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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #2648 - καταμανθάνω

from (G2596) and (G3129)
Parts of Speech
  1. to learn thoroughly, examine carefully
  2. to consider well
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2980 ‑ יָבַב (yaw‑bab);  7200 ‑ רָאָה (raw‑aw');  7789 ‑ שׁוּר (shoor);  8159 ‑ שָׁעָה (shaw‑aw');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


pf. -μεμάθηκα Hp. Art. 8, X. Cyr. 1.1.1:

1. observe well, examine closely, τὴν στρατιήν Hdt. 7.146; τὸν Οἰνέα Timocl. 6.16, cf. 10; τὸ τραῦμα Plu. Dio 34; look to, inspect, τὸν ἐλαιῶνα PFay. 114.11 (100 A.D.); κ. ἤν που.. X. Oec. 12.3.

2. learn, acquire knowledge of, Pl. Tht. 198d, etc.; ὑπακούειν how to obey, v.l. in X. Oec. 13.7.

3. perceive with the senses, observe, Arist. Pr. 960a7: more commonly with the mind, understand, perceive, observe, οὐκ ὀρθῶς κ. Pl. Prm. 128a; εἰ ἄρα μου καταμανθάνετε ὃ λέγω Id. Lg. 689c; ἐκ τῶν νόμων κ. τοὺς λόγους εἰ ὀρθῶς.. Antipho 5.14; κ. ὁπόσα θνητῇ φύσει δυνατά Pl. Epin. 986c; κ. ὅτι.. Hp.l.c.; ῥᾴδιον τοῦτο κ., ὅτι.. Arist. Pol. 1285a1: pf., to be aware, Λυκοῦργον -μεμάθηκας ὅτι.. X. Mem. 4.4.15: c. acc. et part., κ. πολλοὺς ἔχοντάς τι Id. Cyr. 1.1.1; καταμαθόντες μιν ἀγοράζοντα Hdt. 4.164; κ. τινὰ θύοντα X. Mem. 1.4.2; καταμαθὼν δὲ.. καταστασιαζόμενος that a party was being formed against him, Id. HG 1.6.4: καταμαθεῖν τοῦ Κύρου δοκοῦμεν, ὡς.. Id. Cyr. 8.1.40.

4. consider, τι Id. An. 3.1.44; ὅτι.. Id. Cyr. 7.5.80, etc.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

κατα -μανθάνω ,

[in LXX: Genesis 34:1 (H7200), Job 35:4 (5) (H7789), Sirach 9:5; Sirach 9:8, al.;]

to learn thoroughly, observe well, consider carefully (on distinction bet. κ . and μανθάνω , cf. M, Pr., 117): Matthew 6:28.†

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

With this verb, as in Matthew 6:28 (Sirach 9:5) cf. P Oxy VIII. 1153.25 (i/A.D.) ὃ δώσεις τῷ Νικάνορι [κατα ]μαθεῖν, ";give it (viz. a pattern of a dress) to Nicanor to look at"; (Ed.), P Fay 114.11 (A.D. 100) ἐπὶ ἐρώτησέ με Ἑρμοναξ. . . καταμαθῖν τὸν ἐλαιῶνα αὐτοῦ ἐπὶ πυκνός ἐστιν, ";for Hermonax has asked me to look to his olive-yard, as it is overgrown"; (Edd.), BGU IV. 1041.5 (ii/A.D.) κατέμαθον αὐτὰ εἰς ἀπόδοσιν, P Tebt II. 449 (ii/iii A.D.) κατέμαθον τὰ δύο λ ̣[ ]να τὰ ἰσχνά. See also Proleg. p. 117 f.


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
κατάμαθε καταμαθείν καταμαθετε καταμάθετε κατεμάνθανεν katamathete katamáthete
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for Copyright 1999-2022. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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