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Lexicon :: Strong's G2511 - katharizō

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καθαρίζω
Transliteration
katharizō
Pronunciation
kä-thä-rē'-zō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
mGNT
31x in 18 unique form(s)
TR
30x in 17 unique form(s)
LXX
100x in 38 unique form(s)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:413,381

Strong’s Definitions

καθαρίζω katharízō, kath-ar-id'-zo; from G2513; to cleanse (literally or figuratively):—(make) clean(-se), purge, purify.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 30x

The KJV translates Strong's G2511 in the following manner: cleanse (16x), make clean (5x), be clean (3x), purge (3x), purify (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 30x
The KJV translates Strong's G2511 in the following manner: cleanse (16x), make clean (5x), be clean (3x), purge (3x), purify (3x).
  1. to make clean, cleanse

    1. from physical stains and dirt

      1. utensils, food

      2. a leper, to cleanse by curing

      3. to remove by cleansing

    2. in a moral sense

      1. to free from defilement of sin and from faults

      2. to purify from wickedness

      3. to free from guilt of sin, to purify

      4. to consecrate by cleansing or purifying

      5. to consecrate, dedicate

  2. to pronounce clean in a levitical sense

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
καθαρίζω katharízō, kath-ar-id'-zo; from G2513; to cleanse (literally or figuratively):—(make) clean(-se), purge, purify.
STRONGS NT 2511: καθαρίζω
καθαρίζω (Hellenistic for καθαίρω, which classic writings use); Attic future (cf. Buttmann, 37 (32); Winers Grammar, § 13, 1 c.; WH's Appendix, p. 163) καθαριῶ (Hebrews 9:14); 1 aorist ἐκαθάρισα (see below); present passive καθαρίζομαι; 1 aorist passive ἐκαθαρίσθην; perfect passive participle κεκαθαρισμενος (Hebrews 10:2 T Tr WH; on the forms ἐκαθερισθη, T WH in Matthew 8:3; Mark 1:42 (ἐκαθερισεν, Tr in Acts 10:15; Acts 11:9) and κεκαθερισμενος Lachmann in Hebrews 10:2, cf. (Tdf. Proleg., p. 82; WH's Appendix, p. 150); Sturz, De dial. Maced. etc., p. 118; Delitzsch on Hebrews 10:2; Krüger, Part ii. § 2, 2, 6, p. 4; (Buttmann, 29 (25f); Winer's Grammar, 43)); (καθαρός; the Sept. mostly for טִהַר;
1. to make clean, to cleanse;
a. from physical stains and dirt: e. g. utensils, Matthew 23:25 (figuratively, Matthew 23:26); Luke 11:39; food, Mark 7:19; τινα, a leper, to cleanse by curing, Matthew 8:2; Matthew 10:8; Matthew 11:5; Mark 1:40-42; Luke 4:27; Luke 5:12; Luke 7:22; Luke 17:14, 17 (Leviticus 14:8); to remove by cleansing: λέπρα ἐκαθαρίσθη, Matthew 8:3 (καθαριεῖς τό αἷμα τό ἀναίτιον ἐξ Ἰσραήλ, Deuteronomy 19:13; ἐκαθαριζε τήν περί ταῦτα συνήθειαν, the custom of marrying heathen women, Josephus, Antiquities 11, 5, 4; καθαιρεῖν αἷμα, Homer, Iliad 16, 667; cf. ἐκκαθαίρω).
b. in a moral sense;
α. to free from the defilement of sin and from faults; to purify from wickedness: ἑαυτόν ἀπό μολυσμοῦ σαρκός, 2 Corinthians 7:1; τῇ πίστει τάς καρδίας, Acts 15:9 (καρδίαν ἀπό ἁμαρτίας, Sir. 38:10); τάς χεῖρας, to abstain in future from wrong-doing, James 4:8.
β. to free from the guilt of sin, to purify: τινα ἀπό πάσης ἁμαρτίας, 1 John 1:7; (τινα ἀπό πάσης ἀδικίας, 1 John 1:9); τήν συνείδησιν ἀπό νεκρῶν ἔργων, Hebrews 9:14; τήν ἐκκλησίαν τῷ λουτρῷ τοῦ ὕδατος (instrumental dative), Ephesians 5:26; λαόν ἑαυτῷ, Titus 2:14.
γ. to consecrate by cleansing or purifying: τί ἐν τίνι, dative of instrumentality (Winer's Grammar, 388 (363)), Hebrews 9:22; equivalent to to consecrate, dedicate, τί τίνι (dative of instrumentality), ibid. 23.
2. to pronounce clean in a levitical sense: Acts 10:15; Acts 11:9 (Leviticus 13:13, 17, 23, 28). (Compare: διακαθαρίζω.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Leviticus
13:13; 13:17; 13:23; 13:28; 14:8
Deuteronomy
19:13
Matthew
8:2; 8:3; 8:3; 10:8; 11:5; 23:25; 23:26
Mark
1:40; 1:41; 1:42; 1:42; 7:19
Luke
4:27; 5:12; 7:22; 11:39; 17:14; 17:17
Acts
10:15; 10:15; 11:9; 11:9; 15:9
2 Corinthians
7:1
Ephesians
5:26
Titus
2:14
Hebrews
9:14; 9:14; 9:22; 10:2; 10:2; 10:2
James
4:8
1 John
1:7; 1:9

