scholazó: to be at leisure, hence to devote oneself toOriginal Word: σχολάζωPart of Speech:
I have leisure, stand emptyDefinition:
(a) I have leisure, (b) I stand empty (of a house).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
to be at leisure, hence to devote oneself toNASB Translation
devote yourselves (1), unoccupied (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 4980: σχολάζωσχολάζω
; 1 aorist subjunctive σχολάσω
, 1 Corinthians 7:5 G L T Tr WH
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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)).<1>
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