Adjective · From an apparently primary nekus (a corpse)

From an apparently primary νέκυς nékys (a corpse); dead (literally or figuratively; also as noun):—dead.


  1. properly
    1. one that has breathed his last, lifeless
    2. deceased, departed, one whose soul is in heaven or hell
    3. destitute of life, without life, inanimate
  2. metaph.
    1. spiritually dead
      1. destitute of a life that recognises and is devoted to God, because given up to trespasses and sins
      2. inactive as respects doing right
    2. destitute of force or power, inactive, inoperative

Usages (1/3)

Luke 15:24


my son was dead Israel was, and the majority still are, dead in wickedness (Proverbs 21:16). is alive again The elect of Israel are coming back to the knowledge of Yahawah wa Yahawashi (Ezekiel 37)

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Acts 13:30

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