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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

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1: κολάζω

(Strong's #2849 — Verb — kolazo — kol-ad'-zo )

primarily denotes "to curtail, prune, dock" (from kolos, "docked"); then, "to check, restrain, punish;" it is used in the Middle Voice in Acts 4:21; Passive Voice in 2 Peter 2:9 , AV, "to be punished" (RV, "under punishment," lit., "being punished"), a futurative present tense.

2: τιμωρέω

(Strong's #5097 — Verb — timoreo — tim-o-reh'-o )

primarily, "to help," then, "to avenge" (from time, "value, honor," and ouros, "a guardian"), i.e., "to help" by redressing injuries, is used in the Active Voice in Acts 26:11 , RV, "punishing" (AV, "I punished"); Passive Voice in Acts 22:5 , lit., "(that) they may be punished." Cp. No. 5, below.

Note: For 2 Thessalonians 1:9 , "shall suffer punishment," RV, See JUSTICE. See SUFFER , Note (10).

Bibliography Information
Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Punish'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ved/​p/punish.html. 1940.
 
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