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Old & New Testament Greek

Entry for Strong's #3084 - λυτρόω

Word Origin:
from (3083)
Parts of Speech:
Word Definition  [ Thayer's | Strong's ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to release on receipt of ransom
  2. to redeem, liberate by payment of ransom
    1. to liberate
    2. to cause to be released to one's self by payment of a ransom
    3. to redeem
    4. to deliver: from evils of every kind, internal and external
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1350 ‑ גָּאַל (gaw‑al');   6202 ‑ עָרַף (aw‑raf');   6299 ‑ פָּדָה (paw‑daw');   6403 ‑ פָּלַט (paw‑lat');   6475 ‑ פָּצָה (paw‑tsaw');   6561 ‑ פָּרַק (paw‑rak');   7069 ‑ קָנָה (kaw‑naw');   7682 ‑ שָׂגַב (saw‑gab');   7804 ‑ שֵׁיזִב (shez‑ab');  
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


I release on receipt of a ransom, hold to ransom, τινὰ χρημάτων ὅσων δοκεῖ for such a sum as is agreed on, Pl. Tht. 165e; redeem a pledge, λ. τὰ ἱμάτια POxy. 530.14 (ii A. D.), etc.: Med., release by payment of ransom, redeem, παρὰ τῶν Αἰτωλῶν IG 12(5).36 (Naxos, iii B. C.), cf. LXX Exodus 13:15, al.; τὴν χώραν χρημάτων οὐκ ὀλίγων Plb. 18.16.1; ἡμᾶς ἀπὸ πάσης ἀνομίας Titus 2:14 : Pass., to be ransomed, ἐκ τῶν ἰδίων λελυτρῶσθαι D. 19.170, cf. Arist. EN 1164b34; αἵματι 1 Peter 1:18.

II Pass., to be released from an obligation, PEleph. 19.8 (iii B. C.).

III mistranslation of Hebr. ' rp 'break the neck', LXX Exodus 13:13. - ών, ῶνος, ὁ, = ἀπόπατος 2, ib. 4 Ki. 10.27, AB 433.

Thayer's Expanded Definition
 λυτρόω, λύτρῳ: passive, 1aorist ἐλυτρωθην; middle, present infinitive λυτροῦσθαι; 1aorist subjunctive 3person singular λυτρώσηται; (λύτρον, which see); the Sept. often for גָּאַל and פָּדָה;

1. to release on receipt of ransom: Plato, Theact., p. 165e.; Diodorus 19,73; the Sept., Numbers 18:15,17.

2. to redeem, liberate by payment of ransom (( Demosthenes, others)), generally expressed by the middle; universally, to liberate: τινα ἀργυρίῳ, and likewise ἐκ with the genitive of the thing; passive ἐκ τῆς ματαίας ἀναστροφῆς, 1 Peter 1:18; middle "to cause to be released to oneself (cf. Winer s Grammar, 254 (238)) by payment of the ransom, i. e. to redeem; universally, to deliver": in the Jewish theocratic sense, τόν Ἰσραήλ, viz. from evils of every kind, external and internal, Luke 24:21; ἀπό πάσης ἀνομίας, Titus 2:14 (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 30,6a.); τινα ἐκ, spoken of God, Deuteronomy 13:5; 2 Samuel 7:23; Hosea 13:14.

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ελυτρωθητε ελυτρώθητε ἐλυτρώθητε ελυτρωσάμην ελυτρώσατο ελυτρώσατό ελυτρώσω λελυτρωμένοι λελυτρωμένοις λελυτρωμένον λελύτρωται λελύτρωταί λυτρούμενον λυτρούμενος λυτρούμενός λυτρουμένου λυτρουμένω λυτρουσθαι λυτρούσθαι λυτροῦσθαι λυτρούται λυτρωθή λυτρωθήσεσθε λυτρωθήσεται λύτρωσαι λύτρωσαί λυτρωσαμένου λυτρώσασθαι λυτρώσεται λυτρώσεταί λυτρωση λυτρώση λυτρωσηται λυτρώσηται λυτρώσομαι λυτρώσομαί λυτρώται elutrothete elutrōthēte elytrothete elytrōthēte elytrṓthete elytrṓthēte lutrosetai lutrōsētai lutrousthai lytrosetai lytrōsētai lytrṓsetai lytrṓsētai lytrousthai lytroûsthai
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