Word: porfasij

Pronounce: prof'-as-is

Strongs Number: G4392

Orig: from a compound of 4253 and 5316; an outward showing, i.e. pretext:--cloke, colour, pretence, show. G4253

Use: Noun Feminine

Heb Strong: H5931 H5949

    1) a pretext (alleged reason, pretended cause)
    2) show
    2a) under colour as though they would do something
    2b) in pretence, ostensibly