384. anaskeuazó
Strong's Concordance
anaskeuazó: to pack up baggage, dismantle
Original Word: ἀνασκευάζω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: anaskeuazó
Phonetic Spelling: (an-ask-yoo-ad'-zo)
Short Definition: I pervert, unsettle, destroy
Definition: I pervert, subvert, dismantle, unsettle, overthrow, destroy.
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384 anaskeuázō (from 303 /aná, "up," which intensifies 4632 /skeúos, "a vessel for carrying") – properly, "pack up, to carry away or remove" (J. Thayer), i.e. move something out of its place; re-arrange to confuse (unsettle); "mix up" to subvert (destroy by unsettling).

[In one papyrus, anaskeuazō means "go bankrupt " (P Oxy IV. 745.5, ad. 1): "and we go bankrupt again without any necessity" (MM, 37).]

384 /anaskeuázō ("subversively rearranging"), used only in Ac 15:24, refers to people with false (scrambled) theology trying to "re-arrange" the theology of others!

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from ana and skeuazó (to prepare, make ready)
Definition
to pack up baggage, dismantle
NASB Translation
unsettling (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 384: ἀνασκευάζω

ἀνασκευάζω; (σκευάζω, from (σκεῦος a vessel, utensil);

1. to pack up baggage (Latinvasacolligere) in order to carry it away to another place: Xenophon, an. 5, 10 (6, 2) 8. Middle to move one's furniture (when setting out for some other place, Xenophon, Cyril 8, 5, 4 ὅταν δέ ἀνασκευαζωνται, συντιθησι μέν ἕκαστος τά σκεύη); hence,

2. of an enemy dismantling, plundering, a place (Thucydides 4, 116); to overthrow, ravage, destroy, towns, lands, etc.; tropically, ψυχάς, to turn away violently from a right state, to unsettle, subvert: Acts 15:24.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
subvert.

From ana (in the sense of reversal) and a derivative of skeuos; properly, to pack up (baggage), i.e. (by implication, and figuratively) to upset -- subvert.

see GREEK ana

see GREEK skeuos

Forms and Transliterations
ανασκευαζοντες ανασκευάζοντες ἀνασκευάζοντες anaskeuazontes anaskeuázontes
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Strong's Greek 384
1 Occurrence


ἀνασκευάζοντες — 1 Occ.

Acts 15:24 V-PPA-NMP
GRK: ὑμᾶς λόγοις ἀνασκευάζοντες τὰς ψυχὰς
NAS: you with [their] words, unsettling your souls,
KJV: you with words, subverting your souls,
INT: you by words upsetting the minds

1 Occurrence

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