exapataó: to seduce wholly, deceiveOriginal Word: ἐξαπατάωPart of Speech:
I deceive thoroughlyDefinition:
I deceive thoroughly.
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 ConcordanceWord Origin
to seduce wholly, deceiveNASB Translation
deceive (3), deceived (3).