G4655 – skotos – σκότος a shadiness; fig. obscurity

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Equip God’s People Greek Lexicon

1) a shadiness
2) figuratively: obscurity

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Strong’s Greek Lexicon

from the base of ; shadiness, i.e. obscurity (literally or figuratively):—darkness.

Owing to changes in the enumeration while in progress, there were no words left for numbers 2717 and 3203–3302, which were therefore silently dropped out of the vocabulary and references as redundant.

Thayer’s Greek Definitions

1) darkness
1a) of night darkness
1b) of darkened eyesight or blindness
2) metaphorically
2a) of ignorance respecting divine things and human duties, and the accompanying ungodliness and immorality, together with their consequent misery in hell
2b) persons in whom darkness becomes visible and holds sway

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