deleazó: to lureOriginal Word: δελεάζωPart of Speech:
I allure, entice by a baitDefinition:
I allure, entice (by a bait).
1185 deleázō (from delear, "bait") – properly, to bait a hook or set a trap with bait; (figuratively) entice a victim into a moral trap, luring them in through their own selfish impulses.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from delear (bait)Definition
to lureNASB Translation
entice (1), enticed (1), enticing (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 1185: δελεάζωδελεάζω
; (present passive δελεάζομαι
1. properly, to bait, catch by a bait: Xenophon, mem. 2, 1, 4, et al.
2. as often in secular authors, metaphorically, to beguile by blandishments, allure, entice, deceive: τινα, 2 Peter 2:14, 18; James 1:14, on this passage cf. Philo, quod omn. prob. book § 22.
allure, beguile, entice.
From the base of dolos; to entrap, i.e. (figuratively) delude -- allure, beguile, entice.
see GREEK dolos