3392: μιαίνω

Verb


Dodson dictionary

G3392 μιαίνω

Transliteration: miaínō

Part(s) of speech: Verb

Definition: I stain, pollute, defile, corrupt.

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

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G3392 μιαίνω

Transliteration: miaínō

Derivation: perhaps a primary verb;

Definition: to sully or taint, i.e. contaminate (ceremonially or morally)

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

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

μιαίνω

G3392 

Occurrences in the NT: 5

μιαίνω,
[in LXX chiefly for טָמֵא;]
1. to dye or stain.
2. to stain, defile, soil;
(a) in physical sense;
(b) in moral sense: Tit 1:15, He 12:15, Ju 8;
(c) in ritual sense (cf. Le 22:5, al.): Jo 18:28.†
SYN.: μολύνω, to besmear, which also differs from μ. in that it is never used, as μ. in its primary meaning, in an honourable sense (cf. Tr., Syn., § xxxi).

From: Abbott-Smith, George, "A Manual Greek-English Lexicon of the Greek New Testament", 1922. Public Domain.

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Occurrences in the Greek New Testament

Text: Nestle's 1904 edition