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ἐκκαθαίρω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἐκκαθαίρω
Greek transliteration: 
ekkathairō
Simplified transliteration: 
ekkathairo
Principal Parts: 
-, ἐξεκάθαρα, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1571
GK Number: 
1705
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
2
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
cv-2d(2)
Gloss: 
to cleanse, clean out, get rid of
Definition: 
to cleanse thoroughly, purify, 2 Tim. 2:21; to purge out, eliminate, 1 Cor. 5:7*

Greek-English Concordance for

1 Corinthians 5:7 Get rid (ekkatharate | ἐκκαθάρατε | aor act imperative 2 pl) of the old leaven so that you may be a new batch of dough, just as you really are unleavened. For Christ, our Passover lamb, has been sacrificed.
2 Timothy 2:21 If, therefore, someone cleanses (ekkatharē | ἐκκαθάρῃ | aor act subj 3 sg) himself from these things, that person will be a vessel for honor, having been sanctified, useful to the master, prepared for every good work.