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Strong's #889 - ἀχρειόω

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  1. make useless, render unserviceable
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Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 444 ‑ אָלַח (aw‑lakh');  3510 ‑ כָּאַב (kaw‑ab');  7489 ‑ רָעַע (raw‑ah');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἀχρει-όω or ἀχρει-χρεόω

(OGI 573.16), pf. ἠχρείωκα: —

render useless, disable, damage, Dicaearch. 2.3, Plb. 3.64.8, LXX Daniel 4:11, OGI l.c.: Pass., ἀχρεῶσθαι SIG 569.31 (Crete, iii B.C.), cf. Plb. 1.14.6, BCH 35.286 (Delos, ii B.C.); to be corrupted, LXX Psalms 13:3(14).3; δι' ἀπειρίαν ἠχρειώθησαν Apollon.Cit. 1.1.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἀχρειόω, ἀχρειω: 1 aorist passive ἠχρειωθην; (ἀχρεῖος, which see); to make useless, render unserviceable: of character, Romans 3:12 (from Psalm 13:3 (), where L marginal reading T Tr WH read ἠχρεώθησαν from the rarer ἀχρεος equivalent to ἀχρεῖος. (Several times properly, in Polybius)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament


(Rec. -ειόω , Polyb., LXX), -

(< ἄχρεος = ἀχρεῖος ),

[in LXX (-ειόω ) for H444 ni., etc.;]

to make useless, unprofitable: pass., Romans 3:12 (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.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

In OGIS 573.16, a Cilician inscr of i/A.D., it is forbidden μήτε ἀπαλεῖψαι μήτε ἀχρεῶσαι μήτε μετᾶραι the inscriptions and votive offerings of an adjoining temple. The verb occurs in a quotation of Vettius, p. 290.1, where a king says ὁ τοιοῦτος . . . ἄτεκνος τῶν ἀναγκαίων στερηθήσεται καὶ πάντα ἀχρειὠσας τρόπον ἐπαίτου ζήσεται .



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
αχρειώσετε ηχρειώθησαν ηχρεωθησαν ἠχρεώθησαν echreothesan echreṓthesan ēchreōthēsan ēchreṓthēsan
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