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2511 matches the Greek καθαρίζω (katharizō),
which occurs 37 times in 29 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:2 - And behold, a leper came and worshiped Him, saying, “Lord, if You are willing, You can make me clean.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:3 - Then Jesus put out His hand and touched him, saying, “I am willing; be cleansed.” Immediately his leprosy was cleansed.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:8 - “Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead,[fn] cast out demons. Freely you have received, freely give.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:5 - The blind see and the lame walk; the lepers are cleansed and the deaf hear; the dead are raised up and the poor have the gospel preached to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:25 - “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you cleanse the outside of the cup and dish, but inside they are full of extortion and self-indulgence.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:26 - “Blind Pharisee, first cleanse the inside of the cup and dish, that the outside of them may be clean also.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:40 - Now a leper came to Him, imploring Him, kneeling down to Him and saying to Him, “If You are willing, You can make me clean.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:41 - Then Jesus, moved with compassion, stretched out His hand and touched him, and said to him, “I am willing; be cleansed.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:42 - As soon as He had spoken, immediately the leprosy left him, and he was cleansed.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:19 - “because it does not enter his heart but his stomach, and is eliminated, thus purifying all foods?”[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:27 - “And many lepers were in Israel in the time of Elisha the prophet, and none of them was cleansed except Naaman the Syrian.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:12 - And it happened when He was in a certain city, that behold, a man who was full of leprosy saw Jesus; and he fell on his face and implored Him, saying, “Lord, if You are willing, You can make me clean.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:13 - Then He put out His hand and touched him, saying, “I am willing; be cleansed.” Immediately the leprosy left him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:22 - Jesus answered and said to them, “Go and tell John the things you have seen and heard: that the blind see, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, the poor have the gospel preached to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:39 - Then the Lord said to him, “Now you Pharisees make the outside of the cup and dish clean, but your inward part is full of greed and wickedness.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:14 - So when He saw them, He said to them, “Go, show yourselves to the priests.” And so it was that as they went, they were cleansed.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:17 - So Jesus answered and said, “Were there not ten cleansed? But where are the nine?
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:15 - And a voice spoke to him again the second time, “What God has cleansed you must not call common.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 11:9 - “But the voice answered me again from heaven, ‘What God has cleansed you must not call common.’
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:9 - “and made no distinction between us and them, purifying their hearts by faith.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:1 - Therefore, having these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:26 - that He might sanctify and cleanse her with the washing of water by the word,
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 2:14 - who gave Himself for us, that He might redeem us from every lawless deed and purify for Himself His own special people, zealous for good works.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:14 - how much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered Himself without spot to God, cleanse your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:22 - And according to the law almost all things are purified with blood, and without shedding of blood there is no remission.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:23 - Therefore it was necessary that the copies of the things in the heavens should be purified with these, but the heavenly things themselves with better sacrifices than these.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:8 - Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 1:7 - But if we walk in the light as He is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanses us from all sin.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 1:9 - If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
 
 
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