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Entry for Strong's #4626 - σκάπτω

Transliteration
skáptō
Phonetics
skap'-to  
Word Origin
apparently a primary verb
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to dig
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5737 ‑ עָדַר (aw‑dar');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (3) NAS (3) HCS (3)
Luke 3
Luke 3
Luke 3
BYZ TIS TR
V-AAI-3S 1
V-AAS-1S 1
V-PAN 1
V-AAI-3S 1
V-AAS-1S 1
V-PAN 1
V-AAI-3S 1
V-AAS-1S 1
V-PAN 1
NA WH
V-AAI-3S 1
V-AAS-1S 1
V-PAN 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

σκάπτω, h.Merc. 90, etc.: fut. σκάψω Pl. Lg. 778e, ( κατα- ) E. HF 566: aor. ἔσκαψα Hp. Art. 12, ( κατ- ) Hdt. 7.156, etc.: pf. ἔσκᾰφα ( κατ- ) Isoc. 14.7,35: Pass., fut. σκᾰφήσομαι ( ἀπο- ) Polyaen. 5.10.3, ( κατα- ) J. AJ 20.6.1: aor. ἐσκάφην [] LXX Is. 5.6, Gp. 12.5.1, ( κατ- ) E. Hec. 22, etc.: pf. ἔσκαμμαι Pl. Cra. 413a, Luc. Gall. 6: dig, abs., Hp. Art. 12, Pl. Lg. 778e; ς. τἆλλά τε μοχθεῖν Ar. Pl. 525: prov., ς. οὐκ ἐπίσταμαι Id. Av. 1432, cf. Fr. 221, Ev.Luke 16:3 : Med., ς. δικέλλῃ Ps.-Phoc. 158 .

II c. acc.,

1 dig, delve, for cultivation, σκάπτων, ἀρῶν γῆν, ποιμνίοις ἐπιστατῶν E. Fr. 188, cf. X. Oec. 16.15; τοὺς ἀμπελῶνας D.S. 4.31; ὑπόλιθον γῄδιον Luc. Tim. 31 .

2. dig about, cultivate by digging, φυτὰ ς . (as we say to hoe turnips) h.Merc. 90, cf. X. Oec. 20.20: metaph., σκάπτει, μοχλεύει θύρετρα digs about them, digs them up, E. HF 999 .

3. of the result, ς. τάφρον dig a trench, Th. 4.90; ς. βαθεῖαν (sc. τάφρον ) Thphr. CP 3.20.4; θεμελίους Luc. Alex. 10: Pass., τὰ ἐσκαμμένα,= σκάμμα 11.2, hence, metaph., ὑπὲρ τὰ ἐσκαμμένα ἅλλεσθαι to leap too far, or further than seemed possible, Pl. Cra. 413a, cf. Luc. Gall. 6, Lib. Ep. 438, Or. 64.69 (v.l. ὑπὲρ τὸ σκάμμα ); cf. σκάμμα 11, ὑποσκάπτω .

Thayer's Expanded Definition

σκάπτω; 1 aorist ἐσκαψα; (allied with it are English 'ship', 'skiff', etc.; Curtius, § 109; Fick 4:267; 7:336); to dig: Luke 6:48 (on which see βαθύνω); (Buttmann, § 130, 5); . ((Homer h. Merc.); Aristophanes, Euripides, Xenophon, Plato, Aristotle, Theophrastus, others) (Compare: κατασκάπτω.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

σκάπτω ,

[in LXX: Isaiah 5:6 (H5737 ni.)*;]

to dig: Luke 6:48; Luke 13:8; Luke 16:3.†


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

";a groan"; (Acts 7:34, Romans 8:26), occurs in the magic P Lond 121.767 (iii/A.D.) (= I. p. 109) between ποππυσμός and συρισμός : cf. the late Preisigke 4949.12 (A.D. 753) ὀδύνη ] κ (αὶ) λύπη κ (αὶ) στενα [γμός, also Kaibel 707.6 (ii/A.D.) λύπας καὶ στεναχά [ς.

 

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έσκαψε εσκαψεν ἔσκαψεν σκαπτειν σκάπτειν σκαφή σκαψω σκάψω eskapsen éskapsen skapso skapsō skápso skápsō skaptein skáptein
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