The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 4451 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
purosißfrom (4448)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
poo'-ro-sis Noun Feminine
  1. a burning
    1. the burning by which metals are roasted and reduced
    2. by a figure drawn from a refiners fire
      1. calamities or trials that test the character
NAS Word Usage - Total: 3
burning 2, fiery ordeal 1
NAS Verse Count
1 Peter1

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 Purosis". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.