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Strong's #3445 - μορφόω

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give shape or form to, γυναικῶν σώματα μορφώσαντες καὶ ὁπλίσαντες ὡς ἐς ἄνδρας μάλιστα Aen.Tact. 40.4, cf. Arat. 375: Pass., receive shape or form, Thphr. CP 5.6.7, Plu. 2.1013c, etc.; ἄχρις οὗ μορφωθῇ Χριστὸς ἐν ὑμῖν Galatians 4:19.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

μορφόω, μόρφω: 1 aor passive subjunctive 3 person singular μορφωθῇ; (cf. μορφή, at the beginning); to form: in figurative discourse ἄχρις (T Tr WH μέχρις, which see 1 a.) οὗ μορφωθῇ Χριστός ἐν ὑμῖν, i. e. literally, until a mind and life in complete harmony with the mind and life of Christ shall have been formed in you, Galatians 4:19. (Aratus, phaen. 375; Anth. 1, 33, 1; the Sept. Isaiah 44:18.) (Compare: μεταμορφόω, συμμορφόω.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

**† μορφόω , -

(< μορφή ),

[in Aq.: Isaiah 44:13 *;]

to form: fig., Galatians 4:19 (cf. μετα -, συμ -μορφόω ).

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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

Epict. iii. 10. 8 ὁ θεός σοι λέγειδός μοι ἀπόδειξιν, εἰ νομίμως ἤθλησας ’ offers a good parallel to 2 Timothy 2:5 (see Sharp, p. 2). For the corresponding adj. cf. P Tebt II. 302.26 (A.D. 71–2) ἡμεῖν τοῖς νομίμοις ἱερεῦσι ἐτήρησεν [τὰς ἀρούρας, ";he reserved the land for us, the legitimate priests"; (Edd.) i P Fay 124.18 (ii/A.D.) ἄνευ νο ̣μίμων, ";illegally,"; BGU IV. 1032.10 (A.D. 173) ἐκ μὴ νομ [ ]μων γάμων, P Oxy IX. 12O1.18 (A.D.) 258) τοῦ μέρους τοῦ διατάγματος τοῦ τοῖς νομίμοις κληρονόμοις τ [ ]ν διακατοχὴν διδόντος, ";that portion of the edict which grants succession to the lawful heirs"; (Ed.), BGU IV. 1074.2 (A.D. 275) νόμιμα καὶ φιλάνθ [ρ ]ωπα, OGIS 56.66 (B.C. 237) συντελεῖν τὰ νόμιμα τῆι θεῶι, and the Christian sepulchral inscr. Kaibel 727.6 νομίμοις δὲ θεοῦ παρεγείνατο πᾶσιν.


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εμόρφωσεν μορφωθη μορφωθή μορφωθῇ morphothe morphōthē morphothêi morphōthē̂i
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