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Greek Dictionary Words (b-d)

ref: Greek words and definitions taken from "Strong's Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible".

cast, strike, throw...

G906. ballo, bal'-lo; a prim. verb; to throw (in various applications, more or less violent or intense):--arise, cast (out), X dung, lay, lie, pour, put (up), send, strike, throw (down), thrust. Comp. G4496.

baptist, baptize, wash

G907. baptizo, bap-tid'-zo; from a der. of G911; to make whelmed (i.e. fully wet); used only (in the N.T.) of ceremonial ablution, espec. (techn.) of the ordinance of Chr. baptism:--baptist, baptize, wash.


G908. baptisma, bap'-tis-mah; from G907; baptism (techn. or fig.):--baptism.
(Mat 3:7, etc., baptism)

baptism, washing

G909. baptismos, bap-tis-mos'; from G907; ablution (cerem. or Chr.):--baptism, washing.


G911. bapto, bap'-to; a prim. verb; to whelm, i.e. cover wholly with a fluid; in the N.T. only in a qualified or spec. sense, i.e. (lit.) to moisten (a part of one's person), or (by impl.) to stain (as with dye):--dip.


G925. baruno, bar-oo'-no; from G926; to burden (fig.):--overcharge.

grievous, heavy, weightier

G926. barus, bar-ooce'; from the same as G922; weighty, i.e. (fig.) burdensome, grave:--grievous, heavy, weightier.

pain, toil, torment, toss, vex

G928. basanizo, bas-an-id'-zo; from G931; to torture:--pain, toil, torment, toss, vex.


G931. basanos, bas'-an-os; perh. remotely from the same as G939 (through the notion of going to the bottom); a touch-stone, i.e. (by anal.) torture:--torment.

kingdom, + reign

G932. basileia, bas-il-i'-ah; from G935; prop. royalty, i.e. (abstr.) rule, or (concr.) a realm (lit. or fig.):--kingdom, + reign.


G934. basileios, bas-il'-i-os; from G935; kingly (in nature):--royal.

king, reign

G936. basileuo, bas-il-yoo'-o; from G935; to rule (lit. or fig.):--king, reign.


G935. basileus, bas-il-yooce'; prob. from G939 (through the notion of a foundation of power); a sovereign (abs., rel. or fig.):--king.


G939. basis, bas'-ece; from baino (to walk); a pace ("base"), i.e. (by impl.) the foot:--foot.
(Acts 3:3)

bear, carry, take up

G941. bastazo, bas-tad'-zo; perh. remotely der. from the base of G939 (through the idea of removal); to lift, lit. or fig. (endure, declare, sustain, receive, etc.):--bear, carry, take up.

deep (-ness, things), depth

G899. bathos, bath'-os; from the same as G901; profundity, i.e. (by impl.) extent; (fig.) mystery:--deep (-ness, things), depth.

deep, very early

G901. bathus, bath-oos'; from the base of G939; profound (as going down), lit. or fig.:--deep, very early.


G956. belos, bel'-os; from G906; a missile, i.e. spear or arrow:--dart.

bill, book, scroll, writing

G975. biblion, bib-lee'-on; a dimin. of G976; a roll:--bill, book, scroll, writing.


G976. biblos, bib'-los; prop. the inner bark of the papyrus plant, i.e. (by impl.) a sheet or scroll of writing:--book.


G984. blapto, blap'-to; a prim. verb; prop. to hinder, i.e. (by impl.) to injure:--hurt.

blasphemy, evil speaking, railing

G988. blasphemia, blas-fay-me'-ah; from G989; vilification (espec. against God):--blasphemy, evil speaking, railing.

blasphemer (-mous), railing

G989. blasphemos, blas'-fay-mos; from a der. of G984 and G5345; scurrilous, i.e. calumnious (against man), or (spec.) impious (against God):--blasphemer (-mous), railing.

saw, see, take heed...

