Word Summary
mōrainō: to be foolish
Original Word: μωραίνω
Transliteration: mōrainō
Phonetic Spelling: (mo-rah'-ee-no)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to be foolish
Meaning: to be foolish
Strong's Concordance
make foolish, lose savor.

From moros; to become insipid; figuratively, to make (passively, act) as a simpleton -- become fool, make foolish, lose savour.

see GREEK moros

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3471: μωραίνω

μωραίνω: 1 aorist ἐμωρανα; 1 aorist passive ἐμωράνθην; (μωρός);

1. in classical Greek to be foolish, to act foolishly.

2. in Biblical Greek a. to make foolish: passive Romans 1:22 (Isaiah 19:11; Jeremiah 10:14; 2 Samuel 24:10); equivalent to to prove a person or thing to be foolish: τήν σοφίαν τοῦ κόσμου, 1 Corinthians 1:20 (τήν βουλήν αὐτῶν, Isaiah 44:25).

b. to make flat and tasteless: passive of salt that has lost its strength and flavor, Matthew 5:13; Luke 14:34.