Strong's Concordance, Greek Dictionary

Hallow, be holy, sanctify, to make holy, i.e., (ceremonially) purify or consecrate

Greek: ἁγιάζω, hagiazō (G37)

26 King James Bible Verses


Here are hallow, be holy, sanctify and related words in the Bible. What does the source Greek word ἁγιάζω 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: G37

Greek Base Word: ἁγιάζω

Usage: Hallow, be holy, sanctify

Definition: To make holy, i.e., (ceremonially) purify or consecrate; (mentally) to venerate.

Detailed definition:

  1. To render or acknowledge, or to be venerable or hallow.
  2. To separate from profane things and dedicate to God.
    1. Consecrate things to God.
    2. Dedicate people to God.
  3. To purify.
    1. To cleanse externally.
    2. To purify by expiation: free from the guilt of sin.
    3. To purify internally by renewing of the soul.

Derived terms: From G40.

See also:

  1. G40


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: hɑ.ɣiˈɑ.zo
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ɑ.ʝiˈɑ.zow
  3. Transliteration: hagiazō
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: ha-gee-AH-zoh
  5. Modern Pronunciation: a-gee-AH-zoh

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