Bill Mounce

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μωρία

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
μωρία, ας, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
mōria
Simplified transliteration: 
moria
Numbers
Strong's number: 
3472
GK Number: 
3702
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
5
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-1a
Gloss: 
foolishness
Definition: 
foolishness, 1 Cor. 1:18, 21, 23; 2:14; 3:19*

Greek-English Concordance for

1 Corinthians 1:18 For the message of the cross is foolishness (mōria | μωρία | nom sg fem) to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.
1 Corinthians 1:21 For since in the wisdom of God the world did not come to know God through wisdom, God was pleased through the foolishness (mōrias | μωρίας | gen sg fem) of what we preach to save those who believe.
1 Corinthians 1:23 but we preach Christ crucified, a stumbling block to Jews and foolishness (mōrian | μωρίαν | acc sg fem) to Gentiles.
1 Corinthians 2:14 The natural man does not receive the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness (mōria | μωρία | nom sg fem) to him; he cannot understand them because they are spiritually discerned.
1 Corinthians 3:19 For the wisdom of this world is folly (mōria | μωρία | nom sg fem) with God. For it is written, “He traps the wise with their own craftiness.”