4659. skuthrópos
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skuthrópos: with a gloomy look
Original Word: σκυθρωπός, ή, όν
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: skuthrópos
Phonetic Spelling: (skoo-thro-pos')
Short Definition: gloomy, sad-countenanced
Definition: gloomy, sad-countenanced.

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4659 skythrōpós (from skythros, "gloomy" and ops, "countenance") – properly, grim-faced, looking sad, dejected (downcast, WP); (figuratively) the strain and struggle that goes with doing God's will in our way (like King Saul of the OT).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from skuthros (sullen) and óps (eye)
with a gloomy look
NASB Translation
gloomy face (1), looking sad (1).

STRONGS NT 4659: σκυθρωπός

σκυθρωπός, σκυθρωπόν, also of three term.; cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 105 (Winer's Grammar, § 11, 1) (σκυθρός and ὤψ), of a sad and gloomy countenance (opposed to φαιδρός, Xenophon, mem. 3, 10, 4): Luke 24:17; of one who feigns or affects a sad countenance, Matthew 6:16. (Genesis 40:7; Sir. 25:23; Greek writings from Aeschylus down.)

sad, gloomy

From skuthros (sullen) and a derivative of optanomai; angry-visaged, i.e. Gloomy or affecting a mournful appearance -- of a sad countenance.

see GREEK optanomai

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