1625. ektrephó
Strong's Concordance
ektrephó: to bring up to maturity, to nourish
Original Word: ἐκτρέφω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: ektrephó
Phonetic Spelling: (ek-tref'-o)
Definition: to bring up to maturity, to nourish
Usage: I nourish, nurture, bring up.
HELPS Word-studies

1625 ektréphō (from 1537 /ek, "out from," intensifying 5142 /tréphō, "to feed") – properly, feed (nourish out), (i.e. to its needed outcome). 1625 (ektréphō) suggests "effectively nourish, nurture" (sustain, Eph 5:29) – or "nourish out (up) to maturity" (J. Thayer), i.e. to rear, raise (train up, WP, Eph 6:4).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from ek and trephó
to bring up to maturity, to nourish
NASB Translation
bring (1), nourishes (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1625: ἐκτρέφω

ἐκτρέφω; from Aeschylus down;

1. to nourish up to maturity; then universally, to nourish: τήν ἑαυτοῦ σάρκα, Ephesians 5:29.

2. to nurture, bring up: τά τέκνα, Ephesians 6:4.

STRONGS NT 1625a: ἔκτρομος [ἔκτρομος, adjective (cf. ἔκφοβος), trembling exceedingly, exceedingly terrified: Hebrews 12:21 Tr marginal reading WH mrg, after the Sinaiticus and Claromontanus manuscripts (others ἔντρομος, which see). Not found elsewhere.]

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
bring up, nourish.

From ek and trepho; to rear up to maturity, i.e. (genitive case) to cherish or train -- bring up, nourish.

see GREEK ek

see GREEK trepho

Forms and Transliterations
εκθρέψαι εκθρέψουσι εκθρέψω εκθρέψωσι εκτραφέντα εκτραφέντων εκτρεφει εκτρέφει ἐκτρέφει εκτρεφετε εκτρέφετε ἐκτρέφετε εκτρέφωσιν εκτρίβει εκτριβή εκτριβήναι εκτριβής εκτριβήσεσθε εκτριβήσεται εκτριβήση εκτριβήσομαι εκτρίβοντες εκτριβώμεν εκτριβώσιν εκτρίψαι εκτρίψατε εκτρίψει εκτρίψεις εκτρίψη εκτρίψητε εκτρίψουσιν εκτρίψω εκτρίψωμεν εκτρυγήσεις εκτρώγων εξέδραμεν εξέθρεψα εξέθρεψας εξέθρεψέ εξέθρεψεν εξέτρεφον εξετρίβησαν εξέτριψα εξέτριψαν εξέτριψας εξέτριψε εξέτριψεν ektrephei ektréphei ektrephete ektréphete
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Englishman's Concordance
Ephesians 5:29 V-PIA-3S
GRK: ἐμίσησεν ἀλλὰ ἐκτρέφει καὶ θάλπει
NAS: flesh, but nourishes and cherishes
KJV: flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth
INT: hated but nourishes and cherishes

Ephesians 6:4 V-PMA-2P
GRK: ὑμῶν ἀλλὰ ἐκτρέφετε αὐτὰ ἐν
NAS: to anger, but bring them up in the discipline
KJV: bring them up in the nurture
INT: of you but bring up them in

Strong's Greek 1625
2 Occurrences

ἐκτρέφει — 1 Occ.
ἐκτρέφετε — 1 Occ.

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