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Strong's #2979 - λακτίζω

Root Word (Etymology)
from adverb lax (heelwise)
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  1. to kick, strike with the heel
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

λακτίζω, pf. λελάκτῐκα Ar. Nu. 136:

1. kick with the heel or foot, λ. ποσὶ γαῖαν, of a defeated boxer, Od. 18.99, cf. 22.88; φλὸξ αἰθέρα λακτίζοισα καπνῷ flames lashing heaven with smoke, Pi. I. 4(3).66; κραδία δὲ φόβῳ φρένα λακτίζει my heart ' knocks at my ribs' for fear, A. Pr. 881 (anap.); [ ἔρως] λ. κραδίην Revelation 12:16 (Strat.); τὸν πεσόντα λακτίσαι trample on the fallen, A. Ag. 885; λ. βωμὸν εἰς ἀφάνειαν trample on the altar so as utterly to destroy it, ib. 383 (lyr.); τὴν θύραν λ. kick at the door, Ar.l.c.; λ. ἀλλήλους Pl. R. 586b; of horses, λ. τὸ λυποῦν Arist. PA 690a21; ἑαυτόν Pl. Grg. 516a; ὑπὸ ἵππου λακτισθείς X. An. 3.2.18: metaph., λ. πολλὴν χάριν E. Rh. 411; βοῦς ὁ λακτίσας ὑμᾶς, of a clumsy-footed person, Herod. 7.118:

Med. in act. sense, Mim. Oxy. 413.65.

2. abs., kick, struggle, Batr. 90; of horses, X. Eq. Mag. 1.4: freq. in prov. λ. ποτὶ κέντρον, πρὸς κέντρα, kick against the pricks, Pi. P. 2.95, A. Ag. 1624, E. Ba. 795, Acts 26:14, etc.; so πρὸς κῦμα λ. E. IT 1396.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

λακτίζω; (from adverb λάξ, with the heel); (fr. Homer down); to kick, strike with the heel: Acts 26:14, and Rec. in ; see κέντρον, 2.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

* λακτίζω

(< λάξ , with the foot),

to kick: Acts 26:14.†

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 the use of this verb in Acts 26:14 cf. BGU III. 1007 .7 (iii/B.C.) τ ]ὴν θύραν μου ἐλάκτιζον τοῖς ποσίν. See also Herodas vii. 118 βοῦς ὁ λακτίσας ὑμᾶς, ";it was an ox that kicked you,"; with reference to a kick from a clumsy, ill-fitting shoe. The subst. is found in P Amh II. 141.10 (A.D. 350) γρόνθοις τε καὶ λακτί [σ ]μασιν, ";with their fists and heels"; (Edd.) : cf. P Gen I. 56.27 (A.D. 346) τὴν πλευρὰν πάσχω λάκτιμα λαβών.


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
λακτιζειν λακτίζειν laktizein laktízein
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