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ἀποκεφαλίζω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἀποκεφαλίζω
Greek transliteration: 
apokephalizō
Simplified transliteration: 
apokephalizo
Principal Parts: 
-, ἀπεκεφάλισα, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
607
GK Number: 
642
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
4
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
cv-2a(1)
Gloss: 
to behead
Definition: 
to behead, Mt. 14:10; Mk. 6:16, 28; Lk. 9:9

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 14:10 So he (apekephalisen | ἀπεκεφάλισεν | aor act ind 3 sg) sent and had John beheaded (apekephalisen | ἀπεκεφάλισεν | aor act ind 3 sg) in the prison.
Mark 6:16 But when Herod heard this, he said, “He is John, the man I beheaded (apekephalisa | ἀπεκεφάλισα | aor act ind 1 sg); John, he has been raised from the dead.”
Mark 6:27 So without delay the king dispatched the executioner and ordered him to bring John’s head. He (apekephalisen | ἀπεκεφάλισεν | aor act ind 3 sg) went and beheaded (apekephalisen | ἀπεκεφάλισεν | aor act ind 3 sg) John in prison,
Luke 9:9 Herod said, “John I beheaded (apekephalisa | ἀπεκεφάλισα | aor act ind 1 sg), but who is this about whom I hear such things?” So he was trying to see him.