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Strong's #1714 - ἐμπρήθω

from (G1722) and pretho (to blow a flame)
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  1. to burn
  2. destroy by fire
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


I blow up, inflate, of the wind, ἐν δ' ἄνεμος πρῆσεν μέσον ἱστίον Il. 1.481: Pass., to be bloated or swollen, ἐμπεπρησμένης ὑός Ar. V. 36 (-πρημ- cod. R), cf. Gal. ap. Orib. 8.19.7.

II burn, ἐνέπρηθον μέγα ἄστυ Il. 9.589: Pass., Ath.Med. ap. Orib. 1.2.4; cf. ἐμπίμπρημι.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἐμπρήθω: 1 aorist ἐνέπρησα; from Homer down; the Sept. for שָׂרַף and הִצִית; to burn; destroy by fire: τήν πόλιν, Matthew 22:7.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἐμ -πίπρημι , ἐμπρήθω

(for the form, see ἐμπίπλημι , and cf. Veitch, s.v. πίμπρημι ),

[in LXX chiefly for H8313;]

to set on fire: πόλιν , Matthew 22:7; pass., of the body, to become inflamed: Acts 28:6 (T; πίμπρημι WH, q.v.).†

ἐμ -πρήθω , see ἐμπίπρημι .

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

P Tebt I. 61 (b).289 (B.C. 118–7) ἐμπρήσαντο πυ [ρ ]οῦ γενήματα, ";burned the stores of wheat,"; BGU II. 651.4 (A.D. 192) ἐνεπρήσθη μοι ἅλων, ib. III. 909.16 (A.D. 359) ἐνέπρησαν αὐτὴν (sc. οἰκίαν) ἐκ θεματίου (";on purpose";), and ib. IV. 1047 ii. 13 (time of Hadrian) ]πὸ συνοικιῶν ἐμπε [πρ ?†]ησμένων. See also OGIS 8.11 (iv/B.C.) τὰν δὲ πόλιν καὶ τὰ ἶρ [α ] . . . ἐνέπρησε, Syll 350.19 (B.C. 31) ὑπέδ (ε)ιξαν δέ μοι καὶ περὶ. . . τῶν ἐπαύλεων τῶν ἐμπεπρησμένων.


†In the print edition a question mark appears directly above the ρ.


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
εμπρήσαι εμπρήσατε εμπρήσεις εμπρήσομεν εμπρήσουσι εμπρήσουσιν ενέπρησαν ενέπρησε ενεπρησεν ενέπρησεν ἐνέπρησεν ενεπρήσθη ενεπρήσθησαν enepresen eneprēsen enépresen enéprēsen
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