gumnazó: to exercise naked, to trainOriginal Word: γυμνάζωPart of Speech:
I train by physical exerciseDefinition:
I train by physical exercise; hence: train, in the widest sense.
1128 gymnázō (from 1131 /gymnós, "to train, naked or wearing a loin cloth") – properly, naked or lightly clad, as with an ancient Greek athlete in a sporting event; (figuratively) to train with one's full effort, i.e. with complete physical, emotional force like when working out intensely in a gymnasium.
["Gym" and "gymnasium" come from this same root.]
1128 /gymnázō ("exert intensely, like a pro-athlete") presumes full discipline, necessary to be in "top working condition" (full agility, skill, endurance). This is gained only from constant, rigorous training (exercise). 1128 (gymnázō) conveys acquiring proficiency through practice – regular exercise with graduated resistance (the physical element is also included with the spiritual of being in "God's gymnasium").
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
to exercise naked, to trainNASB Translation
discipline (1), trained (3).