5171. truphaó
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truphaó: to live luxuriously
Original Word: τρυφάω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: truphaó
Phonetic Spelling: (troo-fah'-o)
Short Definition: I live a luxurious life
Definition: I live a luxurious life, live self-indulgently.

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Cognate: 5171 trypháō (from 5172 /tryphḗ, "breakdown of character from living in luxury") – to live indulgently (luxuriously). See 5172 (tryphē).

5171 /trypháō ("indulging in dainty living") is only used in Js 5:5.

["Dainty living" in NT times included going to the public baths ("wash houses"), typically decked out with ornate furnishings (e.g. decorated baths made of marble, etc. They eventually became huge recreation centers with an adjoining gymnasium and library.]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from truphé
to live luxuriously
NASB Translation
lived luxuriously (1).

STRONGS NT 5171: τρυφάω

τρυφάω, τρύφω: 1 aorist ἐτρύφησα; (τρυφή, which see); to live delicately, live luxuriously, be given to a soft and luxurious life: James 5:5. (Nehemiah 9:25; Isaiah 66:11; Isocrates, Euripides, Xenophon, Plato, and following) (Compare: ἐντρυφάω. Synonym: cf. Trench, § liv.)

revel, live in pleasure.

From truphe; to indulge in luxury -- live in pleasure.

see GREEK truphe

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