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Strong's #2599 - καταβαρέω

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  1. to press down by an imposing weight
  2. to weigh down
  3. metaph. to burden
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2 Corinthians 2
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Mark 1
2 Corinthians 1
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Mark 1
2 Corinthians 1
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2 Corinthians 1
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2 Corinthians 2
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2 Corinthians 3
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2 Corinthians 2
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Mark 1
2 Corinthians 1
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


weigh down, overload, v.l. for καταπονέω in Luc. DDeor. 21.1: metaph.,

impose a burden on, τινας 2 Corinthians 12:16; κ. τὴν Ἰταλίαν ἐσφοραῖς App. BC 5.67; ἀθληταὶ -βαροῦσι τοὺς τεχνίτας Plu. Cleom. 27; τῶν -βαρούντων τὸ σῶμα καμάτων Ps.- Plu. Vit.Hom. 207: Pass.,

to be overborne, crushed, καταβαρεῖσθαι τῇ μάχῃ Plb. 11.33.3; τοῖς ὅλοις Id. 18.21.8; ὑπὸ τοῦ πάθους D.S. 19.24; ἐν ταῖς λειτουργίαις POxy. 487.10 (ii A.D.);

also, to be outweighed, ὑπὸ τοῦ συμφέροντος Arr. Epict. 2.22.18.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

καταβαρέω, καταβάρω: 1 aorist κατεβάρησα; properly, to press down by an imposed weight; to weigh down; metaphorically, to burden: τινα, anyone, 2 Corinthians 12:16. (Polybius, Diodorus Siculus, Appian, Lucian)

STRONGS NT 2599a: καταβαρύνω καταβαρύνω: equivalent to καταβαρέω (which see); present passive participle καταβαρυνόμενος, Mark 14:40 L T Tr WH; see βαρέω. (the Sept.; Theophrastus, et al.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

*† κατα -βαρέω , - ,

to weigh down: metaph., c. acc pers., 2 Corinthians 12:16.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

P Oxy III. 487.10 (A.D. 156) ἐμοῦ τε καταβαρηθ ̣ε ̣[ν ]τος ἐν ταῖς λιτουργίαις, ";since I am weighed down by my official duties"; (Edd.), shows this Pauline word (2 Corinthians 12:16) in a very uneducated document : cf. the similar use of the simplex construed with ἐν in Luke 21:34.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
καταβαρυνθώμεν καταβαρυνομενοι καταβαρυνόμενοι κατεβαρησα κατεβάρησα κατεβαρύνετο katabarunomenoi katabarynomenoi katabarynómenoi katebaresa katebarēsa katebáresa katebárēsa
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