1621. ektinassō
Lexical Summary
ektinassō: to shake off or out
Original Word: ἐκτινάσσω
Transliteration: ektinassō
Phonetic Spelling: (ek-tin-as'-so)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to shake off or out
Meaning: to shake off or out
Strong's Concordance
shake off.

From ek and tinasso (to swing); to shake violently -- shake (off).

see GREEK ek

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1621: ἐκτινάσσω

ἐκτινάσσω: 1 aorist imperative ἐκτινάξατε; 1 aorist middle participle ἐκτιναξάμενος; to shake off, so that something adhering shall fall: τόν χοῦν, Mark 6:11; τόν κονιορτόν, Matthew 10:14 (where the genitive τῶν ποδῶν does not depend on the verb but on the substantive (L T WH marginal reading, however, insert ἐκ)); by this symbolic act a person expresses extreme contempt for another and refuses to have any further contact with him (B. D. American edition under the word ); middle to shake off for (the cleansing of) oneself: τόν κονιορτόν ... ἐπί τινα, against one, Acts 13:51; τά ἱμάτια, dust from garments, Acts 18:6; (cf. B. D. as above; Nehemiah 5:13). (to knock out, τούς ὀδόντας, Homer, Iliad 16, 348; Plutarch, Cat. maj. 14.)


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