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Entry for Strong's #2936 - κτίζω

Transliteration
ktízō
Phonetics
ktid'-zo  
Word Origin
probably akin to (2932) (through the idea of proprietor-ship of the manufacturer)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
3:1000,481
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to make habitable, to people, a place, region, island
    1. to found a city, colony, state
  2. to create
    1. of God creating the worlds
    2. to form, shape, i.e. to completely change or transform
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1254 ‑ בָּרָא (baw‑raw');  3245 ‑ יָסַד (yaw‑sad');  3335 ‑ יָצַר (yaw‑tsar');  3559 ‑ כּוּן (koon);  5975 ‑ עָמַד (aw‑mad');  7069 ‑ קָנָה (kaw‑naw');  7931 ‑ שָׁכַן (shaw‑kan');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (14) NAS (15) HCS (15)
Mark 1
Romans 1
1 Corinthians 1
Ephesians 4
Colossians 2
1 Timothy 1
Revelation 2
Matthew 1
Mark 1
Romans 1
1 Corinthians 1
Ephesians 4
Colossians 2
1 Timothy 1
Revelation 2
Matthew 1
Mark 1
Romans 1
1 Corinthians 1
Ephesians 4
Colossians 3
1 Timothy 1
Revelation 3
BYZ TIS TR
V-AAI-2S 1
V-AAI-3S 3
V-AAP-ASM 1
V-AAP-DSM 1
V-AAP-GSM 1
V-AAS-3S 1
V-API-3P 1
V-API-3S 2
V-APP-ASM 1
V-APP-NPM 1
V-RPI-3S 1
V-AAI-2S 1
V-AAI-3S 3
V-AAP-ASM 1
V-AAP-DSM 1
V-AAP-GSM 1
V-AAS-3S 1
V-API-3P 1
V-API-3S 2
V-APP-ASM 1
V-APP-NPM 1
V-RPI-3S 1
V-AAI-2S 1
V-AAI-3S 3
V-AAP-ASM 1
V-AAP-DSM 1
V-AAP-GSM 1
V-AAS-3S 1
V-API-3P 1
V-API-3S 2
V-APP-ASM 1
V-APP-NPM 1
V-RPI-3S 1
NA WH
V-AAPDSM 1
V-API-3P 1
V-XPI-3S 1
V-AAI-2S 1
V-AAI-3S 3
V-AAP-ASM 1
V-AAP-DSM 1
V-AAP-GSM 1
V-AAP-NSM 1
V-AAS-3S 1
V-API-3P 1
V-API-3S 2
V-APP-ASM 1
V-APP-NPM 1
V-RPI-3S 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

κτίζω,

Emp. 23.6, etc.: fut. - ίσω A. Ch. 1060: aor. ἔκτῐσα Od. 11.263, etc.; poet. ἔκτισσα Pi. P. 1.62, A. Pers. 289 (lyr.), κτίσσα Il. 20.216, κτίσα Pi. P. 5.89: pf. ἔκτῐκα Lyr.Alex.Adesp. 1.8, D.S. 7.5, 15.13:

Med., poet. aor. ἐκτίσσατο Pi. O. 10(11).25, Fr. 1.4 (ἐκτής - codd.):

Pass., fut. κτισθήσομαι Str. Chr. 5.38, D.H. 1.56: aor. ἐκτίσθην Th. 1.12, etc.: pf. ἔκτισμαι Hdt. 4.46, Hp. Art. 45, E. Fr. 360.9:

1. people a country, build houses and cities in it, κτίσσε δὲ Δαρδανίην Il.l.c.; κ. χώρην, νῆσον, Hdt. 1.149, 3.49.

2. of a city, found, build, Θήβης ἕδος ἔκτισαν Od.l.c., cf. Hdt. 1.167, 168, Th. 6.4, PCair.Zen. 169 (iii B.C.); ἀποικίαν A. Pr. 815: Pass., to be founded, Σμύρνην τὴν ἀπὸ Κολοφῶνος κτισθεῖσαν founded by emigrants from Colophon, Hdt. 1.16, cf. 7.153, 8.62; μήτε ἄστεα μήτε τείχεα ἐκτισμένα no fixed cities or walls, Id. 4.46; - ομένη πόλις Phld. Rh. 2.155 S.

3. κ. ἄλσος plant a grove, Pi. P. 5.89; βωμόν set up an altar, Id. O. 7.42; ἑορτάν, ἀγῶνα, found, establish it, ib. 6.69, 10(11).25 (Med.); τὸν Κύρνον.. κτίσαι, ἥρων ἐόντα establish his worship, Hdt. 1.167; δαῖτάς τινι A. Ch. 484 (Pass.); τάφον τινί S. Ant. 1101; αἵρεσιν Phld. Rh. 1.77 S.; σύνοδον IG 22.1343.12 (i B.C.).

4. produce, create, bring into being, γόνῳ τινά A. Supp. 172 (lyr.); bring about, τελευτήν ib. 140 (lyr.), cf. Ch. 441 (lyr.); ὁ τὴν φιλίην ἐκτικώς Lyr.Alex.Adesp. l.c.; of painters, δένδρεα.. καὶ ἀνέρας ἠδὲ γυναῖκας Emp.l.c.; ἵπποισι τὸν χαλινὸν κτίσας having invented it, S. OC 715 (lyr.).

