Word Summary
diaphēmizō: to spread abroad
Original Word: διαφημίζω
Transliteration: diaphēmizō
Phonetic Spelling: (dee-af-ay-mid'-zo)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to spread abroad
Meaning: to spread abroad
Strong's Concordance
blaze abroad, spread abroad

From dia and a derivative of pheme; to report thoroughly, i.e. Divulgate -- blaze abroad, commonly report, spread abroad, fame.

see GREEK dia

see GREEK pheme

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1310: διαφημίζω

διαφημίζω; 1 aorist διεφημισα; 1 aorist passive διεφημίσθην; to spread abroad, blaze abroad: τόν λόγον, Mark 1:45; Matthew 28:15 (T WH marginal reading ἐφημισθη); τινα, to spread abroad his fame, verbally diffuse his renown, Matthew 9:31; in Latindiffamare aliquem, but in a bad sense. (Rarely in Greek writings, as Aratus, phaen. 221; Dionysius Halicarnassus 11, 46; Palaeph. incred. 14, 4; (cf. Winer's De verb. comp. etc. Part v., p. 14f).)