G991. blepo, blep'-o; a prim. verb; to look at (lit. or fig.):--behold, beware, lie, look (on, to), perceive, regard, see, sight, take heed. Comp. G3700.

(purpose) advise, counsel, will

G1012. boule, boo-lay'; from G1014; volition, i.e. (obj.) advice, or (by impl.) purpose:--+ advise, counsel, will.

be disposed, minded, intend...

G1014. boulomahee, boo'-lom-ahee; mid. of a prim. verb; to "will," i.e. (reflex.) be willing:--be disposed, minded, intend, list (be, of own) will (-ing). Comp. G2309.

babe, (young) child, infant

G1025. brephos, bref'-os; of uncert. affin.; an infant (prop. unborn) lit. or fig.:--babe, (young) child, infant.

fine linen

G1039. bussinos, boos'-see-nos; from G1040; made of linen (neut. a linen cloth):--fine linen.

fine linen

G1040. bussos, boos'-sos; of Heb. or. [H948]; white linen:--fine linen.

be glad, God speed, joy (-fully), rejoice...

G5463. chairo, khah'ee-ro; a prim. verb; to be "cheer"ful, i.e. calmly happy or well-off; impers. espec. as salutation (on meeting or parting), be well:--farewell, be glad, God speed, greeting, hail, joy (-fully), rejoice.


G5464. chalaza, khal'-ad-zah; prob. from G5465; hail:--hail.

let down, strike

G5465. chalao, khal-ah'-o; from the base of G5490; to lower (as into a void):--let down, strike.


G5472. chalkedon, khal-kay-dohn'; from G5475 and perh. G1491; copper-like, i.e. "chalcedony":--chalcedony.

brass, money

G5475. chalkos, khal-kos'; perh. from G5465 through the idea of hollowing out as a vessel (this metal being chiefly used for that purpose); copper (the substance, or some implement or coin made of it):--brass, money.

on (to) the ground

G5476. chamai, kham-ah'-ee; adv. perh. from the base of G5490 through the idea of a fissure in the soil; earthward, i.e. prostrate:--on (to) the ground.


G5479. chara, khar-ah'; from G5463; cheerfulness, i.e. calm delight:--gladness, X greatly, (X be exceeding) joy (-ful, -fully, -fulness, -ous).

express image

G5481. charakter, khar-ak-tare'; from the same as G5482; a graver (the tool or the person), i.e. (by impl.) engraving (["character"], the figure stamped, i.e. an exact copy or [fig.] representation):--express image.


G5482. charax, khar'-ax; from charasso (to sharpen to a point; akin to G1125 through the idea of scratching); a stake, i.e. (by impl.) a palisade or rampart (military mound for circumvallation in a siege):--trench.
(Luke 19:43)

deliver, (frankly) forgive, (freely) give, grant

G5483. charizomai, khar-id'-zom- ahee; mid. from G5485; to grant as a favor, i.e. gratuitously, in kindness, pardon or rescue:--deliver, (frankly) forgive, (freely) give, grant.

acceptable, benefit, favour, gift, grace (-ious)...

G5485. charis, khar'-ece; from G5463; graciousness (as gratifying), of manner or act (abstr. or concr.; lit., fig. or spiritual; espec. the divine influence upon the heart, and its reflection in the life; including gratitude):--acceptable, benefit, favour, gift, grace (-ious), joy liberality, pleasure, thank (-s, -worthy).

(free) gift

G5486. charisma, khar'-is-mah; from G5483; a (divine) gratuity, i.e. deliverance (from danger or passion); (spec.) a (spiritual) endowment, i.e. (subj.) religious qualification, or (obj.) miraculous faculty:--(free) gift.


G5488. Charrhan, khar-hran'; of Heb. or. [H2771]; Charrhan (i.e. Charan), a place in Mesopotamia:--Charran.


