emphutos: innate, implantedOriginal Word: ἔμφυτος, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Phonetic Spelling: (em'-foo-tos)
Short Definition: inborn, ingrown, congenital, natural
Definition: inborn, ingrown, congenital, natural, rooted, implanted.
1721 émphytos (from 1722 /en, "in" and 5453 /phýō, "germinate, grow, spring up") – properly, implant, bring into living union like with a successfully engrafted shoot; (figuratively) what is "planted" and hence "inborn, congenital, natural" (Souter), i.e. placed in ("established") which enables something to develop (used only in Js 1:21).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from emphuó (to implant)
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 1721: ἔμφυτος
ἔμφυτος (see ἐν, III. 3), ἔμφυτον (ἐμφύω to implant), in secular authors (from Herodotus down) inborn, implanted by nature; cf. Grimm, Exeget. Hdb. on Sap. (xii. 10), p. 224; implanted by others' instruction: thus James 1:21 τόν ἔμφυτον λόγον, the doctrine implanted by your teachers (others by God; cf. Brückner in DeWette, or Huther at the passage), δέξασθε ἐν πραΰτητι, receive like mellow soil, as it were.
Strong's Exhaustive Concordanceengrafted, implanted
see GREEK en
see GREEK phuo
Forms and Transliterationsεμφυτον έμφυτον ἔμφυτον emphuton emphyton émphyton
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