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Strong's #4457 - πώρωσις

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Noun Feminine
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  1. the covering with a callus
  2. obtrusiveness of mental discernment, dulled perception
  3. the mind of one has been blunted
    1. of stubbornness, obduracy
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KJV (3)
Mark 1
Romans 1
Ephesians 1
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Romans 1
Ephesians 1
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Mark 1
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

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 .

Thayer's Expanded Definition

πώρωσις, πωρωσεως, (πωρόω, which see), properly, the covering with a callus; tropically, obtuseness of mental discernment, dulled perception: γέγονε τίνι, the mind of one has been blunted (R. V. a hardening hath befallen), Romans 11:25; τῆς καρδίας (hardening of heart), of stubbornness, obduracy, Mark 3:5; Ephesians 4:18. ((Hippocrates))

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

* πώρωσις , -εως ,

(< πωρόω ),

a covering with a callus, a hardening: metaph., Mark 3:6, Romans 11:2, Ephesians 4:18.†

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

";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.";


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
πωρωσει πωρώσει πωρωσιν πώρωσιν πωρωσις πώρωσις porosei porṓsei pōrōsei pōrṓsei porosin pōrōsin pṓrosin pṓrōsin porosis pōrōsis pṓrosis pṓrōsis
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