3975. pachunó
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pachunó: to thicken, to fatten, fig. to make dull
Original Word: παχύνω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: pachunó
Phonetic Spelling: (pakh-oo'-no)
Short Definition: I fatten
Definition: I fatten, thicken; pass. fig: I become stupid, dull, unfeeling.

HELPS word-Studies

3975 paxýnō (from paxys, "thick") – properly, thick (with excessive fat); (figuratively) having an insensitive heart, i.e. unfeeling (obtuse).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from pachus (thick)
to thicken, to fatten, fig. to make dull
NASB Translation
become dull (2).

STRONGS NT 3975: παχύνω

παχύνω: 1 aorist passive ἐπαχυνθην; (from παχύς (thick, stout); cf. βραδύνω; ταχύνω); to make thick; to make fat, fatten: τά σώματα, Plato, Gorgias, p. 518 c.; βοῦν, de rep., p. 343 b.; ἵππον, Xenophon, oec. 12, 20. Metaphorically, to make stupid (to render the soul dull or callous): τάς ψυχάς, Plutarch, mor., p. 995 d. (i. e. de esu carn. 1, 6, 3); νοῦν, Philostr. vit. Apoll. 1, 8; παχεῖς τάς διανοίας, Herodian, 2, 9, 15 (11 edition, Bekker); τήν διάνοιαν, Aelian v. h. 13, 15 (Latinpingue ingenium) (cf. Winer's Grammar, 18); ἐπαχύνθη καρδία (Vulg.incrassatum (A. V. their heart is waxed gross)): Matthew 13:15; Acts 28:27, after Isaiah 6:10 (for לֵב הַשְׁמֵן).

become dull

From a derivative of pegnumi (meaning thick); to thicken, i.e. (by implication) to fatten (figuratively, stupefy or render callous) -- wax gross.

see GREEK pegnumi

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