Word Summary
katakaiō: to burn up
Original Word: κατακαίω
Transliteration: katakaiō
Phonetic Spelling: (kat-ak-ah'-ee-o)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to burn up
Meaning: to burn up
Strong's Concordance
burn up

From kata and kaio; to burn down (to the ground), i.e. Consume wholly -- burn (up, utterly).

see GREEK kata

see GREEK kaio

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2618: κατακαίω

κατακαίω): imperfect 3 person plural κατέκαιον; future κατακαύσω; 1 aorist infinitive κατακαῦσαι; passive, present κατακαίομαι; 2 aorist κατεκαην; 2 future κατακαήσομαι (cf. Tdf. Proleg., p. 123; WH's Appendix, p. 170a); 1 future κατακαυθήσομαι (Kühner, 1:841; (Veitch, under the word καίω; Buttmann, 60 (53); Winers Grammar, 87 (83))); the Sept. chiefly for שָׂרַף; from Homer down; to burn up (see κατά, III. 4), consume by fire: τί, Matthew 13:30; Acts 19:19; passive, 1 Corinthians 3:15; Hebrews 13:11; 2 Peter 3:10 (Tr WH εὑρεθήσεται, see εὑρίσκω, 1 a. at the end); Revelation 8:7; with πυρί added, Matthew 3:12; Matthew 13:40 R L T WH, but G Tr καίω; Luke 3:17 (Exodus 29:14; Exodus 32:20 Alex., etc.; see καίω); ἐν πυρί (often so in the Sept.), Revelation 17:16; Revelation 18:8. (καίω and κατακαίω are distinguished in Exodus 3:2.)