Put - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words


[ 1,,G5087, tithemi ]
to place, lay, set, put," is translated "to put" in Matthew 5:15; Matthew 12:18; in Matthew 22:44, RV, "put (underneath Thy feet);" Mark 4:21 (1st part), in the 2nd part, RV, "put" (in some texts, No. 4, AV, "set"); Mark 10:16, AV (RV, "laying"); Luke 8:16 (1st part); 2nd part, RV (AV, "setteth"); Luke 11:33; John 19:19; Acts 1:7, AV (RV, "set"); Acts 4:3; Acts 5:18, Acts 5:25; Acts 12:4; Romans 14:13; 1 Corinthians 15:25; 2 Corinthians 3:13; 1 Timothy 1:12, AV (RV, "appointing"); Revelation 11:9, AV (RV, "laid"). See APPOINT, No. 3.

[ 2,,G4060, pertithemi ]
"to put around or on" (peri, "around," and No. 1), is so used in Matthew 27:28; Mark 15:17, RV, "put on" (AV, "... about"); Mark 15:36; John 19:29. See BESTOW, No. 5.

[ 3,,G3908, paratithemi ]
"to set before" (para, "beside" or "before"), is rendered "to put forth" (of a parable) in Matthew 13:24, Matthew 13:31, AV (RV, "set before"). See SET.

[ 4,,G2007, epitithemi ]
"to put on upon," is so rendered in Matthew 19:13, AV (RV, "lay"); so Mark 7:32; Mark 8:25 (some mss. have No. 1, here); Matthew 21:7; Matthew 27:29; John 9:15; John 19:2 (1st part); Acts 9:12 (RV, "laying ... on "); Acts 15:10. See ADD, No. 1.

[ 5,,G659, apotithemi ]
always in the Middle Voice in the NT, "to put off (apo) from oneself," is rendered "to put away" in the RV in the following: Ephesians 4:25; James 1:21 (AV, "laying apart"); 1 Peter 2:1 (AV, "laying aside"). See CAST, No. 16.

[ 6,,G906, ballo ]
"to throw, cast, put," is translated "to put," in Matthew 9:17 (twice); Matthew 25:27; Matthew 27:6; Mark 2:22; Mark 7:33; Luke 5:37; John 5:7; John 12:6; John 13:2 (of "putting" up a sword); John 20:25 (RV twice, AV, "put" and "thrust"), John 20:27, RV; James 3:3; Revelation 2:24 (RV, "cast"). See CAST, No. 1.

Note: bleteos, Strong's number 992 (a gerundive form from ballo), meaning "(that which) one must put," is found in Luke 5:38, and, in some mss., Mark 2:22.

[ 7,,G1544, ekballo ]
"to cast out," is translated "to put forth or out" in Matthew 9:25; Mark 5:40 (Luke 8:54 in some mss); John 10:4; Acts 9:40. See CAST, No. 5.

[ 8,,G1911, epiballo ]
"to put to or unto," is so translated in Matthew 9:16; Luke 5:36; Luke 9:62; in Acts 12:1, RV, "put forth (his hands)," AV, "stretched forth." See CAST, No. 7.

[ 9,,G4016, periballo ]
"to put or throw around," is translated "put on" in John 19:2, AV (RV, "arrayed ... in"). See CAST, No. 10, CLOTHE, No. 6.

[ 10,,G4261, proballo ]
"to put forward," is so used in Acts 19:33. See SHOOT FORTH.

[ 11,,G1325, didomi ]
"to give," is rendered "to put" in Luke 15:22, of the ring on the returned Prodigal's finger; 2 Corinthians 8:16 and Revelation 17:17, of "putting" into the heart by God; Hebrews 8:10, of laws into the mind (AV, marg., "give"); Hebrews 10:16, of laws on (RV; AV, "into") the heart. See GIVE.

[ 12,,G3860, paradidomi ]
"to give or hand over," is rendered "put in prison" in Mark 1:14, AV (RV, "delivered up"). See BETRAY.

[ 13,,G4160, poieo ]
"to do, make," is translated "to put" (with exo, "forth") in Acts 5:34, lit., "do (them) outside."

[ 14,,G5563, chorizo ]
"to separate, divide" (cp. choris, "apart, separate from"), is translated "to put asunder" in Matthew 19:6; Mark 10:9, of "putting" away a wife.

[ 15,,G1631, ekphuo ]
"to cause to grow out, put forth" (ek, "out," phuo, "to bring forth, produce, beget"), is used of the leaves of a tree, Matthew 24:32; Mark 13:28, "putteth forth."

[ 16,,G630, apoluo ]
"to set free, let go," is rendered "to put away" in reference to one who is betrothed, Matthew 1:19; a wife, Matthew 5:31-Matthew 5:32 (twice; in 2nd part, RV; AV, "is divorced"); Matthew 19:3, Matthew 19:7-Matthew 19:9 (twice); Mark 10:2, Mark 10:4, Mark 10:11-Mark 10:12; Luke 16:18 (twice). See DISMISS.

Note: In 1 Corinthians 7:11-12, AV, aphiemi, "to send away," is translated "to put away" (RV, "leave"), of the act of the husband toward the wife; in 1 Corinthians 7:13, "leave," of the act of the wife toward the husband.

[ 17,,G142, airo ]
"to take up, remove," is rendered "put away," of bitterness, wrath, anger, clamor, railing and malice, Ephesians 4:31; in 1 Corinthians 5:2 of the Divine effects of church discipline. See BEAR, No. 9.

