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Strong's #2720 - κατευθύνω

Transliteration
kateuthýnō
Phonetics
kat-yoo-thoo'-no
Origin
from (G2596) and (G2116)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
None
Definition
Thayer's
  1. to make straight, guide, direct
    1. of the removal of the hindrances to coming to one
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 833 ‑ אָשֵׁר (aw‑shar', aw‑share');  3474 ‑ יָשַׁר (yaw‑shar');  3557 ‑ כּוּל (kool);  3559 ‑ כּוּן (koon);  5337 ‑ נָצַל (naw‑tsal');  6555 ‑ פָּרַץ (paw‑rats');  6743 ‑ צָלֵחַ (tsaw‑lakh', tsaw‑lay'‑akh);  8505 ‑ תָּכַן (taw‑kan');  
Frequency Lists  
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KJV (3)
Luke
1
1 Thessalonians
1
2 Thessalonians
1
NAS (3)
Luke
1
1 Thessalonians
1
2 Thessalonians
1
HCS (3)
Luke
1
1 Thessalonians
1
2 Thessalonians
1
BSB (3)
Luke
1
1 Thessalonians
1
2 Thessalonians
1
ESV (3)
Luke
1
1 Thessalonians
1
2 Thessalonians
1
WEB (3)
Luke
1
1 Thessalonians
1
2 Thessalonians
1
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

κατευθύν-ω,

poet. impf. κατευθύνεσκον IGRom. 4.507b (Pergam.):

I

1. make or keep straight, τὴν πτῆσιν Arist. IA 710a2; ναῦν τῷ πηδαλίῳ D.Chr. 13.18; βιοτῆς οἴακα κατευθύνεσκες ἐν οἴκῳ IGRom. l.c.: Pass., αἱ περιφοραὶ κατευθυνόμεναι Pl. Ti. 44b.

2. guide, direct, τὰς φύσεις Id. Lg. 809a; τινὰ εἰς τὸν αὑτοῦ δρόμον ib. 847a; [ τὸν ἐλέφαντα] τῷ δρεπάνῳ Arist. HA 610a28; [ ναῦν ] Id. Fr. 11; κ. τὰς πράξεις ὁ θεός Aristeas 18; τὰ παρόντα πρὸς τὸ τέλος Plu. Cam. 42; πρὸς τὰ βελτίονα τοὺς νέους Id. 2.20d; τὴν ψυχήν ib.780b; τὸν λόγον πρός τι Gal. 17(2).362.

3. κ. τινός demand an account from one, condemn, Pl. Lg. 945a, cf. IG 22.1183.10 (prob.), Poll. 8.22.

II

1. intr., make straight towards, κατεύθυναν αἱ βόες ἐν τῇ ὁδῷ εἰς ὁδὸν Βαιθσάμυς LXX 1 Kings 6:12; κ. τῇ πτήσει ὄρθιον ἐπὶ τοὺς πολεμίους Plu. Alex. 33.

2. prosper, LXX Si. 29.18: c. gen., succeed in doing.., οὐ κατεύθυνε τοῦ λαλῆσαι οὕτως ib. Jd. 12.6.

3. οἱ -ευθύνοντες the righteous, ib. Proverbs 15:8.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

κατ -ευθύνω ,

[in LXX for H3559 ni., hi., etc.;]

to make or keep straight, direct, guide: metaph., τ . ὁδόν , 1 Thessalonians 3:11; τ . πόδας εἰς ὁδὸν εἰρήνης , Luke 1:79; τ . καρδίας εἰς τ . ἀγάπην , 2 Thessalonians 3:5.†


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

For the metaphorical usage of this verb in its NT occurrences, we may add to the usual citations from the LXX Aristeas 18 κατευθύνει τὰς πράξεις καὶ τὰς ἐπιβολὰς ὁ κυριεύων ἁπάντων θεός.

 

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
κατευθηνή κατεύθυνα κατευθυναι κατευθύναι κατευθῦναι κατεύθυναν κατευθύνατε κατευθυνε κατεύθυνε κατευθυνει κατευθυνεί κατευθύνει κατευθύνειν κατευθυνείς κατεύθυνεν κατευθύνεται κατευθύνη κατευθυνθείησαν κατευθύνθης κατευθυνθήσεται κατευθυνθήτω κατευθυνθώσι κατεύθυνον κατευθύνοντας κατευθυνόντων κατευθύνουσα κατευθυνούσης κατευθύνων κατευοδοί κατευοδού κατευοδουμένω κατευοδωθήσεται κατευοδώσαι κατηύθυναν κατηύθυνας κατηυθυνεν kateuthunai kateuthynai kateuthýnai kateuthŷnai
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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