2416. hierosuleó
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hierosuleó: to rob a temple
Original Word: ἱεροσυλέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: hierosuleó
Phonetic Spelling: (hee-er-os-ool-eh'-o)
Short Definition: I commit sacrilege
Definition: I commit sacrilege, rob a temple.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from hierosulos
to rob a temple
NASB Translation
rob temples (1).

STRONGS NT 2416: ἱεροσυλέω

ἱεροσυλέω, ἱεροσύλω; (ἱερόσυλος, which see); to commit sacrilege, to rob a temple: Romans 2:22, where the meaning is, 'thou who abhorrest idols and their contamination, dost yet not hesitate to plunder their shrines'; cf. Fritzsche (and Delitzsch) at the passage (Aristophanes, Plato, Demosthenes, others.)

rob temples, commit sacrilege.

From hierosulos; to be a temple-robber (figuratively) -- commit sacrilege.

see GREEK hierosulos

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