4654. skotizó
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skotizó: to darken
Original Word: σκοτίζω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: skotizó
Phonetic Spelling: (skot-id-zo)
Short Definition: I darken
Definition: I darken.

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Cognate: 4654 skotízō – become dark, obscuring God's light (the manifestation of His life). This verb form focuses on the sovereign action of God (versus the impact of it with 4656 /skotóō). See 4655 (skotos).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from skotos
to darken
NASB Translation
darkened (5).

STRONGS NT 4654: σκοτίζω

σκοτίζω: passive, perfect participle ἐσκοτισμενος (Ephesians 4:18 R G); 1 aorist ἐσκοτίσθην; 1 future σκοτισθήσομαι; (σκότος); to cover with darkness, to darken; passive, to be covered with darkness, be darkened": properly, of the heavenly bodies, as deprived of light ((Ecclesiastes 12:2)), Matthew 24:29; Mark 13:24; Luke 23:45 (T WH ἐκλείπω (which see 2)); Revelation 8:12; Revelation 9:2 (L T WH σκοτόω, which see); metaphorically, of the eyes, viz. of the understanding, Romans 11:10; καρδία, the mind (see καρδία, 2 b. β.), Romans 1:21; men τῇ διάνοια, Ephesians 4:18 R G. (Plutarch (adv. Col. 24, 4; Cleomed. 81, 28); Tzetzes, hist. 8, 929; the Sept. several times for חָשַׁך; (Polybius 12, 15, 10; 3Macc. 4:10; Test xii. Patr., test. Rub. § 3; test. Levi § 14).)


From skotos; to obscure (literally or figuratively) -- darken.

see GREEK skotos

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