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Strong's #2662 - καταπατέω

Root Word (Etymology)
from (G2596) and (G3961)
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  1. to tread down, trample under foot, to trample on
  2. metaph. to treat with rudeness and insult
    1. to spurn, treat with insulting neglect
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 947 ‑ בּוּס (boos);  1758 ‑ דִּישׁ (doosh, dosh, deesh);  1804 ‑ דָּלַח (daw‑lakh');  1854 ‑ דָּקַק (daw‑kak');  1869 ‑ דָּרַךְ (daw‑rak');  1986 ‑ הָלַם (haw‑lam');  6006 ‑ עָמַשׂ (aw‑mas', aw‑mas');  6072 ‑ עָסַס (aw‑sas');  6887 ‑ צָרַר (tsaw‑rar');  7429 ‑ רָמַס (raw‑mas');  7515 ‑ רָפַשׂ (raw‑fas');  7533 ‑ רָצַץ (raw‑tsats');  7602 ‑ שָׁאַף (shaw‑af');  7779 ‑ שׁוּף (shoof);  8154 ‑ שָׁשָה (shaw‑saw', shaw‑saw');  8155 ‑ שָׁסַס (shaw‑sas');  
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ESV (6)
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


1. trample under foot, Th. 7.84, etc.; ὑσὶ τὸ σπέρμα κ. trample down the seed (i.e. have it trampled down) by swine, Hdt. 2.14: Pass., Id. 7.173, 223, Th. 5.72, D. 34.37; τὸν ἐγκέφαλον ἐν ταῖς πτέρναις -πεπατημένον φορεῖν Id. 7.45.

2. metaph., κατὰ δ' ὅρκια πιστὰ πάτησαν Il. 4.157; κ. τοὺς νόμους Pl. Lg. 714a; τὰ γράμματα Id. Grg. 484a; τὸν υἱὸν τοῦ θεοῦ Hebrews 10:29; ὅρκον Lib. 14.1.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

καταπατέω, καταπάτω; future καταπατήσω (Matthew 7:6 L T Tr WH); 1 aorist κατεπάτησα; passive, present καταπατοῦμαι; 1 aorist κατεπατήθην; "to tread down (see κατά, III. 1), trample under foot": τί and τινα, Matthew 5:13; Matthew 7:6; Luke 8:5; Luke 12:1 (Herodotus and following; the Sept.); metaphorically, like the Latinconculco, to trample on equivalent to to treat with rudeness and insult, 2 Macc. 8:2, etc.; cf. Grimm on 1 Maccabees, p. 61 (where its use to denote desecration is illustrated); to spurn, treat with insulting neglect: τόν υἱόν, τοῦ Θεοῦ, Hebrews 10:29; ὁρκια, Homer, Iliad 4, 157; τούς νόμους, Plato, legg. 4,714 a.; τά γράμματα, Gorgias, p. 484 a.; τούς λόγους, Epictetus 1, 8, 10; τά ῤήματα μου, Job 6:3 Aq.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

κατα -πατέω , - ,

[in LXX for H1869, H7429, H7602, etc.;]

to tread down, trample under foot: Matthew 7:6, Luke 12:1; pass., Matthew 5:13, Luke 8:5. Metaph., τ . υἱὸν τ . θεοῦ , Hebrews 10:29.†

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

καταπατέω occurs in the late PSI I.76.3 (A.D. 574–578) ἡ πίστις. . . τἀναντία καταπατουμένη σαφῶς ἀπεργάζεταὶ Cf. Syll 803.115 (iii/B.C.) καταπατεῖ (ν) νιν τοῖς ἵπποις. For the noun see CP Herm I. 7ii. 7 (ii/A.D. ?) καταπάτησιν ποιήσασθαι χωρίων.


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
καταπατειν καταπατείν καταπατεῖν καταπατεισθαι καταπατείσθαι καταπατεῖσθαι καταπατηθήσεσθε καταπατηθήσεται καταπάτημα καταπατήματος καταπατήσαι καταπατήσαντες καταπατησας καταπατήσας καταπατήσει καταπατήσεις καταπατήσετε καταπατήση καταπάτησιν καταπατησουσιν καταπατήσουσιν καταπατήσω καταπατήσωσιν καταπατούμενον καταπατούντα καταπατούντάς καταπατούντες καταπατούντων καταπατούσαι καταπατών καταπεπατημένης καταπεπατημένον κατεπάτεις κατεπατείτε κατεπατηθη κατεπατήθη κατεπατήθησαν κατεπάτησα κατεπάτησαν κατεπάτησάν κατεπάτησε κατεπάτησέ katapatein katapateîn katapateisthai katapateîsthai katapatesas katapatēsas katapatḗsas katapatesousin katapatēsousin katapatḗsousin katepatethe katepatēthē katepatḗthe katepatḗthē
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