Strong's Concordance, Greek Dictionary
Bad, corrupt, rotten, i.e., worthless (literally or morally)
Greek: σαπρός, sapros (G4550)
6 King James Bible Verses
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Here are bad, corrupt and related words in the Bible. What does the source Greek word σαπρός 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.
Strong's Number: G4550
Greek Base Word: σαπρός
Usage: Bad, corrupt
Definition: Rotten, i.e., worthless (literally or morally).
- Rotten, putrefied.
- Corrupted by one and no longer fit for use, worn out.
- Of poor quality, bad, unfit for use, worthless.
Derived terms: From G4595.
Comments: Compare G4190.
- Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: sɑˈpros
- Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: sɑˈprows
- Transliteration: sapros
- Biblical Pronunciation: sa-PROSE
- Modern Pronunciation: sa-PROSE
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Bible Verses with σαπρός (G4550)
1 to 6 of 6 Verses
“Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit.”
— Jesus, Matthew 7:17
“A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.”
— Jesus, Matthew 7:18
“Either make the tree good, and his fruit good; or else make the tree corrupt, and his fruit corrupt: for the tree is known by his fruit.”
— Jesus, Matthew 12:33
“Which, when it was full, they drew to shore, and sat down, and gathered the good into vessels, but cast the bad away.”
— Jesus, Matthew 13:48
“For a good tree bringeth not forth corrupt fruit; neither doth a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.”
— Jesus, Luke 6:43
“Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.”
— Ephesians 4:29
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