1388. dolos
Strong's Concordance
dolos: a bait, fig. craft, deceit
Original Word: δόλος, ου, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: dolos
Phonetic Spelling: (dol'-os)
Definition: a bait, craft, deceit
Usage: deceit, guile, treachery.
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1388 dólos – properly, bait; (figuratively) deceit (trickery) using bait to alure ("hook") people, especially those already festering in excessive, emotional pain (brought on by themselves).

1388 /dólos ("deceit motivated by guile") uses decoys to snare (deceive) people which implies treachery to exploit the naive (undiscerning) – baiting them through (with) their own greed.

[1388 (dólos) is the root of: 1386 (dólios), 1387 (dolióō) and 1389 (dolóō).]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from the root del-
a bait, fig. craft, deceit
NASB Translation
deceit (9), stealth (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1388: δόλος

δόλος, δόλου, (from δέλω, to catch with a bait ((?); Latindolus, cf. Curtius, § 271); see δελεάζω above); properly, bait, Homer, Odyssey 12, 252; a lure, snare; hence, craft, deceit, guile: Matthew 26:4; Mark 14:1; Mark 7:22; John 1:47 (48); Acts 13:10; 2 Corinthians 12:16; Romans 1:29; 1 Thessalonians 2:3 (οὐκ ἐστι ἐν δόλῳ, there is no deceit under it); 1 Peter 2:(1), 22, and Revelation 14:5 Rec., after Isaiah 53:9; λαλεῖν δόλον to speak deceitfully (Psalm 33:14 ()), 1 Peter 3:10.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
craft, deceit, guile, subtilty.

From an obsolete primary verb, dello (probably meaning to decoy; compare deleazo); a trick (bait), i.e. (figuratively) wile -- craft, deceit, guile, subtilty.

see GREEK deleazo

Forms and Transliterations
δολον δόλον δολος δόλος δολου δόλου δόλους δολω δόλω δόλῳ dolo dolō dóloi dólōi dolon dólon dolos dólos dolou dólou
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 26:4 N-DMS
GRK: τὸν Ἰησοῦν δόλῳ κρατήσωσιν καὶ
NAS: Jesus by stealth and kill
KJV: Jesus by subtilty, and
INT: Jesus by trickery they might seize and

Mark 7:22 N-NMS
GRK: πλεονεξίαι πονηρίαι δόλος ἀσέλγεια ὀφθαλμὸς
NAS: [and] wickedness, [as well] [as] deceit, sensuality,
KJV: wickedness, deceit, lasciviousness,
INT: covetous desires wickednesses deceit sensuality envy

Mark 14:1 N-DMS
GRK: αὐτὸν ἐν δόλῳ κρατήσαντες ἀποκτείνωσιν
NAS: to seize Him by stealth and kill
KJV: him by craft, and put [him] to death.
INT: him by stealth having taken they might kill [him]

John 1:47 N-NMS
GRK: ἐν ᾧ δόλος οὐκ ἔστιν
NAS: there is no deceit!
KJV: is no guile!
INT: in whom deceit not is

Acts 13:10 N-GMS
GRK: πλήρης παντὸς δόλου καὶ πάσης
NAS: of all deceit and fraud,
KJV: full of all subtilty and all
INT: full of all deceit and all

Romans 1:29 N-GMS
GRK: φόνου ἔριδος δόλου κακοηθείας ψιθυριστάς
NAS: strife, deceit, malice;
KJV: debate, deceit, malignity;
INT: murder strife deceit malice gossips

2 Corinthians 12:16 N-DMS
GRK: ὑπάρχων πανοῦργος δόλῳ ὑμᾶς ἔλαβον
NAS: fellow that I am, I took you in by deceit.
KJV: I caught you with guile.
INT: being crafty with trickery you I caught

1 Thessalonians 2:3 N-DMS
GRK: οὐδὲ ἐν δόλῳ
NAS: or by way of deceit;
KJV: nor in guile:
INT: nor in trickery

1 Peter 2:1 N-AMS
GRK: καὶ πάντα δόλον καὶ ὑποκρίσεις
NAS: and all deceit and hypocrisy
KJV: and all guile, and hypocrisies,
INT: and all trickery and hypocrisies

1 Peter 2:22 N-NMS
GRK: οὐδὲ εὑρέθη δόλος ἐν τῷ
KJV: sin, neither was guile found in
INT: neither was found trickery in the

1 Peter 3:10 N-AMS
GRK: μὴ λαλῆσαι δόλον
KJV: that they speak no guile:
INT: not to speak deceit

Strong's Greek 1388
11 Occurrences

δόλῳ — 4 Occ.
δόλον — 2 Occ.
δόλος — 3 Occ.
δόλου — 2 Occ.

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