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Strongs Number: H6601


Hebrew Word
פָּתָה
Transliteration
pâthâh
Phonetic
paw-thaw'
Part of Speech
Verb
Strongs Definition

to {open} that {is} be (causatively make) roomy; usually figuratively (in a mental or moral sense) to be (causatively make) simple or (in a sinister way) delude

BDB Definition

1. to be spacious, be open, be wide

a. (Qal) to be spacious or open or wide

b. (Hiphil) to make spacious, make open

2. to be simple, entice, deceive, persuade

a. (Qal)

1. to be open-minded, be simple, be naive

2. to be enticed, be deceived

b. (Niphal) to be deceived, be gullible

c. (Piel)

1. to persuade, seduce

2. to deceive

d. (Pual)

1. to be persuaded

2. to be deceived

Origin
A primitive root
Bible Usage
{allure} {deceive} {enlarge} {entice} {flatter} {persuade} silly (one).