3794. ochuróma
Strong's Concordance
ochuróma: a stronghold, fortress
Original Word: ὀχύρωμα, ατος, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: ochuróma
Phonetic Spelling: (okh-oo'-ro-mah)
Definition: a stronghold, fortress
Usage: a fortress, strong defense, stronghold.
HELPS Word-studies

3794 oxýrōma (from the root oxyroō, "fortify") – a fortified, military stronghold; a strong-walled fortress (A-S), used only in 2 Cor 10:4. Here 3794/oxýrōma ("a heavily-fortified containment") is used figuratively of a false argument in which a person seeks "shelter" ("a safe place") to escape reality.

[3794 (oxýrōma) is also used for a prison in antiquity (BAGD). "The word is not common in Classical Greek, but occurs frequently in the Apocrypha. In its use here there may lie a reminiscence of the rock-forts on the coast of Paul's native Cilicia, which were pulled down by the Romans in their attacks on the Cilician pirates. Pompey inflicted a crushing defeat upon their navy off the rocky stronghold of Coracesium on the confines of Cilicia and Pisidia" (WS, 833).]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from ochuroó (to fortify)
a stronghold, fortress
NASB Translation
fortresses (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3794: ὀχύρωμα

ὀχύρωμα, ὀχυρώματος, τό (ὀχυρόω (to make strong, to fortify));

1. properly, a castle, stronghold, fortress, fastness, the Sept. for מִבְצָר, etc.; very often in 1 and 2 Macc.; Xenophon, Hellen. 3, 2, 3.

2. tropically, anything on which one relies: καθεῖλε τό ὀχύρωμα, ἐφ' ἐπεποίθεισαν, Proverbs 21:22; ὀχύρωμα ὁσίου φόβος κυρίου, Proverbs 10:29; in 2 Corinthians 10:4 of the arguments and reasonings by which a disputant endeavors to fortify his opinion and defend it against his opponent.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From a remote derivative of echo (meaning to fortify, through the idea of holding safely); a castle (figuratively, argument) -- stronghold.

see GREEK echo

Forms and Transliterations
οχύρωμα οχύρωμά οχυρώμασι οχυρώμασί οχυρώμασιν οχυρώματα οχυρώματά οχυρώματι οχυρώματος οχυρωματων οχυρωμάτων ὀχυρωμάτων ochuromaton ochurōmatōn ochyromaton ochyromáton ochyrōmatōn ochyrōmátōn
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Englishman's Concordance
2 Corinthians 10:4 N-GNP
GRK: πρὸς καθαίρεσιν ὀχυρωμάτων
NAS: for the destruction of fortresses.
KJV: to the pulling down of strong holds;)
INT: to overthrow of strongholds

Strong's Greek 3794
1 Occurrence

ὀχυρωμάτων — 1 Occ.

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