2049. erémoó
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erémoó: to desolate
Original Word: ἐρημόω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: erémoó
Phonetic Spelling: (er-ay-mo'-o)
Short Definition: I destroy, strip, rob
Definition: (a) I make desolate, bring to desolation, destroy, waste, (b) of a person: I strip, rob.

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Cognate: 2049 erēmóō (from 2048 /érēmos, "wilderness, desolate area") – make desolate, isolated (left alone); lay waste, destroy (leave abandoned, deserted).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from erémos
to desolate
NASB Translation
desolate (1), laid waste (4).

STRONGS NT 2049: ἐρημόω

ἐρημόω, ἐρήμῳ: passive (present 3 person singular (cf. Buttmann, 38 (33)) ἐρημοῦται); perfect participle ἠρημωμενος; 1 aorist ἐρημωθην; (ἔρημος); from Herodotus down; the Sept. usually for חָרֵב, הֶחֱרִיב, שָׁמֵם; to make desolate, lay waste; in the N. T. only in the passive: πόλιν, Revelation 18:19; to ruin, bring to desolation: βασιλείαν, Matthew 12:25; Luke 11:17; to reduce to naught: πλοῦτον, Revelation 18:17 (16); ἠρημωμένην καί γυμνήν ποιεῖν τινα, to despoil one, strip her of her treasures, Revelation 17:16.

make desolate, come to nothing.

From eremos; to lay waste (literally or figuratively) -- (bring to, make) desolate(-ion), come to nought.

see GREEK eremos

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