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Strong's #3834 - πανουργία

Transliteration
panourgía
Phonetics
pan-oorg-ee'-ah
Origin
from (G3835)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
5:722,770
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Definition   
Thayer's
  1. craftiness, cunning
  2. a specious or false wisdom
  3. in a good sense, prudence, skill, in undertaking and carrying on affairs
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 6195 ‑ עָרְמָה (or‑maw');  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (5)
Luke 1
1 Corinthians 1
2 Corinthians 2
Ephesians 1
NAS (5)
Luke 1
1 Corinthians 1
2 Corinthians 2
Ephesians 1
HCS (5)
Luke 1
1 Corinthians 1
2 Corinthians 2
Ephesians 1
BSB (5)
Luke 1
1 Corinthians 1
2 Corinthians 2
Ephesians 1
ESV (3)
1 Corinthians 1
2 Corinthians 1
Ephesians 1
WEB (5)
Luke 1
1 Corinthians 1
2 Corinthians 2
Ephesians 1
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

πᾰνουργ-ία, ἡ,

1. knavery, A. Th. 603, S. Ph. 927, Lys. 22.16, Pl. Lg. 747c, Arist. EN 1144a27: in pl., villainies, S. Ant. 300, Ar. Eq. 684, etc.

2. of animals, Arist. HA 588a23 (pl.), 614a30.

3. adulteration of drugs or honey, Gal. 14.27.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

πανουργία, πανουργίας, (πανοῦργος, which see), craftiness, cunning: Luke 20:23; 2 Corinthians 4:2; 2 Corinthians 11:3; Ephesians 4:14; contextually equivalent to a specious or false wisdom, 1 Corinthians 3:19. (Aeschylus, Sophocles, Aristophanes, Xenophon, Plato, Lucian, Aelian, others; πᾶσα τέ ἐπιστήμη χωριζομενη δικαιοσύνης καί τῆς ἄλλης ἀρετῆς πανουργία οὐ σοφία φαίνεται, Plato, Menex., p. 247 a. for עָרְמָה in a good sense, prudence, skill, in undertaking and carrying on affairs, Proverbs 1:4; Proverbs 8:5; Sir. 31:10 (Sir. 34:11.))


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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

πανουργία , -ας ,

(< πανοῦργος ),

[in LXX: Joshua 9:4, Proverbs 1:4; Proverbs 8:5 (H6195), Numbers 24:22, Sirach 19:25; Sirach 21:22; Sirach 31:10 (Sirach 34:10) (in all cases in good or indifferent sense)*;]

cleverness, in cl. nearly always in bad sense, craftiness, cunning, knavery: Luke 20:23, 1 Corinthians 3:19 (LXX, φρόνησις , for H6195) 2 Corinthians 4:2; 2 Corinthians 11:3, Ephesians 4:14.†


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
πανουργια πανουργία πανουργίᾳ πανουργιαν πανουργίαν πανουργίας panourgia panourgíāi panourgian panourgían
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