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Forms of the word
κωφός, -ή, -όν
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unable to talk or speak, mute; deaf
pr. blunt, dull, as a weapon; dull of hearing, deaf, Mt. 11:5; Mk. 7:32, 37; 9:25; Lk. 7:22; dumb, mute, Mt. 9:32, 33; 12:22; 15:30, 31; Lk. 1:22; meton. making dumb, causing dumbness, Lk. 11:14*

Greek-English Concordance for κωφός

Matthew 9:32 As they were going away, others brought to him a man who could not speak (kōphon | κωφόν | acc sg masc) and was demon-possessed.
Matthew 9:33 And when the demon had been driven out, the man (kōphos | κωφός | nom sg masc) who had been mute began to speak. The crowds were amazed and said, “Never has anything like this been seen in Israel.”
Matthew 11:5 the blind receive their sight and the lame walk, lepers are cleansed and the deaf (kōphoi | κωφοί | nom pl masc) hear, the dead are raised and the poor are being told the good news.
Matthew 12:22 Then a blind and mute (kōphos | κωφός | nom sg masc) demoniac was brought to him, and he healed him so that the mute (kōphon | κωφόν | acc sg masc) could both speak and see.
Matthew 15:30 And great crowds came to him, bringing with them those who were lame, blind, crippled, mute (kōphous | κωφούς | acc pl masc), and many others; and they put them down at his feet and he healed them.
Matthew 15:31 So the crowd was astonished when they saw the mute (kōphous | κωφούς | acc pl masc) speaking, the crippled restored, the lame walking, and the blind seeing, and they praised the God of Israel.
Mark 7:32 And they brought to him a deaf (kōphon | κωφόν | acc sg masc) man who could hardly speak, and they begged him to lay his hand on him.
Mark 7:37 They were absolutely astonished, saying, “He has done all things well. He makes the deaf (kōphous | κωφούς | acc pl masc) to hear and the mute to speak!”
Mark 9:25 When Jesus saw that a crowd was quickly gathering, he rebuked the unclean spirit, saying to it, “Mute and deaf (kōphon | κωφόν | voc sg neut) spirit, I command you, come out of him and never enter him again!”
Luke 1:22 When he came out, he was not able to speak to them; and they realized that he had seen a vision in the temple (he kept gesturing to them and remained mute) (kōphos | κωφός | nom sg masc).
Luke 7:22 Then he answered, them, “Go and tell John what you have seen and heard: the blind see, the lame walk, lepers are cleansed, and the deaf (kōphoi | κωφοί | nom pl masc) hear, the dead are raised, the poor have good news brought to them.
Luke 11:14 One day Jesus was casting out a demon that was mute (kōphon | κωφόν | nom sg neut). When the demon came out, the speechless (kōphos | κωφός | nom sg masc) man (kōphos | κωφός | nom sg masc) spoke and the people were amazed.