The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Cross; Crucify
Cross; Crucify [Gk. staurós, vb. stauróō]. No word has become more universally known than this, because the history of the world since the death of Christ has been decisively shaped by that epoch-making event. The principal content of the Christian religion is symbolized in this one word. I. Meaning
Holman Treasury of Key Bible Words: 200 Greek and 200 Hebrew Words Defined and Explained
CrucifyGreek expression: stauroōPronunciation: stow RAW ohStrong’s Number: 4717Key VersesMatthew 27:35, 38; Mark 15:24–25, 27; Luke 23:33; John 19:18, 20, 23The noun “cross,” or stauros in Greek, and the verb “crucify,” or stauroō in Greek, appear many times in the New Testament. Interestingly,