3499. nekroó
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nekroó: to put to death
Original Word: νεκρόω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: nekroó
Phonetic Spelling: (nek-ro'-o)
Short Definition: I put to death, render weak
Definition: lit. and met: I put to death, make as dead; I render weak, impotent.

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Cognate: 3499 nekróō (from 3498 /nekrós, corpse-like, lifeless") – to view as a corpse, i.e. without life; to regard (but not "make") as dead, inoperative; to mortify, deprive of life or energizing power; (figuratively) to cut off (sever) everything that energizes (especially sin in Col 3:5).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from nekros
to put to death
NASB Translation
consider (1), dead (3).

STRONGS NT 3499: νεκρόω

νεκρόω, νεκρῷ: 1 aorist imperative Νεκρώσατε; perfect passive participle νενεκρωμενος; to make dead (Vulg. and Latin Fathersmortifico), to put to death, slay: τινα, properly, Authol. app. 313, 5; passive νενεκρωμενος, hyperbolically, worn out, of an impotent old man, Hebrews 11:12; also σῶμα νενεκρωμενος, Romans 4:19; equivalent to to deprive of power, destroy the strength of: τά μέλη, i. e. the evil desire lurking in the members (of the body), Colossians 3:5. (τά δόγματα, Antoninus 7, 2; τήν ἕξιν, Plutarch, de primo frig. 21; (ἄνθρωπος, of obduracy, Epictetus diss. 1, 5, 7).)

be dead, mortify.

From nekros; to deaden, i.e. (figuratively) to subdue -- be dead, mortify.

see GREEK nekros

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