Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #2348: thnesko (pronounced thnay'-sko)

a strengthened form of a simpler primary thano than'-o (which is used for it only in certain tenses); to die (literally or figuratively):--be dead, die.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon:



1) to die, to be dead

2) metaphorically to be spiritually dead

Part of Speech: verb

Relation: a strengthened form of a simpler primary thano (which is used for it only in certain tenses)


This word is used 13 times:

Matthew 2:20: "the land of Israel: for they are dead which sought the young child's life."
Mark 15:44: "Pilate marveled if he were already dead: and calling unto him the"
Luke 7:12: "city, behold, there was a dead man carried out, the only son of his"
Luke 8:49: "to him, Thy daughter is dead; trouble not the Master."
John 11:21: "my brother had not died."
John 11:39: "Martha, the sister of him that was dead, saith unto him, Lord, by this time"
John 11:41: "stone from the place where the dead was laid. And Jesus"
John 11:44: "And he that was dead came forth, bound hand and foot with graveclothes:"
John 12:1: "where Lazarus was which had been dead, whom he raised from the dead."
John 19:33: "and saw that he was dead already, they broke not his"
Acts 14:19: "city, supposing he had been dead."
Acts 25:19: "of one Jesus, which was dead, whom Paul affirmed to be alive."
1 Timothy 5:6: "But she that liveth in pleasure is dead while she liveth."

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