|Origin:||probably from 2204|
|Reference:||TDNT - 2:902,302|
|In Greek:||zumh 6, zumhn 1, zumhv 6|
|In NET:||yeast 13|
|In AV:||leaven 13|
2) metaph. of inveterate mental and moral corruption, viewed in its
tendency to infect others
Leaven is applied to that which, though small in quantity, yet by its
influence thoroughly pervades a thing; either in a good sense as in
the parable Mt 13:33; or in a bad sense, of a pernicious influence,
"a little leaven leaveneth the whole lump"
probably from 2204; ferment (as if boiling up):-leaven.
see GREEK for 2204
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