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ἀλοάω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἀλοάω
Greek transliteration: 
aloaō
Simplified transliteration: 
aloao
Principal Parts: 
-, -, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
248
GK Number: 
262
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
3
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-1d(1a)
Gloss: 
to tread, thresh, to separate grain kernels from the husks by beating or treading on
Definition: 
to thresh; to tread, 1 Cor. 9:9, 10; 1 Tim. 5:18*

Greek-English Concordance for

1 Corinthians 9:9 For in the Law of Moses it is written, “You shall not muzzle an ox while it is treading out (aloōnta | ἀλοῶντα | pres act ptcp acc sg masc) the grain.” It is not for oxen that God is concerned, is it?
1 Corinthians 9:10 Or does he not speak entirely for our sake. To be sure, it was written for our sake, because the one plowing should plow in hope and the one threshing (aloōn | ἀλοῶν | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) thresh in hope of sharing in the crop.
1 Timothy 5:18 For Scripture says, “Do not muzzle an ox that is treading out (aloōnta | ἀλοῶντα | pres act ptcp acc sg masc) the grain,” and, “Worthy is the worker of his wage.”