2849. kolazó
Strong's Concordance
kolazó: to chastise
Original Word: κολάζω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: kolazó
Phonetic Spelling: (kol-ad'-zo)
Definition: to chastise
Usage: I chastise, curtail, punish; mid: I cause to be punished.
HELPS Word-studies

2849 kolázō – properly, to dwarf, mutilate (curtail); used of punishing slaves to incapacitate them; hence, to punish (cause agony) to curtail ("dock/check," Abbott-Smith), i.e. in a way that restrains (impedes, restricts).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from kolos (docked)
to chastise
NASB Translation
punish (1), punishment (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2849: κολαζο

κολαζο: present passive participle κολαζόμενος; 1 aorist middle sub. junc. 3 person plural κολάσωνται; (κόλος lopped); in Greek writings:

1. properly, to lop, prune, as trees, wings.

2. to check, curb, restrain.

3. to chastise, correct, punish: so in the N. T.; passive 2 Peter 2:9, and Lachmann in 4; middle to cause to be punished (3Macc. 7:3): Acts 4:21.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From kolos (dwarf); properly, to curtail, i.e. (figuratively) to chastise (or reserve for infliction) -- punish.

Forms and Transliterations
κολαζομενους κολαζομένους κολάσονται κολασωνται κολάσωνται kolasontai kolasōntai kolásontai kolásōntai kolazomenous kolazoménous
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Englishman's Concordance
Acts 4:21 V-ASM-3P
GRK: τὸ πῶς κολάσωνται αὐτούς διὰ
NAS: no basis on which to punish them) on account
KJV: how they might punish them,
INT: the how they might punish them on account of

2 Peter 2:9 V-PPM/P-AMP
GRK: ἡμέραν κρίσεως κολαζομένους τηρεῖν
NAS: the unrighteous under punishment for the day
KJV: the day of judgment to be punished:
INT: a day of judgment to be punished to keep

Strong's Greek 2849
2 Occurrences

κολάσωνται — 1 Occ.
κολαζομένους — 1 Occ.

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