5. make so and so, ἐλεύθερον κ. τινά A. Ch. 1060; ἔνθεον κτίσας φρένα Id. Eu. 17, cf. 714; ποτανὰν εἴ σέ τις θεῶν κτίσαι E. Supp. 620 (lyr.), cf. A. Pers. 289 (lyr.).

6. perpetrate a deed, S. Tr. 898. (Cf. Skt. kséti 'reside', k[snull ]itís (= cross κτίσις) 'habitation'.)

Thayer's Expanded Definition

κτίζω: 1 aorist ἔκτισα; perfect passive ἐκτισμαι; 1 aorist passive ἐκτίσθην; the Sept. chiefly for בָּרָא; properly, to make habitable, to people, a place, region, island (Homer, Herodotus, Thucydides, Diodorus, others); hence to found, a city, colony, state, etc. (Pindar and following; 1 Esdr. 4:53). In the Bible, to create: of God creating the world, man, etc., Mark 13:19; 1 Corinthians 11:9; Colossians 1:16 (cf. Winer's Grammar, 272 (255)); ; Ephesians 3:9; 1 Timothy 4:3; Revelation 4:11; Revelation 10:6 (Deuteronomy 4:32; Ecclesiastes 12:1; often in O. T. Apocrypha, as Judith 13:18; Wis. 2:23 Wis. 11:18 (); 3Macc. 2:9; (Josephus, Antiquities 1, 1, 1; Philo de decal. § 20)); absolutely, κτίσας, the creator, Romans 1:25; (Matthew 19:4 Tr WH); equivalent to to form, shape, i. e. (for substance) completely to change, to transform (of the moral or new creation of the soul, as it is called), κτισθέντες ἐν Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ ἐπί ἔργοις ἀγαθοῖς, in intimate fellowship with Christ constituted to do good works (see ἐπί, B. 2 a. ζ.), Ephesians 2:10; τούς δύο εἰς ἕνα καινόν ἐνθρωπον, ibid. 15; τόν κτισθέντα κατά Θεόν, formed after God's likeness (see κατά, II. 3 c. δ.), Ephesians 4:24 (καρδίαν καθαράν κτίσον ἐν ἐμοί, Psalm 50:12 ()).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

κτίζω ,

[in LXX chiefly for H1254, Psalms 51:10, al.; also for H7069, Genesis 14:19, Proverbs 8:22; H3335, Isaiah 22:11; Isaiah 46:11; Wisdom of Solomon 2:23, Sirach 1:4; Sirach 1:9 (and freq.), 1 Esdras 4:53, a1.;]

1. in cl., to people or found a region or city (1Es, l.c.).

2. In LXX and NT, of God, to create: Mark 13:19, 1 Corinthians 11:9, Colossians 1:16; Colossians 3:10 Ephesians 3:9, 1 Timothy 4:3, Revelation 4:11; Revelation 10:6; ὁ κτίσας , Matthew 19:4 (WH, R, mg.), Romans 1:25; of the divine operation on the soul, Ephesians 2:10; Ephesians 2:15; Ephesians 4:24 (cf. Ps., l.c.).†


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

κτίζω in the sense of ";found"; a city or colony, as in 1 Esdras 4:53, may be illustrated from an inscr., probably to be assigned to B.C. 69–8, which is reproduced in P Fay p. 48.1 κτ [ι ]σθέντος τοῦ σημαινομένου ἱεροῦ : cf. also the Alexandrian erotic fragment P Grenf I. 1.4 (ii/B.C.) ὁ τὴν φιλίαν ἐκτικὼς ἔλαβέ με ἔρως, ";love the stablisher of friendship overcame me."; The usage in this last passage approximates more nearly to the distinctive Biblical usage of the word, ";create,"; ";form,"; which occurs again in the imprecatory tablet Wünsch AF 4.1 (iii/A.D.) ἐξορκίζω σε ὅστ [ι ]ς ποτ᾽ εἷ, νεκυδαῖμον, τὸν θεὸν τὸν κτίσαντα γῆν κ [α ]ὶ οὐρανὸν Ἰωνα.

 

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List of Word Forms
έκτισα έκτισά εκτισας έκτισας ἔκτισας έκτισε έκτισέ εκτισεν έκτισεν ἔκτισεν εκτισθη εκτίσθη ἐκτίσθη εκτίσθης εκτισθησαν εκτίσθησαν ἐκτίσθησαν εκτισμένη εκτισται έκτισται ἔκτισται κτιζόμενος κτίζοντι κτίζων κτισαντα κτίσαντα κτισαντι κτίσαντι κτισαντος κτίσαντος κτίσαντός κτισας κτίσας κτιση κτίση κτίσῃ κτισθεντα κτισθέντα κτισθεντες κτισθέντες κτισθήσονται κτίσον ektisas éktisas ektisen éktisen ektistai éktistai ektisthe ektisthē ektísthe ektísthē ektisthesan ektisthēsan ektísthesan ektísthēsan ktisanta ktísanta ktisanti ktísanti ktisantos ktísantos ktisas ktísas ktise ktisē ktísei ktísēi ktisthenta ktisthénta ktisthentes ktisthéntes
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