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Entry for Strong's #2505 - καθά

Transliteration
kathá
Phonetics
kath-ah'  
Word Origin
from (2596) and the neuter plural of (3739)
Parts of Speech
conjunction/adverb
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. according as, just as
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS ( 0 ) HCS (1)
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CONJ 1
ADV 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

κᾰθά [θᾰ],

Adv. for καθ' ἅ,

I according as, just as, IG 12.90.43, 116.27, Men. Mon. 551, PCair.Zen. 188.8 (iii B.C.), Plb. 3.107.10, LXX Genesis 7:9, etc.; ὁ κ. παρατεταγμένος σφυγμός the (so to speak) 'regular' pulse (a military metaphor), Archig. ap. Gal. 8.626.

II also καθάπερ, Ion. κατάπερ, Philol. 14, Democr. 164, Hdt. 1.182, al., Ar. Eq. 8, Ec. 61, IG 12.39.42, al., D. 37.16, etc.: freq. in legal instruments, ἡ πρᾶξις ἔστω κ. ἐκ δίκης PEleph. 1.12 (iv B.C.), etc.: with a part., like ὡς, ἅτε, D.C. 37.54 (nisi leg. καίπερ): strengthd., καθάπερ εἰ (Ion. κατάπερ εἰ, Hdt. 1.170), like as if, exactly as, Pl. Phlb. 22e, 59e, al.; καθάπερ ἄν (for ἐάν) D. 23.41; καθάπερ ἂν εἰ Pl. Lg. 684c, Arist. Ph. 240b10, Plb. 3.32.2, etc.: — μάχαιραν κ. like a knife, Porph. Chr. 31. Cf. καθό, καθώς.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

καθά, adverb for καθ' , according as, just as: Matthew 27:10. (Xenophon, Polybius, Diodorus, others; O. T. Apocrypha; the Sept. for כַּאֲשֶׁר, Genesis 7:9, 16, etc., and for כְּ, Genesis 19:8; Exodus 12:35, etc.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

καθά , adv.

(for καθ᾿ ἅ ),

[in LXX: Genesis 7:9; Genesis 19:8, al. (H834, כְּ ), Isaiah 58:11, Wisdom of Solomon 3:10, al.;]

just as, according as: Matthew 27:10 (LXX), Luke 1:2, D (cf. BL, § 78, 1; Phil. Gosp., 8 f.).†


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

This late form for καθάπερ is first used in literature by Polybius, and is frequently found in the papyri, e.g. P Petr II. 13(1).5 (B.C. 258–3) καθὰ ἐξειλήφαμεν, ";according as we have received,"; P Ryl II. 160(d)ii. 18 (A.D. 42) καθὰ καίγραπται (l. γέγραπται), ";as aforesaid,"; P Oxy XII. 1473.10 (A.D. 201) συμβιούτωσαν οὖν ἀλλήλοις οἱ γαμοῦντες ἀμέμπτως καθὰ καὶ πρότερον συνεβίουν. Cf. from the inscrr. Michel 1009 B.81 (c. B.C. 129) εἰς ] τὸν ἀεὶ χρόνον καθὰ ἐξ ἀρχῆς ὑπῆρχεν, and the reff. in Kälker Quaest. p. 300. See also Meisterhans Gr. p. 257.

 

The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
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Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
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