554. apekduomai
Strong's Concordance
apekduomai: to strip off from oneself
Original Word: ἀπεκδύομαι
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: apekduomai
Phonetic Spelling: (ap-ek-doo'-om-ahee)
Definition: to strip off from oneself
Usage: I strip, divest, renounce.
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554 apekdýomai(from 575 /apó, "away from," which intensifies 1562 /ekdýō "go down and completely away from") – "completely strip off," thoroughly renounce. The double prefixes (apo, ek) strongly emphasize the depth of the renouncing. This "renunciation (stripping right off) is very emphatic" (Nigel Turner, Christian Words, 366).

554 /apekdýomai ("stripping completely off") was "probably coined by Paul meaning, 'I put off' (as a garment), 'from myself, I throw off' " (Souter; note the prefix, apo).

[Josephus does use this term, but the verb and noun forms are not documented before the NT.]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from apo and ekduó
to strip off from oneself
NASB Translation
disarmed (1), laid aside (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 554: ἀπεκδύομαι

ἀπεκδύομαι: 1 aorist ἀπεκδυσαμην;

1. wholly to put off from oneself (ἀπό denoting separation from what is put oft): τόν παλαιόν ἄνθρωπον, Colossians 3:9.

2. wholly to strip off for oneself (for one's own advantage), despoil, disarm: τινα, Colossians 2:15. Cf. Winers De verb. comp. etc. Part iv., p. 14f (especially Lightfoot on Colossians 2:15). (Josephus, Antiquities 6, 14, 2 ἀπεκδυς (but Bekker edition has μετεκδυς) τήν.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

Middle voice from apo and ekduo; to divest wholly oneself, or (for oneself) despoil -- put off, spoil.

see GREEK apo

see GREEK ekduo

Forms and Transliterations
απεκδυσαμενοι απεκδυσάμενοι ἀπεκδυσάμενοι απεκδυσαμενος απεκδυσάμενος ἀπεκδυσάμενος apekdusamenoi apekdusamenos apekdysamenoi apekdysámenoi apekdysamenos apekdysámenos
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Englishman's Concordance
Colossians 2:15 V-APM-NMS
GRK: ἀπεκδυσάμενος τὰς ἀρχὰς
NAS: When He had disarmed the rulers
KJV: [And] having spoiled principalities
INT: having disarmed the principalities

Colossians 3:9 V-APM-NMP
GRK: εἰς ἀλλήλους ἀπεκδυσάμενοι τὸν παλαιὸν
NAS: to one another, since you laid aside the old
KJV: one to another, seeing that ye have put off the old
INT: to one another having put off the old

Strong's Greek 554
2 Occurrences

ἀπεκδυσάμενοι — 1 Occ.
ἀπεκδυσάμενος — 1 Occ.

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