paralogizomai: to miscalculate, to reason falselyOriginal Word: παραλογίζομαι
Part of Speech: Verb
Phonetic Spelling: (par-al-og-id'-zom-ahee)
Short Definition: I deceive, beguile
Definition: I deceive, beguile, reason falsely, mislead.
3884 /paralogízomai ("deceive close-beside") operates by distorted reasoning – using what seems "plausible" but later lets the person down ("disappoints").
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from para and logizomai
to miscalculate, to reason falsely
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 3884: παραλογίζομαι
παραλογίζομαι; (see παρά, IV. 2);
a. to reckon wrong, miscount: Demosthenes, p. 822, 25; 1037, 15.
b. to cheat by false reckoning (Aeschines, Aristotle); to deceive by false reasoning (joined to ἐξαπαταν, Epictetus diss. 2, 20, 7); hence,
c. universally, to deceive, delude, circumvent: τινα, Colossians 2:4; James 1:22 (the Sept. several times for רִמָּה). see GREEK para see GREEK logizomai
see GREEK para
see GREEK logizomai
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 3884
παραλογίζηται — 1 Occ.
παραλογιζόμενοι — 1 Occ.
Colossians 2:4 V-PSM/P-3S
GRK: μηδεὶς ὑμᾶς παραλογίζηται ἐν πιθανολογίᾳ
NAS: that no one will delude you with persuasive argument.
KJV: lest any man should beguile you with
INT: no one you might delude by persuasive speech