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Strong's #4656 - σκοτόω

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  1. to darken, cover with darkness
  2. metaph. to darken or blind the mind
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2821 ‑ חָשַׁךְ (khaw‑shak');  6937 ‑ קָדַר (kaw‑dar');  7835 ‑ שָׁחַר (shaw‑khar');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


darken, blind, σκοτώσω βλέφαρα καὶ δεδορκότα S. Aj. 85; stupefy, Sor. 1.125 ( Act. and Pass. ); make dizzy, τὰς ὄψεις Ph.Byz. Mir. 2.5: metaph., Ep.Ephesians 4:18 : Pass., to be in darkness, suffer from vertigo, like σκοτοδινιάω, Pl. R. 518a, Prt. 339e, Tht. 209e, Thphr. Vert. 7, Plb. 10.13.8; ἕλμινθες -ωθεῖσαι stupefied, Herod.Med. ap. Aët. 9.37, cf. Gal. 16.657.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

σκοτόω, σκότῳ: passive, perfect participle ἐσκοτωμενος; 1 aorist ἐσκοτώθην; (cf. WH's Appendix, p. 171); (σκότος); to darken, cover with darkness: Revelation 9:2 L T WH; ; metaphorically, to darken or blind the mind: σκοτώμενοι τῇ διάνοια, Ephesians 4:18 L T Tr WH. ((Sophocles), Plato, Polybius, Plutarch, others; the Sept..)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

σκοτόω , -

(< σκότος ),

[in LXX for H2821, H6937, H7835;]

to darken: Revelation 9:2; Revelation 16:10. Metaph., of the mind! pass., Ephesians 4:18 (cf. σκοτίζω ).†

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

";army,"; ";host"; : cf. P Bilabel 36.11 (time of Trajan) ἐὰν ἱκανὴ ἀνάβασις γένηται στρα [τιᾶς ], μεθίστ [αν ]τ ̣αι καὶ βασιλικοὶ γ [εωργοί κτλ., and the fragmentary Preisigke 1481.8 (ii/A.D.) ].ρατια εἶναι, which may represent ἐν σ ]τρατιᾷ εἶναι. See also s.v. στρατεία.


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List of Word Forms
εσκοτωθη εσκοτώθη ἐσκοτώθη εσκοτώθην εσκοτώθησαν εσκοτωμενη εσκοτωμένη ἐσκοτωμένη εσκοτωμενοι ἐσκοτωμένοι εσκότωται σκοτωθείη eskotomene eskotoméne eskotōmenē eskotōménē eskotomenoi eskotoménoi eskotōmenoi eskotōménoi eskotothe eskotōthē eskotṓthe eskotṓthē