pukteuó: to boxOriginal Word: πυκτεύω
Part of Speech: Verb
Phonetic Spelling: (pook-teh'-o)
Short Definition: I box
Definition: I box, am a boxer.
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 ConcordanceWord Origin
from puktés (a pugilist)
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS 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 Concordancefight.
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 Transliterationsπυκτευω πυκτεύω pukteuo pukteuō pykteuo pykteuō pykteúo pykteúō
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