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Lexicon :: Strong's G2545 - kaiō

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kaiō (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
Apparently a primary verb
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TDNT Reference: 3:464,390

Strong’s Definitions

καίω kaíō, kah'-yo; apparently a primary verb; to set on fire, i.e. kindle or (by implication) consume:—burn, light.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x

The KJV translates Strong's G2545 in the following manner: burn (10x), did burn (with G2258) (1x), light (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x
The KJV translates Strong's G2545 in the following manner: burn (10x), did burn (with G2258) (1x), light (1x).
  1. to set on fire, light, burning

  2. to burn, consume with fire

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
καίω kaíō, kah'-yo; apparently a primary verb; to set on fire, i.e. kindle or (by implication) consume:—burn, light.
καίω (Vanicek, p. 98); passive, present καίομαι; perfect participle κεκαυμενος; 1 future καυθήσομαι (1 Corinthians 13:3 Tdf., where R G L Tr give the solecistic future subjunctive καυθήσωμαι, on which cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 720f; Winers Grammar, § 13, 1 e.; Buttmann, 35f (31)); (Sophocles Lexicon, Introduction, p. 40; WHs Appendix, p. 172; Tdf Proleg., p. 122. WH text, Lachmann's stereotyped edition read καυχήσωμαι (with א A B etc.); on this reading see WHs Appendix, ad loc.; A. W. Tyler in Bib. Sacr. for July 1873, p. 502f; cf. Scrivener, Introduction, etc., p. 629f; Tregelles, Printed Text etc., p. 191f; Tdf. ad loc.; Bp. Lghtft on Col., 7th ed., p. 395 n.); the Sept. for בִּעֵר, שָׂרַף etc.; (from Homer down);
1. to set fire to, light: λύχνον, Matthew 5:15; passive participle καιόμενος, burning, Luke 12:35; Revelation 4:5; Revelation 8:10; Revelation 19:20; with πυρί added, Hebrews 12:18; Revelation 8:8; Revelation 21:8; in figurative discourse λύχνος καιόμενος, a light showing the right way, John 5:35 (a comparison pointed at the Jews, to whom John the Baptist had been as a torch lighted for a merry-making); metaphorically, καρδία ἦν καιομένη was glowing, burning, i. e. was greatly moved, Luke 24:32 (Winers Grammar, § 45, 5; Buttmann, § 144, 28).
2. to burn, consume with fire: passive, John 15:6; 1 Corinthians 13:3 (see above); with πυρί added (cf. igni cremare, Caesar b. g. 1, 4), Matthew 13:40 G Tr for R L T WH κατακαίεται. (Compare: ἐκκαίω, κατακαίω.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

5:15; 13:40
12:35; 24:32
5:35; 15:6
1 Corinthians
13:3; 13:3
4:5; 8:8; 8:10; 19:20; 21:8

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2545 matches the Greek καίω (kaiō),
which occurs 12 times in 12 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:15 - nor does anyone light G2545 a lamp and put it under a [fn]basket, but on the lampstand, and it gives light to all who are in the house.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:35 - [fn]Be dressed in readiness, and keep your lamps lit. G2545
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:32 - They said to one another,[fn]Were not our hearts burning G2545 within us while He was speaking to us on the road, while He was [fn]explaining the Scriptures to us?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:35 - “He was the lamp that was burning G2545 and was shining and you were willing to rejoice for [fn]a while in his light.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:6 - “If anyone does not abide in Me, he is thrown away as a branch and dries up; and they gather them, and cast them into the fire and they are burned. G2545
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:3 - And if I give all my possessions to feed the poor, and if I surrender my body [fn]to be burned, G2545 but do not have love, it profits me nothing.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:18 - For you have not come to a mountain that can be touched and to a blazing G2545 fire, and to darkness and gloom and whirlwind,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 4:5 - Out from the throne come flashes of lightning and sounds and peals of thunder. And there were seven lamps of fire burning G2545 before the throne, which are the seven Spirits of God;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 8:8 - The second angel sounded, and something like a great mountain burning G2545 with fire was thrown into the sea; and a third of the sea became blood,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 8:10 - The third angel sounded, and a great star fell from heaven, burning G2545 like a torch, and it fell on a third of the rivers and on the springs of waters.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:20 - And the beast was seized, and with him the false prophet who performed the signs [fn]in his presence, by which he deceived those who had received the mark of the beast and those who worshiped his image; these two were thrown alive into the lake of fire which burns G2545 with [fn]brimstone.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:8 - “But for the cowardly and [fn]unbelieving and abominable and murderers and immoral persons and sorcerers and idolaters and all liars, their part will be in the lake that burns G2545 with fire and [fn]brimstone, which is the second death.”
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