Word Summary
spaō: to draw (a sword)
Original Word: σπάω
Transliteration: spaō
Phonetic Spelling: (spah'-o)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to draw (a sword)
Meaning: to draw (a sword)
Strong's Concordance
draw out.

A primary verb; to draw -- draw (out).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4685: σπάω

σπάω, σπω: 1 aorist middle ἐσπασαμην; (cognate with ἀσπάζομαι (to draw to oneself, embrace, etc.), English spasm, etc.); from Homer down; the Sept. chiefly for שָׁלַף; to draw: middle with μαχοιραν (cf. Buttmann, § 135, 4), to draw one's sword, Mark 14:47; Acts 16:27 (Numbers 22:31; τήν ῥομφαιον, 23; Judges 9:54, etc.). (Compare: ἀνασπάω, ἀποσπάω, διασπάω, ἐπισπάω, περισπάω.)