G5490. chasma, khas'-mah; from a form of an obsol. prim. chao (to "gape" or "yawn"); a "chasm" or vacancy (impassable interval):--gulf.

tempest, foul weather, winter

G5494. cheimon, khi-mone'; from a der. of cheo (to pour; akin to the base of G5490 through the idea of a channel), mean. a storm (as pouring rain); by impl. the rainy season, i.e. winter:--tempest, foul weather, winter.


G5495. cheir, khire; perh. from the base of G5494 in the sense of its congener the base of G5490 (through the idea of hollowness for grasping); the hand (lit. or fig. [power]; espec. [by Heb.] a means or instrument):--hand.

choose, ordain

G5500. cheirotoneo, khi-rot-on-eh'-o; from a comp. of G5495 and teino (to stretch); to be a hand-reacher or voter (by raising the hand), i.e. (gen.) to select or appoint:--choose, ordain.
(Acts 14:23, ordained; 2 Cor 8:19, chosen)


G5502. cheroubim, kher-oo-beem'; plur. of Heb. or. [H3742]; "cherubim" (i.e. cherubs or kerubim):--cherubims.


G5510. chion, khee-one'; perh. akin to the base of G5490 (G5465) or G5494 (as descending or empty); snow:--snow.

("green") Chloe

G5514. Chloe, khlo'-ay; fem. of appar. a prim. word; "green"; Chloe, a Chr. female:--Chloe.

green, pale

G5515. chloros, khlo-ros'; from the same as G5514; greenish; i.e. verdant, dun-colored:--green, pale.


G5517. choikos, kho-ik-os'; from G5522; dust or dirty (soil-like), i.e. (by impl.) terrene:--earthy.


G5522. choos, kho'-os; from the base of G5494; a heap (as poured out), i.e. rubbish; loose dirt:--dust.

coast, county, fields, grounds, land, region

G5561. chora, kho'-rah; fem. of a der. of the base of G5490 through the idea of empty expanse; room, i.e. a space of territory (more or less extensive; often includ. its inhab.):--coast, county, fields, grounds, land, region. Comp. G5117.

depart, put asunder, separate

G5563. chorizo, kho-rid'-zo; from G5561; to place room between, i.e. part; reflex. to go away:--depart, put asunder, separate.

entreat, use

G5530. chraomai, khrah'-om-ahee; mid. of a prim. verb (perh. rather from G5495, to handle); to furnish what is needed; (give an oracle, "graze" [touch slightly], light upon, etc.), i.e. (by impl.) to employ or (by extens.) to act towards one in a given manner:--entreat, use. Comp. G5531, G5534.


G5531. chrao, khrah'-o; prob. the same as the base of G5530; to loan:--lend.
(Luke 11:5)

business, lack, necessary (-ity)...

G5532. chreia, khri'-ah; from the base of G5530 or G5534; employment, i.e. an affair; also (by impl.) occasion, demand, requirement or destitution:--business, lack, necessary (-ity), need (-ful), use, want. R
(Mark 2:17, etc., need; Luke 10:42, needful; Acts 6:3, business; Acts 20:34, necessities; Rom 12:13; Phil 4:16, necessity; Eph 4:28, needeth; Eph 4:29, use; Phil 2:25, wants; Titus 3:14, uses)
chreia:G5532 echo:G2192 (Mat 26:65, need have)


G5534. chre, khray; third pers. sing. of the same as G5530 or G5531 used impers.; it needs (must or should) be:--ought.

money, riches

G5536. chrema, khray'-mah; something useful or needed, i.e. wealth, price:--money, riches.


G5546. Christianos, khris-tee-an-os'; from G5547; a Christian, i.e. follower of Christ:--Christian.


G5547. Christos, khris-tos'; from G5548; anointed, i.e. the Messiah, an epithet of Jesus:--Christ.


G5548. chrio, khree'-o; prob. akin to G5530 through the idea of contact; to smear or rub with oil, i.e. (by impl.) to consecrate to an office or religious service:--anoint.

delay, tarry

G5549. chronizo, khron-id'-zo; from G5550; to take time, i.e. linger:--delay, tarry.


