κείρω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
κείρω
Greek transliteration: 
keirō
Simplified transliteration: 
keiro
Principal Parts: 
-, ἔκειρα, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2751
GK Number: 
3025
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
4
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-2d(3)
Gloss: 
(act.) to shear (another); (mid.) to have one's hair cut
Definition: 
to cut off, the hair, shear, shave, Acts 8:32; 18:18; 1 Cor. 11:6 (2x)*

Greek-English Concordance for

Acts 8:32 Now the passage of scripture the man was reading was this: “As a sheep to the slaughter he was led, and as a lamb dumb before its shearer (keirantos | κείραντος | aor act ptcp gen sg masc), so he opens not his mouth.
Acts 18:18 Paul, after remaining there for a number of days, said farewell to the brothers and sailed away to Syria, and with him were Priscilla and Aquila. At Cenchreae he had his head shaved (keiramenos | κειράμενος | aor mid ptcp nom sg masc), for he had taken a vow.
1 Corinthians 11:6 For if a woman will not cover her head, she should cut her hair short (keirasthō | κειράσθω | aor mid imperative 3 sg). But if it is disgraceful for a woman to have her hair cut short (keirasthai | κείρασθαι | aor mid inf ) or have her head shaved, she should cover her head.