341. anakainoó
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anakainoó: to make new
Original Word: ἀνακαινόω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: anakainoó
Phonetic Spelling: (an-ak-ahee-no'-o)
Short Definition: I renew, amend, change
Definition: I renew, make new again.

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Cognate: 341 anakainóō (from 303 /aná, "up, completing a process" and kainoō, "renew," which is derived from 2537 /kainós) – to renew by moving from one stage to a higher (more developed) one; make qualitatively new. See 342 (anakainōsis).

341 /anakainóō ("to renew") only occurs in 2 Cor 4:16 and Col 3:10, both times referring to God ever-transforming the believer – by renewing "the new man" (anthrōpos) in Christ.

[Moulton and Milligan (Vocabulary) do not find any secular occasions of 341 (anakainóō) in the papyri.]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from ana and kainos
to make new
NASB Translation
renewed (2).

STRONGS NT 341: ἀνακαινόω

ἀνακαινόω, (ῶ: (present passive ἀνακαινοῦμαι); a word peculiar to the apostle Paul; properly, "to cause to grow up (ἀνά) new, to make new"; passive, new strength and vigor is given to me, 2 Corinthians 4:16; to be changed into a new kind of life, opposed to the former corrupt state, Colossians 3:10. Cf. Winers De verb. comp. Part iii., p. 10 (or Meyer on Colossians, the passage cited; Test. xii. Patr., test. Levi 16, 17ἀνακαινοποιέω. Cf. Köstlin in Herzog edition 2, 1:477f.)


From ana and a derivative of kainos; to renovate -- renew.

see GREEK ana

see GREEK kainos

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