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Strong's #3822 - παλαιόω

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  1. to make ancient or old
    1. to become old, to be worn out
    2. of things worn out by time and use
  2. to declare a thing to be old and so about to be abrogated
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1086 ‑ בָּלָה (baw‑law');  3462 ‑ יָשֵׁן (yaw‑shane');  5034 ‑ נֵבֶל (naw‑bale');  6275 ‑ עָתַק (aw‑thak');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


aor. ἐπαλαίωσα LXX La. 3.4: pf. πεπαλαίωκα Hebrews 8:13 : (παλαιός):

I make old, LXX Job 9:5, al.: mostly in Pass., decay through lapse of time, οἱ παλαιούμενοι νεκροί Arist. Mete. 390a22; κηρὸς παλαιούμενος Id. HA 557b6, al.; τὸ.. παλαιούμενον Pl. Smp. 208b, cf. Ti. 59c; τὸ ἱερὸν πεπαλαιῶσθαι Sammelb. 5827.11 (i B. C.); πεπαλαιωμένον ἔκπτωμα βραχίονος one which is of long standing, Hp. Art. 7; γένος παλαιωθὲν ὑπὸ χρόνου D.H. 3.10; πεπαλαιωμένε ἡμερῶν κακῶν LXX Su. 52; of wine, become old, Thphr. CP 6.7.5, Gal. 14.14, al., Ath. 1.33a.

II abrogate, cancel, [ διαθήκην ] Hebr. l.c.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

παλαιόω, παλαιῷ: perfect πεπαλαίωκα; passive, present participle παλαιουμενος; future παλαιωθήσομαι; (παλαιός);

a. to make ancient or old, the Sept. for בִּלָּה; passive to become old, to be worn out, the Sept. for בָּלָה, עָתַק: of things worn out by time and use, as βαλάντιον, Luke 12:33; ἱμάτιον, Hebrews 1:11 (cf. Psalm 101:27 (); Deuteronomy 29:5; Joshua 9:19 (); Nehemiah 9:21; Isaiah 50:9; Isaiah 51:6; Sir. 14:17). passive τό παλαιούμενον, that which is becoming old, Hebrews 8:13 (Plato, symp., p. 208 b.; Tim., p. 59 c.).

b. to declare a thing to be old and so about to be abrogated: Hebrews 8:13 (see γηράσκω, at the end).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

παλαιόω , -

(< παλαιός ),

[in LXX chiefly for H1086, pi., in pass. for H994 qal.;]

to make or declare old: Hebrews 8:13; pass., to become old: of things worn out by time and use (cf. John 9:13, Isaiah 50:9, al., and see παλαιός ), Luke 12:33, Hebrews 1:11 (LXX); τὸ παλαιούμενον , Hebrews 8:13 (where this and the act., v. supr., may have the sense of abrogate, v. LS, Zorell, s.v.).†

SYN.: γηράσκω G1095.

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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

The subst. occurs in P Strass I. 22.30 (iii/A.D.) οὐδεμίαν παρείσδυσιν ἔχεις, ἡ γὰ ̣ρ ̣ γ ̣[υν ]η ̣̣ ἐν τῇ νομῇ γέγονεν ̣ πολλῷ χρόνῳ, ";you cannot creep in, for the woman has been in possession for a long time"; : the sense is just that of Judges 1:4 παρεισεδύησαν (2 aor. pass. for 2 aor. act., Blass Gr. p. 43) γάρ τινες ἄνθρωποι. See also Vett. Val. p. 345.8, and Linde Epic. p. 26.


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List of Word Forms
επάλαιεν επαλαιώθη επαλαιώθην επαλαιώθησαν επαλαίωσαν επαλαίωσε παλαίειν παλαιουμενα παλαιούμενα παλαιουμένη παλαιουμενον παλαιούμενον παλαιούται παλαιστάς παλαιστής παλαιστού παλαιωθή παλαιωθήσεσθε παλαιωθήσεται παλαιωθησονται παλαιωθήσονται παλαιώμασιν παλαιώματα παλαιών παλαίωσιν παλαιώσουσιν πεπαλαίωκε πεπαλαιωκεν πεπαλαίωκεν πεπαλαιωμένα πεπαλαίωνται palaiothesontai palaiothḗsontai palaiōthēsontai palaiōthḗsontai palaioumena palaioúmena palaioumenon palaioúmenon pepalaioken pepalaiōken pepalaíoken pepalaíōken
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