λύω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
λύω
Greek transliteration: 
lyō
Simplified transliteration: 
lyo
Principal Parts: 
(ἔλυον), λύσω, ἔλυσα, -, λέλυμαι, ἐλύθην
Numbers
Strong's number: 
3089
GK Number: 
3395
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
42
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-1a(4)
Gloss: 
to loose, release, untie; to break, destroy
Definition: 
to loosen, unbind, unfasten, Mk. 1:7; to loose, untie, Mt. 21:2; Jn. 11:44; to disengage, 1 Cor. 7:27; to set free, set at liberty, deliver, Lk. 13:16; to break, Acts 27:41; Rev. 5:2, 5; to break up, dismiss, Acts 13:43; to destroy, demolish, Jn. 2:19; Eph. 2:14; met to infringe, Mt. 5:19; Jn. 5:18; 7:23; to make void, nullify, Jn. 10:35; in NT to declare free, of privileges, or, in respect of lawfulness, Mt. 16:19

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 5:19 Therefore whoever relaxes (lysē | λύσῃ | aor act subj 3 sg) one of the least of these commandments and teaches others to do the same will be called least in the kingdom of heaven; but whoever does them and teaches others, this person will be called great in the kingdom of heaven.
Matthew 16:19 I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven, and whatever you bind on earth will have been bound in heaven, and whatever you loose (lysēs | λύσῃς | aor act subj 2 sg) on earth will have been loosed (lelymenon | λελυμένον | perf pass ptcp nom sg neut) in heaven.”
Matthew 18:18 “I tell you the truth, whatever you bind on earth will have been bound in heaven, and whatever you loose (lysēte | λύσητε | aor act subj 2 pl) on earth will have been loosed (lelymena | λελυμένα | perf pass ptcp nom pl neut) in heaven.
Matthew 21:2 saying to them, “Go into the village ahead of you, and right away you will find a donkey tethered, and a colt with her. Untie (lysantes | λύσαντες | aor act ptcp nom pl masc) them and bring them to me.
Mark 1:7 And he was proclaiming, saying, is coming “The one who is more powerful than I is coming after me; not I am not worthy to stoop down and untie (lysai | λῦσαι | aor act inf ) the thong of his sandals. his
Mark 7:35 And immediately the man’s ears were opened, that which bound his tongue was loosened (elythē | ἐλύθη | aor pass ind 3 sg), and he began to speak clearly.
Mark 11:2 and said to them, “Go into the village directly ahead of you, and immediately upon entering it you will find a tethered colt on which no one has ever sat. Untie (lysate | λύσατε | aor act imperative 2 pl) it and bring it.
Mark 11:4 So they went away and found a tethered colt at a door outside in the street, and they untied (lyousin | λύουσιν | pres act ind 3 pl) it.
Mark 11:5 And some of those standing there said to them, “What are you doing, untying (lyontes | λύοντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) the colt?”
Luke 3:16 John gave an answer to all, saying, “I indeed baptize you with water, but there is coming one who is mightier than I, of whom I am not worthy to untie (lysai | λῦσαι | aor act inf ) the thong of his sandals. He it is who will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.
Luke 13:15 Then the Lord answered him, “You hypocrites! Does (lyei | λύει | pres act ind 3 sg) not each of you on the Sabbath untie (lyei | λύει | pres act ind 3 sg) his ox or his donkey from the manger to lead it away and to water it?
Luke 13:16 And ought not this woman, a daughter of Abraham whom Satan bound for eighteen years, be released (lythēnai | λυθῆναι | aor pass inf ) from this bondage on the day of the Sabbath?”
Luke 19:30 saying, “Go into the village ahead of you, where, as you enter, you will find a colt tied, on which no one has ever yet sat. Untie (lysantes | λύσαντες | aor act ptcp nom pl masc) it and bring it here.
Luke 19:31 If someone asks you why are you untying (lyete | λύετε | pres act ind 2 pl) it, you shall say this: ‘The Lord has need of it.’”
Luke 19:33 As they were untying (lyontōn | λυόντων | pres act ptcp gen pl masc) the colt, its owners asked them, “Why are you untying (lyete | λύετε | pres act ind 2 pl) the colt?”
John 1:27 the one coming after me; I am not worthy to untie (lysō | λύσω | aor act subj 1 sg) the thong of his sandals.”
John 2:19 Jesus answered them, saying, “Destroy (lysate | λύσατε | aor act imperative 2 pl) this temple and in three days I will restore it.”
John 5:18 This was why the Jews were seeking all the more to kill him, because he (elyen | ἔλυεν | imperf act ind 3 sg) not only used to break (elyen | ἔλυεν | imperf act ind 3 sg) the Sabbath, but he also was calling God his own Father, thus making himself equal with God.
