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Lexicon :: Strong's G2508 - kathairō

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καθαίρω
Transliteration
kathairō
Pronunciation
kä-thī'-rō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:413,381

Strong’s Definitions

καθαίρω kathaírō, kath-ah'-ee-ro; from G2513; to cleanse, i.e. (specially) to prune; figuratively, to expiate:—purge.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's G2508 in the following manner: purge (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's G2508 in the following manner: purge (2x).
  1. to cleanse, of filth impurity, etc

    1. to prune trees and vines from useless shoots

    2. metaph. from guilt, to expiate

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
καθαίρω kathaírō, kath-ah'-ee-ro; from G2513; to cleanse, i.e. (specially) to prune; figuratively, to expiate:—purge.
STRONGS NT 2508: καθαίρω
καθαίρω; perfect passive participle κεκαθαρμενος; (καθαρός); to cleanse, properly, from filth, impurity, etc.; trees and vines (from useless shoots), to prune, John 15:2 (δένδρα... ὑποτεμνομενα καθαίρεται, Philo de agric. § 2 (cf. de somniis ii. § 9 middle)); metaphorically, from guilt, to expiate: passive Hebrews 10:2 R G (see καθαρίζω, at the beginning) (Jeremiah 13:27; and so in Greek writings from Herodotus down). (Compare: διακαθαίρω, ἐκκαθαίρω.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Jeremiah
13:27
John
15:2
Hebrews
10:2

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2508 matches the Greek καθαίρω (kathairō),
which occurs 2 times in 2 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:2 - Every branch in me that beareth not fruit he taketh away: and every branch that beareth fruit, he purgeth G2508 it, that it may bring forth more fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:2 - For then would they not have ceased to be offered? because that the worshippers once purged G2508 should have had no more conscience of sins.
 
 
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