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Strong's #633 - ἀπονίπτω

from (G575) and (G3538)
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  1. to wash off
  2. to wash off one's self, to wash off for one's self
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 4229 ‑ מָחָה (maw‑khaw');  7364 ‑ רָחַץ (raw‑khats');  7857 ‑ שָׁטַף (shaw‑taf');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἀπο-νίπτω, see. ἀπονίζω.

ἀπονίζω, later ἀπονευρ-νίπτω D.S 4.59, Plu. Phoc. 18, and once as v.l. in Hom., v. infr.:

I wash off, ἀπονίψαντες.. βρότον ἐξ ὠτειλῶν Od. 24.18), cf. Il. 7.425 (tm.): Med., wash off from oneself, ἱδρῶ πολλὸν ἀπονίζοντο θαλάσσῃ ib. 10.572.

II wash clean, esp. of the hands and feet, τὴν ἀπονίζουσα φρασάμην

1. I perceived it (the scar) as I was washing his feet, Od. 23.75; ὅταν ἡ θυγάτηρ μ' ἀπονίζῃ καὶ τὼ πόδ' ἀλείφῃ Ar. V. 608, cf. Men. Georg. 60; ἓ μὲν ἔφη ἀ. τὸν παῖδα Pl. Smp. 175a: Med., χρῶτ' ἀπονίπτεσθαι wash one's body, v.l. in Od. 18.179, cf. 172; χεῖράς τε πόδας τε ib. 22.478: abs., οἷον εἴ τις εἰς πηλὸν ἐμβὰς πηλῷ -νίζοιτο Heraclit. 5; wash one's hands (esp. after meals, cf. Ar.Byz. ap. Ath. 9.408f), Hp. Mul. 1.89; ἐγὼ μὲν ἀποτρέχων ἀπονίψομαι Ar. Av. 1163; ἀπονίψασθαι δοτέον water to wash with, Alex. 250, cf. Antiph. 136; so in pf. Pass., ἀπονενίμμεθ' Ar. V. 1217; ἀπονενιμμένος Id. Ec. 419; also in late Prose, v. supr.; τῆς κρήνης -νιψάμενος Alciphr. 3.1; but ἀπονίψασθαι τὸ πρόσωπον ἀπὸ τᾶς κράνας IG 4.951.63 (Epid.).

2. rarely of things, ἀ. τὴν κύλικα Pherecr. 41.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἀπονίπτω: to wash off; 1 aorist middle ἀπενιψαμην; in middle to wash oneself off, to wash off for oneself: τάς χεῖρας, Matthew 27:24, cf. Deuteronomy 21:6f (The earlier Greeks say ἀπονίζω — but with future ἀπονιψω, 1 aorist ἀπενιψα; the later, as Theophrastus, char. 25 (30 (17)); Plutarch, Phocylides, 18; Athen. iv. c. 31, p. 149 c., ἀπονίπτω, although this is found (but in the middle) even in Homer, Odyssey 18, 179.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἀπο -νίπτω ,

[in LXX for H7857, H7364, H4229;]

to wash off: mid. (reflex.), τ . χεῖρας , Matthew 27:24.†

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

Syll 802.63 (iii/B.C.) : a fraudulent patient at the Asclepieum is told to take off the bandage and ἀπονίψασθαι τὸ πρόσωπον ἀπὸ τᾶς κράνας, in which he sees the penalty of his deceit branded on his face.


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
απένιψαν απενιψατο απενίψατο ἀπενίψατο απένιψεν απεξενούτο απεξήρανε απεξυσμένον απεξυσμένους απεπήδησαν απεπήδησεν απεπίασεν απονιψαμένη αποξενούσαι αποξενωθή αποξηράναντος αποξηρανθήσονται αποξυσθήναι αποξύσουσιν αποπειράται αποπεμπτούν αποπεμπτωσάτωσαν apenipsato apenípsato
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