muson. Fr. 18b p.101 H.; ἡ συνείδησις αὐτῶν μολύνεται 1 Corinthians 8:7.

2. stain, dye, χιτωνίσκον αἵματι J. AJ 2.3.4: Pass., ἔρια μεμολυσμένα ἄνθεσι ib. 3.6.1.

II v. cross μωλύω.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

μολύνω ,

[in LXX: Genesis 37:31 (H2881), Isaiah 59:3 (H1351 ni.), Zechariah 14:2 (H7901 ni.), Sirach 21:28, al.;]

to stain, soil, defile; in NT always symb. and fig.: 1 Corinthians 8:7, Revelation 3:4; Revelation 14:4.†

SYN.: μιαίνω G3392, q.v.


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
εμολυναν εμόλυναν ἐμόλυναν εμολύνατε εμολυνθησαν εμολύνθησαν ἐμολύνθησαν μεμολυμμένα μεμολυσμέναι μολυνεται μολύνεται μολυνθήσονται μολυνώ emolunan emolunthesan emolunthēsan emolynan emólynan emolynthesan emolynthēsan emolýnthesan emolýnthēsan molunetai molynetai molýnetai
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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