Strong's Concordance, Greek Dictionary

Bad, grievous, harm, lewd, malicious, hurtful, i.e., evil (properly, in effect or influence, and thus differing from G2556, which refers rather to essential character, as well as from G4550, which indicates degeneracy from original virtue)

Greek: πονηρός, ponēros (G4190)

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Here are bad, evil, grievous, harm, lewd and related words in the Bible. What does the source Greek word πονηρός mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: G4190

Greek Base Word: πονηρός

Usage: Bad, evil, grievous, harm, lewd, malicious, wicked(-ness)

Definition: Hurtful, i.e., evil (properly, in effect or influence, and thus differing from G2556, which refers rather to essential character, as well as from G4550, which indicates degeneracy from original virtue); figuratively, calamitous; also (passively) ill, i.e., diseased; but especially (morally) culpable, i.e., derelict, vicious, facinorous; neuter (singular) mischief, malice, or (plural) guilt; masculine (singular) the devil, or (plural) sinners.

Detailed definition:

  1. Full of labors, annoyances, hardships.
    1. Pressed and harassed by labors.
    2. Bringing toils, annoyances, perils; of a time full of peril to Christian faith and steadfastness; causing pain and trouble.
  2. Bad, of a bad nature or condition.
    1. In a physical sense: diseased or blind.
    2. In an ethical sense: evil wicked, bad.

Derived terms: From a derivative of G4192.

See also:

  1. G2556
  2. G4191
  3. G4192
  4. G4550

Pronunciation:

  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: po.neˈros
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: pow.ne̞ˈrows
  3. Transliteration: ponēros
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: poh-nay-ROSE
  5. Modern Pronunciation: poh-nay-ROSE


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