Word Summary
plynō: to wash
Original Word: πλύνω
Transliteration: plynō
Phonetic Spelling: (ploo'-no)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to wash
Meaning: to wash
Strong's Concordance

A prolonged form of an obsolete pluo (to "flow"); to "plunge", i.e. Launder clothing -- wash. Compare louo, nipto.

see GREEK louo

see GREEK nipto

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4150: πλύνω

πλύνω; imperfect ἔπλυνον; 1 aorist ἐπλυνα; ((cf. πλέω)); from Homer down; the Sept. for כִּבֵּס and רָחַץ; to wash: τά δίκτυα, Luke 5:2 L T Tr WH ((T WH marginal reading πλῦναν; see ἀποπλύνω)); used from Homer down especially in reference to clothing (Genesis 49:11; Exodus 19:10, 14; Leviticus 13:6, 34, etc.); hence, figuratively πλύνειν τάς στολάς αὐτῶν ἐν τῷ αἵματι τοῦ ἀρνίου is used of those who by faith so appropriate the results of Christ's expiation as to be regarded by God as pure and sinless, Revelation 7:14, and L T Tr WH in ; cf. Psalm 50:4, 9 (). (Compare: ἀποπλύνω. Synonym: see λούω, at the end.)