5097. timóreó
Strong's Concordance
timóreó: to punish, avenge
Original Word: τιμωρέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: timóreó
Phonetic Spelling: (tim-o-reh'-o)
Definition: to punish, avenge
Usage: I punish, avenge myself on.
HELPS Word-studies

5097 timōréō (from 5092 /timḗ, "perceived worth" and ouros, "a guardian") – to act as guardian with the authority to also mete out punishment (literally, assign due retribution) – as it seems best in the eyes of the punisher. See also the root, 5092 /timḗ ("perceived value").

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
perhaps from timé and arnumai (to exact atonment)
to punish, avenge
NASB Translation
punished (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5097: τιμωρέω

τιμωρέω, τιμώρω; 1 aorist passive ἐτιμωρήθην; (from τιμωρός, and this from τιμή and οὐρός, see θυρωρός); from Sophocles and Herodotus down; properly, to be a guardian or avenger of honor; hence,

1. to succor, come to the help of:τίνι, one, Sophocles, Herodotus, Thucydides, others,

2. to avenge: τίνι, one, Herodotus, Xenophon, others.

3. in the N. T. τιμώρω τινα, to take vengeance on one, to punish: Acts 22:5; Acts 26:11 (Sophocles O. R. 107; in Greek writings the middle is more common in this sense).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From a comparative of time and ouros (a guard); properly, to protect one's honor, i.e. To avenge (inflict a penalty) -- punish.

see GREEK time

Forms and Transliterations
ετιμωρήσατο τιμωρηθωσιν τιμωρηθώσιν τιμωρηθῶσιν τιμωρήσομαι τιμωρήσομαί τιμωρούμενον τιμωρων τιμωρών τιμωρῶν timorethosin timorethôsin timōrēthōsin timōrēthō̂sin timoron timorôn timōrōn timōrō̂n
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Englishman's Concordance
Acts 22:5 V-ASP-3P
GRK: Ἰερουσαλὴμ ἵνα τιμωρηθῶσιν
NAS: as prisoners to be punished.
KJV: Jerusalem, for to be punished.
INT: Jerusalem in order that they might be punished

Acts 26:11 V-PPA-NMS
GRK: συναγωγὰς πολλάκις τιμωρῶν αὐτοὺς ἠνάγκαζον
NAS: And as I punished them often in all
KJV: against [them].And I punished them oft
INT: synagogues often punishing them I compelled [them]

Strong's Greek 5097
2 Occurrences

τιμωρηθῶσιν — 1 Occ.
τιμωρῶν — 1 Occ.

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