1956. epiluó
Strong's Concordance
epiluó: to loose, to solve
Original Word: ἐπιλύω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: epiluó
Phonetic Spelling: (ep-ee-loo'-o)
Definition: to loose, to solve
Usage: I loose, release; I solve, settle, explain, interpret, decide.
HELPS Word-studies

Cognate: 1956 epilýō (from 1909 /epí, "on, fitting," intensifying 3089 /lýō, "to loose") – properly, appropriately unloose ("aptly unpack").

[The noun-form of the term is used of "loosening, untying the 'hard knots' of Scripture – see 1955 (epílysis) at 2 Pet 1:20" (WS, at Mk 4:34).]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from epi and luó
to loose, to solve
NASB Translation
explaining (1), settled (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1956: ἐπιλύω

ἐπιλύω: imperfect ἐπελυον; 1 future passive ἐπιλυθήσομαι;

a. properly, to unloose, untie (German auflösen) anything knotted or bound or sealed up; (Xenophon, Theocr, Herodian).

b. to clear (a controversy), to decide, settle: Acts 19:39; to explain (what is obscure and hard to understand): Mark 4:34 (as in Genesis 41:12 variant; Philo, vita contempl. § 10; de agricult. § 3; Sextus Empiricus, 2, 246; γριφους, Athen. 10, p. 449 e.; also in middle, Athen. 10, p. 450 f.; Josephus, Antiquities 8, 6, 5, and often by the Scholiasts).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
determine, expound.

From epi and luo; to solve further, i.e. (figuratively) to explain, decide -- determine, expound.

see GREEK epi

see GREEK luo

Forms and Transliterations
επέλυε επελυεν ἐπέλυεν επιλυθησεται επιλυθήσεται ἐπιλυθήσεται epeluen epelyen epélyen epiluthesetai epiluthēsetai epilythesetai epilythēsetai epilythḗsetai
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Englishman's Concordance
Mark 4:34 V-IIA-3S
GRK: ἰδίοις μαθηταῖς ἐπέλυεν πάντα
NAS: a parable; but He was explaining everything
KJV: when they were alone, he expounded all things
INT: own disciples he explained all things

Acts 19:39 V-FIP-3S
GRK: ἐννόμῳ ἐκκλησίᾳ ἐπιλυθήσεται
NAS: beyond this, it shall be settled in the lawful
KJV: other matters, it shall be determined in
INT: lawful assembly it will be solved

Strong's Greek 1956
2 Occurrences

ἐπέλυεν — 1 Occ.
ἐπιλυθήσεται — 1 Occ.

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