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ἐνταφιάζω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἐνταφιάζω
Greek transliteration: 
entaphiazō
Simplified transliteration: 
entaphiazo
Principal Parts: 
-, ἐνεταφίασα, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1779
GK Number: 
1946
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
2
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
cv-2a(1)
Gloss: 
to prepare (a corpse) for burial, bury
Definition: 
to prepare, a body for burial, Mt. 26:12; absol. to make the ordinary preparations for burial, Jn. 19:40*

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 26:12 For by pouring this perfume on my body, she has prepared me for burial (entaphiasai | ἐνταφιάσαι | aor act inf ).
John 19:40 So they took the body of Jesus and wrapped it in strips of linen with the spices, in accordance with the Jewish custom for burial (entaphiazein | ἐνταφιάζειν | pres act inf ).