4438. pukteuó
Strong's Concordance
pukteuó: to box
Original Word: πυκτεύω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: pukteuó
Phonetic Spelling: (pook-teh'-o)
Short Definition: I box
Definition: I box, am a boxer.
HELPS Word-studies

4438 pyktéō – properly, to box ("fistfight"); (figuratively) to engage in spiritual warfare, giving all to be a victor in God's race of faith (used only in 1 Cor 9:26).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from puktés (a pugilist)
Definition
to box
NASB Translation
box (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4438: πυκτεύω

πυκτεύω; (πύκτης a pugilist (see πυγμή, at the beginning)); to be a boxer, to box (A. V. fight): 1 Corinthians 9:26. (Euripides, Xenophon, Plato, Plutarch, others.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
fight.

From a derivative of the same as pugme; to box (with the fist), i.e. Contend (as a boxer) at the games (figuratively) -- fight.

see GREEK pugme

Forms and Transliterations
πυκτευω πυκτεύω pukteuo pukteuō pykteuo pykteuō pykteúo pykteúō
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πυκτεύω — 1 Occ.

1 Corinthians 9:26 V-PIA-1S
GRK: ἀδήλως οὕτως πυκτεύω ὡς οὐκ
NAS: as not without aim; I box in such a way,
KJV: uncertainly; so fight I, not as
INT: uncertainly so I fight as not

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