λούω [in LXX chiefly for רָחַץ (freq. of ceremonial washing; cf. Deiss., BS, 226 f.) ;] to bathe, wash the body: with accusative of person(s), Act.9:37 (of a dead body); id. before ἀπό (Deiss., BS, l.with), Act.16:33; pass. ptcp. pf., Refs Jhn.13:10, Heb.10:22; mid., to wash oneself (Mayor, in l; M. Pr., 155 f., 238 f.), 2Pe.2:22; metaph., Rev.1:5, Rec., R, mg. (cf. ἀπο-λούω).† SYN.: νίπτω, used of parts of the body-hands, feet, face; πλύνω, of things, as garments, etc. (see Lev.15:11; cf. Tr., Syn., § xlv) (AS)
1) to bathe, wash 1a) of a dead person 1b) washing to cleanse blood out of wounds
A primary verb; to bathe (the whole person; whereas G3538 means to wet a part only, and G4150 to wash, cleanse garments exclusively)
From G575 and G4150; to rinseoff
KJV Usage: wash.
G4126 πλέω, πλεύωπλέω, πλεύω
The first is another form for the second which is used as an alternate in certain tenses; probably a form of G4150 (through the idea of plunging through the water); to pass in a vessel