Word Summary
kausoō: to burn with great heat
Original Word: καυσόω
Transliteration: kausoō
Phonetic Spelling: (kow-so'-o)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to burn with great heat
Meaning: to burn with great heat
Strong's Concordance
fervent heat.

From kausis; to set on fire -- fervent heat.

see GREEK kausis

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2741: καυσόω

καυσόω, καύσω: (καῦσος); to burn up, set fire to; present participle passive καυσουμενος, 2 Peter 3:10, 12 (A. V. with fervent heat). (Elsewhere only (chiefly; see Sophocles Lexicon, under the word) in Dioscorides (?) and Galen: to suffer from feverish burning, be parched with fever.)