λύω in the New Testament

Definitions

Thayer

1) to loose any person (or thing) tied or fastened
1a) bandages of the feet, the shoes
1b) of a husband and wife joined together by the bond of matrimony
1c) of a single man, whether he has already had a wife or has not yet married
2) to loose one bound, i.e. to unbind, release from bonds, set free
2a) of one bound up (swathed in bandages)
2b) bound with chains (a prisoner), discharge from prison, let go
3) to loosen, undo, dissolve, anything bound, tied, or compacted together
3a) an assembly, i.e. to dismiss, break up
3b) laws, as having a binding force, are likened to bonds
3c) to annul, subvert
3d) to do away with, to deprive of authority, whether by precept or act
3e) to declare unlawful
3f) to loose what is compacted or built together, to break up, demolish, destroy
3g) to dissolve something coherent into parts, to destroy
3h) metaphorically, to overthrow, to do away with
Part of Speech: verb
Citing in TDNT: 2:60 & 4:328, 543

Strong

G3089
A primary verb; to "loosen" (literally or figuratively): - break (up), destroy, dissolve, (un-) loose, melt, put off. Compare G4486.

Louw-Nida

GlossSection
g do away with13.38
h put an end to13.100
d dismiss15.139
a untie18.18
c destroy20.53
e transgress36.30
f permit37.47
b set free37.127

Classical Greek Dictionaries

These two sites give similar information, with the definition from several dictionaries and statistics on the use of the word.

Perseus Digital Library

University of Chicago's Logion lexicon

Ulrik Petersen

Strong's dictionary

Crosswalk

Thayer's dictionary plus other information.

LaParola

From this site's dictionary (in Italian)

In the New Testament

SBL (also Westcott and Hort; Tischendorf; Byzantine)

ἔλυεverb: 3rd person imperfect active indicative singular1
ἐλύετοverb: 3rd person imperfect passive indicative singular1
ἐλύθηverb: 3rd person aorist passive indicative singular1
ἐλύθησανverb: 3rd person aorist passive indicative plural1
ἔλυσενverb: 3rd person aorist active indicative singular1
λελυμέναverb: perfect passive participle nominative plural neuter1
λελυμένονverb: perfect passive participle nominative singular neuter1
λέλυσαιverb: 2nd person perfect passive indicative singular1
λύειverb: 3rd person present active indicative singular1
λύετεverb: 2nd person present active indicative plural2
λυθείσηςverb: aorist passive participle genitive singular feminine1
λυθῇverb: 3rd person aorist passive subjunctive singular1
λυθῆναιverb: aorist passive infinitive3
λυθήσεταιverb: 3rd person future passive indicative singular2
λυθήσονταιverb: 3rd person future passive indicative plural1
λυομένωνverb: present passive participle genitive plural neuter1
λύοντεςverb: present active participle nominative plural masculine1
λυόντωνverb: present active participle genitive plural masculine1
λύουσινverb: 3rd person present active indicative plural1
λῦσαιverb: aorist active infinitive4
λύσαντεςverb: aorist active participle nominative plural masculine2
λύσαντιverb: aorist active participle dative singular masculine1
λύσαςverb: aorist active participle nominative singular masculine2
λύσατεverb: 2nd person aorist active imperative plural3
λύσῃverb: 3rd person aorist active subjunctive singular2
λύσῃςverb: 2nd person aorist active subjunctive singular1
λύσητεverb: 2nd person aorist active subjunctive plural1
λῦσονverb: 2nd person aorist active imperative singular2
λύσωverb: 1st person aorist active subjunctive singular1
Total42

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