G3068 λούω - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number

LSJ Gloss:
λούω
to wash
Dodson:
λούω
I wash, bathe
(lit. or merely ceremonially), I wash, bathe (the body); mid: of washing, bathing one's self; met: I cleanse from sin.
Strong's:
λούω
to bathe (the whole person; whereas G3538 means to wet a part only, and G4150 to wash, cleanse garments exclusively)
Derivation: a primary verb;

KJV Usage: wash.

G3538 G4150
TBESG:
λούω
to wash
G:V
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)
Thayer:
1) to bathe, wash
1a) of a dead person
1b) washing to cleanse blood out of wounds


λούω
louō
loo'-o
A primary verb; to bathe (the whole person; whereas G3538 means to wet a part only, and G4150 to wash, cleanse garments exclusively)

KJV Usage: wash.


View how G3068 λούω is used in the Bible

6 occurrences of G3068 λούω

John 13:10 being bathed
Acts 9:37 having bathed
Acts 16:33 and bathed
Hebrews 10:22 being bathed
2 Peter 2:22 that was bathed
Revelation 1:5 bathing

Distinct usage

2 being bathed
1 and bathed
1 that was bathed
1 having bathed
1 bathing

Corresponding Hebrew Words

louo H7364 rachats qal.,pu.
louo H7811 sachah hi.


Related words

G3068 λούω

G628 ἀπολούω
ἀπολούω
apolouō
ap-ol-oo'-o
From G575 and G3068; to wash fully, that is, (figuratively) have remitted (reflexively)

KJV Usage: wash (away).


G3067 λουτρόν
λουτρόν
loutron
loo-tron'
From G3068; a bath, that is, (figuratively) baptism

KJV Usage: washing.


G3538 νίπτω
νίπτω
niptō
nip'-to
To cleanse (especially the hands or the feet or the face); ceremonially to perform ablution

KJV Usage: wash.

Compare G3068.

G4150 πλύνω
πλύνω
plunō
ploo'-no, ploo'-o
A prolonged form of an obsolete πλύω pluō ploo'-o (to “flow ”); to “plunge ”, that is, launder clothing

KJV Usage: wash.

Compare G3068, G3538.

G3538 νίπτω

νίπτω
niptō
nip'-to
To cleanse (especially the hands or the feet or the face); ceremonially to perform ablution

KJV Usage: wash.

Compare G3068.

G449 ἄνιπτος
ἄνιπτος
aniptos
an'-ip-tos
From G1 (as a negative particle) and a presumed derivative of G3538; without ablution

KJV Usage: unwashen.


G633 ἀπονίπτω
ἀπονίπτω
aponiptō
ap-on-ip'-to
From G575 and G3538; to wash off (reflexively one’s own hands symbolically)

KJV Usage: wash.


G3537 νιπτήρ
νιπτήρ
niptēr
nip-tare'
From G3538; a ewer

KJV Usage: bason.


G4150 πλύνω
πλύνω
plunō
ploo'-no, ploo'-o
A prolonged form of an obsolete πλύω pluō ploo'-o (to “flow ”); to “plunge ”, that is, launder clothing

KJV Usage: wash.

Compare G3068, G3538.

G4150 πλύνω

πλύνω
plunō
ploo'-no, ploo'-o
A prolonged form of an obsolete πλύω pluō ploo'-o (to “flow ”); to “plunge ”, that is, launder clothing

KJV Usage: wash.

Compare G3068, G3538.

G637 ἀποπλύνω
ἀποπλύνω
apoplunō
ap-op-loo'-no
From G575 and G4150; to rinse off

KJV Usage: wash.


G4126 πλέω, πλεύω
πλέω, πλεύω
pleō pleuō
pleh'-o, plyoo'-o
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

KJV Usage: sail. See also G4130.


Reformed Dating