4155. pnigó
Strong's Concordance
pnigó: to choke
Original Word: πνίγω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: pnigó
Phonetic Spelling: (pnee'-go)
Definition: to choke
Usage: I choke, throttle, strangle; hence: I drown.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. verb
Definition
to choke
NASB Translation
choke (1), drowned (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4155: πνίγω

πνίγω: imperfect ἐπνιγον; 1 aorist ἐπνιξα; imperfect passive 3 person plural ἐπνίγοντο;

a. to choke, strangle: used of thorns crowding down the seed sown in a field and hindering its growth, Matthew 13:7 T WH marginal reading; in the passive of perishing by drowning (Xenophon, anab. 5, 7, 25; cf. Josephus, Antiquities 10, 7, 5), Mark 5:13.

b. to wring one's neck, throttle (A. V. to take one by the throat): Matthew 18:28. (Compare: ἀποπνίγω, ἐπιπνίγω, συμπνίγω.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
choke, take by the throat.

Strengthened from pneo; to wheeze, i.e. (causative, by implication) to throttle or strangle (drown) -- choke, take by the throat.

see GREEK pneo

Forms and Transliterations
έπνιγε επνιγεν έπνιγεν ἔπνιγεν επνιγοντο επνίγοντο ἐπνίγοντο πνίγει epnigen épnigen epnigonto epnígonto
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 13:7 V-AIA-3P
GRK: ἄκανθαι καὶ ἔπνιξαν αὐτά
INT: thorns and choked them

Matthew 18:28 V-IIA-3S
GRK: κρατήσας αὐτὸν ἔπνιγεν λέγων Ἀπόδος
NAS: and he seized him and [began] to choke [him], saying,
KJV: on him, and took [him] by the throat, saying,
INT: having seized him he throttled [him] saying Pay

Mark 5:13 V-IIM/P-3P
GRK: δισχίλιοι καὶ ἐπνίγοντο ἐν τῇ
NAS: two thousand [of them]; and they were drowned in the sea.
KJV: and were choked in
INT: two thousand and they were drowned in the

Strong's Greek 4155
3 Occurrences


ἔπνιγεν — 1 Occ.
ἐπνίγοντο — 1 Occ.
ἔπνιξαν — 1 Occ.











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