4550. sapros
Strong's Concordance
sapros: rotten, worthless
Original Word: σαπρός, ά, όν
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: sapros
Phonetic Spelling: (sap-ros')
Definition: rotten, worthless
Usage: rotten, useless, corrupt, depraved.
HELPS Word-studies

4550 saprós – properly, rotten (putrid), over-ripe; (figuratively) over-done (ripened); hence, corrupt. "4550 (saprós) is (akin to sēpō, 'to rot'), primarily, of vegetable and animal substances, expresses what is of poor quality, unfit for use, putrid" (Vine, Unger, White, NT, 49); sapros – "of poor or bad quality" (L & N, 1, 65.28).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from sépó
rotten, worthless
NASB Translation
bad (7), unwholesome (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4550: σαπρός

σαπρός, σαπρά, σαπρόν (σήπω, 2 aorist passive σαπῆναι);

1. rotten, putrid ((Hipponax), Hippcr., Aristophanes, others).

2. corrupted by age and no lounger fit for use, worn out (Aristophanes, Dio Chr., others); hence, in general, of poor quality, bad, unfit for use, worthless (A. V. corrupt) (πᾶν, μή τήν ἰδίαν χρείαν πληροι, σαπρόν λέγομεν, Chrysostom hom. 4 on 1 Timothy): δένδρον, καρπός, opposed to καλός, Matthew 7:17; Matthew 12:33; Luke 6:43; fishes, Matthew 13:48 (here A. V. bad); tropically, λόγος, Ephesians 4:29 (cf. Harless at the passage); δόγμα, Epictetus 3, 22, 61. Cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 377f.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
bad, corrupt.

From sepo; rotten, i.e. Worthless (literally or morally) -- bad, corrupt. Compare poneros.

see GREEK sepo

see GREEK poneros

Forms and Transliterations
σαπρα σαπρά σαπρὰ σαπρον σαπρόν σαπρὸν σαπρος σαπρός σαπρὸς sapra saprà sapron saprón sapròn sapros sapròs
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 7:17 Adj-NNS
GRK: τὸ δὲ σαπρὸν δένδρον καρποὺς
NAS: good fruit, but the bad tree bears
KJV: but a corrupt tree
INT: and [the] bad tree fruits

Matthew 7:18 Adj-NNS
GRK: οὐδὲ δένδρον σαπρὸν καρποὺς καλοὺς
NAS: fruit, nor can a bad tree produce
KJV: neither [can] a corrupt tree
INT: nor a tree bad fruits good

Matthew 12:33 Adj-ANS
GRK: τὸ δένδρον σαπρὸν καὶ τὸν
NAS: make the tree bad and its fruit bad;
KJV: make the tree corrupt, and his
INT: the tree bad and the

Matthew 12:33 Adj-AMS
GRK: καρπὸν αὐτοῦ σαπρόν ἐκ γὰρ
NAS: and its fruit bad; for the tree
KJV: his fruit corrupt: for the tree
INT: fruit of it bad out of indeed

Matthew 13:48 Adj-ANP
GRK: τὰ δὲ σαπρὰ ἔξω ἔβαλον
NAS: [fish] into containers, but the bad they threw
KJV: but cast the bad away.
INT: and [the] bad out they cast

Luke 6:43 Adj-AMS
GRK: ποιοῦν καρπὸν σαπρόν οὐδὲ πάλιν
NAS: tree which produces bad fruit, nor,
KJV: not forth corrupt fruit; neither
INT: producing fruit bad nor again

Luke 6:43 Adj-NNS
GRK: πάλιν δένδρον σαπρὸν ποιοῦν καρπὸν
NAS: on the other hand, a bad tree
KJV: doth a corrupt tree
INT: again a tree bad producing fruit

Ephesians 4:29 Adj-NMS
GRK: πᾶς λόγος σαπρὸς ἐκ τοῦ
NAS: Let no unwholesome word proceed
KJV: Let no corrupt communication proceed
INT: Any word bad out of the

Strong's Greek 4550
8 Occurrences

σαπρὰ — 1 Occ.
σαπρὸν — 6 Occ.
σαπρὸς — 1 Occ.

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