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Entry for Strong's #2967 - κωλύω

Transliteration
kōlýō
Phonetics
ko-loo'-o  
Word Origin
from the base of (2849)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to hinder, prevent forbid
  2. to withhold a thing from anyone
  3. to deny or refuse one a thing
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3607 ‑ כָּלָא (kaw‑law');  4185 ‑ מוּשׁ (moosh);  4513 ‑ מָנַע (maw‑nah');  6113 ‑ עָצַר (aw‑tsar');  7725 ‑ שׁוּב (shoob);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (23) NAS (23) HCS (23)
Matthew 1
Mark 3
Luke 6
Acts 6
Romans 1
1 Corinthians 1
1 Thessalonians 1
1 Timothy 1
Hebrews 1
2 Peter 1
3 John 1
Matthew 1
Mark 3
Luke 6
Acts 6
Romans 1
1 Corinthians 1
1 Thessalonians 1
1 Timothy 1
Hebrews 1
2 Peter 1
3 John 1
Matthew 1
Mark 3
Luke 6
Acts 6
Romans 1
1 Corinthians 1
1 Thessalonians 1
1 Timothy 1
Hebrews 1
2 Peter 1
3 John 1
BYZ TIS TR
V-AAI-1P 2
V-AAI-2P 1
V-AAI-3S 2
V-AAN 2
V-AAS-2S 1
V-API-1S 1
V-APP-NPM 1
V-PAI-3S 2
V-PAM-2P 6
V-PAN 1
V-PAP-ASM 1
V-PAP-GPM 2
V-PPN 1
V-AAI-2P 1
V-AAI-3P 1
V-AAI-3S 2
V-AAN 2
V-AAS-2S 1
V-API-1S 1
V-APP-NPM 1
V-IAI-1P 1
V-PAI-3S 2
V-PAM-2P 6
V-PAN 1
V-PAP-ASM 1
V-PPN 1
V-AAI-1P 2
V-AAI-2P 1
V-AAI-3S 2
V-AAN 2
V-AAS-2S 1
V-API-1S 1
V-APP-NPM 1
V-PAI-3S 2
V-PAM-2P 6
V-PAN 1
V-PAP-ASM 1
V-PAP-GPM 2
V-PPN 1
NA WH
V-AAS-2S 1
V-AAI-2P 1
V-AAI-3S 2
V-AAN 2
V-AAS-2S 1
V-API-1S 2
V-APP-NPM 1
V-IAI-1P 2
V-PAI-3S 2
V-PAM-2P 6
V-PAN 1
V-PAP-ASM 1
V-PAP-GPM 2
V-PPN 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

κωλύω,

fut. - ύσω Ar. Nu. 1448: aor. ἐκώλῡσα E. Alc. 897 (anap.), Pl. Mx. 244c; pf. κεκώλῡκα Din. 1.101, Phld. Rh. 2.63 S.:

Pass., fut. κωλυθήσομαι LXX Si. 20.2(1), Luc. VH 2.25: also in med. form - ύσομαι Th. 1.142: aor. ἐκωλύθην Id. 2.64, etc.: pf. κεκώλῡμαι ib. 37. [ always before a conson.: common before a vowel, κωλῡόμεσθα E. Ion 391, κωλῡέτω Id. Ph. 990, κωλῠεν Pi. P. 4.33, κώλῠει Alc. 55 (= Sapph. 22 Lobel), Ar. Eq. (v.infr.), Fr. 100, Anaxil. 25, Men. Epit. 10.]:

hinder, prevent: Constr.:

1. c. acc. et inf., κ. ἐκρέειν τὸν Νεῖλον Hdt. 2.20; κώλυεν [μιν] μεῖναι Pi.l.c.; τί δῆτα καὶ σὲ κωλύει [λαβεῖν] κέρδος; E. Fr. 794, cf. IT 507, etc.; ὅς σε κ. τὸ δρᾶν S. Ph. 1241; φεύγειν οὐδεὶς κ. νόμος D. 23.52: with neg. added (rare in Att. Prose), κ. τινὰ μὴ θανεῖν E. Ph. 1268; μὴ προσεύχεσθαι X. HG 3.2.22, etc.: Pass., χρημάτων σπάνει Th. 1.142; τοῦ ὕδατος πιεῖν from drinking the water, Pl. R. 621b; κωλυόμεσθα μὴ μαθεῖν E. Ion 391; μὴ οὐ πονηρὸν εἶναι D.H. 2.3. rarely c. part. pro inf., κ. τινὰ πόλεμον εἰσάγοντα Id. 7.25: Pass., μὴ κωλύωνται περαιούμενοι Th. 1.26. with relat. clause, κωλύειν εἴ τις ἐπαγγέλλεται, = τινὰ μὴ ἐπαγγέλλεσθαι, D. 4.15; ἐκωλύσαμεν, ἵνα γένησθε.. J. BJ 6.6.2.

