Heat - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words


[ A-1,Noun,G2742, kauson ]
denotes a burning heat" (from kaio, "to burn;" cp. Eng., "caustic," "cauterize"), Matthew 20:12; Luke 12:55 (AV, "heat"), RV, in each place, "scorching heat" (marg. "hot wind"); in James 1:11, "a burning heat," AV, RV, "the scorching wind" like the sirocco. Cp. Amos 4:9, where the Sept. has purosis, "burning" (pur, "fire"). See BURNING.

[ A-2,Noun,G2738, kauma ]
"heat" (akin to No. 1), signifies "the result of burning," or "the heat produced," Revelation 7:16; Revelation 16:9; cp. kaumatizo, "to scorch," kausis, "burning," kauteriazomai, "to brand, sear."

[ A-3,Noun,G2329, therme ]
denotes "warmth, heat," Acts 28:3 (Eng., "thermal," etc.).

[ B-1,Verb,G2741, kausoo ]
was used as a medical term, of "a fever;" in the NT, "to burn with great heat" (akin to A, No. 1), said of the future destruction of the natural elements, 2 Peter 3:10, 2 Peter 3:12, "with fervent heat," Passive Voice, lit., "being burned."

Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words