2380. thyō
Lexical Summary
thyō: to offer, sacrifice
Original Word: θύω
Transliteration: thyō
Phonetic Spelling: (thoo'-o)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to offer, sacrifice
Meaning: to offer, sacrifice
Strong's Concordance
kill, sacrifice, slay.

A primary verb; properly, to rush (breathe hard, blow, smoke), i.e. (by implication) to sacrifice (properly, by fire, but genitive case); by extension to immolate (slaughter for any purpose) -- kill, (do) sacrifice, slay.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2380: θύω

θύω; imperfect ἔθυον; 1 aorist ἔθυσα; passive, present infinitive θύεσθαι; perfect participle τεθυμενος; 1 aorist ἐτύθην (1 Corinthians 5:7, where Rec.bez elz ἐθυθην, cf. Winers Grammar, § 5, 1 d. 12); (from Homer down); the Sept. mostly for זָבַח, also for שָׁחַט, to slay;

1. to sacrifice, immolate: absolutely, Acts 14:13; τίνι, the dative of person (in honor of one), Acts 14:18; τίνι τί, 1 Corinthians 10:20.

2. to slay, kill: absolutely, Acts 10:13; Acts 11:7; τί, Luke 15:23, 27, 30; passive Matthew 22:4; τό πάσχα, the paschal lamb, Mark 14:12; passive, Luke 22:7; 1 Corinthians 5:7 (Deuteronomy 16:2, 6).

3. to slaughter: absolutely, John 10:10; τινα, Sir. 31:24 (Sir. 34:24); 1 Macc. 7:19.


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