2. c. gen. rei, κ. τινά τινος hinder one from a thing, X. HG 3.2.21, An. 1.6.2, etc.; κ. τινὰ ἀπό τινος Id. Cyr. 1.3.11, 3.3.51: Pass., τῆς ὁρμῆς ἐκωλύθησαν Plb. 6.55.3.

3. c. acc. rei, prevent, E. IA 1390 (troch.), X. An. 4.2.24: Pass., ἐν τούτῳ κεκωλῦσθαι ἐδόκει τὰ πράγματα Th. 2.8, cf. 4.14; ταῦτα.. μὴ ἐν ὑμῖν κωλυθῇ Id. 2.64; μηδὲ.. δαπάνῃ κεκωλύσθω let there be no hindrance by reason of expense, Id. 1.129. withhold, τι ἀπό τινος LXX Genesis 23:6, Luke 6:29.

4. c. acc. pers., hinder, Th. 1.35; τοὺς δρῶντας μοχθηρά Arist. EN 1113b26.

5. abs., οὐδ' ὁ κωλύσων παρῆν S. Ant. 261, cf. El. 1197; εἴσ' οἳ κωλύουσιν Ar. Pax 499; of the tribune's intercessio, Plu. TG 10; τὸ κωλῦον hindrance, X. An. 4.5.20, D. 1.12: freq. an inf. may be supplied, εἶτα τίς σε κωλύει (sc. γεωργεῖν); Ar. Fr. 100; αὐτοὶ ὠφελούμενοι τοὺς πολεμίους κωλύσετε [ὠφελεῖσθαι ] Th. 6.91, cf. 2.37 (Pass.).

6. freq. in 3 pers., οὐδὲν κωλύει there is nothing to hinder, c. acc. et inf., ὁμόψηφον τὸν Ἀργεῖον εἶναι κ. οὐδέν Hdt. 7.149; οὐδέν σε κωλύσει σεαυτὸν ἐμβαλεῖν ἐς τὸ βάραθρον Ar. Nu. 1448, cf. Pl. Phdr. 268e; ὃν διαμάττειν οὐ κ. Ar. Av. 463; τί κ. ἡμᾶς διελθεῖν; Pl. Tht. 143a, etc.; οὐδὲν κ., abs., as a form of assent, be it so, Ar. Eq. 723, 972, Pl. Euthd. 272d, etc.; τί γὰρ κ.; Id. Euthphr. 9d, cf. Plt. 292a, al.; τό γ' ἐμὸν οὐδὲν κ. Id. Grg. 458d; μὴ τὸ σὸν κωλυέτω E. Ph. 990; οὐ τἀμὰ κωλύσει Plu. 2.151c, etc.; οὔτε ἐκεῖνο κωλύει ἐν ταῖς σπονδαῖς neither is that any hindrance, Th. 1.144 (wrongly expld. as = κωλύεται by D.H. Amm. 2.7); οὔτε μίαν δυοῖν τὴν αὐτὴν εἶναι κ. nor is there any hindrance to one of two being the same, Arist. Ph. 202b9.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

κωλύω; imperfect 1 person plural ἐκωλύομεν (Mark 9:38 T Tr text WH); 1 aorist ἐκώλυσα; passive, present κωλύομαι; 1 aorist ἐκωλύθην; (from κόλος, lopped, clipped; properly, to cut off, cut short, hence) to hinder, prevent, forbid; (from Pindar down); the Sept. for כָּלָא, twice (viz. 1 Samuel 25:26; 2 Samuel 13:13) for מָנַע : τινα followed by an infinitive (Winer's Grammar, § 65, 2 β.; cf. Buttmann, § 148,13), Matthew 19:14; Luke 23:2; Acts 16:6; Acts 24:23; 1 Thessalonians 2:16; Hebrews 7:23; τί κωλύει με βαπτισθῆναι; what doth binder me from being (to be) baptized? Acts 8:36; the infinitive is omitted, as being evident from what has gone before, Mark 9:38; Mark 10:14; Luke 9:49; Luke 11:52; Luke 18:16; Acts 11:17; Romans 1:13; 3 John 1:10; αὐτόν is lacking, because it has preceded, Luke 9:50; the accusative is lacking, because easily supplied from the context, 1 Timothy 4:3; as often in Greek writings, construction with τινα τίνος, to keep one from a thing, Acts 27:43; with the accusative of the thing, τήν παραφρονίαν, to restrain, check, 2 Peter 2:16; τό λαλεῖν γλωσαις, 1 Corinthians 14:39; τί, followed by τοῦ μή, can anyone hinder the water (which offers itself), that these should not be baptized? Acts 10:47; in imitation of the Hebrew כָּלָא followed by מִן of the person and the § of the thing, to withhold a thing from anyone, i. e. to deny or refuse one a thing: Luke 6:29 (Buttmann, § 132, 5) (τό μνημεῖον ἀπό σου, Genesis 23:6). (Compare: διακωλύω.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

