2806. klaó
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klaó: to break
Original Word: κλάω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: klaó
Phonetic Spelling: (klah'-o)
Short Definition: I break
Definition: I break (in pieces), break bread.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. verb
to break
NASB Translation
break (2), breaking (3), broke (8), broken (1).

STRONGS NT 2806: κλάω

κλάω; 1 aorist ἔκλασα; passive (present participle κλώμενος, 1 Corinthians 11:24 R G (see below)); 1 aorist ἐκλασθην (Romans 11:20 L Tr); (from Homer down); to break: used in the N. T. of the breaking of bread (see ἄρτος, 1), Matthew 14:19; Matthew 15:36; Matthew 26:26; Mark 8:6; Mark 14:22; Luke 22:19; (); Acts 2:46; Acts 20:7, 11; Acts 27:35; 1 Corinthians 10:16; 1 Corinthians 11:24; with εἰς τινας added, a pregnant construction, equivalent to 'to break and distribute among' etc. (see εἰς, C. 1), Mark 8:19; metaphorically, τό σῶμα, shattered, as it were, by a violent death, 1 Corinthians 11:21 R G. (Compare: ἐκκλάω, κατακλάω.)


A primary verb; to break (specially, of bread) -- break.

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