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-, ἥγνισα, ἥγνικα, ἥγνισμαι, ἡγνίσθην
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to purify, ceremonially cleanse
to purify; to purify morally, reform, to live like one under a vow of abstinence, as the Nazarites

Greek-English Concordance for ἁγνίζω

John 11:55 Now the Passover of the Jews was near, and many went up to Jerusalem from the country prior to the Passover to purify (hagnisōsin | ἁγνίσωσιν | aor act subj 3 pl) themselves.
Acts 21:24 Take these men and purify (hagnisthēti | ἁγνίσθητι | aor pass imperative 2 sg) yourself along with them and pay their expenses that they may shave their heads, and everyone will know that there is nothing in what they have been told about you, but that you yourself walk keeping the law.
Acts 21:26 Then Paul took the men and on the next day he purified (hagnistheis | ἁγνισθείς | aor pass ptcp nom sg masc) himself (hagnistheis | ἁγνισθείς | aor pass ptcp nom sg masc) with them and went into the temple, giving notice of the completion of the days of the purification, at which time the sacrifice would be offered on behalf of each one of them.
Acts 24:18 which I was doing when they found me, ritually purified (hēgnismenon | ἡγνισμένον | perf pass ptcp acc sg masc) in the temple, without a crowd and without a commotion.
James 4:8 Draw near to God and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify (hagnisate | ἁγνίσατε | aor act imperative 2 pl) your hearts, you double-minded.
1 Peter 1:22 Since (hēgnikotes | ἡγνικότες | perf act ptcp nom pl masc) you (hēgnikotes | ἡγνικότες | perf act ptcp nom pl masc) have (hēgnikotes | ἡγνικότες | perf act ptcp nom pl masc) purified (hēgnikotes | ἡγνικότες | perf act ptcp nom pl masc) your souls by obedience to the truth so that there is a sincere love for other believers, love one another fervently from a pure heart,
1 John 3:3 And everyone who has this hope in him purifies (hagnizei | ἁγνίζει | pres act ind 3 sg) himself, just as he is pure.