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Strong's #5394 - φλογίζω

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  1. to ignite, set on fire
  2. to burn up
  3. fig. to operate destructively, have a most pernicious power
    1. of that in which the destructive influences are kindled
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2760 ‑ חָרַךְ (khaw‑rak');  3857 ‑ לָהַט (law‑hat');  3947 ‑ לָקַח (law‑kakh');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


φλογ-ίζω, fut. φλογίσω Id., but -ιῶ LXX Psalms 97:3(96).3: = cross φλέγω, set on fire, burn, S. Ph. 1199 (anap.), LXX l.c., al.: singe, Sch. Ar. Eq. 1233: Pass., to be set on fire, blaze, flame, φλογιζόμενον ἅλιον S. Tr. 95 (lyr.): to be burnt up, consumed, Arist. Mu. 397a29: metaph., of the tongue, Ephesians 3:6 (Act. and Pass.).

II intr., burn, blaze, LXX Exodus 9:24.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

φλογίζω; (φλόξ, which see); to ignite, set on fire (Sir. 3:30; Exodus 9:24; Psalm 96:3 (); to burn up, 1 Macc. 3:5; Sophocles Philoct. 1199): in figurative discourse, to operate destructively, have a most pernicious power, James 3:6; in the passive of that in which the destructive influences are kindled, ibid. (see πῦρ, p. 558{b} top).

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(< φλόξ ),

[in LXX: Exodus 9:24 (H3947 hith.), Numbers 21:14 (†), Psalms 97:3 (H3857 pi.), Da TH Daniel 3:27(94) (H2760 ithp.), Sirach 3:30, 1 Maccabees 3:5 *;]

to set on fire, burn, burn up: fig., James 3:6 (on the meaning of the sentence, v. Hort, in l).†

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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

(1) ";winter"; (Joh. 10:22) : P Lille I. 1 recto.14 (B.C. 259–8) ἐὰν μὲν κατὰ χειμῶνα συντελῆται τὰ ἔργα, τίθεμεν ἔσεσθαι εἰς ο ̄ τοῦ στατῆρος, ";if the works are completed during the winter we reckon them at the rate of 70 (naubia) to the stater,"; P Tebt II. 278.46 (early i/A.D.) χιμ ̣ω ̣, ν ̣ γ ̣α ̣ρ ε ̣̓στι, ψῦχος π ̣ο ̣λ ̣υ ̣, ";it is winter, there is great cold,"; P Flor II. 127.7 (A.D. 256) the heating of a bath-chamber ἵνα θερμῶς λουσώμεθα χειμῶνος ὄντος, and from the inscrr. Priene 112.98 (after B.C. 84) heating of the gymnasium διὰ τοῦ χειμῶνος ὅλου δ [ι ]᾽ ἡμέρ (α)ς. See also s.v. θέρος.

(2)";storm,"; ";tempest"; (Mat. 16:3, Act. 27:20) : Preisigke 998 (A.D. 16–17) Λούκιος Μάγας Στράτωνος ἀπὸ Σουήνης ὑπάγων ἰς Πιρ. . . ἀπὸ χιμῶνος ἐλασθεὶς ὧδε, and similarly 997 (iv/A.D.).

For the adj. χειμερινός, cf. P Iand I. 28.5 (A.D. 104) ἀρουρῶν χειμεριν ]ω ̣ν καὶ θερινῶν, P Lond 842.12 (A, D. 140) (= III. p. 141) ὁμολογοῦμεν πεπρακέναι. . . νομὰς προβάτων. . . ἐφ᾽ ἐνιαυτὸν [ ]ν ̣α ̣ θερινὰς καὶ χιμερινὰς ἀπὸ μηνός. . ., and P Tebt II. 342.23 (lateii/A.D.) κούφων. . . πλάσεως χειμερινῆς, ";pots being of winter manufacture"; (Edd.).


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εφλόγισε εφλογίσθη φλογιεί φλογιζομενη φλογιζομένη φλογίζομενη φλογίζον φλογιζουσα φλογίζουσα φλογίνην phlogizomene phlogizomenē phlogizoméne phlogizoménē phlogizousa phlogízousa
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