purósis: a burning, hence a refiningOriginal Word: πύρωσις, εως, ἡPart of Speech:
a burning, trial, fiery testDefinition:
a burning, trial, fiery test.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a burning, hence a refiningNASB Translation
burning (2), fiery ordeal (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 4451: πύρωσιςπύρωσις
), 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
adv. Gnost. 12 ne expavescatis ustionem, quae agitur in vobis in tentationem), cf. 1 Peter 1:7
((ἡ πύρωσις τῆς δοκιμασίας
etc. 16, 5 [ET])). (In the same and other senses by Aristotle
From puroo; ignition, i.e. (specially), smelting (figuratively, conflagration, calamity as a test) -- burning, trial.
see GREEK puroo