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G3089 - Up

Strong's No.:G3089

Greek:λύω

Transliteration:luō

Phonetic:loo'-o

Word Origin:A primary verb

Bible Usage:break (up) destroy dissolve (un-) loose melt put off. Compare G4486 .

Part of Speech:Verb

Strongs
Definition:

to loosen (literally or figuratively)


Thayers
Definition:

1. to loose any person (or thing) tied or fastened

a. bandages of the feet, the shoes,

b. of a husband and wife joined together by the bond of matrimony

c. 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

a. of one bound up (swathed in bandages)

b. bound with chains (a prisoner), discharge from prison, let go

3. to loosen, undo, dissolve, anything bound, tied, or compacted together

a. an assembly, i.e. to dismiss, break up

b. laws, as having a binding force, are likened to bonds

c. to annul, subvert

d. to do away with, to deprive of authority, whether by precept or act

e. to declare unlawful

f. to loose what is compacted or built together, to break up, demolish, destroy

g. to dissolve something coherent into parts, to destroy

h. metaph., to overthrow, to do away with


Bible References:
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Translation
Occurrences:
break ( 1 )
broken ( 4 )
Destroy ( 2 )
dissolved ( 2 )
down ( 1 )
loose ( 15 )
loosed ( 10 )
loosing ( 2 )
melt ( 1 )
off ( 1 )
unloose ( 3 )
up ( 1 )

 

Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.