Strong's Number 2511

katharizo {kath-ar-id'-zo}
Word Origin:
from 2513
Part of Speech:
Usage in the KJV:
cleanse 16, make clean 5, be clean 3, purge 3, purify 3

Total: 30
  1. to make clean, cleanse
    1. from physical stains and dirt
      1. utensils, food
      2. a leper, to cleanse by curing
      3. to remove by cleansing
    2. in a moral sense
      1. to free from defilement of sin and from faults
      2. to purify from wickedness
      3. to free from guilt of sin, to purify
      4. to consecrate by cleansing or purifying
      5. to consecrate, dedicate
  2. to pronounce clean in a levitical sense