519. apagchó
Strong's Concordance
apagchó: to strangle, hang oneself
Original Word: ἀπάγχω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: apagchó
Phonetic Spelling: (ap-ang'-khom-ahee)
Definition: to strangle, hang oneself
Usage: I choke, strangle; mid: I strangle or hang myself.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from apo and agchó (to press, strangle)
Definition
to strangle, hang oneself
NASB Translation
hanged (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 519: ἀπάγχω

ἀπάγχω (cf. Latinangustus,anxius, English anguish, etc.; Curtius, § 166): 1 aorist middle ἀπηγξαμην; to throttle, strangle, in order to put out of the way (ἀπό away, cf. ἀποκτείνω to kill off), Homer, Odyssey 19, 230; middle to hang oneself, to end one's life by hanging: Matthew 27:5. (2 Samuel 17:23; Tobit 3:10; in Attic from Aeschylus down.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
hang himself.

From apo and agcho (to choke; akin to the base of agkale); to strangle oneself off (i.e. To death) -- hang himself.

see GREEK apo

see GREEK agkale

Forms and Transliterations
απηγξατο απήγξατο ἀπήγξατο apenxato apēnxato apḗnxato
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 27:5 V-AIM-3S
GRK: καὶ ἀπελθὼν ἀπήγξατο
NAS: and he went away and hanged himself.
KJV: and went and hanged himself.
INT: and having gone away hanged himself

Strong's Greek 519
1 Occurrence


ἀπήγξατο — 1 Occ.











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