The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 2867 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
koniaofrom konia (dust, by analogy, lime)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
kon-ee-ah'-o Verb
  1. to cover with lime, plaster over, whitewash
    1. the Jews were accustomed to whitewash the entrances to their sepulchres, as a warning against defilement by touching them
    2. term applied to a hypocrite who conceals his malice under an outward assumption of piety
NAS Word Usage - Total: 2
whitewashed 2
NAS Verse Count

Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Koniao". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.