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ἀποθνῄσκω 'apothnesko' meaning 'to die' Strong's 599

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Introduction 2.1

This is a thorough word study about the meaning of the Greek word ἀποθνῄσκω (Gtr. apothnesko) translated 'to die' (Strong's 599). It gives every verse where the word 'apothnesko' appears in the New Testament. To obtain a true understanding of this word these scriptures need to be meditated on and notes made of their meaning in different contexts. This requires putting scriptures together where they seem to have a similar meaning, and then meditating even more. The truth will be revealed by the Holy Spirit, who has been given to guide us into all truth (John 16:13). Wherever this word apothnesko appears in the Greek, the translation of it is highlighted with yellow. In Greek the suffixes and some prepositions are not added to the basic word to enhance the meaning, except for case endings, so the associated suffix or preposition has not been included in highlighted text. Every blessing be to those who seek the truth of God's word.

#2.1 Scriptures for ἀποθνῄσκω 'apothnesko' meaning 'to die' Strong's 599

Matthew 8:32 And he said to them, Go. And when they came out, they went into the herd of swine: and, behold, the whole herd of swine ran violently down a steep place into the sea, and died in the waters.
9:24 He said to them, Give place: for the maid is not dead, but sleeps. And they laughed him to scorn.
22:24 Saying, Teacher, Moses said, If a man dies, having no children, his brother shall marry his wife, and raise up seed for his brother.
22:27 And last of all the woman died also.
26:35 Peter said to him, Though I should die with you, yet will I not deny you. Likewise also said all the disciples.

Mark 5:35 While he yet spoke, there came one from the ruler of the synagogue's house who said, Your daughter is dead: why do you trouble the teacher any further?
5:39 And when he had come in, he says to them, Why do you make a tumult, and weep? The young girl is not dead, but sleeps.
9:26 And when the spirit had cried out and convulsed him much, it came out of him: and he was as one dead; so that many said, He is dead.
12:19 Teacher, Moses wrote to us, If a man's brother dies, and leaves his wife behind him, and leaves no children, that his brother should take his wife, and raise up seed to his brother.
12:20 Now there were seven brothers: and the first took a wife, and dying left no seed.
12:21 And the second took her, and died, nor did he leave any seed: and the third likewise.
12:22 And the seven had her, and left no seed: last of all the woman died also.
15:44 And Pilate marvelled if he were already dead: and having called to the centurion, he asked him if he long long died.

Luke 8:42 For he had one only daughter, about twelve years of age, and she was dying. But as he went the people thronged him.
8:52 And all wept, and bewailed her: but he said, Do not weep; she is not dead, but sleeps.
8:53 And they laughed him to scorn, knowing that she was dead.
16:22 And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom: the rich man also died, and was buried;
20:28 Saying, Teacher, Moses wrote to us, If any man's brother dies, having a wife, and he dies without children, that his brother should take his wife, and raise up seed to his brother.
20:29 There were therefore seven brothers: and the first took a wife, and died without children.
20:30 And the second took her to wife, and he died childless.
20:31 And the third took her; and in like manner the seven also: and they left no children, and died.
20:32 Last of all the woman died also.
20:36 Nor can they die any more: for they are equal to the angels; and are the children of God, being the children of the resurrection.

John 4:47 When he heard that Jesus came out of Judaea into Galilee, he went to him, and entreated him that he would come down, and heal his son: for he was at the point of death.
4:49 The nobleman says to him, Sir, come down before my child dies.
6:49 Your fathers ate manna in the wilderness, and died.
6:50 This is the bread which comes down from heaven, that a man may eat of it, and not die.
6:58 This is that bread which came down from heaven: not as your fathers ate manna, and are dead: he who eats of this bread shall live for ever.
8:21 Then Jesus said again to them, I go my way, and you shall seek me, and shall diein your sins: where I go to, you cannot come.
8:24 I said therefore to you, that you shall die in your sins: for if you do not believe that I am he, you shall die in your sins.
8:52 Then said the Jews to him, Now we know that you have a demon. Abraham died, and the prophets; and you say, If a man keeps my saying, he shall not ever taste of death.
8:53 Are you greater than our father Abraham, who died? And the prophets died: whom do you make yourself?
11:14 Then Jesus said to them plainly, Lazarus has died.
11:16 Then said Thomas, who is called Didymus, to his fellow disciples, Let us also go, that we may die with him.
11:25 Jesus said to her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he who believes in me, though he may die, yet he shall live:
11:26 And whoever lives and believes in me shall never die. Do you believe this?
11:32 Then when Mary came where Jesus was, and saw him, she fell down at his feet, saying to him, Lord, if you had been here, my brother had not died.
11:37 And some of them said, Could not this man, who opened the eyes of the blind, have caused that even this man should not have died?
11:50 Nor consider that it is expedient for us, that one man should die for the people, and that the whole nation should not perish.
11:51 And this he did not speak of himself: but being high priest that year, he prophesied that Jesus should die for that nation;
12:24 Amen, amen, I say to you, Except a corn of wheat fall into the ground and dies, it abides alone: but if it dies, it brings forth much fruit.
12:33 This he said, signifying what death he should die.
18:32 That the saying of Jesus might be fulfilled, which he spoke, signifying what death he should die.
19:7 The Jews answered him, We have a law, and by our law he ought to die, because he made himself the Son of God.
21:23 Then this saying went abroad among the brothers, that that disciple should not die: yet Jesus did not say to him, He shall not die; but, If I will that he tarry until I come, what is that to you?

