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Strong's #461 - ἀνορθόω

Root Word (Etymology)
from (G303) and a derivative of the base of (G3717)
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  1. to set up, make erect
    1. of a deformed person
  2. to rear again, build anew
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2210 ‑ זָקַף (zaw‑kaf');  3559 ‑ כּוּן (koon);  5749 ‑ עוּד (ood);  7235 ‑ רָבָה (raw‑baw');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


aor. ἀνώρθωσα E Alc. 1138, Isoc. 5.64, etc.: plpf.

1. with double augm. ἠνωρθώκει v.l. in Lib. 1039: the double augm. is common in the compd. ἐπανορθόω: — set up again, restore, rebuild, τὸν νηόν Hdt. 1.19; τὸ τεῖχος 7.208; τὸ στρατόπεδον Th. 6.88, etc.; τὸ σῶμά τινος E. Ba. 364: Med., ἀνορθοῦσθαι τὰ πίπτοντα τῶν οἰκοδομημάτων have them rebuilt, Arist. Pol. 1322b20.

2. restore to health or well being. πόλιν S. OT 46: τινά Pl. Lg. 919d.

3. set straight again, set right, correct, τινά E. Supp. 1228; τὰ ἀλλότρια κακά Pl. R. 346e.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἀνορθόω, ἀνόρθω: future ἀνορθώσω; 1 aorist ἀνωρθωσα; 1 aorist passive ἀνωρθωθην (Luke 13:13; without the augment ἀνορθωθην L T Tr; cf. (WHs Appendix, p. 161); Buttmann, 34 (30); (Winer's Grammar, 73) (70));

1. to set up, make erect: a crooked person, Luke 13:13 (she was made straight, stood erect); drooping hands and relaxed knees (to raise them up by restoring their strength), Hebrews 12:12.

2. to rear again, build anew: ἀκηνην, Acts 15:16 (Herodotus 1, 19 τόν νηον ... τόν ἐνέπρησαν; 8, 140; Xenophon, Hell. 4, 8, 12, etc.; in various senses in the Sept.).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἀν -ορθόω , -

(ἀνά , ὀρθόω , to set straight, set up),

[in LXX chiefly for H3559 hi.;]

to set upright or straight again, restore: of persons, Luke 13:13, Hebrews 12:12; of things, σκηνήν , Acts 15:16 (MM, VGT, s.v.; Cremer, 807).†

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

ἀνορθόω occurs in the fragmentary P Lips I. 119 recto.3 (A.D. 274) τ ]ῶν ἀμαρτιω ̣̑[ν ] τ ̣ὰς πονηρίας συνεχῶ [ς ἀ ]νορθουμένων. For the sense of ";rear again,"; as Acts 15:16, cf. OGIS 710.4 (ii/A.D.) τὸ π [ρ ]οπύλα [ιον ] χρόνῳ [διαφθαρὲ ]ν [ ]νώρθωσεν ἐκ τοῦ ἰδίου Ἀπολλώνιος ἐπ᾽ ἀγαθῶι. The noun occurs in P Ryl II. 157.13 (A.D. 135) ἔσται δε ̣, ἡ ἀνόρθωσις τῶν [νῦν ἀποκαθι ]στανομένων κοινῶν [τ ]ει ̣χ ̣ω ̣̑[ν ] α ̣̓[πὸ κ ]ο ̣ι ̣νῶν λ [η ]μ ̣μ ̣α ̣τ ̣ων ";the restoration of the common walls"; (Edd.).


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List of Word Forms
ανορθοί ανορθούται ανορθώσαι ανορθώσας ανορθωσατε ανορθώσατε ἀνορθώσατε ανορθωσω ανορθώσω ἀνορθώσω ανορύσσοντες ανορύσσων ανωρθωθη ανωρθώθη ἀνωρθώθη ανωρθώθημεν ανωρθώθησαν ανωρθωμένος ανώρθωσέ anorthosate anorthōsate anorthṓsate anorthoso anorthōsō anorthṓso anorthṓsō anorthothe anorthṓthe anōrthōthē anōrthṓthē
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