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Lexicon :: Strong's G2997 - lakaō

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λακάω
Transliteration
lakaō (Key)
Pronunciation
las'-kho
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
It was thought that 'elakesen' (Act ἄλφα (G1):18) derived from 'lasko', but now scholarship credits 'lakao' with the source (cf. Moulton-Milligan and BDAG).
mGNT
1x in 1 unique form(s)
TR
1x in 1 unique form(s)
LXX
0x in 0 unique form(s)
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Variant Spellings

Some dictionaries list λάσκω--thought to have been the root of ἐλάκησεν (cf. BDAG 589).

Strong’s Definitions

λάσχω láschō, las'-kho; a strengthened form of a primary verb, which only occurs in this and another prolonged form as alternate in certain tenses; to crack open (from a fall):—burst asunder.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 1x

The KJV translates Strong's G2997 in the following manner: burst asunder (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 1x
The KJV translates Strong's G2997 in the following manner: burst asunder (1x).
  1. to crack, crackle, crash

  2. to burst asunder with a crack, crack open

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
λάσχω láschō, las'-kho; a strengthened form of a primary verb, which only occurs in this and another prolonged form as alternate in certain tenses; to crack open (from a fall):—burst asunder.
STRONGS NT 2997: λάσκω
λάσκω: 1 aorist ἐλάκησα; (cf. Alexander Buttmann (1873) Ausf. Sprchl. ii., p. 233; Krüger, 2:1, p. 134; Kühner, § 343, i., p. 858; (Veitch, under the word); Winer's Grammar, 88 (84));
1. to crack, crackle, crash: Homer, Hesiod, Tragg., Aristophanes
2. to burst asunder with a crack, crack open: Acts 1:18; δράκων φυσηθεις (after having sucked up the poison) ἐλάκησε καί ἀπέθανε καί ἐξεχύθη ἰός αὐτοῦ καί χολή, Act. Thomae § 33, p. 219, Tdf. edition.
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Acts
1:18

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2997 matches the Greek λακάω (lakaō),
which occurs 1 times in 1 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 1:18 - Now this man purchased a field with the reward of iniquity; and falling headlong, he burst asunder G2997 in the midst, and all his bowels gushed out.

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