Strong's Enhanced Concordance

The Aionian Bible un-translates and instead transliterates ten special words to help us better understand the extent of God’s love for individuals and all mankind, and the nature of afterlife destinies. The original translation is unaltered and an inline note is appended to 63 Old Testament and 200 New Testament verses. Compare the definitions below to the Aionian Glossary. Follow the blue link below to study the word's usage. Search for any Strong's number: g1-21369 and h1-9049.
to live
Strongs:
g2198
Word:
ζάω
Tyndale
Word:
ζάω
Transliteration:
zaō
Gloss:
to live
Morphhology:
Greek, Verb
Definition:
ζάω, -ῶ, [in LXX chiefly for חיה (most freq. ptcp, ζῶν, inf, ζῆν, for חַי;] 1) prop, to live, be alive (see Syn, see word βίος; in cl. usually of animal life, but sometimes of plants, as Arist, Eth. N, i, 7, 12): Act.20:12, Rom.7:1-3, 1Co.7:39, Rev.19:20, al; ἐν αὐτῷ ζῶμεν, Act.17:28; ἐμοὶ τὸ ζῆν Χριστός, Php.1:21; διὰ παντὸς τοῦ ζῆν (M, Pr., 215, 249), Heb.2:15; ὃ δὲ νῦν ζῶ ἐν σαρκί, Gal.2:20; ζῇ ἐν ἐμοὶ Χριστός, Gal.2:20; (ὁ) ζῶν, of God (אֵל חַי and cognate phrases, Jos.3:10, Hos.2:1 (1:10), Isa.37:4, al; see DCG, ii, 39a), Mat.16:16, Jhn.6:57, Rom.9:26, 1Th.1:9, Heb.3:12, Rev.7:2, al; in juristic phrase, ζῶ ἐγώ (חַי־אָנִי, Num.14:21, al.), as I live, Rom.14:11; ζῆν ἐπ᾽ ἄρτῳ, Mat.4:4, al; ἐκ, 1Co.9:14; of coming to life, Mrk.16:[11], Rom.6:10 14:9, 2Co.13:4; opp. to νεκρός, Rev.1:18 2:8; metaph, Luk.15:32; ζῆν ἐκ νεκρῶν, Rom.6:13; of the spiritual life of Christians, Luk.10:28, Jhn.5:25, Rom.1:17 8:13; εἰς τ. αἰῶνα, Jhn.6:51, 58; σὺν Χριστῷ, 1Th.5:10; ὄνομα ἔχεις ὅτι ζῇς, Rev.3:1. 2) As sometimes in cl, = βιόω, to live, pass one's life: Luk.2:36, Act.26:5, Rom.7:9, Col.2:20; ἐν πίστει, Gal.2:20; ἐν τ. ἁμαρτίᾳ, Rom.6:2; εὐσεβῶς, 2Ti.3:12; ἀσώτως, Luk.15:13; with dative (cl.), ἑαυτῳ (Field, Notes, 164), Rom.14:7, 2Co.5:15; τ. δικαιοσύνῃ, Luk.20:38, Rom.6:10, 11 Gal.2:19; τ. Χριστῷ, 2Co.5:15; τ. θεῷ, 1Pe.2:24; πνεύματι, Gal.5:25; κατὰ σάρκα, Rom.8:12, 13; 3) Of inanimate things, metaph: ὕδωρ ζῶν (i.e. springing water, as opp. to still water), in a spiritual sense, Jhn.4:10, 11 7:38 (DCG, ii, 39f.): ἐλπὶς ζῶσα, 1Pe.1:3; ὁδὸς ζῶσα, Heb.10:20 (cf. ἀνα, συν-ζάω; Cremer, 270, 721). (AS)
Liddell-Scott-Jones
Word:
ζάω
Transliteration:
zaō
Gloss:
to live
Morphhology:
Greek, Verb
Definition:
