4451. purósis
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purósis: a burning, hence a refining
Original Word: πύρωσις, εως, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: purósis
Phonetic Spelling: (poo'-ro-sis)
Short Definition: a burning, trial, fiery test
Definition: a burning, trial, fiery test.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from puroó
a burning, hence a refining
NASB Translation
burning (2), fiery ordeal (1).

STRONGS NT 4451: πύρωσις

πύρωσις, πυρώσεως, (πυρόω), a burning: Revelation 18:9, 18; the burning by which metals are roasted or reduced; by a figure drawn from the refiner's fire (on which cf. Proverbs 27:21), calamities or trials that test character: 1 Peter 4:12 (Tertullian adv. Gnost. 12 ne expavescatis ustionem, quae agitur in vobis in tentationem), cf. 1 Peter 1:7 (( πύρωσις τῆς δοκιμασίας, 'Teaching etc. 16, 5 [ET])). (In the same and other senses by Aristotle, Theophrastus, Plutarch, others.)

burning, trial.

From puroo; ignition, i.e. (specially), smelting (figuratively, conflagration, calamity as a test) -- burning, trial.

see GREEK puroo

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