4980. scholazó
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scholazó: to be at leisure, hence to devote oneself to
Original Word: σχολάζω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: scholazó
Phonetic Spelling: (skhol-ad'-zo)
Short Definition: I have leisure, stand empty
Definition: (a) I have leisure, (b) I stand empty (of a house).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from scholé
to be at leisure, hence to devote oneself to
NASB Translation
devote yourselves (1), unoccupied (1).

STRONGS NT 4980: σχολάζω

σχολάζω; 1 aorist subjunctive σχολάσω, 1 Corinthians 7:5 G L T Tr WH; (σχολή, which see);

1. to cease from labor; to loiter.

2. to be free from labor, to be at leisure, to be idle; τίνι, to have leisure for a thing, i. e. to give oneself to a thing: ἵνα σχολάσητε (Rec. σχολάζητε) τῇ προσευχή, 1 Corinthians 7:5 (for examples from secular authors see Passow, under the word; (Liddell and Scott, under the word, III.)).

3. of things; e. g. of places, to be unoccupied, empty: οἶκος σχολαζων, Matthew 12:44; (Luke 11:25 WH brackets Tr marginal reading brackets) (τόπος, Plutarch, Gai. Grac. 12; of a centurion's vacant office, Eus. h. e. 7, 15; in ecclesiastical writings of vacant ecclesiastical offices (also of officers without charge; cf. Sophocles' Lexicon, under the word)).

empty, give self.

From schole; to take a holiday, i.e. Be at leisure for (by implication, devote oneself wholly to); figuratively, to be vacant (of a house) -- empty, give self.

see GREEK schole

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