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Strong's #2667 - καταπίπτω

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  1. to fall down
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5307 ‑ נָפַל (naw‑fal');  6087 ‑ עָצַב (aw‑tsab');  
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KJV (3)
Acts 3
NAS (4)
Luke 1
Acts 3
HCS (3)
Luke 1
Acts 2
BSB (3)
Luke 1
Acts 2
ESV (2)
Acts 2
WEB (2)
Acts 2
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


fut. -πεσοῦμαι: aor. κατέπεσον, poet. κάππεσον (the only tense used by Hom.), Dor. κάπετον (q. v.), also κατέπετον IG 4.951.80 (Epid.); late 3 sg. opt. -πέσειεν Apollod. Poliorc. 168.5 (v.l. -οιεν): pf. -πέπτωκα: —


1. fall, drop, καππεσέτην Il. 5.560; κάππεσον ἐν Λήμνῳ 1.593; κάππεσον ἐν κονίῃσι 12.23; πρηνὴς ἐπὶ γαίῃ κάππεσε 16.311, 414; πρηνὴς ἁλὶ κάππεσε Od. 5.374; ἀφ' ὑψηλοῦ πύργου Il. 12.386; ἀπὸ τῶν ἡμιπλινθίων Hdt. 1.50; ἀπὸ τῆς κλίμακος Ar. Av. 840; ἀπ' ὄνου Id. Nu. 1273; ἀφ' ἵππου X. Oec. 1.8; ἐς μέσους τοὺς ἄνθρακας E. Cyc. 671; ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς X. Cyr. 4.5.54; πληγεὶς κ. Lys. 1.27; οἰκίαι καταπεπτωκυῖαι And. 1.108, BGU 282.7 (ii A. D.), etc.: used as Pass. of καταβάλλω, πρὸς ἡμῶν κάππεσε, = κατεβλήθη, A. Ag. 1553 (lyr.).

2. metaph., παραὶ ποσὶ κάππεσε θυμός their spirit fell, Il. 15.280; μήτε καταπεσὼν ὀδύρεο Archil. 66.5; πρὸς τὴν φήμην τῆς ἐφόδου -πεσόντες J. BJ 7.4.2, cf. Paus. 10.20.1; κ. τὴν ψυχήν v.l. in J. AJ 6.14.2: freq. in pf. part. καταπεπτωκώς, base, contemptible, λόγος Aristeas 144; γένος ἄτιμον καὶ κ. Plu. Phoc. 4; ἀγεννεῖς καὶ καταπεπτωκότες Lib. Decl. 30.45; ταῖς ψυχαῖς καὶ τοῖς σώμασι Them. Or. 10.136b. κ. εἰς ἀπιστίαν Pl. Phd. 88d; εἰς ἀπορίαν Id. Men. 84c; πρὸς τὸ Χεῖρον J. AJ 2.16.1.

3. τὰ -πίπτοντα the accidents of fortune, Vett.Val. 40.15.

4. τὰς νυνὶ -πεπτωκυίας [ ἐμβολάς ] which have just been rejected, Hegetorap. Apollon.Cit. 3.

5. ἄλλα, ἃ -πέπτωκε τούτοις which fall under the same head, Gal. 5.723.

II have the falling sickness, Luc. Tox. 24, Philops. 16.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

καταπίπτω; 2 aorist κατέπεσον; (from Homer down); to fall down: Acts 28:6; εἰς τήν γῆν, Acts 26:14; ἐπί τήν πέτραν, Luke 8:6 T Tr WH.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

κατα -πίπτω ,

[in LXX: Psalms 145:14 (H5307), etc.;]

to fall down: Acts 28:6; seq. εἰς , Acts 26:14; ἐπί c. acc, Luke 8:6.†

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 VIII. 1112.83 (A.D. 188) καταπεπτω (κυίας) of acacia trees, P Strass I. 31.9 (ii/iii A.D.) οἰκίας καταπεπτω κ (υίας), BGU III. 735i. 9 (A.D. 235) οἰκ (ία) νυνεὶ κατα π (επτωκυῖα) καὶ ψειλ (ός), and ib. 889.22 (A.D. 151). OGIS 483.101 (ii/B.C.) τῶν δὲ δεομένων ἐπισκευῆς κοινῶ [ν τ ]οιχῶν ἢ καταπεσόντων. The verb is used metaphorically of the accidents of fortune in Vett. Val. p. 40.15 γενναίως τὰ καταπίπτοντα φέρειν.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
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List of Word Forms
καταπεσοντων καταπεσόντων καταπιπτειν καταπίπτειν καταπίπτετε καταπίπτοντας καταπιστεύετε κατάπλασαι καταπλάσσει κατεπεσεν κατέπεσεν katapesonton katapesontōn katapesónton katapesóntōn katapiptein katapíptein katepesen katépesen
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