apopnigó: to chokeOriginal Word: ἀποπνίγωPart of Speech:
I suffocate, choke, drown, stop the growth ofDefinition:
(a) I suffocate, choke, drown, (b) I stop the growth of.
638 apopnígō (from 575 /apó, "away from" and 4155 /pnígō, "choke") – properly, choke off; cut off someone's life supply; suffocate, make impossible to breathe (take in life).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
to chokeNASB Translation
choked (2), drowned (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 638: ἀποπνίγωἀποπνίγω
: 1 aorist ἀπεπνιξα
; 2 aorist passive ἀπεπνιγην
as in ἀποκτείνω
which see (cf. to choke off
)); to choke
: Matthew 13:7
marginal reading ἔπνιξαν
); Luke 8:7
(of seed overlaid by thorns and killed by them); to suffocate with water, to drown, Luke 8:33
(as in Demosthenes
32, 6 (i. e., p. 883, 28 etc.; schol. ad Euripides
, Or. 812)).<1>
From apo and pnigo; to stifle (by drowning or overgrowth) -- choke.
see GREEK apo
see GREEK pnigo