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Strong's #2601 - καταβιβάζω

from (G2596) and a derivative of the base of (G939)
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  1. to cause to go down
  2. to bring down
  3. to cast down, thrust down
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3381 ‑ יָרַד (yaw‑rad');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions



1. causal of καταβαίνω, make to go down, bring down, τινὰ ἀπὸ τῆς πυρῆς Hdt. 1.87, cf. 86; τοὺς ἐκ τοῦ καταστρώματος ἐς κοίλην νέα Id. 8.119; στρατιώτας.. εἰς τὴν Χώραν τῶν Φρυγῶν Hell.Oxy. 16.3; τὴν πόλιν πρὸς τὴν θάλασσαν Plu. Them. 4; bring from town to country, Id. Cam. 10; down into a mine, Th. 7.86, Plu. 2.262d: metaph., bring down, lower, κ. σεαυτὸν ἀπὸ αὐχημάτων εἰς τὸ δημοτικώτερον D.H. 7.45: Pass., κωμῳδία -βιβασθεῖσα εἰς τὸ λογοειδές Str. 1.2.6.

2. force to come down, εἰς τὸ ὁμαλὸν τὸ στρατόπεδον X. HG 4.6.7, cf. Th. 5.65; drive away, Hp. Prorrh. 1.143.

II bring down, τὴν διήγησιν ἐπὶ τὴν ἀρχὴν τοῦ πρώτου Φοινικικοῦ πολέμου D.H. 1.8; τὸν λόγον ἐπὶ τὰ νῦν καθεστῶτα Luc. Rh. Proverbs 20:1-30.

III bring down the accent, i.e. throw it forward, A.D. Synt. 213.16, EM 774.34. Astron., -βιβάζων (sc. σύνδεσμος) the descending node, Vett.Val. 30.6, Procl. Hyp. 5.101.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

καταβιβάζω: 1 future passive καταβιβασθήσομαι; to cause to go down (Herodotus 1, 87; Xenophon, Cyril 7, 5, 18; the Sept. several times for הורִיד; to bring down, Baruch 3:29); to cast down, thrust down: passive, ἕως ᾅδου (see ᾅδης, 2), Matthew 11:23 R G T; Luke 10:15 (Tr marginal reading WH text καταβήσῃ (which see 3)); εἰς ᾅδου, Ezekiel 31:16.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

κατα -βιβάζω ,

[in LXX for H3381 (hi., etc.): Deuteronomy 21:4, Ezekiel 31:16, al.;]

to cause to go down, cast down: pass., ἕως ᾅδου , Matthew 11:23 (WH, R, mg.), Luke 10:15 (WH, mg.).†

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 Lond 130.105 (a horoscope—i/ii A.D.) (= I. p. 136) ἐπὶ τοῦ χελειδονιαίου ἰχθύος καταβιβάζων.


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
καταβιβασθήση καταβίβασον καταβιβάσουσί καταβιβάσουσιν καταβιβάσω καταβίου καταβλέψαι καταβόηση καταβοήσωσι κατεβίβαζον κατεβίβασας κατεβίβασεν κατέβλεψαν κατεβόησαν
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