4457. pórósis
Strong's Concordance
pórósis: a covering with a callous, fig. blindness
Original Word: πώρωσις, εως, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: pórósis
Phonetic Spelling: (po'-ro-sis)
Short Definition: hardness of heart
Definition: hardness of heart, obtuseness.
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Cognate: 4457 pṓrōsis – hardness (from "pōros, a kind of marble, used later of a callus formed on fractured bones); (figuratively) callousness or hardness in general" (WS, 97); "originally petrifaction, hardness and then the result of this, i.e. metaphorically applied to organs of feeling, meaning insensibility, numbness, obtuseness, dulling of the faculty of perception, deadness" (Souter). See 4456 (pōroō).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from póroó
Definition
a covering with a callous, fig. blindness
NASB Translation
hardening (1), hardness (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4457: πώρωσις

πώρωσις, πωρωσεως, (πωρόω, which see), properly, the covering with a callus; tropically, obtuseness of mental discernment, dulled perception: γέγονε τίνι, the mind of one has been blunted (R. V. a hardening hath befallen), Romans 11:25; τῆς καρδίας (hardening of heart), of stubbornness, obduracy, Mark 3:5; Ephesians 4:18. ((Hippocrates))

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
callousness, blindness, hardness.

From poroo; stupidity or callousness -- blindness, hardness.

see GREEK poroo

Forms and Transliterations
πωρωσει πωρώσει πωρωσιν πώρωσιν πωρωσις πώρωσις porosei porṓsei pōrōsei pōrṓsei porosin pōrōsin pṓrosin pṓrōsin porosis pōrōsis pṓrosis pṓrōsis
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Strong's Greek 4457
3 Occurrences


πωρώσει — 1 Occ.
πώρωσιν — 1 Occ.
πώρωσις — 1 Occ.

Mark 3:5 N-DFS
GRK: ἐπὶ τῇ πωρώσει τῆς καρδίας
NAS: grieved at their hardness of heart,
KJV: for the hardness of their
INT: at the hardness of the heart

Romans 11:25 N-NFS
GRK: φρόνιμοι ὅτι πώρωσις ἀπὸ μέρους
NAS: that a partial hardening has happened
KJV: that blindness in
INT: wise that hardness in part

Ephesians 4:18 N-AFS
GRK: διὰ τὴν πώρωσιν τῆς καρδίας
NAS: that is in them, because of the hardness of their heart;
KJV: because of the blindness of their
INT: on account of the hardness of the heart

3 Occurrences

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