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Lexicon :: Strong's G3587 - xyraō

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ξυράω
Transliteration
xyraō (Key)
Pronunciation
xoo-rah'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
From a derivative of the same as ξύλον (G3586) (meaning a razor)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

Strong’s Definitions

ξυράω xyráō, xoo-rah'-o; from a derivative of the same as G3586 (meaning a razor); to shave or "shear" the hair:—shave.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's G3587 in the following manner: shave (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's G3587 in the following manner: shave (3x).
  1. to shear, shave

  2. to get one's self shaved

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ξυράω xyráō, xoo-rah'-o; from a derivative of the same as G3586 (meaning a razor); to shave or "shear" the hair:—shave.
STRONGS NT 3587: ξυράω
ξυράω (a later form, from Diodorus (1, 84) down, for ξυρέω, which the earlier writers used from Herodotus down; (Winers Grammar, 24; Buttmann, 63 (55); especially Alexander Buttmann (1873) Ausf. Spr. ii., p. 53)), ξυρῷ: perfect passive participle ἐξυρημενος; middle, present infinitive ξυρᾶσθαι (for which some would read (1 Corinthians 11:6) ξυρᾶσθαι (1 aorist middle infinitive from ξυρῷ); see WH's Appendix, p. 166); 1 aorist subjunctive 3 person plural ξυρήσωνται (but T Tr WH read the future ξυρήσονται); (from ξυρόν a razor, and this from ξύω); the Sept. for גִּלַּח; to shear, shave: passive 1 Corinthians 11:5; middle to get oneself shaved, 1 Corinthians 11:6; 1 Corinthians 11:6; with an accusative specifying the object more precisely (cf. Buttmann, § 134, 7; Winer's Grammar, § 32, 5): τήν κεφαλήν, Acts 21:21 (the Sept. Numbers 6:9, 19: Leviticus 21:5; τάς ὀφρύας, Herodotus 2, 66; τό σῶμα, 2, 37).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Leviticus
21:5
Numbers
6:9; 6:19
Acts
21:21
1 Corinthians
11:5; 11:6; 11:6; 11:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3587 matches the Greek ξυράω (xyraō),
which occurs 3 times in 3 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:24 - Them take, and purify thyself with them, and be at charges with them, that they may shave G3587 their heads: and all may know that those things, whereof they were informed concerning thee, are nothing; but that thou thyself also walkest orderly, and keepest the law.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 11:5 - But every woman that prayeth or prophesieth with her head uncovered dishonoureth her head: for that is even all one as if she were shaven. G3587
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 11:6 - For if the woman be not covered, let her also be shorn: but if it be a shame for a woman to be shorn or shaven, G3587 let her be covered.

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