Word Summary
planē: a wandering
Original Word: πλάνη
Transliteration: planē
Phonetic Spelling: (plan'-ay)
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Short Definition: a wandering
Meaning: a wandering
Strong's Concordance
delusion, error.

Feminine of planos (as abstractly); objectively, fraudulence; subjectively, a straying from orthodoxy or piety -- deceit, to deceive, delusion, error.

see GREEK planos

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4106: πλάνη

πλάνη, πλάνης, , a wandering, a straying about, whereby one, led astray from the right way, roams hither and thither (Aeschylus (Herodotus), Euripides, Plato, Demosthenes, others). In the N. T. metaphorically, mental straying, i. e. error, wrong opinion relative to morals or religion: Ephesians 4:14; 1 Thessalonians 2:3; 2 Thessalonians 2:11; 2 Peter 2:18; 2 Peter 3:17; 1 John 4:6; Jude 1:11 (on which (cf. Winers Grammar, 189 (177) and) see ἐκχέω, b. at the end); error which shows itself in action, a wrong mode of acting: Romans 1:27; πλάνη ὁδοῦ τίνος (R. V. error of one's way i. e.) the wrong manner of life which one follows, James 5:20 (πλάνη ζωῆς, Wis. 1:12); as sometimes the Latin error, equivalent to that which leads into error, deceit, fraud: Matthew 27:64.