G5550. chronos, khron'-os; of uncert. der.; a space of time (in gen., and thus prop. distinguished from G2540, which designates a fixed or special occasion; and from G165, which denotes a particular period) or interval; by extens. an individ. opportunity; by impl. delay:--+ years old, season, space, (X often-) time (-s), (a) while.


G1142. daimon, dah'-ee-mown; from daio (to distribute fortunes); a daemon or supernatural spirit (of a bad nature):--devil.


G1160. dapane, dap-an'-ay; from dapto (to devour); expense (as consuming):--cost.

also, and, but, moreover, now

G1161. de, deh; a prim. particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.:--also, and, but, moreover, now [often unexpressed in English].

also, and, doubtless, now, therefore

G1211. de, day; prob. akin to G1161; a particle of emphasis or explicitness; now, then, etc.:--also, and, doubtless, now, therefore.

accept, receive, take

G1209. dechomai, dekh'-om-ahee; mid. of a prim. verb; to receive (in various applications, lit. or fig.):--accept, receive, take. Comp. G2983.

behoved, be meet, must (needs)...

G1163. dei, die; third pers. sing. act. pres. of G1210; also deon, deh-on'; neut. act. part. of the same; both used impers.; it is (was, etc.) necessary (as binding):--behoved, be meet, must (needs), (be) need (-ful), ought, should.


G1166. deiknuo, dike-noo'-o; a prol. form of an obs. prim. of the same mean.; to show (lit. or fig.):--shew.


G1169. deilos, di-los'; from deos (dread); timid, i.e. (by impl.) faithless:--fearful.


G1172. deipneo, dipe-neh'-o; from G1173; to dine, i.e. take the principal (or evening) meal:--sup (X -per).

feast, supper

G1173. deipnon, dipe'-non; from the same as G1160; dinner, i.e. the chief meal (usually in the evening):--feast, supper.


G1218. demos, day'-mos; from G1210; the public (as bound together socially):--people.

bind, be in bonds...

G1210. deo, deh'-o; a prim. verb; to bind (in various applications, lit. or fig.):--bind, be in bonds, knit, tie, wind. See also G1163, G1189.

beseech, pray (to), make request

G1189. deomai, deh'-om-ahee; mid. of G1210; to beg (as binding oneself), i.e. petition:--beseech, pray (to), make request. Comp. G4441.

beat, smite

G1194. dero, der'-o; a prim. verb; prop. to flay, i.e. (by impl.) to scourge, or (by anal.) to thrash:--beat, smite.

afterward, again, second (-arily, time)

G1208. deuteros, dyoo'-ter-os; as the comp. of G1417; (ordinal) second (in time, place, or rank; also adv.):--afterward, again, second (-arily, time).

after, always, among, at, to avoid, because of (that)

G1223. dia, dee-ah'; a prim. prep. denoting the channel of an act; through (in very wide applications, local, causal or occasional):--after, always, among, at, to avoid, because of (that), briefly, by, for (cause) . . . fore, from, in, by occasion of, of, by reason of, for sake, that, thereby, therefore, X though, through (-out), to, wherefore, with (-in). In composition it retains the same general import. R
dia:G1223 - touto:G5124 (Mat 6:25, etc., therefore; Mat 12:31, etc., Wherefore; Col 1:9, cause)
dia:G1223 - hos:G3739 (wherefore) ean:G1437 (3 John 1:10, if)

false accuser, devil, slanderer

G1228. diabolos, dee-ab'-ol-os; from G1225; a traducer; spec. Satan [comp. H7854]:--false accuser, devil, slanderer.

covenant, testament

G1242. diatheke, dee-ath-ay'-kay; from G1303; prop. a disposition, i.e. (spec.) a contract (espec. a devisory will):--covenant, testament.

appoint, make, testator

G1303. diatithemai, dee-at-ith'-em-ahee; mid. from G1223 and G5087; to put apart, i.e. (fig.) dispose (by assignment, compact or bequest):--appoint, make, testator.


