Bill Mounce

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καύσω, ἔκαυσα, ἐκέκαυκα, κεκαύμαι, ἐκαύθην
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to light (a wick), keep burning
to cause to burn, kindle, light, Mt. 5:15; pass. to be kindled, burn, flame, Lk. 12:35; met. to be kindled into emotion, Lk. 24:32; to consume with fire, Jn. 15:6; 1 Cor. 13:3

Greek-English Concordance for καίω

Matthew 5:15 Nor do people light (kaiousin | καίουσιν | pres act ind 3 pl) a lamp and put it under the meal-tub, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house.
Luke 12:35 “Let your waists be girded and your lamps burning (kaiomenoi | καιόμενοι | pres pass ptcp nom pl masc);
Luke 24:32 They said to each other, “Were not our hearts burning (kaiomenē | καιομένη | pres pass ptcp nom sg fem) within us as he spoke to us on the road, as he opened to us the Scriptures?”
John 5:35 He was a lamp that was burning (kaiomenos | καιόμενος | pres pass ptcp nom sg masc) and giving light, and you were willing for a time to rejoice in his light.
John 15:6 If anyone does not abide in me, he is like a branch that is thrown away and withers; men gather them and throw them into the fire, and they are burned (kaietai | καίεται | pres pass ind 3 sg).
Hebrews 12:18 For you have not come to something that can be touched, to a blazing (kekaumenō | κεκαυμένῳ | perf pass ptcp dat sg neut) fire, and darkness, and gloom, and a whirlwind;
Revelation 4:5 Out from the throne came flashes of lightning, rumblings, and peals of thunder. Seven torches of fire, which are the seven spirits of God, were burning (kaiomenai | καιόμεναι | pres pass ptcp nom pl fem) before the throne,
Revelation 8:8 The second angel blew his trumpet, and something like a great mountain, burning (kaiomenon | καιόμενον | pres pass ptcp nom sg neut) with fire, was thrown down into the sea, and a third of the sea turned into blood,
Revelation 8:10 The third angel blew his trumpet, and there fell from heaven a great star, blazing (kaiomenos | καιόμενος | pres pass ptcp nom sg masc) like a torch, and it fell on a third of the rivers and on the springs of water.
Revelation 19:20 And the beast was captured, and with him the false prophet, who in his presence performed signs by which he deceived those who had received the mark of the beast and those who worshiped his image. These two were thrown alive into the lake of fire burning (kaiomenēs | καιομένης | pres pass ptcp gen sg fem) with sulfur.
Revelation 21:8 But as for the cowardly, the faithless, the detestable, those who commit murder, the sexually immoral, those who practice the occult, idolaters, and all liars — their place will be in the lake that burns (kaiomenē | καιομένῃ | pres pass ptcp dat sg fem) with fire and sulfur. That is the second death.”