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ἀνάπτω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἀνάπτω
Greek transliteration: 
anaptō
Simplified transliteration: 
anapto
Principal Parts: 
-, -, -, -, ἀνήφθην
Numbers
Strong's number: 
381
GK Number: 
409
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
2
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
cv-4
Gloss: 
to set on fire
Definition: 
to light, kindle, set on fire, Lk. 12:49; Jas. 3:5*

Greek-English Concordance for

Luke 12:49 “I came to cast fire on the earth, and would that it (anēphthē | ἀνήφθη | aor pass ind 3 sg) were (anēphthē | ἀνήφθη | aor pass ind 3 sg) already kindled! (anēphthē | ἀνήφθη | aor pass ind 3 sg)
James 3:5 So also is the tongue a small member, yet it boasts of great things. See how large a forest is (anaptei | ἀνάπτει | pres act ind 3 sg) set (anaptei | ἀνάπτει | pres act ind 3 sg) on (anaptei | ἀνάπτει | pres act ind 3 sg) fire (anaptei | ἀνάπτει | pres act ind 3 sg) by such a small flame.