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Lexicon :: Strong's G337 - anaireō

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anaireō (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
From ἀνά (G303) and (the active of) αἱρέω (G138)
24x in 15 unique form(s)
23x in 14 unique form(s)
60x in 33 unique form(s)
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Strong’s Definitions

ἀναιρέω anairéō, an-ahee-reh'-o; from G303 and (the active of) G138; to take up, i.e. adopt; by implication, to take away (violently), i.e. abolish, murder:—put to death, kill, slay, take away, take up.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x

The KJV translates Strong's G337 in the following manner: kill (10x), slay (8x), put to death (2x), take up (1x), do (1x), take away (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x
The KJV translates Strong's G337 in the following manner: kill (10x), slay (8x), put to death (2x), take up (1x), do (1x), take away (1x).
  1. to take up, to lift up (from the ground)

    1. to take up for myself as mine

    2. to own (an exposed infant)

  2. to take away, abolish

    1. to do away with or abrogate customs or ordinances

    2. to put out of the way, kill slay a man

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἀναιρέω anairéō, an-ahee-reh'-o; from G303 and (the active of) G138; to take up, i.e. adopt; by implication, to take away (violently), i.e. abolish, murder:—put to death, kill, slay, take away, take up.
STRONGS NT 337: ἀναιρέω
ἀναιρέω, -ῶ; future ἀνελῶ, 2 Thessalonians 2:8 (L T Tr WH text cf. Judith 7:13; Dionysius Halicarnassus 11, 18; Diodorus Siculus 2, 25; cf. Winers Grammar, 82 (78); [Buttmann, 53 (47); Veitch, under the word αἱρέω, "perhaps late έλω"]), for the usual ἀναιρήσω; 2 aorist ἀνεῖλον; 2 aorist middle ἀνειλόμην (but ἀνείλατο Acts 7:21, ἀνεῖλαν Acts 10:39, ἀνείλατε Acts 2:23, in G L T Tr WH, after the Alex. form, cf. Winers Grammar, 73f (71f); Buttmann, 39 (34)f [see αἱρέω]); passive, present ἀναιροῦμαι; 1 aorist ἀνῃρέθην;
1. to take up, to lift up (from the ground); middle to take up for myself as mine, to own (an exposed infant): Acts 7:21; (so ἀναιρεῖσθαι, Aristophanes nub. 531; Epictetus diss. 1, 23, 7; [Plutarch, Anton. 36, 3; fortuna Romans 8; fratern. am. 18, etc.]).
2. to take away, abolish;
a. ordinances, established customs, (to abrogate): Hebrews 10:9:
b. a man, to put not of the way, slay, kill, (often so in the Sept. and Greek writings from [Herodotus 4, 66] Thucydides down): Matthew 2:16; Luke 22:2; Luke 23:32; Acts 2:23; Acts 5:33, 36; Acts 7:28; Acts 9:23; Acts 9:29; Acts 10:39; Acts 12:2; Acts 13:28; Acts 22:20; Acts 23:15, 21, 27; Acts 25:3; Acts 26:10; 2 Thessalonians 2:8 L T Tr WH text; ἑαυτόν, to kill oneself, Acts 16:27.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

22:2; 23:32
2:23; 2:23; 5:33; 5:36; 7:21; 7:21; 7:28; 9:23; 9:29; 10:39; 10:39; 12:2; 13:28; 16:27; 22:20; 23:15; 23:21; 23:27; 25:3; 26:10
2 Thessalonians
2:8; 2:8

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G337 matches the Greek ἀναιρέω (anaireō),
which occurs 23 times in 22 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:16 - Then when Herod saw that he had been tricked by the magi, he became very enraged, and sent and slew G337 all the male children who were in Bethlehem and all its vicinity, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had determined from the magi.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:2 - The chief priests and the scribes were seeking how they might put G337 Him to death; G337 for they were afraid of the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:32 - Two others also, who were criminals, were being led away to be put G337 to death G337 with Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:23 - this Man, delivered over by the predetermined plan and foreknowledge of God, you nailed to a cross by the hands of [fn]godless men and put G337 Him to death. G337
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:33 - But when they heard this, they were cut [fn]to the quick and intended to kill G337 them.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:36 - “For some time ago Theudas rose up, claiming to be somebody, and a group of about four hundred men joined up with him. [fn]But he was killed, G337 and all who [fn]followed him were dispersed and came to nothing.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:21 - “And after he had been set outside, Pharaoh’s daughter [fn]took G337 him away G337 and nurtured him as her own son.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:23 - When many days had elapsed, the Jews plotted together to do G337 away G337 with him,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:24 - but their plot became known to Saul. They were also watching the gates day and night so that they might put G337 him to death; G337
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:29 - And he was talking and arguing with the [fn]Hellenistic Jews; but they were attempting to put G337 him to death. G337
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:39 - “We are witnesses of all the things He did both in the [fn]land of the Jews and in Jerusalem. They also put G337 Him to death G337 by hanging Him on a [fn]cross.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:2 - And he had James the brother of John put G337 to death G337 with a sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:28 - “And though they found no ground for putting Him to death, they asked Pilate that He be [fn]executed. G337
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:27 - When the jailer awoke and saw the prison doors opened, he drew his sword and was about to kill G337 himself, supposing that the prisoners had escaped.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:20 - ‘And when the blood of Your witness Stephen was being shed, I also was standing by approving, and watching out for the coats of those who were slaying G337 him.’
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:15 - “Now therefore, you [fn]and the [fn]Council notify the [fn]commander to bring him down to you, as though you were going to determine his case by a more thorough investigation; and we for our part are ready to slay G337 him before he comes near the place.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:21 - “So do not [fn]listen to them, for more than forty of them are lying in wait for him who have bound themselves under a curse not to eat or drink until they slay G337 him; and now they are ready and waiting for the promise from you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:27 - “When this man was arrested by the Jews and was about to be slain G337 by them, I came up to them with the troops and rescued him, having learned that he was a Roman.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:3 - requesting a [fn]concession against [fn]Paul, that he might [fn]have him brought to Jerusalem (at the same time, setting an ambush to kill G337 him on the way).
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:10 - “And this is [fn]just what I did in Jerusalem; not only did I lock up many of the [fn]saints in prisons, having received authority from the chief priests, but also when they were being put G337 to death G337 I cast my vote against them.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:9 - then He [fn]said, “BEHOLD, I HAVE COME TO DO YOUR WILL.” He takes G337 away G337 the first in order to establish the second.

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