1185. deleazó
Strong's Concordance
deleazó: to lure
Original Word: δελεάζω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: deleazó
Phonetic Spelling: (del-eh-ad'-zo)
Definition: to lure
Usage: I allure, entice (by a bait).
HELPS Word-studies

1185 deleázō (from delear, "bait") – properly, to bait a hook or set a trap with bait; (figuratively) entice a victim into a moral trap, luring them in through their own selfish impulses.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from delear (bait)
to lure
NASB Translation
entice (1), enticed (1), enticing (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1185: δελεάζω

δελεάζω; (present passive δελεάζομαι); (δέλεαρ a bait);

1. properly, to bait, catch by a bait: Xenophon, mem. 2, 1, 4, et al.

2. as often in secular authors, metaphorically, to beguile by blandishments, allure, entice, deceive: τινα, 2 Peter 2:14, 18; James 1:14, on this passage cf. Philo, quod omn. prob. book § 22.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
allure, beguile, entice.

From the base of dolos; to entrap, i.e. (figuratively) delude -- allure, beguile, entice.

see GREEK dolos

Forms and Transliterations
δελεαζομενος δελεαζόμενος δελεαζοντες δελεάζοντες δελεαζουσιν δελεάζουσιν deleazomenos deleazómenos deleazontes deleázontes deleazousin deleázousin
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Englishman's Concordance
James 1:14 V-PPM/P-NMS
GRK: ἐξελκόμενος καὶ δελεαζόμενος
NAS: when he is carried away and enticed by his own
KJV: lust, and enticed.
INT: being drawn away and being allured

2 Peter 2:14 V-PPA-NMP
GRK: ἀκαταπαύστους ἁμαρτίας δελεάζοντες ψυχὰς ἀστηρίκτους
NAS: from sin, enticing unstable
KJV: sin; beguiling unstable
INT: that cease not from sin alluring souls unestablished

2 Peter 2:18 V-PIA-3P
GRK: ματαιότητος φθεγγόμενοι δελεάζουσιν ἐν ἐπιθυμίαις
NAS: [words] of vanity they entice by fleshly
KJV: [words] of vanity, they allure through
INT: of vanity speaking they allure with [the] desires

Strong's Greek 1185
3 Occurrences

δελεαζόμενος — 1 Occ.
δελεάζοντες — 1 Occ.
δελεάζουσιν — 1 Occ.

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