puroó: to set on fire, i.e. to burn (pass.)Original Word: πυρόωPart of Speech:
I burn, am purified by fireDefinition:
pass: I burn, am set on fire, am inflamed; glow with heat, am purified by fire.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
to set on fire, i.e. to burn (pass.)NASB Translation
burn (1), burning (1), flaming (1), intense concern (1), made to glow (1), refined (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 4448: πυρόωπυρόω
: passive, present πυροῦμαι
; perfect participle πεπυρωμένος
); from Aeschylus
down; to burn with fire, to set on fire, to kindle
; in the N. T. it is used only in the passive:
a. to be on fire, to burn: properly, 2 Peter 3:12; tropically, of the heat of the passions: of grief, 2 Corinthians 11:29 (English Versions burn (often understood of indignation, but cf. Meyer); Winer's Grammar, 153 (145)); of anger, with τοῖς θυμοῖς added, equivalent to to be incensed, indignant, 2 Macc. 4:38 2Macc. 10:35 2Macc. 14:45; to be inflamed with sexual desire, 1 Corinthians 7:9.
b. perfect participle πεπυρωμένος, made to glow (R. V. refined): Revelation 1:15 ((cf. Buttmann, 80 (69) n.)); full of fire; fiery, ignited: τά βέλη ... τά πεπυρωμένα darts filled with inflammable substances and set on fire, Ephesians 6:16 (Apollod. Bib. 2, 5, 2 § 3); melted by fire and purged of dross: χρυσίον πεπυρωμένον ἐκ πυρός, (refined by fire), Revelation 3:18 (so πυρόω in the Sept. for צָרַף; as τό ἀγρυριον, Job 22:25; Zechariah 13:9; Psalm 11:7<10> (); ()).<1>
burn, be on fire, try.
From pur; to kindle, i.e. (passively) to be ignited, glow (literally), be refined (by implication), or (figuratively) to be inflamed (with anger, grief, lust) -- burn, fiery, be on fire, try.
see GREEK pur