1) to choke, strangle
1a) of thorns crowding out the seed in the field and hindering its growth
2) to wring one's neck, throttle
Part of Speech: verb
Citing in TDNT: 6:455, 895
Strengthened from G4154; to wheeze, that is, (causative by implication) to throttle or strangle (drown): - choke, take by the throat.
|b cause plants to die||23.120|
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