Word Summary
diazōnnymi: to gird around
Original Word: διαζώννυμι
Transliteration: diazōnnymi
Phonetic Spelling: (dee-az-own'-noo-mee)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to gird around
Meaning: to gird around
Strong's Concordance
gird, put on

From dia and zonnumi; to gird tightly -- gird.

see GREEK dia

see GREEK zonnumi

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1241: διαζωννύω

διαζωννύω or διαζώννυμι: 1 aorist διέζωσα; 1 aorist middle διεζωσαμην; perfect passive preposition διεζωσμένος; to bind or gird all around (διά; this force of the preposition appears in the tropical use of the verb in Plutarch, Brut. 31, 2 ὡς δ' φλόξ ῥυεις καί διαζώσασα πανταχόθεν τήν πόλιν διελαμψε πολλή): ἑαυτόν, John 13:4; passive διαζωννυμαι τί to be girded: (by attraction for (yet cf. Meyer)) ἥν διεζωσμένος, John 13:5; middle διαζωννυμαι τί, "to gird oneself with a thing, gird a thing around oneself: John 21:7; (Ezekiel 23:15 (Alex.). in Greek writings occasionally from Thucydides on). Cf. Winer's De verb. camp. etc. Part v., p. 13.