gaggraina: a gangrene, an eating soreOriginal Word: γάγγραινα, ης, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Phonetic Spelling: (gang'-grahee-nah)
Short Definition: gangrene, mortification
Definition: gangrene, mortification.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
perhaps from graó (to gnaw)
a gangrene, an eating sore
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 1044: γάγγραινα
γάγγραινα, γαγγραινης, ἡ (γράω or γραίνω to gnaw, eat), a gangrene, a disease by which any part of the body suffering from inflammation becomes so corrupted that, unless a remedy be seasonably applied, the evil continually spreads, attacks other parts, and at last eats away the bones: 2 Timothy 2:17 (where cf. Ellicott). (Medical writings (cf. Wetstein (1752) at the passage cited); Plutarch, diser. am. et adulat. c. 36.)
Strong's Exhaustive Concordancecanker.
From graino (to gnaw); an ulcer ("gangrene") -- canker.
Forms and Transliterationsγαγγραινα γάγγραινα gangraina gángraina
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