Word Summary
anaireō: to take up, take away, make an end
Original Word: ἀναιρέω
Transliteration: anaireō
Phonetic Spelling: (an-ahee-reh'-o)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to take up, take away, make an end
Meaning: to take up, take away, make an end
Strong's Concordance
put to death, kill, slay, take up.

From ana and (the active of) haireomai; to take up, i.e. Adopt; by implication, to take away (violently), i.e. Abolish, murder -- put to death, kill, slay, take away, take up.

see GREEK ana

see GREEK haireomai

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 337: ἀναιρέω

ἀναιρέω, (ῶ; future ἀνελῶ, 2 Thessalonians 2:8 (L T Tr WH text cf. Judith 7:13; Dionysius Halicarnassus 11, 18; Diodorus Siculus 2, 25; cf. Winers Grammar, 82 (78); (Buttmann, 53 (47); Veitch, under the word αἱρέω, "perhaps late έ῾λω)), for the usual ἀναιρήσω; 2 aorist ἀνεῖλον; 2 aorist middle ἀνειλόμην (but ἀνείλατο Acts 7:21, ἀνεῖλαν Acts 10:39, ἀνείλατε Acts 2:23, in G L T Tr WH, after the Alex. form, cf. Winers Grammar, 73f (71f); Buttmann, 39 (34)f (see αἱρέω); passive, present ἀναιροῦμαι; 1 aorist ἀνῃρέθην;

1. to take up, to lift up (from the ground); middle to take up for myself as value, to own (an exposed infant): Acts 7:21; (so ἀναίρεσθαι, Aristophanes nub. 531; Epictetus diss. 1, 23, 7; (Plutarch, Anton. 36, 3; fortuna Romans 8; fratern. am. 18, etc.)).

2. to take away, abolish;

a. ordinances, established customs (to abrogate): Hebrews 10:9:

b. a man, to put not of the way, slay, kill, (often so in the Sept. and Greek writings from (Herodotus 4, 66) Thucydides down): Matthew 2:16; Luke 22:2; Luke 23:32; Acts 2:23; Acts 5:33, 36; Acts 7:28; Acts 9:23; Acts 9:29; Acts 10:39; Acts 12:2; Acts 13:28; Acts 22:20; Acts 23:15, 21, 27; Acts 25:3; Acts 26:10; 2 Thessalonians 2:8 L T Tr WH text; ἑαυτόν, to kill oneself, Acts 16:27.