Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #2741 - καυσόω
- to burn up, set fire to
- to suffer with feverish burning, be parched with fever
I heat, Ptol. Tetr. 18: — Pass., burn with intense heat, 2 Peter 3:10; 2 Peter 3:12 : generally, to be burnt, PHolm. 25.27.
II suffer from καῦσος (A) 1, Antyll. ap. Orib. 9.13.1, Gal. 15.720; καυσουμένη ἐπιφάνεια Dsc. 2.134.
*† καυσόω , -ῶ
(< καῦσος , burning heat, fever),
only in pass.,
1. to burn with fever (Galen., al.).
2. In NT, to burn with great heat: 2 Peter 3:10; 2 Peter 3:12 (V. Mayor, in l).†
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