1280. diaporeó
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diaporeó: to be greatly perplexed or at a loss
Original Word: διαπορέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: diaporeó
Phonetic Spelling: (dee-ap-or-eh'-o)
Short Definition: I am in trouble, doubt, difficulty
Definition: I am in trouble, doubt, difficulty; I am at a loss.

HELPS word-Studies

1280 diaporéō (from 1223 /diá "thoroughly," which intensifies 639 /aporéō, "no way out") – properly, totally perplexed because having no solution ("way out"). 1280 /diaporéō ("deeply perplexed") refers to "one who goes through the whole list of possible ways, and finds no way out. Hence, 'to be in perplexity'" (WS, 174).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from dia and aporeó
to be greatly perplexed or at a loss
NASB Translation
great perplexity (1), greatly perplexed (3).

STRONGS NT 1280: διαπορέω

διαπορέω: διαπόρω imperfect διηπόρουν; middle (present infinitive διαπορεῖσθαι (Luke 24:4 R G)); imperfect διηπορουμην (Acts 2:12 T Tr WH); in the Greek Bible only in (Daniel 2:3 Symm. and) Luke; properly, thoroughly (δ῾ιἀαπορέω (which see), to be entirely at a loss, to be in perplexity: absolutely Acts 2:12; followed by διά τό with an infinitive Luke 9:7; περί τίνος, Luke 24:4 (here the middle is to be at a loss with oneself, for which L T Tr WH read the simple ἀπορεῖσθαι); Acts 5:24; ἐν ἑαυτῷ followed by indirect discourse, Acts 10:17. (Plato, Aristotle, Polybius, Diodorus, Philo, Plutarch, others.)

be in doubt, be perplexed.

From dia and aporeo; to be thoroughly nonplussed -- (be in) doubt, be (much) perplexed.

see GREEK dia

see GREEK aporeo

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