5397. phluaros
Strong's Concordance
phluaros: babbling
Original Word: φλύαρος, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: phluaros
Phonetic Spelling: (floo'-ar-os)
Definition: babbling
Usage: prating, talking foolishly, babbling.
HELPS Word-studies

5397 phlýaros (an adjective, derived from phlyō, "to boil, bubble over") – properly, what bubbles over (like a seething, boiling pot). 5397 (phlýaros) is only used in 1 Tim 5:13.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from phluó (to babble)
NASB Translation
gossips (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5397: φλύαρος

φλύαρος, φλυαρον (φλύω, 'to boil up,' 'throw up bubbles', of water; and since bubbles are hollow and useless things, 'to indulge in empty and foolish talk'); of persons, uttering or doing silly things, garrulous, babbling (A. V. tattlers): 1 Timothy 5:13 (Dionysius Halicarnassus, de comp. verb. 26, vol. 5:215, 3; others); of things, foolish, trifling, vain: φιλοσοφία, 4 Macc. 5:10. (Plato, Josephus, Vita §31; often in Plutarch; Aeschylus dial. Socrates 3, 13; others.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From phluo (to bubble); a garrulous person, i.e. Prater -- tattler.

Forms and Transliterations
εφοβέρισέ φλυαροι φλύαροι φλυκτίδες φοβερίζοντές φοβερίζουσιν φοβερίσαι φοβερισμοί phluaroi phlyaroi phlýaroi
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Englishman's Concordance
1 Timothy 5:13 Adj-NFP
GRK: ἀλλὰ καὶ φλύαροι καὶ περίεργοι
NAS: but also gossips and busybodies,
KJV: idle, but tattlers also and
INT: but also gossips and busy-bodies

Strong's Greek 5397
1 Occurrence

φλύαροι — 1 Occ.

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