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Lexicon :: Strong's G2597 - katabainō

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καταβαίνω
Transliteration
katabainō (Key)
Pronunciation
kä-tä-bi'-no (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
From κατά (G2596) and the base of βάσις (G939)
mGNT
81x in 28 unique form(s)
TR
80x in 29 unique form(s)
LXX
292x in 44 unique form(s)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:522,90

Strong’s Definitions

καταβαίνω katabaínō, kat-ab-ah'-ee-no; from G2596 and the base of G939; to descend (literally or figuratively):—come (get, go, step) down, fall (down).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 81x

The KJV translates Strong's G2597 in the following manner: come down (41x), descend (18x), go down (17x), fall down (1x), step down (1x), get down (1x), fall (1x), variations of 'come down' (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 81x
The KJV translates Strong's G2597 in the following manner: come down (41x), descend (18x), go down (17x), fall down (1x), step down (1x), get down (1x), fall (1x), variations of 'come down' (1x).
  1. to go down, come down, descend

    1. the place from which one has come down from

    2. to come down

      1. as from the temple at Jerusalem, from the city of Jerusalem

      2. of celestial beings coming down to earth

    3. to be cast down

  2. of things

    1. to come (i.e. be sent) down

    2. to come (i.e. fall) down

      1. from the upper regions of the air

  3. metaph. to (go i.e.) be cast down to the lowest state of wretchedness and shame

