1846. exorussó
Strong's Concordance
exorussó: to dig out or up
Original Word: ἐξορύσσω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: exorussó
Phonetic Spelling: (ex-or-oos'-so)
Definition: to dig out or up
Usage: (a) I dig out, hence: I open up, (b) I gouge.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from ek and orussó
Definition
to dig out or up
NASB Translation
dug (1), plucked (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1846: ἐξορύσσω

ἐξορύσσω: 1 aorist participle ἐξορύξαντες; from Herodotus down;

1. to dig out: τούς ὀφθαλμούς (properly, to pluck out the eyes; so Judges 16:21 (Alex.); 1 Samuel 11:2; Herodotus 8, 116; Josephus, Antiquities 6, 5, 1; Lucian, dial. deor. 1, 1; others) καί διδόναι τίνι, metaphorically, to renounce the most precious things for another's advantage, Galatians 4:15 (similar expressions see in Terence, adelph. 4, 5, 67; Horace sat. 2, 5, 35; (Wetstein at the passage)); in opposition to a very few interpretaters who, assuming that Paul suffered from a weakness of the eyes, understand the words literally, Ye would have plucked out your sound eyes and have put them into me, see Meyer at the passage; (cf. references under the word σκόλοψ, at the end).

2. to dig through: τήν στέγην, Mark 2:4.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
extract, pluck out.

From ek and orusso; to dig out, i.e. (by extension) to extract (an eye), remove (roofing) -- break up, pluck out.

see GREEK ek

see GREEK orusso

Forms and Transliterations
εξορύξαι εξορυξαντες εξορύξαντες ἐξορύξαντες εξώρυξαν εξώρυξεν exoruxantes exoryxantes exorýxantes
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Englishman's Concordance
Mark 2:4 V-APA-NMP
GRK: ἦν καὶ ἐξορύξαντες χαλῶσι τὸν
NAS: above Him; and when they had dug an opening, they let down
KJV: and when they had broken [it] up, they let down
INT: he was and having broken up [it] they let down the

Galatians 4:15 V-APA-NMP
GRK: ὀφθαλμοὺς ὑμῶν ἐξορύξαντες ἐδώκατέ μοι
NAS: possible, you would have plucked out your eyes
KJV: [it had been] possible, ye would have plucked out your
INT: eyes of you having plucked out you would have given [them] to me

Strong's Greek 1846
2 Occurrences


ἐξορύξαντες — 2 Occ.











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