3474. móros
Strong's Concordance
móros: dull, stupid, foolish
Original Word: μωρός, ά, όν
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: móros
Phonetic Spelling: (mo-ros')
Short Definition: stupid, foolish
Definition: (a) adj: stupid, foolish, (b) noun: a fool.
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3474 mōrós (the root of the English terms, "moron, moronic") – properly, dull (insipid), flat ("without an edge"); (figuratively) "mentally inert"; dull in understanding; nonsensical ("moronic"), lacking a grip on reality (acting as though "brainless").

[This root (mōr-) "properly refers to physical nerves causing one to become dull, sluggish (so Hipp., Aristotle); used of the mind, dull, stupid, foolish" (Abbott-Smith); "flat/insipid" (WS, 1062). 3474 (mōrós) is used ironically of apparent stupidity in 1 Cor 1;25,27, 3:18.]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
Definition
dull, stupid, foolish
NASB Translation
fool (1), foolish (7), foolish things (1), foolishness (1), fools (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3474: μωρός

μωρός, μωρά, μωρόν (on the accent cf. Winers Grammar, 52 (51); Chandler §§ 404, 405), foolish: with τυφλός, Matthew 23:17, 19 (here T Tr WH text omit; L brackets μωροί); τό μωρόν τοῦ Θεοῦ, an act or appointment of God deemed foolish by men, 1 Corinthians 1:25; equivalent to without learning or erudition, 1 Corinthians 1:27; 1 Corinthians 3:18; 1 Corinthians 4:10; imprudent, without forethought or wisdom, Matthew 7:26; Matthew 23:17, 19 (see above); Matthew 25:2f, 8; equivalent to empty, useless, ζητήσεις, 2 Timothy 2:23; Titus 3:9; in imitation of the Hebrew נָבָל (cf. Psalm 13:1 (); Job 2:10) equivalent to impious, godless (because such a man neglects and despises what relates to salvation), Matthew 5:22; (some take the word here as a Hebrew term (מורֶה, rebel) expressive of condemnation; cf. Numbers 20:10; Psalm 68:8; but see the Syriac; Field, Otium Norv. pars iii. at the passage; Levy, Neuhebräisch. u. Chald. Wörterbuch under the word מורום). (the Sept. for נָבָל, Deuteronomy 32:6; Isaiah 32:5f; for כְּסִיל, Psalm 93:8 (). (Aeschylus, Sophocles, others.))

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
foolish

Probably from the base of musterion; dull or stupid (as if shut up), i.e. Heedless, (morally) blockhead, (apparently) absurd -- fool(-ish, X -ishness).

see GREEK musterion

Forms and Transliterations
μωρα μωρά μωρὰ μωραι μωραί μωραὶ μωρας μωράς μωρὰς Μωρε Μωρέ μωροι μωροί μωροὶ μωρον μωρόν μωρὸν μωρος μωρός μωρὸς μωρω μωρώ μωρῷ mora morà mōra mōrà morai moraì mōrai mōraì moras moràs mōras mōràs More Moré Mōre Mōré moro mōrō moroi moroì morôi mōroi mōroì mōrō̂i moron moròn mōron mōròn moros moròs mōros mōròs
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Strong's Greek 3474
12 Occurrences


μωρὰ — 1 Occ.
μωραὶ — 3 Occ.
μωρὰς — 2 Occ.
Μωρέ — 1 Occ.
μωρῷ — 1 Occ.
μωροὶ — 2 Occ.
μωρὸν — 1 Occ.
μωρὸς — 1 Occ.

Matthew 5:22 Adj-VMS
GRK: ἂν εἴπῃ Μωρέ ἔνοχος ἔσται
NAS: says, 'You fool,' shall be guilty
KJV: shall say, Thou fool, shall be
INT: anyhow shall say Fool liable will be

Matthew 7:26 Adj-DMS
GRK: ὁμοιωθήσεται ἀνδρὶ μωρῷ ὅστις ᾠκοδόμησεν
NAS: on them, will be like a foolish man
KJV: shall be likened unto a foolish man,
INT: he will be likened to a man foolish who built

Matthew 23:17 Adj-VMP
GRK: μωροὶ καὶ τυφλοί
NAS: You fools and blind men! Which
KJV: [Ye] fools and blind:
INT: fools and blind

Matthew 25:2 Adj-NFP
GRK: αὐτῶν ἦσαν μωραὶ καὶ πέντε
NAS: Five of them were foolish, and five
KJV: and five [were] foolish.
INT: them were foolish and five

Matthew 25:3 Adj-NFP
GRK: αἱ γὰρ μωραὶ λαβοῦσαι τὰς
NAS: For when the foolish took
KJV: They that [were] foolish took their
INT: the indeed foolish having taken the

Matthew 25:8 Adj-NFP
GRK: αἱ δὲ μωραὶ ταῖς φρονίμοις
NAS: The foolish said to the prudent,
KJV: And the foolish said unto the wise,
INT: and [the] foolish to the wise

1 Corinthians 1:25 Adj-NNS
GRK: ὅτι τὸ μωρὸν τοῦ θεοῦ
NAS: Because the foolishness of God
KJV: Because the foolishness of God is
INT: For the foolishness of God

1 Corinthians 1:27 Adj-ANP
GRK: ἀλλὰ τὰ μωρὰ τοῦ κόσμου
NAS: has chosen the foolish things of the world
KJV: hath chosen the foolish things of the world
INT: But the foolish things of the world

1 Corinthians 3:18 Adj-NMS
GRK: αἰῶνι τούτῳ μωρὸς γενέσθω ἵνα
NAS: he must become foolish, so
KJV: let him become a fool, that
INT: age this foolish let him become that

1 Corinthians 4:10 Adj-NMP
GRK: ἡμεῖς μωροὶ διὰ Χριστόν
NAS: We are fools for Christ's sake,
KJV: We [are] fools for Christ's
INT: We [are] fools on account of Christ

2 Timothy 2:23 Adj-AFP
GRK: τὰς δὲ μωρὰς καὶ ἀπαιδεύτους
NAS: But refuse foolish and ignorant
KJV: But foolish and unlearned
INT: and [the] foolish and undisciplined

Titus 3:9 Adj-AFP
GRK: μωρὰς δὲ ζητήσεις
NAS: But avoid foolish controversies
KJV: But avoid foolish questions, and
INT: foolish moreover controversies

12 Occurrences

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