Smoke (Noun and Verb) - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
Smoke (Noun and Verb)[ A-1,Noun,G2586, kapnos ]
smoke," occurs in Acts 2:19 and 12 times in the Apocalypse.
[ B-1,Verb,G5188, tupho ]
"to raise a smoke" [akin to tuphos, "smoke" (not in the NT), and tuphoo, "to puff up with pride," See HIGH-MINDED], is used in the Passive Voice in Matthew 12:20, "smoking (flax)," lit., "caused to smoke," of the wick of a lamp which has ceased to burn clearly, figurative of mere nominal religiousness without the Spirit's power. The Sept. uses the verb kapnizo (akin to A).