3471. mórainó
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mórainó: to be foolish
Original Word: μωραίνω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: mórainó
Phonetic Spelling: (mo-rah'-ee-no)
Short Definition: I make foolish, taint, make useless
Definition: (a) I make foolish, turn to foolishness, (b) I taint, and thus: I am tasteless, make useless.

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Cognate: 3471 mōraínō(from 3474 /mōrós) – dull, sluggish ("without an edge"); (figuratively) acting "stupid or silly," "insipid, flat." . . . "to play the fool" (WS, 30). See 3474 (mōros).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from móros
to be foolish
NASB Translation
became fools (1), become tasteless (2), made foolish (1).

STRONGS NT 3471: μωραίνω

μωραίνω: 1 aorist ἐμωρανα; 1 aorist passive ἐμωράνθην; (μωρός);

1. in classical Greek to be foolish, to act foolishly.

2. in Biblical Greek a. to make foolish: passive Romans 1:22 (Isaiah 19:11; Jeremiah 10:14; 2 Samuel 24:10); equivalent to to prove a person or thing to be foolish: τήν σοφίαν τοῦ κόσμου, 1 Corinthians 1:20 (τήν βουλήν αὐτῶν, Isaiah 44:25).

b. to make flat and tasteless: passive of salt that has lost its strength and flavor, Matthew 5:13; Luke 14:34.

make foolish, lose savor.

From moros; to become insipid; figuratively, to make (passively, act) as a simpleton -- become fool, make foolish, lose savour.

see GREEK moros

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