Word Summary
halizō: to salt
Original Word: ἁλίζω
Transliteration: halizō
Phonetic Spelling: (hal-id'-zo)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to salt
Meaning: to salt
Strong's Concordance

From hals; to salt -- salt.

see GREEK hals

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 233: ἁλίζω

ἁλίζω: (ἅλς, ἁλός, salt); to salt, season with salt, sprinkle with salt; only the future passive is found in the N. T.: ἐν τίνι ἁλισθήσεται; by what means can its saltness be restored? Matthew 5:13; θυσία ἁλί ἁλισθήσεται, the sacrifice is sprinkled with salt and thus rendered acceptable to God, Mark 9:49 (R G L Tr text brackets) (Leviticus 2:13; Ezekiel 43:24; Josephus, Antiquities 3, 9, 1; cf. Knobel on Lev., p. 369f; Winers RWB under the word Salz; (BB. DD. under the word )); πᾶς πυρί ἁλισθήσεται, every true Christian is rendered ripe for a holy and happy association with God in his kingdom by fire, i. e. by the pain of afflictions and trials, which if endured with constancy tend to purge and strengthen the soul, Mark 9:49. But this extremely difficult passage is explained differently by others; (cf. Meyer, who also briefly reviews the history of its exposition). (Used by the Sept., Aristotle (cf: Sophocles Lexicon); Ignatius ad Magnes. 10 [ET] (shorter form) ἁλίσθητε ἐν Χριστῷ, ἵνα μή διαφθαρῇ τίς ἐν ὑμῖν.) Compare: συναλίζω — but see the word.)