G5910 - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number


To pollute.
See Definition for miaino { [G3392]}
See Definition for molyno { [G3435]}

miaino meant originally to stain, as with color.

molyno meant originally to smear over, as with mud or filth,
always having a bad meaning, while the meaning of miaino might be
either good or bad. According to classical Greek, miaino has a
religious meaning, to profane, while molyno is simply to
spoil, disgrace. As ethically applied in the N.T. they have both
practically the same meaning, to pollute, defile. It is, however,
true that miaino, to judge from classical usage, refers chiefly to
the effect of the act not on the individual, but on others, on the