Word Summary
aporeō: to be at a loss, be perplexed
Original Word: ἀπορέω
Transliteration: aporeō
Phonetic Spelling: (ap-or-eh'-o)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to be at a loss, be perplexed
Meaning: to be at a loss, be perplexed
Strong's Concordance
stand in doubt, be perplexed.

From a compound of a (as a negative particle) and the base of poreuomai; to have no way out, i.e. Be at a loss (mentally) -- (stand in) doubt, be perplexed.

see GREEK a

see GREEK poreuomai

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 639: ἀπορέω

ἀπορέω, ἀπόρω: imperfect 3 person singular ἠπόρει (Mark 6:20 T WH Tr marginal reading); (present middle ἀποροῦμαι); to be ἄπορος (from alpha privative and πόρος a transit, ford, way, revenue, resource), i. e. "to be without resources, to be in straits, to be left wanting, to be embarrassed, to be in doubt, not to know which way to turn"; (imperfect in Mark 6:20 (see above) πολλά ἠπόρει he was in perplexity about many things or much perplexed (cf. Thucydides 5, 40, 3; Xenophon, Hell. 6, 1, 4; Herodotus 3, 4; 4, 179; Arlstot. meteorolog. 1, 1); elsewhere) middle, to be at a loss with oneself, be in doubt; not to know how to decide or what to do, to be perplexed: absolutely 2 Corinthians 4:8; περί τίνος, Luke 24:4 L T Tr WH; περί τίνος τίς λέγει, John 13:22; ἀποροῦμαι ἐν ὑμῖν I am perplexed about you, I know not how to deal with you, in what style to address you, Galatians 4:20; ἀπορούμενος ἐγώ εἰς (T Tr WH omit εἰς) τήν περί τούτου (τούτων L T Tr WH) ζήτησιν I being perplexed how to decide in reference to the inquiry concerning him (or these things), Acts 25:20. (Often in secular authors from Herodotus down; often also in the Sept.) (Compare: διαπορέω, ἐξαπορέω.)