2508. kathairó
Strong's Concordance
kathairó: to cleanse
Original Word: καθαίρω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: kathairó
Phonetic Spelling: (kath-ah'-ee-ro)
Definition: to cleanse
Usage: I cleanse, purify, prune.
HELPS Word-studies

Cognate: 2508 kathaírō – make clean by purging (removing undesirable elements); hence, "pruned (purged)"; eliminating what is fruitless by purifying (making unmixed). See 2513 (katharos).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from katharos
to cleanse
NASB Translation
prunes (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2508: καθαίρω

καθαίρω; perfect passive participle κεκαθαρμενος; (καθαρός); to cleanse, properly, from filth, impurity, etc.; trees and vines (from useless shoots), to prune, John 15:2 (δένδρα ... ὑποτεμνομενα καθαίρεται, Philo de agric. § 2 (cf. de somniis ii. § 9 middle)); metaphorically, from guilt, to expiate: passive Hebrews 10:2 R G (see καθαρίζω, at the beginning) (Jeremiah 13:27; and so in Greek writings from Herodotus down). (Compare: διακαθαίρω, ἐκκαθαίρω.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From katharos; to cleanse, i.e. (specially) to prune; figuratively, to expiate -- purge.

see GREEK katharos

Forms and Transliterations
εκάθαιρε καθαιρει καθαίρει καθαιρείται κεκαθαρμένους kathairei kathaírei
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Englishman's Concordance
John 15:2 V-PIA-3S
GRK: καρπὸν φέρον καθαίρει αὐτὸ ἵνα
NAS: fruit, He prunes it so
KJV: fruit, he purgeth it,
INT: fruit bears he prunes it that

Strong's Greek 2508
1 Occurrence

καθαίρει — 1 Occ.

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