4210. porphurous
Strong's Concordance
porphurous: purple
Original Word: πορφυροῦς, ᾶ, οῦν
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: porphurous
Phonetic Spelling: (por-foo-rooce')
Definition: purple
Usage: purple.
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Cognate: 4210 porphyroús – a purple (reddish-purple) cloth or dye. See 4209 (porphýra).

(Jn 19:5) It was customary in ancient times for a king to dress in purple. Hence, giving Jesus a purple cloak, mocked Him as someone merely posing to be a king.

[This garment was perhaps a discarded officers' cloak that had been dyed purple.]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from porphura
NASB Translation
purple (4).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4210: πορφύρεος

πορφύρεος, πορφυρεα, πορφυρεον, in Attic and in the N. T. contracted πορφυροῦς, πορφύρα, πορφυροῦν (πορφύρα), from Homer down, purple, dyed in purple, made of a purple fabric: John 19:2, 5; πορφυροῦν namely, ἔνδυμα ((Buttmann, 82 (72)); cf. Winer's Grammar, p. 591 (550)), Revelation 17:4 (G L T Tr WH); Revelation 18:16.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From porphura; purpureal, i.e. Bluish red -- purple.

see GREEK porphura

Forms and Transliterations
πορφύραν πορφυροίς πορφυρουν πορφυρούν πορφυροῦν porphuroun porphyroun porphyroûn
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Englishman's Concordance
John 19:2 Adj-ANS
GRK: καὶ ἱμάτιον πορφυροῦν περιέβαλον αὐτόν
NAS: and put a purple robe
KJV: they put on him a purple robe,
INT: and a robe purple cast around him

John 19:5 Adj-ANS
GRK: καὶ τὸ πορφυροῦν ἱμάτιον καὶ
NAS: of thorns and the purple robe.
KJV: of thorns, and the purple robe. And
INT: and the purple robe and

Revelation 17:4 Adj-ANS
GRK: ἦν περιβεβλημένη πορφυροῦν καὶ κόκκινον
NAS: was clothed in purple and scarlet,
INT: was clothed in purple and scarlet

Revelation 18:16 Adj-ANS
GRK: βύσσινον καὶ πορφυροῦν καὶ κόκκινον
NAS: in fine linen and purple and scarlet,
KJV: fine linen, and purple, and scarlet,
INT: fine linen and purple and scarlet

Strong's Greek 4210
4 Occurrences

πορφυροῦν — 4 Occ.

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