Strong's Concordance, Greek Dictionary

Bind with an oath, to declare or vow under penalty of execration

Greek: ἀναθεματίζω, anathematizō (G332)

4 King James Bible Verses

Here are curse, bind with an oath and related words in the Bible. What does the source Greek word ἀναθεματίζω mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: G332

Greek Base Word: ἀναθεματίζω

Usage: (bind under a) curse, bind with an oath

Definition: To declare or vow under penalty of execration.

Detailed definition:

  1. To devote to destruction.
  2. To declare one's self liable to the severest divine penalties.

Derived terms: From G331.

See also:

  1. G331


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ɑ.nɑ.θɛ.mɑˈti.zo
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ɑ.nɑ.θe̞.mɑˈti.zow
  3. Transliteration: anathematizō
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: ah-na-theh-ma-TEE-zoh
  5. Modern Pronunciation: ah-na-thay-ma-TEE-zoh

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