G1225. diaballo, dee-ab-al'-lo; from G1223 and G906; (fig.) to traduce:--accuse.

difference, diversity

G1243. diairesis, dee-ah'-ee-res-is; from G1244; a distinction or (concr.) variety:--difference, diversity.


G1244. diaireo, dee-ahee-reh'-o; from G1223 and G138; to separate, i.e. distribute:--divide.

throughly, purge

G1245. diakatharizo, dee-ak-ath-ar-id'-zo; from G1223 and G2511; to cleanse perfectly, i.e. (spec.) winnow:--throughly purge.

deacon, minister, servant

G1249. diakonos, dee-ak'-on-os; prob. from an obs. diako (to run on errands; comp. G1377); an attendant, i.e. (gen.) a waiter (at table or in other menial duties); spec. a Chr. teacher and pastor (techn. a deacon or deaconess):--deacon, minister, servant.

contend, make (to) differ (-ence), discern...

G1252. diakrino, dee-ak-ree'-no; from G1223 and G2919; to separate thoroughly, i.e. (lit. and reflex.) to withdraw from, or (by impl.) oppose; fig. to dscriminate (by impl. decide), or (reflex.) hesitate:--contend, make (to) differ (-ence), discern, doubt, judge, be partial, stagger, waver.

discern (-ing), disputation

G1253. diakrisis, dee-ak'-ree-sis; from G1252; judicial estimation:--discern (-ing), disputation.

cloven, divide, part

G1266. diamerizo, dee-am-er-id'-zo; from G1223 and G3307; to partition thoroughly (lit. in distribution, fig. in dissension):--cloven, divide, part.

imagination, mind, understanding

G1271. dianoia, dee-an'-oy-ah; from G1223 and G3563; deep thought, prop. the faculty (mind or its disposition), by impl. its exercise:--imagination, mind, understanding.

corrupt, destroy, perish

G1311. diaphtheiro, dee-af-thi'-ro; from G1225 and G5351; to rot thoroughly, i.e. (by impl.) to ruin (pass. decay utterly, fig. pervert):--corrupt, destroy, perish.


G1312. diaphthora, dee-af-thor-ah'; from G1311; decay:--corruption.

taught, which . . . teacheth

G1318. didaktos, did-ak-tos'; from G1321; (subj.) instructed or (obj.) communicated by teaching:--taught, which . . . teacheth.


G1321. didasko, did-as'-ko; a prol. (caus.) form of a prim. verb dao (to learn); to teach (in the same broad application):--teach.
en:G2258 - didasko:G1321 (Mat 7:29, etc., taught)

bestow, give, granted...

G1325. didomi, did'-o-mee; a prol. form of a prim. verb (which is used as an altern. in most of the tenses); to give (used in a very wide application, prop. or by impl. lit. or fig.; greatly modified by the connection):--adventure, bestow, bring forth, commit, deliver (up), give, grant, hinder, make, minister, number, offer, have power, put, receive, set, shew, smite (+ with the hand), strike (+ with the palm of the hand), suffer, take, utter, yield.

righteous, judgment

G1341. dikaiokrisia, dik-ah-yok-ris-ee'-ah; from G1342 and G2920; a just sentence:--righteous judgment.

just, meet, right (-eous)

G1342. dikaios, dik'-ah-yos; from G1349; equitable (in character or act); by impl. innocent, holy (absol. or rel.):--just, meet, right (-eous).


G1343. dikaiosune, dik-ah-yos-oo'-nay; from G1342; equity (of character or act); spec. (Chr.) justification:--righteousness.

free, justify (-ier), be righteous

G1344. dikaioo, dik-ah-yo'-o; from G1342; to render (i.e. show or regard as) just or innocent:--free, justify (-ier), be righteous.

judgment, justification, ordinance, righteousness

G1345. dikaioma, dik-ah'-yo-mah; from G1344; an equitable deed; by impl. a statute or decision:--judgment, justification, ordinance, righteousness.


