skuthrópos: with a gloomy lookOriginal Word: σκυθρωπός, ή, όνPart of Speech:
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 ConcordanceWord Origin
from skuthros (sullen) and óps (eye)Definition
with a gloomy lookNASB Translation
gloomy face (1), looking sad (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 4659: σκυθρωπόςσκυθρωπός
, also of three term.; cf. Lob. ad Phryn.
, p. 105 (Winer
's Grammar, § 11, 1) (σκυθρός
), of a sad and gloomy countenance
(opposed to φαιδρός
, 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
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