Word Summary
therapeuō: to serve, cure
Original Word: θεραπεύω
Transliteration: therapeuō
Phonetic Spelling: (ther-ap-yoo'-o)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to serve, cure
Meaning: to serve, cure
Strong's Concordance
cure, heal, worship.

From the same as therapon; to wait upon menially, i.e. (figuratively) to adore (God), or (specially) to relieve (of disease) -- cure, heal, worship.

see GREEK therapon

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2323: θεραπεύω

θεραπεύω; imperfect ἐθεράπευον; future θερπεύσω; 1 aorist ἐθεράπευσα; passive, present θεραπεύομαι; imperfect ἐθεραπευομην; perfect participle τεθεραπευμενος; 1 aorist ἐθεραπευθην; (θέραψ, equivalent to θεράπων); from Homer down;

1. to serve, do service: τινα, to one; passive, θεραπεύεται ὑπό τίνος, Acts 17:25.

2. to heal, cure, restore to health: Matthew 12:10; Mark 6:5; Luke 6:7; Luke 9:6; Luke 13:14; Luke 14:3; τινα, Matthew 4:24; Matthew 8:7, 16, etc.; Mark 1:34; Mark 3:10; Luke 4:23; Luke 10:9; passive, John 5:10; Acts 4:14; Acts 5:16, etc.; τινα ἀπό τίνος, to cure one of any disease, Luke 7:21; passive, Luke 5:15; Luke 8:2; θεραπεύειν νόσους, μαλακίαν: Matthew 4:23; Matthew 9:35; Matthew 10:1; Mark 3:15 (R G L, Tr marginal reading in brackets); Luke 9:1; a wound, passive, Revelation 13:3, 12.