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φράσσω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
φράσσω
Greek transliteration: 
phrassō
Simplified transliteration: 
phrasso
Principal Parts: 
-, ἔφραξα, -, -, ἐφράγην
Numbers
Strong's number: 
5420
GK Number: 
5852
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
3
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-2b
Gloss: 
to shut; (pass.) to be stopped, silenced
Definition: 
to fence in;, by impl. to obstruct, stop, close up, Heb. 11:33; met. to silence, put to silence, Rom. 3:19; 2 Cor. 11:10*

Greek-English Concordance for

Romans 3:19 Now we know that whatever the law says, it speaks to those who are under the law, so that every mouth may be silenced (phragē | φραγῇ | aor pass subj 3 sg) and the whole world may be held accountable to God.
2 Corinthians 11:10 As the truth of Christ is in me, this boasting of mine will (phragēsetai | φραγήσεται | fut pass ind 3 sg) not be put to silence (phragēsetai | φραγήσεται | fut pass ind 3 sg) in the districts of Achaia.
Hebrews 11:33 who through faith conquered kingdoms, brought about justice, obtained what was promised; who shut (ephraxan | ἔφραξαν | aor act ind 3 pl) the mouths of lions,