The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 1272 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
dianoigofrom (1223) and (455)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
dee-an-oy'-go Verb
  1. to open by dividing or drawing asunder, to open thoroughly (what had been closed)
    1. a male opening the womb (the closed matrix), i.e. the first-born
    2. of the eyes and the ears
    3. to open the mind of one, i.e. to cause to understand a thing
      1. to open one's soul, i.e. to rouse in one the faculty of understanding or the desire of learning
NAS Word Usage - Total: 8
explaining 2, opened 5, opens 1
NAS Verse Count

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 Dianoigo". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.