G1347. dikaiosis, dik-ah'-yo-sis; from G1344; acquittal (for Christ's sake):--justification.

judgment, punish, vengeance

G1349. dike, dee'-kay; prob. from G1166; right (as self-evident), i.e. justice (the principle, a decision, or its execution):--judgment, punish, vengeance.


G1375. diogmos, dee-ogue-mos'; from G1377; persecution:--persecution.


G1377. dioko, dee-o'-ko; a prol. (and caus.) form of a prim. verb dio (to flee; comp. the base of G1169 and G1249); to pursue (lit. or fig.); by impl. to persecute:--ensue, follow (after), given to, (suffer) persecute (-ion), press toward.

break through (up)

G1358. diorusso, dee-or-oos'-so; from G1223 and G3736; to penetrate burglariously:--break through (up).

double, two-fold more

G1362. diplous, dip-looce'; from G1364 and (prob.) the base of G4119; two-fold:--double, two-fold more.


G1363. diploo, dip-lo'-o; from G1362; to render two-fold:--double.

again, twice

G1364. dis, dece; adv. from G1417; twice:--again, twice.

decree, ordinance

G1378. dogma, dog'-mah; from the base of G1380; a law (civil, cer. or eccl.):--decree, ordinance.

please, to think...

G1380. dokeo, dok-eh'-o; a prol. form of a prim. verb doko, dok'-o (used only as an alt. in certain tenses: comp. the base of G1166) of the same mean.; to think; by impl. to seem (truthfully or uncertainly):--be accounted, (of own) please (-ure), be of reputation, seem (good), suppose, think, trow.

prove, try...

G1381. dokimazo, dok-im-ad'-zo; from G1384; to test (lit. or fig.); by impl. to approve:--allow, discern, examine, X like, (ap-) prove, try.

experience (-riment), proof, trial

G1382. dokime, dok-ee-may'; from the same as G1384; test (abstr. or concr.); by impl. trustiness:--experience (-riment), proof, trial.

trial, trying

G1383. dokimion, dok-im'-ee-on; neut. of a presumed der. of G1382; a testing; by impl. trustworthiness:--trial, trying.

approved, tried

G1384. dokimos, dok'-ee-mos; from G1380; prop. acceptable (current after assayal), i.e. approved:--approved, tried.


G1430. doma, do'-mah; from demo (to build); prop. an edifice, i.e. (spec.) a roof:--housetop.

bond (-man), servant

G1401. doulos, doo'-los; from G1210; a slave (lit. or fig., invol. or vol.; frequently therefore in a qualified sense of subjection or subverviency):--bond (-man), servant.


G1391. doxa, dox'-ah; from the base of G1380; glory (as very apparent), in a wide application (lit. or fig., obj. or subj.):--dignity, glory (-ious), honour, praise, worship.

course [race]

G1408. dromos, drom'-os; from the alt. of G5143; a race, i.e. (fig.) career:--course.

can, might...

G1410. dunamai, doo'-nam-ahee; of uncert. affin.; to be able or possible:--be able, can (do, + -not), could, may, might, be possible, be of power. R

mighty, miracle, power...

G1411. dunamis, doo'-nam-is; from G1410; force (lit. or fig.); spec. miraculous power (usually by impl. a miracle itself):--ability, abundance, meaning, might (-ily, -y, -y deed), (worker of) miracle (-s), power, strength, violence, mighty (wonderful) work.


G1416. duno, doo'-no; or dumi, doo'-mee; prol. forms of an obs. prim. duo, doo'-o (to sink); to go "down":--set.

both, twain, two

G1417. duo, doo'-o; a prim. numeral; "two":--both, twain, two.

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