[ 18,,G1808, exairo ]
"to put away from the midst of" (ek, "from," and No. 17), is used of church discipline, 1 Corinthians 5:13.

[ 19,,G2673, katargeo ]
is rendered "I put away" in 1 Corinthians 13:11; in 1 Corinthians 15:24, AV, "shall have put down" (RV, "abolished"). See ABOLISH.

[ 20,,G2507, kathaireo ]
"to take down, put down," rendered "He hath put down" in Luke 1:52. See CAST, A, No. 14.

[ 21,,G649, apostello ]
"to send forth" (apo, "from or forth," stello, "to send"), is said of using the sickle, Mark 4:29, RV, "he putteth forth," marg., "sendeth forth" (AV, "putteth in"). See SEND, SET.

[ 22,,G554, apekduo ]
"to strip off clothes or arms," is used in the Middle Voice in the NT, Colossians 2:15, RV, "having put off from Himself," (AV, "having spoiled"); in Colossians 3:9, "ye have put off," of "the old man" (See MAN). See SPOIL.

[ 23,,G3179,methistemi / methistano ] "to change, remove" (meta, implying "change," histemi, "to cause to stand"), is used of "putting" a man out of his stewardship, Luke 16:4 (Passive Voice). See REMOVE, TRANSLATE, TURN (away).

[ 24,,G321, anago ]
"to lead or bring up," is used nautically of "putting" out to sea, Acts 27:2, Acts 27:4, RV. See LAUNCH.

[ 25,,G1877, epanago ]
"to bring up or back," is used in the same sense as No. 24, in Luke 5:3-Luke 5:4. See LAUNCH.

[ 26,,G1746, enduo ]
used in the Middle Voice, of "putting" on oneself, or on another, is translated "to put on"
(a) literally, Matthew 6:25; Matthew 27:31; Mark 6:9; Mark 15:20; Luke 12:22; Luke 15:22;
(b) metaphorically, of "putting" on the armor of light, Romans 13:12; the Lord Jesus Christ, Romans 13:14; Christ, Galatians 3:27; incorruption and immortality (said of the body of the believer), 1 Corinthians 15:53-54; the new man, Ephesians 4:24; Colossians 3:10; the whole armor of God, Ephesians 6:11; the breastplate of of righteousness, Ephesians 6:14, RV; the breastplate of faith and love, 1 Thessalonians 5:8; various Christian qualities, Colossians 3:12. See CLOTHE, No. 2.

[ 27,,G1688, embibazo ]
"to put in" (en, "in," bibazo, not found in the NT), is used of "putting" persons on board ship, Acts 27:6. In the Sept., 2 Kings 9:28; Proverbs 4:11.

[ 28,,G4264, probibazo ]
"to put forward," hence, "to induce, incite," is rendered "being put forward" in Matthew 14:8, RV (AV, "being before instructed"). In the Sept., Exodus 35:34; Deuteronomy 6:7.

[ 29,,G654, apostrepho ]
"to turn away, remove, return," is used of "putting" up again a sword into its sheath, Matthew 26:52. See BRING, A, No. 22.


(1) Ekteino, "to stretch forth" (always so translated in the RV, save in Acts 27:30, "lay out," of anchors), is rendered "to put forth" in the AV of Matthew 8:3; Mark 1:41; Luke 5:13.

(2) In Luke 14:7, AV, lego, "to speak" (See RV), is translated "He put forth."

(3) In Acts 13:46, AV, apotheo, "to thrust away" (RV), is rendered "put ... from;" in 1 Timothy 1:19, AV, "having put away" (RV, "having thrust from"), Middle Voice in each; so in Acts 7:27, AV and RV, "thrust away." See CAST, No. 13, THRUST.

(4) For "to put away" in Hebrews 9:26, See PUTTING, Note (below).

(5) In Acts 7:33, AV, luo, "to loose" (RV), is translated "put off." See LOOSE.

(6) For the AV of hupotasso, "put under" in 1 Corinthians 15:27-28; Ephesians 1:22; Hebrews 2:8, See SUBJECT, and for the connected negative adjective anupotaktos, rendered "not put under" in Hebrews 2:8, AV, See DISOBEDIENT, B, (Note).

(7) In John 19:29, AV, prosphero, "to bring to," is translated "they put it to (His mouth)," RV, "they brought it ..."

(8) For anamimnesko, "to put in remembrance," 1 Corinthians 4:17, RV, See REMEMBRANCE.

(9) For apokteino, "to kill," rendered "put to death" in Mark 14:1, etc., See DEATH, C, No. 4.
(10) For 1 Thessalonians 2:4, AV, "to be put in trust," See ENTRUST.
(11) For the phrase "put ... to ... account" in Philemon 1:18, See ACCOUNT, A, No. 2.
(12) In Acts 15:9, AV, diakrino, "to make a distinction" (RV), is translated "put (no) difference."
(13) In Matthew 9:16, AV, pleroma, "the fullness or filling," is rendered "(that) which is put in to fill it up," RV, "(that) which should fill it up." See FILL.
(14) For paradeigmatizo, "to put to an open shame," Hebrews 6:6, See SHAME.
(15) For phimoo, "to put to silence," See SILENCE.
(16) For "I will put My trust," Hebrews 2:13, See TRUST.

Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words