1818. exapataó
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exapataó: to seduce wholly, deceive
Original Word: ἐξαπατάω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: exapataó
Phonetic Spelling: (ex-ap-at-ah'-o)
Short Definition: I deceive thoroughly
Definition: I deceive thoroughly.

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1818 eksapatáō (from 1537ek, "wholly out/from," intensifying 538 /apatáō, "deceive") – properly, thoroughly deceived ("hood-winked"), describing someone taken in, and enslaved by, Satan (sin, darkness).

1818 /eksapatáō ("deceived into illusion") emphasizes the end-impact of deception – i.e. missing true reality because "biting on the bait that brings the hook!"

[As an intensified form of 538 (apatáō), 1818 (eksapatáō) means, "thoroughly taken in – biting the bait that hides the hook!"]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from ek and apataó
to seduce wholly, deceive
NASB Translation
deceive (3), deceived (3).

STRONGS NT 1818: ἐξαπατάω

ἐξαπατάω, ἐξαπάτω; 1 aorist ἐξηπάτησα; 1 aorist passive participle feminine ἐξαπατηθεῖσα; (εξ( strengthens the simple verb (cf. ἐκ, VI. 6)), to deceive: Romans 7:11; Romans 16:18; 1 Corinthians 3:18; 2 Corinthians 11:3; 2 Thessalonians 2:3; passive 1 Timothy 2:14 (L T Tr WH). (From Homer down; twice in the O. T. viz. Exodus 8:29; Susanna 56.)

beguile, deceive, seduce

From ek and apatao; to seduce wholly -- beguile, deceive.

see GREEK ek

see GREEK apatao

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