Word Summary
paideuō: to train children, to chasten, correct
Original Word: παιδεύω
Transliteration: paideuō
Phonetic Spelling: (pahee-dyoo'-o)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to train children, to chasten, correct
Meaning: to train children, to chasten, correct
Strong's Concordance
chastise, instruct, learn, teach.

From pais; to train up a child, i.e. Educate, or (by implication), discipline (by punishment) -- chasten(-ise), instruct, learn, teach.

see GREEK pais

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3811: παιδεύω

παιδεύω; imperfect ἐπαίδευον; 1 aorist participle παιδεύσας; passive, present παιδεύομαι; I aorist ἐπαιδεύθην; perfect participle πεπαιδευμένος; (παῖς); Sept for יָסַר;

1. as in classical Greek, properly, to train children: τινα with a dative of the thing in which one is instructed, in passive, σοφία (Winer's Grammar, 221 (213) n.), Acts 7:22 R G L WH (cf. Buttmann, § 134, 6) (γράμμασιν, Josephus, contra Apion 1, 4 at the end); ἐν σοφία, ibid. T Tr; τινα κατά ἀκρίβειαν, in passive, Acts 22:3. passive, to be instructed or taught, to learn: followed by an infinitive, 1 Timothy 1:20; to cause one to learn: followed by ἵνα, Titus 2:12.

2. to chastise;

a. to chastise or castigate with words, to correct: of those who are moulding the character of others by reproof and admonition, 2 Timothy 2:25 (τινα παιδεύειν καί ῥυθμίζειν λόγῳ, Aelian v. h. 1, 34).

b. in Biblical and ecclesiastical use employed of God, to chasten by the infliction of evils and calamities (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 2, 1 b.): 1 Corinthians 11:32; 2 Corinthians 6:9; Hebrews 12:6; Revelation 3:19 (Proverbs 19:18; Proverbs 29:17; Wis. 3:5 Wis. 11:10 (9); 2 Macc. 6:16 2Macc. 10:4).

c. to chastise with blows, to scourge: of a father punishing a son, Hebrews 12:7,(); of a judge ordering one to be scourged, Luke 23:16, 22 ((Deuteronomy 22:18)).