Word Summary
gymnazō: to exercise naked, to train
Original Word: γυμνάζω
Transliteration: gymnazō
Phonetic Spelling: (goom-nad'-zo)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to exercise naked, to train
Meaning: to exercise naked, to train
Strong's Concordance
exercise, train

From gumnos; to practise naked (in the games), i.e. Train (figuratively) -- exercise.

see GREEK gumnos

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1128: γυμνάζω

γυμνάζω; (perfect passive participle γεγυμνασμενοσ'; (γυμνός); common in Greek writings from Aeschylus down;

1. properly, to exercise naked (in the palaestra).

2. to exercise vigorously, in any way, either the body or the mind: ἑαυτόν πρός εὐσέβειαν, of one who strives earnestly to become godly, 1 Timothy 4:7; γεγυμνασμενος exercised, Hebrews 5:14; Hebrews 12:11; καρδίαν γεγυμνασμένην πλεονεξίας (Rec. πλεονεξίαις), a soul that covetousness or the love of gain has trained in its crafty ways, 2 Peter 2:14; cf. Winer's Grammar, § 30, 4.