κωλύω

(< κόλος ),

[in LXX for H3607, H4513, etc.;]

to hinder, restrain, forbid, withhold: c. acc et inf., Matthew 19:14, Luke 23:2, Acts 8:36; Acts 16:6; Acts 24:23, 1 Thessalonians 2:16, Hebrews 7:23; inf. om., Mark 9:38-39; Mark 10:14, Luke 9:49-50; Luke 11:52; Luke 18:16, Acts 11:17, Romans 1:13, 3 John 1:10; acc om., 1 Timothy 4:3; c. acc pers. et gen. rei, Acts 27:43; c. acc rei, 1 Corinthians 14:39, 2 Peter 2:16; id. seq. τοῦ μή , Acts 10:47; id. seq. ἀπό (like Heb. H4480 H3607, Genesis 23:6, al.), Luke 6:29 (cf. δια -κωλύω ).†


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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

P Eleph 10.6 (B.C. 223–2) ἀπόστειλ [ο ]ν. ., ὅπως μὴ διὰ ταῦτα κωλυώμεθα. . . τοὺς [λ ]όγ ̣ους εἰς τὴν πόλιν [κα ]ταπέμψαι, P Magd 2.5 (B.C. 221) ἐμοῦ δὲ βουλομένης ἐπισυντελέσαι τὸν τοῖχον, . . . Πόωρις κεκώλυκεν οἰκοδομεῖν, P Petr II. 11(1).3 (iii/B.C.) (= Selections, p. 7) μηθέν σε τῶν ἔργων κωλύει, P Oxy III. 471.94 (ii/A.D.) τί οὖν ὁ κατηφὴς σὺ καὶ ὑπεραύ [σ ]τηρος οὐκ ἐκώλυες; ";why then did not you with your modesty and extreme austerity stop him?"; (Edd.), ib. VIII. 1101.12 (A.D. 367–70) ὅτι δὲ κεκώλυται παρὰ τοῖς νόμοις τοῦτο, δῆλον, ";that this is forbidden by the law is clear"; (Ed.). A good ex. of the conative participle is afforded by Preisigke 4284.9 (A.D. 207) Ὀρσεύς τις ἀνὴρ βίαιος καὶ αὐθάδης τυ [γχάν ]ων ἐπῆλθεν ἡμῖν. . . κ [ω ]λύων τὴν κατεργασίαν : cf. Chrest. I. 354.23. For κώλυμα see P Hib I. 90.20 (B.C. 222) ἐὰμ μή [τι βα ]σιλικὸν κώλυμα γ [ένηται, ";if there be no hindrance on the part of the State"; (Edd.) : for κώλυσις see P Tebt II. 393.22 (A.D. 150) ἢ καὶ κώλυσιν ἢ κακοτεχ [νίαν, ";or hindrance or fraud"; (Edd.), and for κωλυτής see OGIS 5.7 (B.C. 311) εἰ μὴ κωλυταί τι [νες ἐγέ ]νοντο, τότε ἂν συνετελέσθη ταῦτα.

 

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εκωλύθη εκωλυθην εκωλύθην ἐκωλύθην εκωλυομεν ἐκωλύομεν εκώλυσα εκωλύσαμεν εκωλυσατε εκωλύσατε ἐκωλύσατε εκώλυσε εκώλυσέ εκωλυσεν εκώλυσεν ἐκώλυσεν κώλυε κωλυει κωλύει κωλυειν κωλύειν κωλυεσθαι κωλύεσθαι κωλυετε κωλύετε κωλυθεντες κωλυθέντες κωλυοντα κωλύοντα κωλυοντων κωλυόντων κωλυσαι κωλύσαι κωλῦσαι κωλῦσαί κωλύσει κωλύση κωλυσης κωλύσης κωλύσῃς κώλυσον κωλύσω κωλύων κωμάρχας ekoluomen ekōluomen ekolusate ekōlusate ekolusen ekōlusen ekoluthen ekōluthēn ekolyomen ekolýomen ekōlyomen ekōlýomen ekolysate ekolýsate ekōlysate ekōlýsate ekolysen ekōlysen ekṓlysen ekolythen ekolýthen ekōlythēn ekōlýthēn koluei kōluei koluein kōluein koluesthai kōluesthai koluete kōluete koluonta kōluonta koluonton kōluontōn kolusai kōlusai koluses kōlusēs koluthentes kōluthentes kolyei kolýei kōlyei kōlýei kolyein kolýein kōlyein kōlýein kolyesthai kolýesthai kōlyesthai kōlýesthai kolyete kolýete kōlyete kōlýete kolyonta kolýonta kōlyonta kōlýonta kolyonton kolyónton kōlyontōn kōlyóntōn kolysai kolŷsai kolŷsaí kōlysai kōlŷsai kōlŷsaí kolýseis kōlýsēis kolyses kōlysēs kolythentes kolythéntes kōlythentes kōlythéntes
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