3471. mórainó
Strong's Concordance
mórainó: to be foolish
Original Word: μωραίνω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: mórainó
Phonetic Spelling: (mo-rah'-ee-no)
Definition: to be foolish
Usage: (a) I make foolish, turn to foolishness, (b) I taint, and thus: I am tasteless, make useless.
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Cognate: 3471 mōraínō(from 3474 /mōrós) – dull, sluggish ("without an edge"); (figuratively) acting "stupid or silly," "insipid, flat." . . . "to play the fool" (WS, 30). See 3474 (mōros).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from móros
Definition
to be foolish
NASB Translation
became fools (1), become tasteless (2), made foolish (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3471: μωραίνω

μωραίνω: 1 aorist ἐμωρανα; 1 aorist passive ἐμωράνθην; (μωρός);

1. in classical Greek to be foolish, to act foolishly.

2. in Biblical Greek a. to make foolish: passive Romans 1:22 (Isaiah 19:11; Jeremiah 10:14; 2 Samuel 24:10); equivalent to to prove a person or thing to be foolish: τήν σοφίαν τοῦ κόσμου, 1 Corinthians 1:20 (τήν βουλήν αὐτῶν, Isaiah 44:25).

b. to make flat and tasteless: passive of salt that has lost its strength and flavor, Matthew 5:13; Luke 14:34.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
make foolish, lose savor.

From moros; to become insipid; figuratively, to make (passively, act) as a simpleton -- become fool, make foolish, lose savour.

see GREEK moros

Forms and Transliterations
εμωρανεν εμώρανεν ἐμώρανεν εμωράνθη εμωρανθησαν εμωράνθησαν ἐμωράνθησαν μωραίνων μωρανθη μωρανθή μωρανθῇ μωρανθήσεται emoranen emōranen emṓranen emoranthesan emoránthesan emōranthēsan emōránthēsan moranthe mōranthē moranthêi mōranthē̂i
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 5:13 V-ASP-3S
GRK: τὸ ἅλας μωρανθῇ ἐν τίνι
NAS: the salt has become tasteless, how
KJV: the salt have lost his savour, wherewith
INT: the salt become tasteless with what

Luke 14:34 V-ASP-3S
GRK: τὸ ἅλας μωρανθῇ ἐν τίνι
NAS: salt has become tasteless, with what
KJV: the salt have lost his savour, wherewith
INT: the salt become tasteless with what

Romans 1:22 V-AIP-3P
GRK: εἶναι σοφοὶ ἐμωράνθησαν
NAS: to be wise, they became fools,
KJV: to be wise, they became fools,
INT: to be wise they became fools

1 Corinthians 1:20 V-AIA-3S
GRK: τούτου οὐχὶ ἐμώρανεν ὁ θεὸς
NAS: Has not God made foolish the wisdom
KJV: God made foolish the wisdom
INT: of this not did make foolish God

Strong's Greek 3471
4 Occurrences


ἐμώρανεν — 1 Occ.
ἐμωράνθησαν — 1 Occ.
μωρανθῇ — 2 Occ.











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