Word Summary
paralyō: to loose from the side
Original Word: παραλύω
Transliteration: paralyō
Phonetic Spelling: (par-al-oo'-o)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to loose from the side
Meaning: to loose from the side
Strong's Concordance
to weaken, disable, paralyze

From para and luo; to loosen beside, i.e. Relax (perfect passive participle, paralyzed or enfeebled) -- feeble, sick of the (taken with) palsy.

see GREEK para

see GREEK luo

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3886: παραλύω

παραλύω: (perfect passive participle παραλελυμένος); properly, to loose on one side or from the side (cf. παρά, IV. 1); to loose or part things placed side by side; to loosen, dissolve, hence, to weaken, enfeeble: παραλελυμένος, suffering from the relaxing of the nerves, unstrung, weak of limb (palsied), Luke 5:18, 24 ((not L WH marginal reading) see παραλυτικός); Acts 8:7; Acts 9:33; παραλελυμένα γόνατα, i. e. tottering, weakened, feeble knees, Hebrews 12:12; Isaiah 35:3; Sir. 25:23; χεῖρες παραλελυμένα Ezekiel 7:27; Jeremiah 6:24; (Jeremiah 27:15, 43 ()); παρελύοντο αἱ δεξιαι, of combatants, Josephus, b. j. 3, 8, 6; παρελύθη καί οὐκ ἐδύνατο ἔτι λαλῆσαι λόγον, 1 Macc. 9:55, where cf. Grimm; σωματική δυνάμει παραλελυμένα, Polybius 32, 23, 1; τοῖς σωμασι καί ταῖς ψυχαῖς, id. 20, 10, 9.'