2508. kathairó
Strong's Concordance
kathairó: to cleanse
Original Word: καθαίρω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: kathairó
Phonetic Spelling: (kath-ah'-ee-ro)
Short Definition: I cleanse, purify, prune
Definition: I cleanse, purify, prune.
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Cognate: 2508 kathaírō – make clean by purging (removing undesirable elements); hence, "pruned (purged)"; eliminating what is fruitless by purifying (making unmixed). See 2513 (katharos).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from katharos
Definition
to cleanse
NASB Translation
prunes (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2508: καθαίρω

καθαίρω; perfect passive participle κεκαθαρμενος; (καθαρός); to cleanse, properly, from filth, impurity, etc.; trees and vines (from useless shoots), to prune, John 15:2 (δένδρα ... ὑποτεμνομενα καθαίρεται, Philo de agric. § 2 (cf. de somniis ii. § 9 middle)); metaphorically, from guilt, to expiate: passive Hebrews 10:2 R G (see καθαρίζω, at the beginning) (Jeremiah 13:27; and so in Greek writings from Herodotus down). (Compare: διακαθαίρω, ἐκκαθαίρω.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
purge.

From katharos; to cleanse, i.e. (specially) to prune; figuratively, to expiate -- purge.

see GREEK katharos

Forms and Transliterations
εκάθαιρε καθαιρει καθαίρει καθαιρείται κεκαθαρμένους kathairei kathaírei
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Strong's Greek 2508
1 Occurrence


καθαίρει — 1 Occ.

John 15:2 V-PIA-3S
GRK: καρπὸν φέρον καθαίρει αὐτὸ ἵνα
NAS: fruit, He prunes it so
KJV: fruit, he purgeth it,
INT: fruit bears he prunes it that

1 Occurrence

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