Word Summary
lithoboleō: to pelt with stones, to stone
Original Word: λιθοβολέω
Transliteration: lithoboleō
Phonetic Spelling: (lith-ob-ol-eh'-o)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to pelt with stones, to stone
Meaning: to pelt with stones, to stone
Strong's Concordance
stone, cast stones.

From a compound of lithos and ballo; to throw stones, i.e. Lapidate -- stone, cast stones.

see GREEK lithos

see GREEK ballo

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3036: λιθοβολέω

λιθοβολέω, λιθοβόλω; imperfect 3 person plural ἐλιθοβόλουν; 1 aorist ἐλιθοβόλησα; passive, present λιθοβολοῦμαι; 1 future λιθοβοληθήσομαι; (λιθοβόλος, and this from λίθος and βάλλω (cf. Winers Grammar, 102 (96); 25, 26)); the Sept. for סָקַל and רָגַם; equivalent to λιθάζω (which see), to stone; i. e.

a. to kill by stoning, to stone (of a species of punishment, see λιθάζω): τινα, Matthew 21:35; Matthew 23:37; Luke 13:34; Acts 7:58f; passive, John 8:5; Hebrews 12:20.

b. to pelt with stones: τινα, Mark 12:4 (Rec.); Acts 14:5. ((Diodorus 17, 41, 8); Plutarch, mor., p. 1011 e.)