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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #4457 - πώρωσις
- the covering with a callus
- obtrusiveness of mental discernment, dulled perception
- the mind of one has been blunted
- of stubbornness, obduracy
πώρ-ωσις, εως, ἡ,
process by which the extremities of fractured bones are reunited by a callus, Hp. Fract. 23 (pl.), Art. 15, Gal. 1.387.
II metaph., obtuseness, blindness, τῆς καρδίας Ev.Mark 3:5, Ep.Ephesians 4:18 : abs., Ep.Romans 11:25 .
* πώρωσις , -εως , ἡ
(< πωρόω ),
a covering with a callus, a hardening: metaph., Mark 3:6, Romans 11:2, Ephesians 4:18.†
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";sardonyx,"; a variety of onyx (Revelation 21:20) : cf. Pliny H.N. xxxvii. 23 : ";Sardonyches olim ut ex ipso nomine apparet intellegebantur candore in sarda, hoc est, velut came ungui hominis imposita, et utroque translucido.";
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