3834. panourgia
Strong's Concordance
panourgia: cleverness, craftiness
Original Word: πανουργία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: panourgia
Phonetic Spelling: (pan-oorg-ee'-ah)
Short Definition: cunning, craftiness
Definition: shrewdness, skill; hence: cunning, craftiness.
HELPS Word-studies

3834 panourgía (from 3956 /pás, "every" and 2041 /érgon, "deed") – properly, every (evil) work; (figuratively) crafty behavior; unscrupulous cunning that stops at nothing to achieve a selfish goal.

"The man who practices panourgia (-pan + ergon) is ready to do anything, up to every trick" (P. Hughs, The Second Epistle to the Corinthians, 123).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from panourgos
Definition
cleverness, craftiness
NASB Translation
craftiness (4), trickery (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3834: πανουργία

πανουργία, πανουργίας, (πανοῦργος, which see), craftiness, cunning: Luke 20:23; 2 Corinthians 4:2; 2 Corinthians 11:3; Ephesians 4:14; contextually equivalent to a specious or false wisdom, 1 Corinthians 3:19. (Aeschylus, Sophocles, Aristophanes, Xenophon, Plato, Lucian, Aelian, others; πᾶσα τέ ἐπιστήμη χωριζομενη δικαιοσύνης καί τῆς ἄλλης ἀρετῆς πανουργία οὐ σοφία φαίνεται, Plato, Menex., p. 247 a. for עָרְמָה in a good sense, prudence, skill, in undertaking and carrying on affairs, Proverbs 1:4; Proverbs 8:5; Sir. 31:10 (Sir. 34:11.))

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
cunning, craftiness, subtilty.

From panougos; adroitness, i.e. (in a bad sense) trickery or sophistry -- (cunning) craftiness, subtilty.

see GREEK panougos

Forms and Transliterations
πανουργια πανουργία πανουργίᾳ πανουργιαν πανουργίαν πανουργίας panourgia panourgíāi panourgian panourgían
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5 Occurrences


πανουργίᾳ — 4 Occ.
πανουργίαν — 1 Occ.

Luke 20:23 N-AFS
GRK: αὐτῶν τὴν πανουργίαν εἶπεν πρὸς
NAS: But He detected their trickery and said
KJV: their craftiness, and said
INT: of them the craftiness he said to

1 Corinthians 3:19 N-DFS
GRK: ἐν τῇ πανουργίᾳ αὐτῶν
NAS: THE WISE IN THEIR CRAFTINESS;
KJV: in their own craftiness.
INT: in the craftiness of them

2 Corinthians 4:2 N-DFS
GRK: περιπατοῦντες ἐν πανουργίᾳ μηδὲ δολοῦντες
NAS: not walking in craftiness or
KJV: walking in craftiness, nor handling
INT: walking in craftiness nor falsifying

2 Corinthians 11:3 N-DFS
GRK: ἐν τῇ πανουργίᾳ αὐτοῦ φθαρῇ
NAS: Eve by his craftiness, your minds
KJV: through his subtilty, so your
INT: in the craftiness of him should be corrupted

Ephesians 4:14 N-DFS
GRK: ἀνθρώπων ἐν πανουργίᾳ πρὸς τὴν
NAS: of men, by craftiness in deceitful
INT: of men in craftiness with a view to the

5 Occurrences

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