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αἰχμαλωτίζω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
αἰχμαλωτίζω
Greek transliteration: 
aichmalōtizō
Simplified transliteration: 
aichmalotizo
Principal Parts: 
-, -, -, -, ᾐχμαλωτίσθην
Numbers
Strong's number: 
163
GK Number: 
170
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
4
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-2a(1)
Gloss: 
to take captive, take prisoner
Definition: 
to lead captive;, by impl. to subject, Lk. 21:24; Rom. 7:23; 2 Cor. 10:5; 2 Tim. 3:6*

Greek-English Concordance for

Luke 21:24 They will fall by the edge of the sword and be led captive (aichmalōtisthēsontai | αἰχμαλωτισθήσονται | fut pass ind 3 pl) to all nations, and Jerusalem will be trampled underfoot by the Gentiles, until the times of the Gentiles are fulfilled.
Romans 7:23 but I see a different law in my members; it wages war against the law of my mind and makes me captive (aichmalōtizonta | αἰχμαλωτίζοντα | pres act ptcp acc sg masc) to the law of sin dwelling in my members.
2 Corinthians 10:5 and every lofty idea that is raised against the knowledge of God, and we take captive (aichmalōtizontes | αἰχμαλωτίζοντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) every thought to make it obey Christ.
2 Timothy 3:6 For some of these are creeping into the homes and capturing (aichmalōtizontes | αἰχμαλωτίζοντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) weak women who have been burdened with sins, being led astray by various passions,