puroó: to set on fire, i.e. to burn (pass.)Original Word: πυρόω
Part of Speech: Verb
Phonetic Spelling: (poo-ro'-o)
Short Definition: I burn, am purified by fire
Definition: pass: I burn, am set on fire, am inflamed; glow with heat, am purified by fire.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
to set on fire, i.e. to burn (pass.)
burn (1), burning (1), flaming (1), intense concern (1), made to glow (1), refined (1).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 4448: πυρόω
πυρόω: passive, present πυροῦμαι; perfect participle πεπυρωμένος; (πῦρ); from Aeschylus and Pindar down; to burn with fire, to set on fire, to kindle; in the N. T. it is used only in the passive:
a. to be on fire, to burn: properly, 2 Peter 3:12; tropically, of the heat of the passions: of grief, 2 Corinthians 11:29 (English Versions burn (often understood of indignation, but cf. Meyer); Winer's Grammar, 153 (145)); of anger, with τοῖς θυμοῖς added, equivalent to to be incensed, indignant, 2 Macc. 4:38 2Macc. 10:35 2Macc. 14:45; to be inflamed with sexual desire, 1 Corinthians 7:9.
b. perfect participle πεπυρωμένος, made to glow (R. V. refined): Revelation 1:15 ((cf. Buttmann, 80 (69) n.)); full of fire; fiery, ignited: τά βέλη ... τά πεπυρωμένα darts filled with inflammable substances and set on fire, Ephesians 6:16 (Apollod. Bib. 2, 5, 2 § 3); melted by fire and purged of dross: χρυσίον πεπυρωμένον ἐκ πυρός, (refined by fire), Revelation 3:18 (so πυρόω in the Sept. for צָרַף; as τό ἀγρυριον, Job 22:25; Zechariah 13:9; Psalm 11:7 From pur; to kindle, i.e. (passively) to be ignited, glow (literally), be refined (by implication), or (figuratively) to be inflamed (with anger, grief, lust) -- burn, fiery, be on fire, try. see GREEK pur
From pur; to kindle, i.e. (passively) to be ignited, glow (literally), be refined (by implication), or (figuratively) to be inflamed (with anger, grief, lust) -- burn, fiery, be on fire, try.
see GREEK pur
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 4448
πεπυρωμένα — 1 Occ.
πεπυρωμένης — 1 Occ.
πεπυρωμένον — 1 Occ.
πυροῦμαι — 1 Occ.
πυρούμενοι — 1 Occ.
πυροῦσθαι — 1 Occ.
1 Corinthians 7:9 V-PNM/P
GRK: γαμῆσαι ἢ πυροῦσθαι
NAS: to marry than to burn [with passion].
KJV: to marry than to burn.
INT: to marry than to burn with passion
2 Peter 3:12 V-PPM/P-NMP