Zao

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   2198  
Original WordWord Origin
zaoa primary verb
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Zao2:832,290
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
dzah'-o   Verb
 Definition
  1. to live, breathe, be among the living (not lifeless, not dead)
  2. to enjoy real life
    1. to have true life and worthy of the name
    2. active, blessed, endless in the kingdom of God
  3. to live i.e. pass life, in the manner of the living and acting
    1. of mortals or character
  4. living water, having vital power in itself and exerting the same upon the soul
  5. metaph. to be in full vigour
    1. to be fresh, strong, efficient,
    2. as adj. active, powerful, efficacious
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 143
alive 15, get their living 1, holding 1, life 6, life* 1, live 53, lived 3, lives 19, living 44
 
NAS Verse Count
Matthew6
Mark3
Luke8
John13
Acts12
Romans18
1 Corinthians3
2 Corinthians7
Galatians6
Philippians2
Colossians2
1 Thessalonians5
1 Timothy3
2 Timothy2
Titus1
Hebrews12
James1
1 Peter7
1 John1
Revelation13


Total125
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 Zao". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.