2219: ζύμη


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Dodson dictionary

2219
ζύμη, ης, ἡ,       Noun, Feminine
leaven, ferment, both lit. and met.

From: Public Domain Greek-English lexicon by John Jeffrey Dodson (2010)

HELPS Lexicon excerpt

2219 zýmē – leaven (yeast); (figuratively) spreading influence by what is concealed (but is still dramatically at work).  Leaven generally symbolizes the spreading nature of evil, but note the exception at Lk 13:20:21 (parallel Mt 13:32,33).

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Strong's Greek Dictionary

2219
ζύμη (zýmē)
probably from 2204; ferment (as if boiling up)
:--leaven.

From: Strong's Greek Dictionary by James Strong (1890)