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
καταβαίνω katabaínō, kat-ab-ah'-ee-no; from G2596 and the base of G939; to descend (literally or figuratively):—come (get, go, step) down, fall (down).
STRONGS NT 2597: καταβαίνω
καταβαίνω; imperfect 3 person plural κατέβαινον; future καταβήσομαι; 2 aorist κατέβην, imperative κατάβηθι (Matthew 27:40; Luke 19:5; John 4:49; Acts 10:20) and κατάβα (Mark 15:30 (R G (where L T Tr WH participle καταβάς)), see ἀναβαίνω); perfect καταβέβηκα; (from Homer on); the Sept. for יָרַד; to go down, come down, descend;
1. of persons;
a. properly: absolutely, the place from which one has come down being evident from the context, καταβάς ἔστη, Luke 6:17 (cf. Luke 6:12); Luke 17:31 (followed here by an infinitive, so Matthew 24:17); Luke 19:5; John 5:7; Acts 20:10; Ephesians 4:10; followed by ἀπό with the genitive of the place, Matthew 8:1; Matthew 14:29; Matthew 17:9 Rec.; Matthew 27:40,42; Mark 9:9 (L Tr marginal reading WH text ἐκ); Mark 15:30,32; by ἐκ with the genitive of place, Matthew 17:9 G L T Tr WH (see ἐκ, I. 3); by εἰς with the accusative of place, Mark 13:15 (R G L brackets Tr; others omit εἰς etc.); Acts 8:38; (Romans 10:7); Ephesians 4:9.
b. to come down, as from the temple at Jerusalem, from the city of Jerusalem; also of celestial beings coming down to earth: absolutely, Matthew 3:16; Luke 2:51; Luke 10:31; John 4:47, 49, 51; Acts (Acts 7:34); Acts 8:15; 10:20; (Acts 23:10); Acts 24:1,22; followed by ἀπό with the genitive of the place, Mark 3:22; Luke 10:30; Acts 25:7; 1 Thessalonians 4:16; ἐκ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ, Matthew 28:2; John 1:32; John 3:13; John 6:33, 38 (R G; others ἀπό), 41f, 50f, 58 (on these passages cf. Buttmann, 297 (255)); Revelation 10:1; Revelation 18:1; Revelation 20:1, followed by εἰς with the accusative of place, Luke 10:30; Luke 18:14; John 2:12; Acts 7:15; Acts 14:25; Acts 16:8; Acts 18:22; Acts 25:6; by ἐπί with the accusative of place, John 6:16; with the accusative of the person; Mark 1:10 (R G L marginal reading); Luke 3:22; John 1:33, 51 (John 1:52); by ἐν with dative of place, John 5:4 (R L) (see ἐν, I. 7); by πρός with the accusative of person, Acts 10:21; Acts 14:11; contextually equivalent to to be cast down, of the devil, Revelation 12:12.
2. of things, to come (i. e. be sent) down: Acts 10:11 (Rec. adds ἐπ' αὐτόν); Acts 11:5; followed by ἀπό with a genitive of person, James 1:17; ἐκ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ ἀπό τοῦ Θεοῦ, Revelation 3:12; Revelation 21:2, 10; to come (i. e. fall) down: from the upper regions of the air; as βροχή, Matthew 7:25, 27; λαῖλαψ, Luke 8:23; πῦρ ἀπό (Lachmann ἐκ) τοῦ οὐρανοῦ Luke 9:54; ἐκ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ εἰς τήν γῆν, Revelation 13:13; ἐκ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ ἀπό τοῦ Θεοῦ, Revelation 20:9 (R G Tr); χάλαζα ἐκ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ ἐπί τινα, Revelation 16:21; θρόμβοι ἐπί τήν γῆν, Luke 22:44 (L brackets WH reject the passage); of a way leading downward, Acts 8:26.
3. figuratively, καταβαίνειν ἕως ᾅδου, to (go i. e.) be cast down to the lowest state of wretchedness and shame: Matthew 11:23 L Tr WH; (Luke 10:15 WH text Tr marginal reading Compare: συγκαταβαίνω.)
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Strong's Number G2597 matches the Greek καταβαίνω (katabainō),
which occurs 144 times in 81 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Page 1 / 2 (Mat 3:16–Act 8:15)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 3:16 - And when Jesus was baptized, immediately he went up from the water, and behold, the heavens were opened to him,[fn] and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and coming to rest on him;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:25 - And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house, but it did not fall, because it had been founded on the rock.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:1 - When he came down from the mountain, great crowds followed him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:23 - And you, Capernaum, will you be exalted to heaven? You will be brought down to Hades. For if the mighty works done in you had been done in Sodom, it would have remained until this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:29 - He said, “Come.” So Peter got out of the boat and walked on the water and came to Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 17:9 - And as they were coming down the mountain, Jesus commanded them, “Tell no one the vision, until the Son of Man is raised from the dead.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:17 - Let the one who is on the housetop not go down to take what is in his house,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:40 - and saying, “You who would destroy the temple and rebuild it in three days, save yourself! If you are the Son of God, come down from the cross.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:42 - “He saved others; he cannot save himself. He is the King of Israel; let him come down now from the cross, and we will believe in him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:2 - And behold, there was a great earthquake, for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled back the stone and sat on it.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:10 - And when he came up out of the water, immediately he saw the heavens being torn open and the Spirit descending on him like a dove.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:22 - And the scribes who came down from Jerusalem were saying, “He is possessed by Beelzebul,” and “by the prince of demons he casts out the demons.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:9 - And as they were coming down the mountain, he charged them to tell no one what they had seen, until the Son of Man had risen from the dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:15 - Let the one who is on the housetop not go down, nor enter his house, to take anything out,
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:30 - save yourself, and come down from the cross!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:32 - Let the Christ, the King of Israel, come down now from the cross that we may see and believe.” Those who were crucified with him also reviled him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:51 - And he went down with them and came to Nazareth and was submissive to them. And his mother treasured up all these things in her heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:22 - and the Holy Spirit descended on him in bodily form, like a dove; and a voice came from heaven, “You are my beloved Son;[fn] with you I am well pleased.”[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:17 - And he came down with them and stood on a level place, with a great crowd of his disciples and a great multitude of people from all Judea and Jerusalem and the seacoast of Tyre and Sidon,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:23 - and as they sailed he fell asleep. And a windstorm came down on the lake, and they were filling with water and were in danger.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:54 - And when his disciples James and John saw it, they said, “Lord, do you want us to tell fire to come down from heaven and consume them?”[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:15 - And you, Capernaum, will you be exalted to heaven? You shall be brought down to Hades.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:30 - Jesus replied, “A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and he fell among robbers, who stripped him and beat him and departed, leaving him half dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:31 - Now by chance a priest was going down that road, and when he saw him he passed by on the other side.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:31 - On that day, let the one who is on the housetop, with his goods in the house, not come down to take them away, and likewise let the one who is in the field not turn back.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:14 - I tell you, this man went down to his house justified, rather than the other. For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but the one who humbles himself will be exalted.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:5 - And when Jesus came to the place, he looked up and said to him, “Zacchaeus, hurry and come down, for I must stay at your house today.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:6 - So he hurried and came down and received him joyfully.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:44 - And being in agony he prayed more earnestly; and his sweat became like great drops of blood falling down to the ground.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:32 - And John bore witness: “I saw the Spirit descend from heaven like a dove, and it remained on him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:33 - I myself did not know him, but he who sent me to baptize with water said to me, ‘He on whom you see the Spirit descend and remain, this is he who baptizes with the Holy Spirit.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:51 - And he said to him, “Truly, truly, I say to you,[fn] you will see heaven opened, and the angels of God ascending and descending on the Son of Man.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:12 - After this he went down to Capernaum, with his mother and his brothers[fn] and his disciples, and they stayed there for a few days.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:13 - No one has ascended into heaven except he who descended from heaven, the Son of Man.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:47 - When this man heard that Jesus had come from Judea to Galilee, he went to him and asked him to come down and heal his son, for he was at the point of death.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:49 - The official said to him, “Sir, come down before my child dies.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:51 - As he was going down, his servants[fn] met him and told him that his son was recovering.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:7 - The sick man answered him, “Sir, I have no one to put me into the pool when the water is stirred up, and while I am going another steps down before me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:16 - When evening came, his disciples went down to the sea,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:33 - For the bread of God is he who comes down from heaven and gives life to the world.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:38 - For I have come down from heaven, not to do my own will but the will of him who sent me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:41 - So the Jews grumbled about him, because he said, “I am the bread that came down from heaven.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:42 - They said, “Is not this Jesus, the son of Joseph, whose father and mother we know? How does he now say, ‘I have come down from heaven’?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:50 - This is the bread that comes down from heaven, so that one may eat of it and not die.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:51 - I am the living bread that came down from heaven. If anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever. And the bread that I will give for the life of the world is my flesh.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:58 - This is the bread that came down from heaven, not like the bread[fn] the fathers ate, and died. Whoever feeds on this bread will live forever.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:15 - And Jacob went down into Egypt, and he died, he and our fathers,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:34 - I have surely seen the affliction of my people who are in Egypt, and have heard their groaning, and I have come down to deliver them. And now come, I will send you to Egypt.’
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:15 - who came down and prayed for them that they might receive the Holy Spirit,

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