4457. pórósis
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pórósis: a covering with a callous, fig. blindness
Original Word: πώρωσις, εως, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: pórósis
Phonetic Spelling: (po'-ro-sis)
Short Definition: hardness of heart
Definition: hardness of heart, obtuseness.

HELPS word-Studies

Cognate: 4457 pṓrōsis – hardness (from "pōros, a kind of marble, used later of a callus formed on fractured bones); (figuratively) callousness or hardness in general" (WS, 97); "originally petrifaction, hardness and then the result of this, i.e. metaphorically applied to organs of feeling, meaning insensibility, numbness, obtuseness, dulling of the faculty of perception, deadness" (Souter). See 4456 (pōroō).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from póroó
a covering with a callous, fig. blindness
NASB Translation
hardening (1), hardness (2).

STRONGS NT 4457: πώρωσις

πώρωσις, πωρωσεως, (πωρόω, which see), properly, the covering with a callus; tropically, obtuseness of mental discernment, dulled perception: γέγονε τίνι, the mind of one has been blunted (R. V. a hardening hath befallen), Romans 11:25; τῆς καρδίας (hardening of heart), of stubbornness, obduracy, Mark 3:5; Ephesians 4:18. ((Hippocrates))

callousness, blindness, hardness.

From poroo; stupidity or callousness -- blindness, hardness.

see GREEK poroo

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