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σκότος

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
σκότος, -ους, τό
Greek transliteration: 
skotos
Simplified transliteration: 
skotos
Numbers
Strong's number: 
4655
GK Number: 
5030
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
31
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-3d(2b)
Gloss: 
darkness, the dark
Definition: 
darkness, Mt. 27:45; Acts 2:20; gloom of punishment and misery, Mt. 8:12; 2 Pet. 2:17; met. moral or spiritual darkness, Mt. 4:16; Jn. 3:19; Eph. 5:11; a realm of moral darkness, Eph. 5:8; 6:12

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 4:16 the people living in darkness (skotei | σκότει | dat sg neut) have seen a great light, and on those living in the region and shadow of death, a light has dawned.”
Matthew 6:23 but if your eye is evil, your whole body will be filled with darkness. If then the light that is in you is darkness (skotos | σκότος | nom sg neut), how great is that darkness! (skotos | σκότος | nom sg neut)
Matthew 8:12 but the sons of the kingdom will be cast out into outer darkness (skotos | σκότος | acc sg neut), where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.”
Matthew 22:13 Then the king said to his assistants, ‘Bind him foot and hand and foot and throw him out into outer darkness (skotos | σκότος | acc sg neut), where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.’
Matthew 25:30 And throw the worthless servant into the outer darkness (skotos | σκότος | acc sg neut), where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.’
Matthew 27:45 And from the sixth hour there was darkness (skotos | σκότος | nom sg neut) over all the land until the ninth hour.
Mark 15:33 And when the sixth hour had come, darkness (skotos | σκότος | nom sg neut) fell over the whole land until the ninth hour.
Luke 1:79 to shine on those who sit in darkness (skotei | σκότει | dat sg neut) and the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.”
Luke 11:35 Therefore consider whether the ‘light’ that is in you is not darkness (skotos | σκότος | nom sg neut).
Luke 22:53 Day after day, when I was in the temple, you did not stretch out your hands against me. But this is your hour, and the hour for the power of darkness (skotous | σκότους | gen sg neut).
Luke 23:44 It was already only about the sixth hour but darkness (skotos | σκότος | nom sg neut) covered the whole land until the ninth hour,
John 3:19 And the basis for judging is this, that light has come into the world and people love darkness (skotos | σκότος | acc sg neut) rather than light, because their deeds are evil.
Acts 2:20 The sun will be turned into darkness (skotos | σκότος | acc sg neut) and the moon into blood, before the coming of the great and glorious day of the Lord.
Acts 13:11 And now, behold, the hand of the Lord is upon you, and you will be blind, not seeing the sun for a time.” And immediately fell upon him mist and darkness (skotos | σκότος | nom sg neut), and as he went about he sought someone to lead him by the hand.
Acts 26:18 to open their eyes, that they turn from darkness (skotous | σκότους | gen sg neut) to light, and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and a place among those who are sanctified by faith in me.’
Romans 2:19 and are convinced that you yourself are a guide of the blind, a light for those who are in darkness (skotei | σκότει | dat sg neut),
Romans 13:12 The night is nearly over and the day is at hand. So we must lay aside the works of darkness (skotous | σκότους | gen sg neut) and put on the armor of light.
1 Corinthians 4:5 So then, stop passing judgment on anything before the time, before the Lord comes. He will bring to light the hidden things of darkness (skotous | σκότους | gen sg neut) and will disclose the motives of the heart. At that time praise will come to each from God.
2 Corinthians 4:6 For it is the God who said, “Out of darkness (skotous | σκότους | gen sg neut) light will shine,” who has flooded our hearts with the light of the glorious knowledge of God in the face of Christ.
2 Corinthians 6:14 Do not be unevenly yoked with unbelievers; for what is there in common between righteousness and lawlessness? Or what fellowship has light with darkness (skotos | σκότος | acc sg neut)?
Ephesians 5:8 for once you were darkness (skotos | σκότος | nom sg neut), but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light
Ephesians 5:11 And do not take part in the fruitless deeds of darkness (skotous | σκότους | gen sg neut) but instead expose them,
Ephesians 6:12 for our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the world rulers of this darkness (skotous | σκότους | gen sg neut), against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.
Colossians 1:13 He has rescued us from the tyranny of darkness (skotous | σκότους | gen sg neut) and transferred us into the kingdom of his beloved Son,
1 Thessalonians 5:4 But you, brothers, are not in darkness (skotei | σκότει | dat sg neut), for that day to take you by surprise like a thief;
1 Thessalonians 5:5 for you are all sons of light, sons of the day. We do not belong to night or darkness (skotous | σκότους | gen sg neut).
1 Peter 2:9 But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, so that you may declare the glorious deeds of the one who called you out of darkness (skotous | σκότους | gen sg neut) into his marvelous light.
2 Peter 2:17 These people are wells without water, mists driven by a squall. For them the gloom of darkness (skotous | σκότους | gen sg neut) has been reserved.
1 John 1:6 If we say that we have fellowship with him but continue to walk in darkness (skotei | σκότει | dat sg neut), we lie and are not putting the truth into practice.
Jude 1:13 wild waves of the sea, casting up their shameful deeds like foam; wandering stars for whom the gloom of utter darkness (skotous | σκότους | gen sg neut) has been reserved forever.