anakainoó: to make newOriginal Word: ἀνακαινόω
Part of Speech: Verb
Phonetic Spelling: (an-ak-ahee-no'-o)
Short Definition: I renew, amend, change
Definition: I renew, make new again.
Cognate: 341 anakainóō (from 303 /aná, "up, completing a process" and kainoō, "renew," which is derived from 2537 /kainós) – to renew by moving from one stage to a higher (more developed) one; make qualitatively new. See 342 (anakainōsis).
341 /anakainóō ("to renew") only occurs in 2 Cor 4:16 and Col 3:10, both times referring to God ever-transforming the believer – by renewing "the new man" (anthrōpos) in Christ.
[Moulton and Milligan (Vocabulary) do not find any secular occasions of 341 (anakainóō) in the papyri.]
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from ana and kainos
to make new
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 341: ἀνακαινόω
ἀνακαινόω, (ῶ: (present passive ἀνακαινοῦμαι); a word peculiar to the apostle Paul; properly, "to cause to grow up (ἀνά) new, to make new"; passive, new strength and vigor is given to me, 2 Corinthians 4:16; to be changed into a new kind of life, opposed to the former corrupt state, Colossians 3:10. Cf. Winers De verb. comp. Part iii., p. 10 (or Meyer on Colossians, the passage cited; Test. xii. Patr., test. Levi 16, 17ἀνακαινοποιέω. Cf. Köstlin in Herzog edition 2, 1:477f.)
Strong's Exhaustive Concordancerenew.
see GREEK ana
see GREEK kainos
Forms and Transliterationsανακαινουμενον ανακαινούμενον ἀνακαινούμενον ανακαινούνται ανακαινουται ἀνακαινοῦται ανακαύσεις ανακαύσω ανεκαύθη ανεκαύθησαν anakainoumenon anakainoúmenon anakainoutai anakainoûtai
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Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 341
ἀνακαινούμενον — 1 Occ.
ἀνακαινοῦται — 1 Occ.
2 Corinthians 4:16 V-PIM/P-3S
GRK: ἔσω ἡμῶν ἀνακαινοῦται ἡμέρᾳ καὶ
NAS: our inner man is being renewed day
KJV: yet the inward [man] is renewed day by
INT: inward of us is being renewed day and
Colossians 3:10 V-PPM/P-AMS