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Old & New Testament Greek

Entry for Strong's #2668 - καταπλέω

Word Origin:
from (2596) and (4126)
Parts of Speech:
Word Definition  [ Thayer's | Strong's ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to sail down from the deep sea to the land
  2. to put in
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


From G2596 and G4126

Thayer's Expanded Definition
 καταπλέω: 1aorist κατέπλευσα; (from Homer on); to sail down from the deep sea to land; to put in: εἰς τήν χώραν, Luke 8:26.

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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

καταπλέω is the word regularly used for ";sailing down"; the Nile to Alexandria : cf. e.g. P Lille I. 17.7 (iii/B.C.) καταπλεῖ γὰρ εἰς Ἀλεξάνδρεαν Φίλων, P Magd 22.4 (B.C. 221) πρὶν τοῦ ] καταπλεῦσαί με εἰς τὴν πόλιν : cf. also P Giss I. 25.10 (Rom.) συνέστησα γὰρ αὐτὸν διὰ τό σε τότε καταπεπλευκέναι, OGIS 344.2 (i/B.C.) οἱ καταπλέοντες εἰς Βιθυνίαν ἔμποροι καὶ ναύκληροι. For the subst. see P Flor I. 6.14 (A.D. 210) εἰς τὸν κατάπλουν (to Alexandria), OGIS 90.17 (Rosetta stone—B.C. 196) τοῦ κατ᾽ ἐνιαυτὸν εἰς Ἀλεξάνδρειαν κατάπλου.


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καταπλήξει καταπλησσέτω καταπολεμείτε κατεπλάγησαν κατεπλευσαν κατέπλευσαν katepleusan katépleusan
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