John 7:23 If a man receives circumcision on the Sabbath so that the law of Moses may (lythē | λυθῇ | aor pass subj 3 sg) not be broken (lythē | λυθῇ | aor pass subj 3 sg), why are you angry with me because I made an entire man well on the Sabbath?
John 10:35 If the scripture called them ‘gods’ to whom the word of God came — and scripture cannot be annulled (lythēnai | λυθῆναι | aor pass inf ) —
John 11:44 The dead man came out, his feet and his hands bound with strips of cloth, and his face wrapped in a cloth. Jesus said to them, “Unwrap (lysate | λύσατε | aor act imperative 2 pl) him, and let him go.”
Acts 2:24 whom God raised up, loosing (lysas | λύσας | aor act ptcp nom sg masc) the pangs of death, as it was not possible for him to be held by it.
Acts 7:33 And the Lord said to him, ‘Take (lyson | λῦσον | aor act imperative 2 sg) off the sandals from your feet, for the place on which you stand is holy ground.
Acts 13:25 And as John was completing his ministry, he said repeatedly, ‘What do you suppose me to be? I am not he. But behold, one is coming after me of whom I am not worthy to (lysai | λῦσαι | aor act inf ) untie (lysai | λῦσαι | aor act inf ) the sandals for his feet.’
Acts 13:43 And after the meeting of the synagogue broke up (lytheisēs | λυθείσης | aor pass ptcp gen sg fem), many Jews and devout converts followed Paul and Barnabas, who, as they spoke with them, were persuading them to continue in the grace of God.
Acts 22:30 But on the next day, wanting to know for sure what was the accusation being made against him by the Jews, he released (elysen | ἔλυσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) him and ordered the chief priests and all the council to meet, and he brought Paul down and set him before them.
Acts 27:41 But caught in some crosscurrents, they ran the ship aground; the bow stuck and remained immovable, but the stern began to break (elyeto | ἐλύετο | imperf pass ind 3 sg) up by the force of the waves.
1 Corinthians 7:27 If you are married to a wife, do not seek to be set free; if you are free (lelysai | λέλυσαι | perf pass ind 2 sg) from a wife, do not seek a wife.
Ephesians 2:14 For he is our peace, who has made us both one and has (lysas | λύσας | aor act ptcp nom sg masc) broken (lysas | λύσας | aor act ptcp nom sg masc) down (lysas | λύσας | aor act ptcp nom sg masc) the dividing wall, having abolished in his flesh the hostility,
2 Peter 3:10 But the Day of the Lord will come like a thief, in which the heavens will pass away with a rushing noise, the elements will (lythēsetai | λυθήσεται | fut pass ind 3 sg) melt (lythēsetai | λυθήσεται | fut pass ind 3 sg) in the intense heat, and the earth and the works in it will be exposed.
2 Peter 3:11 Since (lyomenōn | λυομένων | pres pass ptcp gen pl neut) all these things are (lyomenōn | λυομένων | pres pass ptcp gen pl neut) thus to be dissolved (lyomenōn | λυομένων | pres pass ptcp gen pl neut), what kind of people ought you to be in holy conduct and godliness,
2 Peter 3:12 waiting for and hastening the coming of the day of God, because of which the heavens will be set on fire and dissolved (lythēsontai | λυθήσονται | fut pass ind 3 pl), and the elements will melt in the heat.
1 John 3:8 The one who continues to sin is of the devil, because the devil has been sinning from the beginning. The Son of God appeared for this purpose — that he might destroy (lysē | λύσῃ | aor act subj 3 sg) the works of the devil.
Revelation 1:5 and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the world. To him who loves us and has freed (lysanti | λύσαντι | aor act ptcp dat sg masc) us from our sins by his blood
Revelation 5:2 And I saw a powerful angel proclaiming in a loud voice, “Who is worthy to open the scroll and break (lysai | λῦσαι | aor act inf ) its seals?”
Revelation 9:14 saying to the sixth angel who had the trumpet, “Release (lyson | λῦσον | aor act imperative 2 sg) the four angels who are bound at the great river Euphrates.”
Revelation 9:15 So the four angels, who had been prepared for this hour, day, month, and year, were (elythēsan | ἐλύθησαν | aor pass ind 3 pl) released (elythēsan | ἐλύθησαν | aor pass ind 3 pl) to kill a third of mankind.
Revelation 20:3 Then he threw him into the abyss, locked and sealed it over him, so he could not deceive the nations any longer, until the thousand years were finished. After that he must be set loose (lythēnai | λυθῆναι | aor pass inf ) for a short time.
Revelation 20:7 When the thousand years are finished, Satan will be released (lythēsetai | λυθήσεται | fut pass ind 3 sg) from his prison