Word Summary
thnēskō: to die
Original Word: θνῄσκω
Transliteration: thnēskō
Phonetic Spelling: (thnay'-sko)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to die
Meaning: to die
Strong's Concordance
be dead, die.

A strengthened form of a simpler primary thano than'-o (which is used for it only in certain tenses); to die (literally or figuratively) -- be dead, die.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2348: θνῄσκω

θνῄσκω: perfect τέθνηκα, infinitive τεθνάναι and L T Tr WH τεθνηκέναι (in Acts 14:19), participle τεθνηκώς; pluperfect 3 person singular ἐτεθνήκει (John 11:21 Rec.); (from Homer down); the Sept. for מוּת; to die; perfect to be dead: Matthew 2:20; Mark 15:44; Luke 7:12 (L brackets); ; John 11:21, Rec. in and ; John 12:1 (T WH omit; L Tr brackets); John 19:33; Acts 14:19; Acts 25:19; metaph, of the loss of spiritual life: ζῶσα τέθνηκε, i. e. κἄν δοκῇ ζῆν ταύτην τήν αἰσθητην ζωήν, τέθνηκε κατά πνεῦμα (Theoph.): 1 Timothy 5:6 (Philo de secular § 10 ζῶντες ἔνιοι τεθνήκασι καί τεθνηκότες ζῶσι). (Compare: ἀποθνῄσκω, συναποθνῄσκω.)