3435. molunó
Strong's Concordance
molunó: to stain, defile
Original Word: μολύνω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: molunó
Phonetic Spelling: (mol-oo'-no)
Definition: to stain, defile
Usage: I soil, stain, pollute, defile, lit. and met.
HELPS Word-studies

3435 molýnō – properly, to soil, make mucky (dirty); (figuratively) defile; (passive) become spiritually besmirched (soiled).

3435 /molýnō (literally "besmear with mud") is used of sin smearing a person with its spiritual filth. For the antonym of this term, see 2511 /katharízō ("to purge what is foul or polluted").

[3435 /molýnō used of "moral soil (smut)" that defouls and besmirches the soul (so also in Aristotle and Plato).]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain origin
to stain, defile
NASB Translation
defiled (2), soiled (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3435: μολύνω

μολύνω: 1 aorist active ἐμόλυνα; passive present μολύνομαι; 1 aorist ἐμολυνθην; from Aristophanes down; to pollute, stain, contaminate, defile; in the N. T. used only in symbolic and figurative discourse: οὐκ ἐμόλυναν τά ἱμάτια αὐτῶν, of those who have kept themselves pure from the defilement of sin, Revelation 3:4 (cf. Zechariah 3:3f); μετά γυναικῶν οὐκ ἐμολύνθησαν, who have not soiled themselves by fornication and adultery, Revelation 14:4; συνείδησις μολύνεται, of a conscience reproached (defiled) by sin, 1 Corinthians 8:7 (inexplebili quodam laedendi proposito conscientiam polluebat, Ammianus Marcellinus 15, 2; opposed to καθαρά συνείδησις, 1 Timothy 3:9; 2 Timothy 1:3; μολύνειν τήν ψυχήν, Sir. 21:28; but see μιαίνω, 2). (Synonym: see μιαίνω, at the end.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

Probably from melas; to soil (figuratively) -- defile.

see GREEK melas

Forms and Transliterations
εμολυναν εμόλυναν ἐμόλυναν εμολύνατε εμολυνθησαν εμολύνθησαν ἐμολύνθησαν μεμολυμμένα μεμολυσμέναι μολυνεται μολύνεται μολυνθήσονται μολυνώ emolunan emolunthesan emolunthēsan emolynan emólynan emolynthesan emolynthēsan emolýnthesan emolýnthēsan molunetai molynetai molýnetai
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Englishman's Concordance
1 Corinthians 8:7 V-PIM/P-3S
GRK: ἀσθενὴς οὖσα μολύνεται
NAS: being weak is defiled.
KJV: being weak is defiled.
INT: weak being is defiled

Revelation 3:4 V-AIA-3P
GRK: ἃ οὐκ ἐμόλυναν τὰ ἱμάτια
NAS: who have not soiled their garments;
KJV: have not defiled their garments;
INT: which not soiled the garments

Revelation 14:4 V-AIP-3P
GRK: γυναικῶν οὐκ ἐμολύνθησαν παρθένοι γάρ
NAS: These are the ones who have not been defiled with women,
KJV: were not defiled with women;
INT: women not were soiled pure indeed

Strong's Greek 3435
3 Occurrences

ἐμόλυναν — 1 Occ.
ἐμολύνθησαν — 1 Occ.
μολύνεται — 1 Occ.

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