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List of Greek words used in the N.T. in connection with death.
Its generally accepted meaning.
Verb: 1, To take away.
2, Abolish, therefore--put to death.
Verb substantive: The putting to death
Verb: To die; like seeds, to become putrescent.
Verb: To kill body, from Heb. cauthath--to break in pieces
as potter's vessel (Isa. 30: 14).
Always used of killing the body. First # - Matt. 10: 28.
Verb: To despatch by hand, from cheiriz§--to handle,
which is from cheir--the hand
Verb substantive: About to die--the last extremity,
or the last grasp, of death. Root of "eschatology."
Verb passive: To breathe out--to expire,
from ek--out of, and psuche--soul.
Verb: To slaughter, butcher, slay.
Verb: Root of apotein§ above. Not used in N.T.
Noun: The dead, those in the state of thanatos.
Only used of persons. From ne--not, and kear--the heart.
Root of our word "necromancy," &100:
A making dead, dying.
Verb: To become dead.
Verb: To murder.
Verb: to die together.
Noun abstract: The slaughter (for sacrifice).
Noun: The bringing of an end.
Verb: Bringing to an end.
Substantive abstract: Death, the state of the dead,
the antithesis of life, The extinguishing of life.
From thnesk§ which see. Never used of putting to death.
Root of "thanatopsis," "thanatology," "thanatophobia."
Verb: To put to death, generally by violence,
except where used metaphorically.
It is used mostly for putting to death by law.
Not used in Prison Epistles.
Verb: To die, or be dead. Used of those recently dead.
Apothnesk§ more emphatic. Not in Prison Epistles.
Adjective: Mortal, liable to death. Not in Prison Epistles
Verb: To offer as sacrifice, hence, to kill.
The exceptions to this usage are instructive.
Root of our word "thurify."