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Strong's #329 - ἀναζωπυρέω

Root Word (Etymology)
from (G303) and a compound of the base of (G2226) and (G4442)
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  1. to kindle up, inflame one's mind, strength, zeal
Frequency Lists
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KJV (1)
2 Timothy 1
NAS (2)
2 Timothy 2
HCS (1)
2 Timothy 1
BSB (1)
2 Timothy 1
ESV (1)
2 Timothy 1
WEB (1)
2 Timothy 1
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


I rekindle, light up again, in tmesi, ἀν' αὖ σὺ ζωπυρεῖς νείκη νέα E. El. 1121; θερμῷ τὸ θερμὸν ἀ. Arist. Spir. 484a7; τὴν ὅλην φύσιν Jul. Or. 4.151c; τὸ χάρισμα τοῦ θεοῦ 2 Timothy 1:6 : Pass., to be rekindled, Pl. R. 527d, X. HG 5.4.46 (metaph.); to be excited, Iamb. VP 25.112.

II intr. in Act., Plu. Pomp. 41, etc.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἀναζωπυρέω, (ῶ; (τό ζώπυρον i. e.

a. the remains of a fire, embers;

b. that by which the fire is kindled anew or lighted up, a pair of bellows); to kindle anew, rekindle, resuscitate, (yet on the force of ἀναζωπυρέω cf. Ellicott on 2 Tim. as below); generally tropical, to kindle up, inflame, one's mind, strength, zeal (Xenophon, de re equest. 10, 16 of a horse roused to his utmost; Hell. 5, 4, 46; Antoninus 7, 2 φαντασίας; Plutarch, Pericl. 1, 4; Pomp. 41, 2; 49, 5; Plato, Charm., p. 156 d.; etc.): τό χάρισμα, 2 Timothy 1:6, i. e. τό πνεῦμα, 2 Timothy 1:7. Intransitive, to be enkindled, to gain strength: Genesis 45:27; 1 Macc. 13:7, and in secular authors; ἀναζωπυρησάτω πίστις, Clement of Rome, 1 Cor. 27, 3 [ET] (see Gebh. and Harn. at the passage).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

** ἀνα -ζωπυργέω , -

(< ζωός , πῦρ ),

[in LXX: 1 Maccabees 13:7 *;]

to kindle afresh: metaph., 2 Timothy 1:6 (for vernac. exx., v. MM, VGT, s.v.).†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

A characteristic compound of the Pastorals (2 Timothy 1:6), but vouched for in the common speech of the day : P Leid Wxvi. 43 (ii/iii A.D.)—an occult pamphlet—αὐτὸ γάρ ἐστιν τὸ ἀναζωπυροῦν τὰς πάσας βίβλους, cf. ib. Vx. 7 (iii/iv A.D.) δι᾽ οὗ ζωπυρεῖται πάντα πλάσματα. See further Anz Subsidia, p. 284 f., and cf. F. C. Conybeare in Exp VII. iv. p. 40.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
αναζωπυρειν αναζωπυρείν ἀναζωπυρεῖν ανεζωπύρησε anazopurein anazōpurein anazopyrein anazopyreîn anazōpyrein anazōpyreîn
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