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Strong's #4442 - πῦρ

Transliteration
pŷr
Phonetics
poor
Origin
a root word
Parts of Speech
Noun Neuter
TDNT
6:928,975
Definition
Thayer's
  1. fire
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 217 ‑ אוּר (oor);  784 ‑ אֵשׁ (aysh);  1200 ‑ בְּעֵרָה (be‑ay‑raw');  3827 ‑ לַבָּה (lab‑baw');  3852 ‑ לַחֶבֶת (leh‑aw‑baw', lah‑eh'‑beth);  5135 ‑ נוּר (noor);  7565 ‑ רֶשֶׁף (reh'‑shef);  8316 ‑ שְׂרֵפָה (ser‑ay‑faw');  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (74)
Matthew
12
Mark
8
Luke
7
John
1
Acts
4
Romans
1
1 Corinthians
3
2 Thessalonians
1
Hebrews
5
James
3
1 Peter
1
2 Peter
1
Jude
2
Revelation
25
NAS (73)
Matthew
12
Mark
6
Luke
7
John
1
Acts
4
Romans
1
1 Corinthians
3
2 Thessalonians
1
Hebrews
5
James
3
1 Peter
1
2 Peter
1
Jude
2
Revelation
26
HCS (71)
Matthew
12
Mark
4
Luke
7
John
1
Acts
4
Romans
1
1 Corinthians
3
2 Thessalonians
1
Hebrews
5
James
3
1 Peter
1
2 Peter
1
Jude
2
Revelation
26
BSB (71)
Matthew
12
Mark
4
Luke
7
John
1
Acts
4
Romans
1
1 Corinthians
3
2 Thessalonians
1
Hebrews
5
James
3
1 Peter
1
2 Peter
1
Jude
2
Revelation
26
ESV (68)
Matthew
12
Mark
4
Luke
7
John
1
Acts
4
Romans
1
1 Corinthians
3
2 Thessalonians
1
Hebrews
5
James
3
1 Peter
1
2 Peter
1
Revelation
25
WEB (74)
Matthew
11
Mark
8
Luke
7
John
1
Acts
4
Romans
1
1 Corinthians
3
2 Thessalonians
1
Hebrews
5
James
3
1 Peter
1
2 Peter
1
Jude
4
Revelation
24
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

πῦρ (once πύυρ [ ] by 'distraction', Simon. 59 codd. Hdn.Gr. ( Rh.Mus. 35.101, 38.378)), τό, gen. πῠρός; not used in pl., v. πυρά, τά: — fire, π. καίειν or δαίειν to kindle fire, Il. 8.521, Od. 7.7, etc.; π. ἀνακαίειν, ἅπτειν, ἐξάπτειν, αἴθειν, ἐναύειν, v. sub vocc.; π. ποιεῖν, ποιήσασθαι, Anaxipp. 1.12, X. An. 5.2.27; οἴσετε π. Il. 15.718; π. προσέφερον X. An. 5.2.14; π. ἐμβαλεῖν νηυσί, κλισίῃσι, Il. 15.597, Od. 8.501 (tm.); π. φυσητέον, ῥιπίζειν, Ar. Lys. 293, Plu. Flam. 21; as exclam., "" πῦρ βοᾷ Men. Sam. 208 . π. τεχνικόν, v. τεχνικός .

2. funeral-fire (cf. πυρά ), ὄφρα πυρός με . . λελάχωσι θανόντα Il. 7.79, 22.342, cf. 15.350, 23.76; ζῶντα διδόναι τινὰ πυρί burn one alive, Hdt. 1.86 .

3. sacrificial fire, ἐν πυρὶ βάλλε θυηλάς Il. 9.220, cf. Od. 3.341, 446; κατὰ τοῦ π. σπένδειν Pl. Criti. 120a; διὰ τοῦ π. ὀμνύναι D. 54.40 .

4. hearthfire, πυρὸς ἐσχάραι Il. 10.418, cf. Od. 5.59; ἕως ἂν αἴθῃ πῦρ ἐφ' ἑστίας ἐμῆς A. Ag. 1435; πυρὶ δέχεσθαί τινα E. Or. 47; τὸ π. τὸ ἀθάνατον the fire of Vesta, Plu. Numbers 9:1-23, etc.; deified, Πῦρ ἀθάνατον SIG 826 ii 14 (Delph., ii B.C. ).

5. lightning, κεραυνὸς ἀενάου πυρός Pi. P. 1.6; πῦρ πνέοντος κεραυνοῦ Id. Fr. 146; πυρὸς ἀμφήκης βόστρυχος A. Pr. 1044 (anap.); πυρὶ καὶ στεροπαῖς S. OT 470 (anap.); παλτῷ ῥιπτεῖ πυρί Id. Ant. 131 (anap.); θείῳ πυρὶ παμφαής Id. Ph. 728 (lyr.). fire, light, or heat of the sun, θερινὸν π., opp. χειμών, Pi. P. 3.50, cf. Pl. Lg. 865b; of the stars, π. πνείοντα ἄστρα S. Ant. 1146 (lyr.); summer solstice, Alcm. 79, Paul.Al. A. 3.

6. flame of torches, S. Ant. 964 (lyr.), etc.; π. εὐάγγελον, ἄγγαρον, πομπόν, of the beacon fire, A. Ag. 21, 282, 299 .

