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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #554 - ἀπεκδύομαι
- wholly put off from one's self
- denoting separation from what is put off
- wholly to strip off for one's self (for one's own advantage)
- despoil, disarm
fut. -δύσομαι [ῡ ]: aor. 1 -εδῡσάμην: —
I strip off oneself: metaph., put off, τὸν παλαιὸν ἄνθρωπον Colossians 3:9.
II strip off for oneself, despoil, τινά Colossians 2:15.
*† ἀπ -εκ -δύω ,
to strip off clothes or arms; mid., to strip off from oneself: Colossians 3:9; to strip, despoil (mid, for act., ICC, in l; but cf. Lft., Ellic.), Colossians 2:15.†
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the Week of Proper 20 / Ordinary 25