638. apopnigó
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apopnigó: to choke
Original Word: ἀποπνίγω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: apopnigó
Phonetic Spelling: (ap-op-nee'-go)
Short Definition: I suffocate, choke, drown, stop the growth of
Definition: (a) I suffocate, choke, drown, (b) I stop the growth of.

HELPS word-Studies

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 Concordance
Word Origin
from apo and pnigó
to choke
NASB Translation
choked (2), drowned (1).

STRONGS NT 638: ἀποπνίγω

ἀποπνίγω: 1 aorist ἀπεπνιξα; 2 aorist passive ἀπεπνιγην; (ἀπό as in ἀποκτείνω which see (cf. to choke off)); to choke: Matthew 13:7 (T WH 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)).

choke, drown

From apo and pnigo; to stifle (by drowning or overgrowth) -- choke.

see GREEK apo

see GREEK pnigo

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