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Forms of the word
φύραμα, ατος, τό
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lump (of clay), batch (of dough); derived from a Greek verb, to mix (wet or dry) substances, not found in the NT
that which is mingled and reduced to a uniform consistence, by kneading, beating, treading, etc.; a mass of potter's clay, Rom. 9:21; of dough, 1 Cor. 5:6, 7; Gal. 5:9; met. Rom. 11:16*

Greek-English Concordance for φύραμα

Romans 9:21 Has the potter no right to make from the same lump (phyramatos | φυράματος | gen sg neut) of clay some pottery for a special occasion and other for common use?
Romans 11:16 If the dough offered as first fruits is holy, so also is the whole (phyrama | φύραμα | nom sg neut) lump; and if the root is holy, so also are the branches.
1 Corinthians 5:6 Your boasting is not good. Do you not know that a little leaven leavens the whole batch (phyrama | φύραμα | acc sg neut) of dough?
1 Corinthians 5:7 Get rid of the old leaven so that you may be a new batch (phyrama | φύραμα | nom sg neut) of dough, just as you really are unleavened. For Christ, our Passover lamb, has been sacrificed.
Galatians 5:9 A little leaven leavens the whole lump of dough! (phyrama | φύραμα | acc sg neut)