chalaó: to slackenOriginal Word: χαλάω
Part of Speech: Verb
Phonetic Spelling: (khal-ah'-o)
Short Definition: I let down, lower
Definition: I let down, lower, slacken, loosen.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a prim. word
let down (6), let down let down (1), lowering* (1).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 5465: χαλάω
χαλάω, χάλω; future χαλάσω; 1 aorist ἐχάλασα; 1 aorist passive, ἐχαλάσθην; from Aeschylus and Pindar down;
a. to loosen, slacken, relax.
b. to let down from a higher place to a lower: τί or τινα, Mark 2:4; Luke 5:4; Acts 27:17, 30 (in these last two passages in a nautical sense, to lower); τινα ἐν συριδιδ, Acts 9:25; passive, 2 Corinthians 11:33. From the base of chasma; to lower (as into a void) -- let down, strike. see GREEK chasma
From the base of chasma; to lower (as into a void) -- let down, strike.
see GREEK chasma
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 5465
χαλάσαντες — 2 Occ.
χαλασάντων — 1 Occ.
χαλάσατε — 1 Occ.
χαλάσω — 1 Occ.
χαλῶσι — 1 Occ.
ἐχαλάσθην — 1 Occ.
Mark 2:4 V-PIA-3P
GRK: καὶ ἐξορύξαντες χαλῶσι τὸν κράβαττον
NAS: Him; and when they had dug an opening, they let down the pallet
KJV: when they had broken [it] up, they let down the bed
INT: and having broken up [it] they let down the pallet
Acts 27:17 V-APA-NMP