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μωραίνω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
μωραίνω
Greek transliteration: 
mōrainō
Simplified transliteration: 
moraino
Principal Parts: 
-, ἐμώρανα, -, -, ἐμωράνθην
Numbers
Strong's number: 
3471
GK Number: 
3701
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
4
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-2d(4)
Gloss: 
(act.) to make foolish, show one foolish; (pass.) to become a fool, be made a fool; (pass.) to become saltless, tasteless, inert
Definition: 
to be foolish, to play the fool;, in NT trans. to make foolish, convict of folly, 1 Cor. 1:20; pass. to be convicted of folly, to incur the character of folly, Rom. 1:22; to be rendered insipid, Mt. 5:13; Lk. 14:34*

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 5:13 “You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste (mōranthē | μωρανθῇ | aor pass subj 3 sg), how will it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything but to be thrown out and trampled under foot by those who pass by.
Luke 14:34 “Salt, then, is good; but if salt has become insipid (mōranthē | μωρανθῇ | aor pass subj 3 sg), with what shall it be seasoned?
Romans 1:22 Professing to be wise, they became fools (emōranthēsan | ἐμωράνθησαν | aor pass ind 3 pl),
1 Corinthians 1:20 Where is the wise Where is the scholar? Where is the brilliant debater of this age? Has (emōranen | ἐμώρανεν | aor act ind 3 sg) not God made foolish (emōranen | ἐμώρανεν | aor act ind 3 sg) the wisdom of the world?