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Entry for Strong's #5185 - τυφλός

Transliteration
typhlós
Phonetics
toof-los'  
Word Origin
from (5187)
Parts of Speech
Adjective
TDNT
8:270,1196
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. blind
  2. mentally blind
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5787 ‑ עִוֵּר (iv‑vare');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (53) NAS (50) HCS (49)
Matthew 14
Mark 5
Luke 7
John 18
Acts 1
Romans 1
2 Peter 1
Revelation 1
Matthew 14
Mark 5
Luke 7
John 16
Acts 1
Romans 1
2 Peter 1
Revelation 1
Matthew 16
Mark 5
Luke 8
John 16
Acts 1
Romans 1
2 Peter 1
Revelation 1
BYZ TIS TR
A-APM 4
A-ASM 7
A-DPM 2
A-DSM 1
A-GPM 4
A-GSM 4
A-NPM 10
A-NSM 16
A-VPM 4
A-VSM 1
A-APM 4
A-ASM 6
A-DPM 2
A-DSM 1
A-GPM 4
A-GSM 3
A-NPM 9
A-NSM 15
A-VPM 3
A-VSM 1
A-APM 4
A-ASM 7
A-DPM 2
A-DSM 1
A-GPM 4
A-GSM 4
A-NPM 10
A-NSM 16
A-VPM 4
A-VSM 1
NA WH
A-APM 4
A-ASM 6
A-DPM 2
A-DSM 1
A-GPM 3
A-GSM 3
A-NPM 9
A-NSM 14
A-VPM 3
A-VSM 1
N-NSM 2
A-APM 5
A-ASM 7
A-DPM 2
A-DSM 1
A-GPM 4
A-GSM 3
A-NPM 10
A-NSM 15
A-VPM 4
A-VSM 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

τυφλός, ή, όν,

blind, once in Hom., Il. 6.139, cf. h.Ap. 172, freq. in other writers; τυφλὸς ἐκ δεδορκότος S. OT 454; τ. Ἄρης, Πλοῦτος, Id. Fr. 838, Theoc. 10.19; τ. ὄψις, ὀφθαλμοί, E. Cyc. 697, Pl. R. 518c, etc.: c. gen., τ. τινός blind to.., X. Smp. 4.12, Plu. Sol. 12; but τ. τῆς προνοίας lacking vision of the future, Id. 2.975c; τὰ τ. τοῦ σώματος, i. e. one's back, X. Cyr. 3.3.45; καὶ τυφλῷ γε δῆλον even a blind man can see that, Pl. R. 55o d; for Cratin. 6, v. κωφός 11.2.

2. of the limbs of the blind, τ. πούς E. Hec. 1050, Ph. 834, etc. (cf. τυφλόπους) ; χείρ ib. 1699; [ βάκτρον], τοξεύματα, Id. Ion 744, HF 199.

3. metaph. of the other senses and the mind, τ. ἦτορ Pi. N. 7.23; τυφλὸς τά τ' ὦτα, τόν τε νοῦν, τά τ' ὄμματ' εἶ S. OT 371; τὴν τέχνην ἔφυ τ. ib. 389.

4. metaph., τ. ὄλβος E. Fr. 776; ἡ φύσις ἄνευ μαθήσεως τυφλόν Plu. 2.2b; τῇ τύχῃ.., ἣν τυφλὴν λοιδοροῦμεν ib.98a; τ. ἔδραμε πᾶσα τρόπις AP 9.289 (Bass.).

II of things, dark, dim, obscure, ἐλπίδες A. Pr. 252; ἄτη S. Tr. 1104; τὸ δ' ἐς αὔριον αἰεὶ τ. ἕρπει Id. Fr. 593.6 (lyr.); τ. σπιλάδες blind rocks, AP 7.275 (Gaet.); αἱ ἄνευ ἐπιστήμης δόξαι τυφλαί Pl. R. 506c; δεσμῶν τ. ἀρχαί hidden, Plu. Alex. 18; τ. ὑπόνοια Id. 2.587c; τ. κίνημα, of revolution, Id. Galb. 18.

2. of passages or apertures, blind, closed, with no outlet, τοῦ ἐντέρου τυφλόν τι, of the intestinum caecum (τὸ τυφλόν in Gal. UP 4.18, al.), Arist. PA 675b7, cf. 676a5; τ. ἔντερον Ruf. ap. Orib. 7.26.25; τ. τρῆμα the foramen caecum (stylo-mastoid), Ruf. Onom. 144, Gal. UP 9.10; τ. στενωποί Str. 1.1.17; τ. ὁδοί Anon. ap. Suid.; τ. ῥύμη a blind alley, POxy. 99.9 (i A. D.); of rivers and harbours, choked with mud, Plu. Sull. 20 (v. sq.), cf. Caes. 58; of the halcyon's nest, closed, tight, Id. 2.983d; τυφλοὶ ὄζοι branches without buds or eyes, Thphr. HP 1.8.4, cf. CP 3.2.8; τ. κῦμα dark, trackless, AP 7.400 (Serapio), 12.156; τ. μώλωψ a wound without an outlet, Plu. Aem. 19; τὸ τ. ἅμμα καλούμενον the so-called unescapable knot, Gal. 2.669; of a hook (cf. τυφλάγκιστρον), blunt, Orib. 45.18.9.

III Adv., πρὸς τὸ ὠφέλιμον τυφλῶς ἔχειν to be blind to it, Pl. Grg. 479b; τ. καὶ ἀσκέπτως Antip.Stoic. 3.256; τ. καὶ οὐ γνωρίμως διασαφεῖ Str. 9.5.21. [ by nature, S. OT 389, E. Hec. 1050, etc., freq. by position: prob. not connected with τύφω [ ]: perh. cf. Goth. daufs, O E. déaf 'stupid', Olr. dub 'black'.]

Thayer's Expanded Definition

τυφλός, τυφλοῦ, (τύφω, to raise a smoke; hence, properly, 'darkened by smoke'), from Homer down, the Sept. for עִוֵּר, blind;

a. properly: Matthew 9:27; Matthew 11:5; Mark 8:22; Mark 10:46; Luke 7:21; Luke 14:13, 21; John 9:1f, 13; John 10:21, etc.

b. as often in secular authors from Pindar down, mentally blind: Matthew 15:14; Matthew 23:17, 19, 24, 26; John 9:39-41; Romans 2:19; 2 Peter 1:9; Revelation 3:17.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

τυφλός , - , -όν ,

[in LXX for H5787;]

blind: as subst., ὁ τ ., Matthew 9:27, Mark 8:22, Luke 4:18 (LXX), John 5:3, al. Metaph.: Matthew 15:14; Matthew 23:16-26, John 9:39-41, Romans 2:19, 2 Peter 1:9, Revelation 3:17.


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
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