to extinguish (as fire), i.e. (figuratively and passively) to pass away Derivation: of uncertain affinity;
KJV Usage: fade away.
μαραίνω [in LXX: Job.15:30 (יָבֵשׁ pi.), Refs Job.24:24, Wis.2:8 19:21 * ;] in cl., __1. prop., to quench fire; pass., of fire, to die away, go out. __2. In various relations, to quench, waste, wear out (cf. Wis.19:21); pass., to waste away; in later writers (Plut., Luc., al.), of the withering of flowers and herbage (act., Job.15:30; pass., Refs Job.24:24, Wis.2:8): Jas.1:11 (cf. ἀμάραντον).† (AS)
1) to extinguish (a flame, fire, light, etc.) 2) to render arid, make to waste away, consume away, perish 3) to have a miserable end
Of uncertain affinity; to extinguish (as fire), that is, (figuratively and passively) to passaway