Katharizo

The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 2511 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
kaqarivzwfrom (2513)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Katharizo3:413,381
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
kath-ar-id'-zo Verb
Definition
  1. to make clean, cleanse
    1. from physical stains and dirt
      1. utensils, food
      2. a leper, to cleanse by curing
      3. to remove by cleansing
    2. in a moral sense
      1. to free from defilement of sin and from faults
      2. to purify from wickedness
      3. to free from guilt of sin, to purify
      4. to consecrate by cleansing or purifying
      5. to consecrate, dedicate
  2. to pronounce clean in a levitical sense
King James Word Usage - Total: 30
cleanse 16, make clean 5, be clean 3, purge 3, purify 3
KJV Verse Count
Matthew6
Mark4
Luke7
Acts3
2 Corinthians1
Ephesians1
Titus1
Hebrews3
James1
1 John2


Total29
Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Katharizo". "The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon". .