3884. paralogizomai
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paralogizomai: to miscalculate, to reason falsely
Original Word: παραλογίζομαι
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: paralogizomai
Phonetic Spelling: (par-al-og-id'-zom-ahee)
Short Definition: I deceive, beguile
Definition: I deceive, beguile, reason falsely, mislead.

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3884 paralogízomai (from 3844 /pará, "contrary when compared side-by-side" and 3049 /logízomai, "to reason") – properly, to reason contrary to truth, in a misleading (erroneous) way.

3884 /paralogízomai ("deceive close-beside") operates by distorted reasoning – using what seems "plausible" but later lets the person down ("disappoints").

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from para and logizomai
to miscalculate, to reason falsely
NASB Translation
delude (2).

STRONGS NT 3884: παραλογίζομαι

παραλογίζομαι; (see παρά, IV. 2);

a. to reckon wrong, miscount: Demosthenes, p. 822, 25; 1037, 15.

b. to cheat by false reckoning (Aeschines, Aristotle); to deceive by false reasoning (joined to ἐξαπαταν, Epictetus diss. 2, 20, 7); hence,

c. universally, to deceive, delude, circumvent: τινα, Colossians 2:4; James 1:22 (the Sept. several times for רִמָּה).

beguile, deceive.

From para and logizomai; to misreckon, i.e. Delude -- beguile, deceive.

see GREEK para

see GREEK logizomai

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