ζῶ (contraction from ζώω: ζάω only in Grammars, [Refs 4th c.AD+]; imperative ζῆ [Refs 5th c.BC+] see at {ζῆ}; optative ζῴη; infinitive ζῆν: imperfect ἔζων [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἔζην in most codices of [Refs 4th c.BC+]; 3rd.pers. plural ἔζων [Refs 5th c.BC+]: future ζήσω [Refs 5th c.BC+]: aorist 1 ἔζησα [Refs 5th c.BC+]: perfect ἔζηκα [Refs 4th c.BC+]aorist and perfect are mostly supplied from βιόω.- Exc. participle ζῶντος, [Refs 8th c.BC+] always uses the Epic dialect Ionic dialect Lyric poetry present ζώω (also in [Refs 5th c.BC+]; subjunctive ζώῃ [Refs 5th c.BC+], contraction ζῷ [Refs]; Cretan dialect δώω [Refs]; infinitive ζωέμεναι, -έμεν, [Refs 8th c.BC+]: imperfect ἔζωον [Refs 8th c.BC+]; Ionic dialect ζώεσκον [Refs 8th c.BC+]aorist 1 ἔζωσα (ἐπ-) [Refs 5th c.BC+]; infinitive ζῶσαι [Refs]: perfect participle ἐζωκότα [Refs]; infinitive ζόειν [Refs 7th c.BC+]: imperfect ζόεν [Refs 3rd c.BC+]. (Root g[uglide]iē, g[uglide]iō- also in βίος and ὑγιής (which see).) I) properly of animal life, live, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; also of plants, τὸ ζῆν κοινὸν εἶναι φαίνεται καὶ τοῖς φυτοῖς [Refs 4th c.BC+]; ἐλέγχιστε ζωόντων vilest of living men, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; ῥεῖα ζώοντες living at ease, of the gods, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; ζῶν κατακαυθῆναι to be burnt alive, [Refs 5th c.BC+] whereby men live in comfort, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; ἐπὶ τοῖς αἰσχίστοις ἔργοις, ἐπὶ τοῖς παροῦσιν ἀγαθοῖς, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; also ζῆν ἀπό τινος to live on a thing, [NT+6th c.BC+]: with participle, ζῆν συκοφαντῶν [Refs 5th c.BC+] for oneself, uncertain reading in [Refs 5th c.BC+]; τὸ ζῆν,= ζωή, [NT+5th c.BC+]; also, a living, τὸ ζ. οὐκ ἔχομεν [Refs 3rd c.AD+]; ζήτω ὁ βασιλεύς long live the king, [LXX]; βασιλεῦ, εἰς τὸν αἰῶνα ζῆθι[LXX]; asseverations, ζῶ ἐγώ, καὶ ζῶν τὸ ὄνομά μου, καί. [LXX]; ζῇ κύριος, εἰ, ὅτι,[LXX] I.2) ={βιόω}, live, pass one's life, with accusative cognate, ζώεις δ᾽ ἀγαθὸν βίον [Refs 8th c.BC+]; ἐκ τῶν ἄλλων ὧν ἔζης from the other acts of your life, [Refs 4th c.BC+] I.3) aorist 1 ἔζησα, causal, quicken, ἐν τῇ ὁδῷ σου ζῆσόν με [LXX] II) live in the fullest sense, δι᾽ ὧν ζῆν ἐπιστάμεθα [Refs 5th c.BC+]; in religious or mystical sense, [NT], cf. Ramsay Cilies and Bishoprics [Refs]; θεὸς ζῶν [LXX]: frequently metaphorically of things, to be in full vigour, ὄλβος ζώει μάσσων [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἀεὶ ζῇ ταῦτα [νόμιμα] [Refs]; τὰς ξυμφορὰς τῶν βουλευμάτων ζώσας μάλιστα have most living power, [NT+5th c.BC+]; ζῶσα φλόξ living fire, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ὕδωρ ζῶν spring water, [LXX+NT+1st c.BC+] ζῶ (contraction from ζώω: ζάω only in Grammars, [Refs 4th c.AD+]; imperative ζῆ [Refs 5th c.BC+] see at {ζῆ}; optative ζῴη; infinitive ζῆν: imperfect ἔζων [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἔζην in most codices of [Refs 4th c.BC+]; 3rd.pers. plural ἔζων [Refs 5th c.BC+]: future ζήσω [Refs 5th c.BC+]: aorist 1 ἔζησα [Refs 5th c.BC+]: perfect ἔζηκα [Refs 4th c.BC+]aorist and perfect are mostly supplied from βιόω.