4088. pikria
Lexical Summary
pikria: bitterness
Original Word: πικρία
Transliteration: pikria
Phonetic Spelling: (pik-ree'-ah)
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Short Definition: bitterness
Meaning: bitterness
Strong's Concordance

From pikros; acridity (especially poison), literally or figuratively -- bitterness.

see GREEK pikros

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4088: πικρία

πικρία, πικρίας, (πικρός), bitterness: χολή πικρίας, equivalent to χολή πικρά (Winers Grammar, 34, 3 b.; Buttmann, § 132, 10), bitter gall, equivalent to extreme wickedness, Acts 8:23; ῤίζα πικρίας (references as above), a bitter root, and so producing bitter fruit, Hebrews 12:15 (from Deuteronomy 29:18, the Alex. manuscript), cf. Bleek at the passage; metaphorically, bitterness, i. e. bitter hatred, Ephesians 4:31; of speech, Romans 3:14 after Psalm 9:28 (). (In various uses in the Sept. (Demosthenes, Aristotle), Theophrastus, Polybius, Plutarch, others.)


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