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Strong's #554 - ἀπεκδύομαι

middle voice from (G575) and (G1562)
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  1. wholly put off from one's self
    1. denoting separation from what is put off
  2. wholly to strip off for one's self (for one's own advantage)
  3. despoil, disarm
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KJV (2)
Colossians 2
NAS (3)
Colossians 3
HCS (2)
Colossians 2
BSB (2)
Colossians 2
ESV (2)
Colossians 2
WEB (2)
Colossians 2
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


fut. -δύσομαι [ ]: aor. 1 -εδῡσάμην: —

I strip off oneself: metaph., put off, τὸν παλαιὸν ἄνθρωπον Colossians 3:9.

II strip off for oneself, despoil, τινά Colossians 2:15.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἀπεκδύομαι: 1 aorist ἀπεκδυσαμην;

1. wholly to put off from oneself (ἀπό denoting separation from what is put oft): τόν παλαιόν ἄνθρωπον, Colossians 3:9.

2. wholly to strip off for oneself (for one's own advantage), despoil, disarm: τινα, Colossians 2:15. Cf. Winers De verb. comp. etc. Part iv., p. 14f (especially Lightfoot on Colossians 2:15). (Josephus, Antiquities 6, 14, 2 ἀπεκδυς (but Bekker edition has μετεκδυς) τήν.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

*† ἀπ -εκ -δύω ,

to strip off clothes or arms; mid., to strip off from oneself: Colossians 3:9; to strip, despoil (mid, for act., ICC, in l; but cf. Lft., Ellic.), Colossians 2:15.†

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
απεκδυσαμενοι απεκδυσάμενοι ἀπεκδυσάμενοι απεκδυσαμενος απεκδυσάμενος ἀπεκδυσάμενος apekdusamenoi apekdusamenos apekdysamenoi apekdysámenoi apekdysamenos apekdysámenos