4507. rhuparia
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rhuparia: filth, pollution
Original Word: ῥυπαρία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: rhuparia
Phonetic Spelling: (hroo-par-ee'-ah)
Short Definition: filth, pollution
Definition: filth, pollution, defilement.

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Cognate: 4507 rhyparía (a feminine noun) – properly, dirt (filth); (figuratively) moral filth that soils (desecrates) the soul, emphasizing a specific application (influence) of moral filth. 4507 /rhyparía ("moral filth") is only used in Js 1:21.

[See also the cognate masculine noun 4509 (rhýpos), "moral filth viewed as a working principle."]

STRONGS NT 4507: ῤυπαρία

ῤυπαρία, ῥυπαριας, (ῤυπαρός), filthiness (Plutarch, praecept. conjug. c. 28); metaphorically, of wickedness as moral defilement: James 1:21. (Of sordidness, in Critias quoted in Pollux 3, 116; Plutarch, de adulat. et amic. § 19; others.)

dirtiness, turpitude.

From rhuparos; dirtiness (morally) -- turpitude.

see GREEK rhuparos

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