Word Summary
panourgia: cleverness, craftiness
Original Word: πανουργία
Transliteration: panourgia
Phonetic Spelling: (pan-oorg-ee'-ah)
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Short Definition: cleverness, craftiness
Meaning: cleverness, craftiness
Strong's Concordance
cunning, craftiness, subtilty.

From panougos; adroitness, i.e. (in a bad sense) trickery or sophistry -- (cunning) craftiness, subtilty.

see GREEK panougos

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3834: πανουργία

πανουργία, πανουργίας, (πανοῦργος, which see), craftiness, cunning: Luke 20:23; 2 Corinthians 4:2; 2 Corinthians 11:3; Ephesians 4:14; contextually equivalent to a specious or false wisdom, 1 Corinthians 3:19. (Aeschylus, Sophocles, Aristophanes, Xenophon, Plato, Lucian, Aelian, others; πᾶσα τέ ἐπιστήμη χωριζομενη δικαιοσύνης καί τῆς ἄλλης ἀρετῆς πανουργία οὐ σοφία φαίνεται, Plato, Menex., p. 247 a. for עָרְמָה in a good sense, prudence, skill, in undertaking and carrying on affairs, Proverbs 1:4; Proverbs 8:5; Sir. 31:10 (Sir. 34:11.))