2340. théreuó
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théreuó: to hunt
Original Word: θηρεύω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: théreuó
Phonetic Spelling: (thay-ryoo'-o)
Short Definition: I hunt, seek to catch
Definition: I hunt, seek to catch or entrap; met: I lay hold of.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from théra
to hunt
NASB Translation
catch (1).

STRONGS NT 2340: θηρεύω

θηρεύω: 1 aorist infinitive θηρεῦσαί; (from θήρα, as ἀγρεύω from ἄγρα (cf. Schmidt, chapter 72, 3)); from Homer down; to go a hunting, to hunt, to catch in hunting; metaphorically, to lay wait for, strive to ensnare; to catch artfully: τί ἐκ στόματος τίνος, Luke 11:54.


From thera; to hunt (an animal), i.e. (figuratively) to carp at -- catch.

see GREEK thera

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