- Exc. participle ζῶντος, [Refs 8th c.BC+] always uses the Epic dialect Ionic dialect Lyric poetry present ζώω (also in [Refs 5th c.BC+]; subjunctive ζώῃ [Refs 5th c.BC+], contraction ζῷ [Refs]; Cretan dialect δώω [Refs]; infinitive ζωέμεναι, -έμεν, [Refs 8th c.BC+]: imperfect ἔζωον [Refs 8th c.BC+]; Ionic dialect ζώεσκον [Refs 8th c.BC+]aorist 1 ἔζωσα (ἐπ-) [Refs 5th c.BC+]; infinitive ζῶσαι [Refs]: perfect participle ἐζωκότα [Refs]; infinitive ζόειν [Refs 7th c.BC+]: imperfect ζόεν [Refs 3rd c.BC+]. (Root g[uglide]iē, g[uglide]iō- also in βίος and ὑγιής (which see).) I) properly of animal life, live, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; also of plants, τὸ ζῆν κοινὸν εἶναι φαίνεται καὶ τοῖς φυτοῖς [Refs 4th c.BC+]; ἐλέγχιστε ζωόντων vilest of living men, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; ῥεῖα ζώοντες living at ease, of the gods, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; ζῶν κατακαυθῆναι to be burnt alive, [Refs 5th c.BC+] whereby men live in comfort, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; ἐπὶ τοῖς αἰσχίστοις ἔργοις, ἐπὶ τοῖς παροῦσιν ἀγαθοῖς, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; also ζῆν ἀπό τινος to live on a thing, [NT+6th c.BC+]: with participle, ζῆν συκοφαντῶν [Refs 5th c.BC+] for oneself, uncertain reading in [Refs 5th c.BC+]; τὸ ζῆν,= ζωή, [NT+5th c.BC+]; also, a living, τὸ ζ. οὐκ ἔχομεν [Refs 3rd c.AD+]; ζήτω ὁ βασιλεύς long live the king, [LXX]; βασιλεῦ, εἰς τὸν αἰῶνα ζῆθι[LXX]; asseverations, ζῶ ἐγώ, καὶ ζῶν τὸ ὄνομά μου, καί. [LXX]; ζῇ κύριος, εἰ, ὅτι,[LXX] I.2) ={βιόω}, live, pass one's life, with accusative cognate, ζώεις δ᾽ ἀγαθὸν βίον [Refs 8th c.BC+]; ἐκ τῶν ἄλλων ὧν ἔζης from the other acts of your life, [Refs 4th c.BC+] I.3) aorist 1 ἔζησα, causal, quicken, ἐν τῇ ὁδῷ σου ζῆσόν με [LXX] II) live in the fullest sense, δι᾽ ὧν ζῆν ἐπιστάμεθα [Refs 5th c.BC+]; in religious or mystical sense, [NT], cf. Ramsay Cilies and Bishoprics [Refs]; θεὸς ζῶν [LXX]: frequently metaphorically of things, to be in full vigour, ὄλβος ζώει μάσσων [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἀεὶ ζῇ ταῦτα [νόμιμα] [Refs]; τὰς ξυμφορὰς τῶν βουλευμάτων ζώσας μάλιστα have most living power, [NT+5th c.BC+]; ζῶσα φλόξ living fire, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ὕδωρ ζῶν spring water, [LXX+NT+1st c.BC+]
Strongs
Word:
ζάω
Transliteration:
záō
Pronounciation:
dzah'-o
Language:
Greek
Morphhology:
Verb
Definition:
to live (literally or figuratively); life(-time), (a-)live(-ly), quick; a primary verb;