Acts 7:4 Then came he out of the land of the Chaldeans, and dwelt in Charran: and from there, when his father was dead, he removed him into this land, in which you now dwell.
9:37 And it came to pass in those days, that she was sick, and died: whom when they had washed, they laid her in an upper chamber.
21:13 Then Paul answered, What mean you to weep and to break my heart? For I am ready not to be bound only, but also to die at Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus.
25:11 For if I be an offender, or have committed any thing worthy of death, I do not refuse to die: but if there are none of these things of which these accuse me, no man may deliver me to them. I appeal to Caesar.

Romans 5:6 For when we were yet without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly.
5:7 For scarcely for a righteous man will one die: yet peradventure for a good man some would even dare to die.
5:8 But God commends his love towards us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
5:15 But is it not as the offence, so also the free gift? For if by the offence of the one the many died, much more the grace of God, and the gift by the grace of the one man, Jesus Christ, has abounded to the many.
6:2 May it not be! How shall we, who died to sin, live any longer in it?
6:7 For he who has died is justified from sin.
6:8 Now if we died with Christ, we believe that we shall also live with him:
6:9 Knowing that Christ, having been raised from the dead, dies no more; death has no more dominion over him.
6:10 For in that he died, he died for sin once: but in that he lives, he lives for God.
7:2 For the woman who has a husband is bound by the law to her husband so long as he lives; but if the husband should die, she is cleared from the law of her husband.
7:3 So then if, while her husband lives, she becomes married to another man, she shall be called an adulteress: but if her husband should die, she is free from that law; so that she is no adulteress, having become married to another man.
7:6 But now we are delivered from the law, that having died in which we were held; that we should serve in newness of spirit, and not in oldness of letter.
7:9 For I was alive without the law once: but when the commandment came, sin revived, and I died.
8:13 For if you live according to the flesh, you shall die: but if you through the Spirit do mortify the deeds of the body, you shall live.
8:34 Who is he who condemns? It is Christ who died, yes rather, who has been raised up, who is even at the right hand of God, who also makes intercession for us.
14:7 For none of us lives to himself, and no man dies to himself.
14:8 For whether we live, we live for the Lord; and whether we die, we die for the Lord: whether we live therefore, or die, we are the Lord's.
14:9 For to this end Christ both died, and rose, and revived, that he might be Lord both of the dead and living.
14:15 But if your brother be grieved with your meat, you no longer walk according to love. Do not ruin him with your meat, for whom Christ died.

1 Corinthians 8:11 And through your knowledge shall the weak brother perish, for whom Christ died?
9:15 But I have used none of these things: nor have I written these things, that it should be so done to me: for it would be better for me to die, than that any man should make my glorying void.
15:3 For I delivered to you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures;
15:22 For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive.
15:31 I protest by your rejoicing which I have in Christ Jesus our Lord, I die daily.
15:32 If after the manner of men I have fought with beasts at Ephesus, what does it advantage me, if the dead do not rise? Let us eat and drink; for tomorrow we die.
15:36 You fool, that which you sow is not made alive, except it dies:

2 Corinthians 5:14 For the love of Christ constrains us; having judged this, that if one died for all, then all died:
5:15 And he died for all, that those who live should not any longer live for themselves, but for him who died for them, and rose again.
6:9 As unknown, and yet well known; as dying, and, behold, we live; as chastened, and not killed;

Galatians 2:19 For I through the law died to the law, that I might live for God.
2:21 I do not set aside the grace of God: for if righteousness comes by the law, then Christ died in vain.

Philippians 1:21 For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.

Colossians 2:20 Therefore if you died with Christ from the rudiments of the world, why, as though living in the world, are you subject to ordinances,
3:3 For you died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God.

1 Thessalonians 4:14 For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so those also who sleep in Jesus will God bring with him.
5:10 Who died for us, that, whether we wake or sleep, we should live together with him.

Hebrews 7:8 And here men who die receive tithes; but there he received them, of whom it is witnessed that he lives.
9:27 And as it is appointed to men once to die, but after that the judgment:
10:28 He who despised Moses' law died without mercy under two or three witnesses:
11:4 By faith Abel offered to God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained witness that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts: and by it he having died yet speaks.
11:13 These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off, and were persuaded of them, and embraced them, and confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth.
11:21 By faith Jacob, when he was dying, blessed both the sons of Joseph; and worshipped, leaning upon the top of his staff.
11:37 They were stoned, they were sawn asunder, were tempted, they died by death of the sword: they wandered about in sheepskins and goatskins; being destitute, afflicted, tormented;

Jude 1:12 These are spots in your feasts of love, when they feast with you, feeding themselves without fear: clouds they are without water, carried about of winds; trees whose fruit withers, without fruit, twice dead, plucked up by the roots;

Revelation 3:2 Be watchful, and strengthen the things which remain, which are about to die: for I have not found your works perfect before God.
8:9 And a third of the living creatures who were in the sea died; and a third of the ships were destroyed.
8:11 And the name of the star is called Wormwood: and the third part of the waters became wormwood; and many men died of the waters, because they were made bitter.
9:6 And in those days shall men seek death, and shall not find it; and shall desire to die, and death shall flee from them.
14:13 And I heard a voice from heaven saying to me, Write, Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on: Yes, says the Spirit, that they may rest from their labours; and their works do follow them.
16:3 And the second angel poured out his bowl upon the sea; and it became as the blood of a dead man: and every living soul died in the sea.

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