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Entry for Strong's #2711 - καταψύχω

Word Origin
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Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to cool off, make cool
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 8172 ‑ שָׁעַן (shaw‑an');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
Luke 1
Luke 1
Luke 1
V-AAS-3S 1
V-AAS-3S 1
V-AAS-3S 1
V-AAS-3S 1

Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

κατα-ψύχω [],

1. cool, chill, ὕδωρ κ. τὴν ξηρὰν ἀναθυμίασιν Arist. Mete. 361a2, cf. 368b34; ὁ φόβος καταψύχει Id. PA 650b28, cf. Pr. 954b13, al.; αἱ ἄτομοι.. κατέψυξαν [τὸ σῶμα ] Epicur. Fr. 60: Pass., fut. - ψῠγήσομαι Vett.Val. 73.21: pf. - έψυγμαι: aor. - εψύχθην, also - εψύγην [ ] Arist. Pr. 897a22: to be chilled, become cold, Hp. Aph. 4.40, Arist. HA 531b31, etc.; of persons, κατεψυγμένοι, opp. θερμοί, Id. Rh. 1389b30.

2. metaph., οὐ -έψυξαν τὴν ὁρμήν did not allow their ardour to cool, J. BJ 1.2.7: Pass., κατέψυκτο τὸ πρακτικόν Plu. Pomp. 46, cf.Critodem. in Cat.Cod. Astr. 8(1).259, Vett.Val.l.c.

3. cool, refresh, καταψύχει πνοή A. Fr. 127. II dry land after irrigation, PCair.Zen. 155 (iii B.C.): Pass., of a country, χώρα κατεψυγμένη dried or parched up, D.S. 1.7, cf. Plu. Pomp. 31. III intr., cool down, of persons, LXX Genesis 18:4.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

καταψύχω: 1 aorist κατεψυξα; to cool off (make) cool: Luke 16:24. (Genesis 18:4; Hippocrates, Aristotle, Theophrastus, Plutarch, others)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

κατα -ψύχω ,

[in LXX: Genesis 18:4 (H8172 ni.)*;]

to cool: c. acc, Luke 16:24.†

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

καταψύχω is peculiar in the NT to Luke (16:24) : cf. Hobart, p. 32. Jos. B.J, i. 66 τὴν ὅρμην οὐ κατέψυξαν, ";they did not suffer their zeal to cool.";


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
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List of Word Forms
καταψύξατε καταψυξη καταψύξῃ καταψύχη κάτιδε κατιδείν katapsuxe katapsuxē katapsyxe katapsyxē katapsýxei katapsýxēi
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