nekrósis: a putting to death, a state of deathOriginal Word: νέκρωσις, εως, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Phonetic Spelling: (nek'-ro-sis)
Short Definition: putting to death, lifeless condition
Definition: (a) putting to death, (b) dead or lifeless condition.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a putting to death, a state of death
deadness (1), dying (1).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 3500: νέκρωσις
νέκρωσις, νεκρωσεως, ἡ (νεκρόω);
1. properly, a putting to death (Vulg.mortificatio in 2 Corinthians 4:10), killing.
2. equivalent to τό νεκρουσθαι (the being put to death), with τοῦ Ἰησοῦ added, i. e. the (protracted) death (A. V. the dying) which Jesus underwent in God's service (on the genitive cf. Winer's Grammar, 189 (178) note), Paul so styles the marks of perpetual trials, misfortunes, hardships attended with peril of death, evident in his body (cf. Meyer), 2 Corinthians 4:10.
3. equivalent to τό νενεκρωμένον εἶναι, the dead state (A. V. deadness), utter sluggishness (of bodily members and organs, Galen): Romans 4:19. From nekroo; decease; figuratively, impotency -- deadness, dying. see GREEK nekroo
From nekroo; decease; figuratively, impotency -- deadness, dying.
see GREEK nekroo
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 3500
νέκρωσιν — 2 Occ.
Romans 4:19 N-AFS
GRK: καὶ τὴν νέκρωσιν τῆς μήτρας
NAS: a hundred years old, and the deadness of Sarah's
KJV: neither yet the deadness of Sara's
INT: and the deadening of the womb