2974. kóphos
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kóphos: blunt, dull
Original Word: κωφός, ή, όν
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: kóphos
Phonetic Spelling: (ko-fos')
Short Definition: dumb, deaf
Definition: (lit: blunted) dumb, dull, deaf.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain origin
blunt, dull
NASB Translation
deaf (4), mute (6), mute man (3), one who (1), one who was deaf (1).

STRONGS NT 2974: κωφός

κωφός, κωφη, κωφόν (κόπτω to beat, pound), blunted, dull; properly, βέλος, Homer, Iliad 11, 390; hence a. blunted (or lamed) in tongue; dumb: Matthew 9:32; Matthew 12:22; Matthew 15:30; Luke 1:22; Luke 11:14 (Herodotus and following; the Sept. for אִלֵּם Habakkuk 2:18).

b. blunted, dull, in hearing; deaf: Matthew 11:5; Mark 7:32, 37; Mark 9:25; Luke 7:22 (Homer h. Merc. 92; Aeschylus, Xenophon, Plato, and following; the Sept. for חֵרֵשׁ, Exodus 4:11; Isaiah 43:8; Psalm 37:14 (), etc.).

deaf, dumb, speechless.

From kopto; blunted, i.e. (figuratively) of hearing (deaf) or speech (dumb) -- deaf, dumb, speechless.

see GREEK kopto

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