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ἀποπνίγω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἀποπνίγω
Greek transliteration: 
apopnigō
Simplified transliteration: 
apopnigo
Principal Parts: 
-, ἀπέπνιξα -, -, ἀπεπνίγην
Numbers
Strong's number: 
638
GK Number: 
678
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
2
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
cv-1b(2)
Gloss: 
to choke, smother; (pass.) to be drowned, choked (with water)
Definition: 
to choke, suffocate, Lk. 8:7; to drown, Lk. 8:33*

Greek-English Concordance for

Luke 8:7 Other seed fell in the middle of thorns, and when the thorns came up with it, they choked (apepnixan | ἀπέπνιξαν | aor act ind 3 pl) it.
Luke 8:33 The demons came out of the man and went into the pigs, and the herd rushed down the steep bank into the lake and drowned (apepnigē | ἀπεπνίγη | aor pass ind 3 sg).