Word: anaqema

Pronounce: an-ath'-em-ah

Strongs Number: G331

Orig: from 394; a (religious) ban or (concretely) excommunicated (thing or person):--accused, anathema, curse, X great. G394

Use: TDNT-1:354,57 Noun Neuter

Heb Strong: H2764

    1) a thing set up or laid by in order to be kept
    1a) specifically, an offering resulting from a vow, which after being consecrated to a god was hung upon the walls or columns of the temple, or put in some other conspicuous place
    2) a thing devoted to God without hope of being redeemed, and if an animal, to be slain; therefore a person or thing doomed to destruction
    2a) a curse
    2b) a man accursed, devoted to the direst of woes