ἀφορμή

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἀφορμή, ῆς, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
aphormē
Simplified transliteration: 
aphorme
Numbers
Strong's number: 
874
GK Number: 
929
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
7
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-1b
Gloss: 
opportunity, opening, pretext
Definition: 
pr. a starting point; means to accomplish an object; occasion, opportunity, Rom. 7:8, 11

Greek-English Concordance for

Romans 7:8 But sin, seizing the opportunity (aphormēn | ἀφορμήν | acc sg fem) through the commandment, produced in me all kinds of covetousness. (For apart from the law, sin is dead.)
Romans 7:11 For sin, seizing the opportunity (aphormēn | ἀφορμήν | acc sg fem) through the commandment, deceived me and through it killed me.
2 Corinthians 5:12 For we are not again recommending ourselves to you but giving you an occasion (aphormēn | ἀφορμήν | acc sg fem) to boast on our behalf, so that you may be able to answer those who boast of what is seen and not of what is in the heart.
2 Corinthians 11:12 And what I am doing I will continue to do, so as to remove any opportunity (aphormēn | ἀφορμήν | acc sg fem) from those desiring an opportunity (aphormēn | ἀφορμήν | acc sg fem) to be regarded, in the things in which they boast, to be just as we are.
Galatians 5:13 For you, brothers, were called to freedom. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity (aphormēn | ἀφορμήν | acc sg fem) for the flesh, but through love serve one another.
1 Timothy 5:14 So, I wish younger widows to marry, to bear children, to manage their households, to give the Accuser no occasion (aphormēn | ἀφορμήν | acc sg fem) for slander,