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Lexicon :: Strong's G2705 - kataphileō

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καταφιλέω
Transliteration
kataphileō (Key)
Pronunciation
kat-af-ee-leh'-o (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Of Latin origin
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 9:114,1262

Strong’s Definitions

καταφιλέω kataphiléō, kat-af-ee-leh'-o; from G2596 and G5368; to kiss earnestly:—kiss.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's G2705 in the following manner: kiss (6x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's G2705 in the following manner: kiss (6x).
  1. to kiss much, kiss again and again, kiss tenderly

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
καταφιλέω kataphiléō, kat-af-ee-leh'-o; from G2596 and G5368; to kiss earnestly:—kiss.
STRONGS NT 2705: καταφιλέω
καταφιλέω, καταφίλω; imperfect κατεφίλουν; 1 aorist κατεφίλησα; to kiss much, kiss again and again, kiss tenderly (Latindeosculor, etc.): τινα, Matthew 26:49; Mark 14:45; Luke 7:38, 45; Luke 15:20; Acts 20:37. (Tobit 7:6; 3Macc. 5:49; Xenophon, Cyril 6, 4,10; 7, 5, 32; Polybius 15, 1, 7; Josephus, Antiquities 7, 11, 7; Aelian v. h. 13, 4; Plutarch, Brut. 16; Lucian, dial. deor. 4, 5; 5, 3; φιλεῖν and καταφίλειν are distinguished in Xenophon, mem. 2, 6, 33; Plutarch, Alex c. 67. The Sept. for נָשַׁק, properly, to join mouth to mouth.) Cf: Fritzsche on Matthew, p. 780; Winer's De verb. comp. etc. Part ii., p. 18, note{21}.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
26:49
Mark
14:45
Luke
7:38; 7:45; 15:20
Acts
20:37

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2705 matches the Greek καταφιλέω (kataphileō),
which occurs 6 times in 6 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:49 - And he came up to Jesus at once and said, “Greetings, Rabbi!” And he kissed him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:45 - And when he came, he went up to him at once and said, “Rabbi!” And he kissed him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:38 - and standing behind him at his feet, weeping, she began to wet his feet with her tears and wiped them with the hair of her head and kissed his feet and anointed them with the ointment.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:45 - You gave me no kiss, but from the time I came in she has not ceased to kiss my feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:20 - And he arose and came to his father. But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and felt compassion, and ran and embraced him and kissed him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:37 - And there was much weeping on the part of all; they embraced Paul and kissed him,
 
 
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