kaió: to kindle, burnOriginal Word: καίω
Part of Speech: Verb
Phonetic Spelling: (kah'-yo)
Short Definition: I ignite, light, burn
Definition: I ignite, light, burn, lit. and met; I consume with fire.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a prim. verb
to kindle, burn
blazing (1), burned (2), burning (5), burns (2), light (1), lit (1).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 2545: καίω
καίω (Vanicek, p. 98); passive, present καίομαι; perfect participle κεκαυμενος; 1 future καυθήσομαι (1 Corinthians 13:3 Tdf., where R G L Tr give the solecistic future subjunctive καυθήσωμαι, on which cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 720f; Winers Grammar, § 13, 1 e.; Buttmann, 35f (31)); (Sophocles Lexicon, Introduction, p. 40; WHs Appendix, p. 172; Tdf Proleg., p. 122. WH text, Lachmann's stereotypeed edition read καυχήσωμαι (with א A B etc.); on this reading see WHs Appendix, ad loc.; A. W. Tyler in Bib. Sacr. for July 1873, p. 502f; cf. Scrivener, Introduction, etc., p. 629f; Tregelles, Printed Text etc., p. 191f; Tdf. ad loc.); the Sept. for בִּעֵר, שָׂרַף etc.; (from Homer down);
1. to set fire to, light: λύχνον, Matthew 5:15; passive participle καιόμενος, burning, Luke 12:35; Revelation 4:5; Revelation 8:10; Revelation 19:20; with πυρί added, Hebrews 12:18; Revelation 8:8; Revelation 21:8; in figurative discourse λύχνος καιόμενος, a light showing the right way, John 5:35 (a comparison pointed at the Jews, to whom John the Baptist had been as a torch lighted for a merry-making); metaphorically, ἡ καρδία ἦν καιομένη was glowing, burning, i. e. was greatly moved, Luke 24:32 (Winers Grammar, § 45, 5; Buttmann, § 144, 28).
2. to burn, consume with fire: passive, John 15:6; 1 Corinthians 13:3 (see above); with πυρί added (cf. igni cremare, Caesar b. g. 1, 4), Matthew 13:40 G Tr for R L T WH κατακαίεται. (Compare: ἐκκαίω, κατακαίω.) Apparently a primary verb; to set on fire, i.e. Kindle or (by implication) consume -- burn, light.
Apparently a primary verb; to set on fire, i.e. Kindle or (by implication) consume -- burn, light.
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 2545
καίεται — 1 Occ.
καιόμεναι — 1 Occ.
καιομένη — 2 Occ.
καιομένης — 1 Occ.
καιόμενοι — 1 Occ.
καιόμενον — 1 Occ.
καιόμενος — 2 Occ.
καίουσιν — 1 Occ.
κεκαυμένῳ — 1 Occ.
Matthew 5:15 V-PIA-3P
GRK: οὐδὲ καίουσιν λύχνον καὶ
NAS: nor does [anyone] light a lamp and put
KJV: Neither do men light a candle, and
INT: Nor do they light a lamp and
Hebrews 12:18 V-RPM/P-DNS