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Entry for Strong's #1606 - ἐκπνέω

Word Origin
from (1537) and (4154)
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to breathe out, breathe out one's life, breathe one's last, expire
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (3) NAS (3) HCS (3)
Mark 2
Luke 1
Mark 2
Luke 1
Mark 2
Luke 1
V-AAI-3S 3
V-AAI-3S 3
V-AAI-3S 3
V-AAI-3S 3

Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


I ἐκ-πνείω Q.S. 1.349, impf. - είεσκον Id. 13.148: fut. - πνεύσομαι or - οῦμαι: —

1. breathe out or forth, κεραυνὸς ἐκπνέων φλόγα A. Pr. 361; ἐ. ἀράς τινι E. Ph. 876; ἐ. θυμόν Id. Ba. 620: abs., Emp. 100.1, Pl. Phd. 112b, Arist. HA 492b6.

2. βίον ἐ. breathe one's last, expire, A. Ag. 1493 (lyr.), E. Hel. 142; ἐ. ψυχήν Id. Or. 1163; alone, ὑφ' οὗ φονέως ἄρ' ἐξέπνευσας S. Aj. 1026; πρός τινος E. HF 886 (anap.): abs., Id. Hyps.Fr. 60i38, Parth. 4.6: metaph., lose power, Gp. 15.1.28; lose lustre, of pearls, PHolm. 10.18.

3. lose breath, of a runner, Arist. Rh. 1409a32.


1. abs., cease blowing, become calm, [ ὁ δῆμος ] ἴσως ἂν ἐκπνεύσειε E. Or. 700; τὰ κατὰ τὸν πόλεμον ἐκπέπνευκε καὶ λελώφηκεν Sch. Ar. Pax 942.

2. blow out or outwards, of a wind, ἔσωθεν ἐ. Hdt. 7.36; ἐκ τοῦ κόλπου Th. 2.84, cf. 6.104; burst out, σμικροῦ νέφους..ἐκπνεύσας μέγας χειμών S. Aj. 1148; but simply, blow, of wind, Arist. Mete. 365a4, Pr. 947a31.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἐκπνέω: 1 aorist ἐξέπνευσα; to breathe out, breathe out one's life, breathe one's last, expire: Mark 15:37, 39; Luke 23:46, and often in Greek writings, both without an object (from (Sophocles Aj. 1026) Euripides down), and with βίον or ψυχήν added (from Aeschylus down).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

* ἐκ -πνέω , - , to breathe out; sc. βίον , ψυχήν (expressed in cl., Æsch., al.; cf. LS, s.v.), to breathe one's last, expire: Mark 15:37; Mark 15:39 Luke 23:46. For force of aorist, v. Swete, Mark 15:37.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
εκποιή εκποιήσει εκπολεμήσαι εκπολεμήσαντες εκπολεμήσας εκπολεμήσωμεν εκπολιορκησάτωσαν εξέπνευσε εξεπνευσεν εξέπνευσεν ἐξέπνευσεν εξεποίει εξεπολέμει εξεπολέμησαν εξεπολιόρκησεν εξεπολιόρκουν exepneusen exépneusen
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