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Strong's #2619 - κατακαλύπτω

from (G2596) and (G2572)
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  1. to cover up
  2. to veil or cover one's self
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2645 ‑ חָפָה (khaw‑faw');  2664 ‑ חָפַשׂ (khaw‑fas');  3680 ‑ כָּסָה (kaw‑saw');  5414 ‑ נָתַן (naw‑than');  5640 ‑ שָׂתַם (saw‑tham', saw‑tham');  
Frequency Lists
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KJV (4)
1 Corinthians 4
NAS (3)
1 Corinthians 3
HCS (3)
1 Corinthians 3
BSB (3)
1 Corinthians 3
ESV (3)
1 Corinthians 3
WEB (5)
1 Corinthians 5
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


cover up, κατά τε κνίσῃ ἐκάλυψαν (sc. μηρούς) Il. 1.460, cf. Hdt. 2.47 (tm.); με τεθνηῶτα.. κατὰ γαῖα καλύπτοι Il. 6.464; κατὰ δὲ σκότος ὄσσε κάλυψεν 16.325; Ἴδην δὲ κατὰ νεφέεσσι κ. 17.594; κἀμὲ θανάτου κατὰ μοῖρα καλύψαι A. Pers. 917 (anap.), cf. Hes. Op. 121, E. Tr. 1315 (lyr.), etc.: Med., κατὰ κρᾶτα καλυψάμενος γοάασκεν having covered his head, Od. 8.92; so -καλυψάμενος alone, Hdt. 6.67; κἂν κατακεκαλυμμένος τις γνοίη even one veiled would perceive, Pl. Men. 76b; λογισμῷ κατακαλυψάμενος Id. 340a.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

κατακαλύπτω: the Sept. for כִּסָּה; from Homer down; to cover up (see κατά, III. 3); middle present κατακαλύπτομαι, to veil or cover oneself: 1 Corinthians 11:6; τήν κεφαλήν, one's head, 1 Corinthians 11:7.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

κατα -καλύπτω ,

[in LXX chiefly for H3680 pi.;]

to cover up; mid., to cover or veil oneself: 1 Corinthians 11:6; τ . κεφαλήν , 1 Corinthians 11:7.†

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

Syll 877.11 (c. B.C. 420) τὸν θανό [ν ]τα [δὲ φέρεν κ ]ατακεκαλυμμένον σιωπῆι μέ [χ ]ρι [ἐπὶ τὸ σ ]ῆμα.


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
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