nekrósis: a putting to death, a state of deathOriginal Word: νέκρωσις, εως, ἡPart of Speech:
putting to death, lifeless conditionDefinition:
(a) putting to death, (b) dead or lifeless condition.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a putting to death, a state of deathNASB Translation
deadness (1), dying (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 3500: νέκρωσιςνέκρωσις
1. properly, a putting to death (Vulg.mortificatio in 2 Corinthians 4:10), killing.
2. equivalent to τό νεκρουσθαι (the being put to death), with τοῦ Ἰησοῦ added, i. e. the (protracted) death (A. V. the dying) which Jesus underwent in God's service (on the genitive cf. Winer's Grammar, 189 (178) note), Paul so styles the marks of perpetual trials, misfortunes, hardships attended with peril of death, evident in his body (cf. Meyer), 2 Corinthians 4:10.
3. equivalent to τό νενεκρωμένον εἶναι, the dead state (A. V. deadness), utter sluggishness (of bodily members and organs, Galen): Romans 4:19.<1>
From nekroo; decease; figuratively, impotency -- deadness, dying.
see GREEK nekroo