7. fever heat, violent fever, πῦρ ἔλαβέν [τινα ] Hp. Epid. 1.26 . ή, al.; ὁ δ' ἔχων θέρμαν καὶ π. ἧκεν Ar. Fr. 690; τεταρταίῳ πυρί Call. Aet. 3.1.17; π. ἄγριον Hp. Epid. 7.20 (of erysipelas acc. to Gal. 19.134).

II phrases, ἐν πυρὶ γενέσθαι to be consumed, come to nothing, Il. 2.340; φεύγων καπνὸν εἰς πῦρ δεσποτείας ἐμπεπτωκώς 'out of the frying pan into the fire, Pl. R. 569b, cf. Prov. ap. Simp. in Epict. p.72 D.; ἦν ἄρα πυρός γ' ἕτερα θερμότερα Ar. Eq. 382; πῦρ ἐπὶ πῦρ ἐγχεῖν, ἄγειν, φέρειν, ἐπεισφέρειν, Cratin. 18, Ar. Fr. 453, Arist. Pr. 880a21, Plu. 2.61a; εἰς π. ξαίνειν 'plough the sands', Pl. Lg. 780c; βασανίζειν χρυσὸν ἐν πυρί Id. R. 413e, cf. Plb. 21.20.7: as a type of things irresistible or terrible, ἀντίος εἶμι, καὶ εἰ πυρὶ χεῖρας ἔοικε Il. 20.371; μάρναντο δέμας πυρὸς αἰθομένοιο 11.596, al.; Ἕκτωρ πυρὸς αἰνὸν ἔχει μένος 17.565, cf. 6.182; so τὸ πεπρωμένον οὐ π. σχήσει Pi. Fr. 232; κρεῖσσον ἀμαιμακέτου πυρός S. OT 177; οὐδὲν θηρίον γυναικὸς ἀμαχώτερον, οὐδὲ π. Ar. Lys. 1015; ἀναρχία κρείσσων πυρός E. Hec. 608; ἐχίδνης καὶ πυρὸς περαιτέρω Id. Andr. 271; so διὰ πυρὸς ἰέναι (as we say) to go through fire and water, dash through any danger, X. Smp. 4.16, cf. Oec. 21.7, Ar. Lys. 133; but διὰ πυρὸς ἦλθε ἑτέρῳ λέχεϊ she raged furiously against the other partner of the bed, E. Andr. 487 (lyr.); διὰ πυρὸς ἔμολον ματρί Id. El. 1183 (lyr.); σωθήσεται οὕτω δὲ ὡς διὰ πυρός 1 Corinthians 3:15; εἰς π. ἅλλεσθαι X. Mem. 1.3.9; κἂν εἰς π. ἐμβαῖεν Lib. Ep. 314.3; π. διέρπειν S. Ant. 265; of persons, ὦ π. σύ . . Id. Ph. 927; of Hannibal, Plu. Flam. 21: metaph. of anxious hope, θάλπει τῷδ' ἀνηκέστῳ πυρί S. El. 888; of love, ἀρσενικῷ θέρεται π. Call. Epigr. 27.5, cf. 45.2 . (Cf. Arm. hur, O E. fyr 'fire', etc.)

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

πῦρ ,

gen., πυρός , τό ,

[in LXX chiefly and very freq. for H784;]

fire: Mark 9:22, Luke 3:9, John 15:6, Acts 2:10, 1 Corinthians 3:13, James 3:5, Revelation 8:5, al; Papyri καὶ θεῖον , Luke 17:29; κατακαίειν (ἐν ) Papyri, Matthew 13:40, Revelation 17:16; Revelation 18:8; καίεσθαι πυρί , Hebrews 12:18, Revelation 8:8; Revelation 21:8; φλὸξ πυρός , Acts 7:30, 2 Thessalonians 1:8, Hebrews 1:7, Revelation 1:14; Revelation 2:18; Revelation 19:12; λαμπάδες πυρός , Revelation 4:5; στῦλοι πυρός , Revelation 10:1; ἄνθρακες πυρός ,, Romans 12:20 (LXX); γλῶσσαι ὡσεὶ πυρός , Acts 2:3; δοκιμάζειν (πυροῦσθαι ) διὰ πυρός , 1 Peter 1:7, Revelation 3:18; ὡς διὰ . Papyri (Lft., Notes, 193), 1 Corinthians 3:15. Of the fire of hell (cf. Dalman, Words,161): Mark 9:48 (LXX); τὸ Papyri τὸ αἰώνιον , Matthew 18:8; Matthew 25:41 (cf. 4 Maccabees 12:12); ἄσβεστον , Mark 9:43; πυρὸς αἰωνίου δίκην ὑπέχειν , Judges 1:7; γέεννα τοῦ π ,, Matthew 5:22; Matthew 18:9; κάμινος τοῦ π ,, Matthew 13:42; Matthew 13:50; ἡ λίμνη τοῦ π ,, Revelation 19:20; Revelation 20:10; Revelation 20:14-15; πυρὶ τηρεῖσθαι , 2 Peter 3:7; βασανισθῆναι ἐν Papyri, Revelation 14:10. Metaph.: βαπτίζειν πυρί , Luke 3:16; of the tongue, James 3:5; of strife and discord, Luke 12:49; ἐκ Papyri ἁρπάζειν , Judges 1:23; πυρὶ αλίζεσθαι , Mark 9:49; ζῆλος πυρός , Hebrews 10:27; of God, π , καταναλίσκον , Hebrews 12:29 (LXX).


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
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πυρ πῦρ πυρι πυρί πυρὶ πυρος πυρός πυρὸς pur puri puros pyr pŷr pyri pyrí pyrì pyros pyrós pyròs
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