Word: luw

Pronounce: loo'-o

Strongs Number: G3089

Orig: a primary verb; to "loosen" (literally or figuratively):--break (up), destroy, dissolve, (un-)loose, melt, put off. Compare 4486. G4486

Use: TDNT-2:60 & 4:328,543 Verb

Heb Strong: H5375 H5394 H5425 H5642 H6605 H7521 H8271

    1) to loose any person (or thing) tied or fastened
    1a) bandages of the feet, the shoes,
    1b) of a husband and wife joined together by the bond of matrimony
    1c) of a single man, whether he has already had a wife or has not yet married
    2) to loose one bound, i.e. to unbind, release from bonds, set free
    2a) of one bound up (swathed in bandages)
    2b) bound with chains (a prisoner), discharge from prison, let go
    3) to loosen, undo, dissolve, anything bound, tied, or compacted together
    3a) an assembly, i.e. to dismiss, break up
    3b) laws, as having a binding force, are likened to bonds
    3c) to annul, subvert
    3d) to do away with, to deprive of authority, whether by precept or act
    3e) to declare unlawful
    3f) to loose what is compacted or built together, to break up, demolish, destroy
    3g) to dissolve something coherent into parts, to destroy
    3h) metaph., to overthrow, to do away with