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Entry for Strong's #2947 - κυλιόω

Word Origin
from base of (2949) (through the idea of circularity, cf (2945), (1507))
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. a rolling, wallowing
  2. to roll itself in mud
  3. to wallowing in the mire
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1556 ‑ גָּלַל (gaw‑lal');  2015 ‑ הָפַךְ (haw‑vak');  5264 ‑ נָסַס (naw‑sas');  5781 ‑ עוּק (ook);  7725 ‑ שׁוּב (shoob);  7760 ‑ שִׂים (soom, seem);  8058 ‑ שָׁמַט (shaw‑mat');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
Mark 1
Mark 1
Mark 1
V-IEI-3S 1
V-IEI-3S 1
V-IEI-3S 1
V-IEI-3S 1

Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


no Definition found

Thayer's Expanded Definition

κυλίω: (for κυλινδω more common in earlier writings), to roll; passive imperfect 3 person singular ἐκυλίετο; to be rolled, to wallow: Mark 9:20. ((Aristotle, h. a. 5, 19, 18, etc.; Dionysius Halicarnassus; the Sept.); Polybius 26, 10, 16; Aelian n. a. 7, 33; Epictetus diss. 4, 11, 29.) (Compare: ἀνακυλίω, αποκυλιω(, προσκυλίω.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

κυλίω ,

late form of κυλίνδω ,

[in LXX: Joshua 10:18, 1 Samuel 14:33, al. (H1556), 2 Kings 9:33 (H8058), al.;]

to roll, roll along. Pass., to be rolled; of persons (in Hom, as sign of grief), to roll or wallow: Mark 9:20.†

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 this form which replaces the older pres. in –ίνδω, see the citations s.v. βόρβορος.


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
εκυλιετο εκυλίετο ἐκυλίετο εκύλισαν κυλίει κυλίεται κυλιομένη κυλίονται κυλίσατε κυλίσετε κυλισθήσεται κυλίω κυλίων ekulieto ekylieto ekylíeto
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