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Lexicon :: Strong's G2719 - katesthiō

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κατεσθίω
Transliteration
katesthiō (Key)
Pronunciation
kä-tes-thē'-ō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
From κατά (G2596) and ἐσθίω (G2068) (including its alternate)
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Strong’s Definitions

κατεσθίω katesthíō, kat-es-thee'-o; from G2596 and G2068 (including its alternate); to eat down, i.e. devour (literally or figuratively):—devour.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x

The KJV translates Strong's G2719 in the following manner: devour (10x), eat up (3x), devour up (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x
The KJV translates Strong's G2719 in the following manner: devour (10x), eat up (3x), devour up (2x).
  1. to consume by eating, to eat up, devour

    1. of birds

    2. of a dragon

    3. of a man eating up the little book

  2. metaph.

    1. to devour i.e. squander, waste: substance

    2. to devour i.e. forcibly appropriate: widows' property

    3. to strip one of his goods

      1. to ruin (by the infliction of injuries)

    4. by fire, to devour i.e. to utterly consume, destroy

    5. of the consumption of the strength of body and mind by strong emotions

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κατεσθίω katesthíō, kat-es-thee'-o; from G2596 and G2068 (including its alternate); to eat down, i.e. devour (literally or figuratively):—devour.
STRONGS NT 2719: κατεσθίω
κατεσθίω, participle plural κατεσθοντες (Mark 12:40 Tr WH; see ἐσθίω and ἔσθω; cf. Fritzsche, Hdbch. z. d. Apokryphen, i., p. 150 (who says, 'The shorter form occurs frequently in the Sept., Leviticus 19:26; Sir. 20:15 (16), elsewhere almost exclusively poetic; see Alexander Buttmann (1873) Ausf. Sprachl. ii., p. 185' (cf. Veitch, under the word, ἐσθίω))); future καταφάγομαι (John 2:17 G L T Tr WH; see ἐσθίω); 2 aorist κατέφαγον; the Sept. for אָכַל;
1. properly, to consume by eating, to eat up, devour: τί, of birds, Matthew 13:4; Mark 4:4; Luke 8:5; of a dragon, Revelation 12:4; of a man, eating up the little book, i. e. eagerly taking its entire contents into his inmost soul, and, as we say, digesting it (borrowed from the figure in Ezekiel 2:10; Ezekiel 3:1-3, cf. Jeremiah 15:16): Revelation 10:9f.
2. Metaphorically, in various uses;
a. to devour i. e. squander, waste, substance: Luke 15:30 (often so in Greek writings from Homer, Odyssey 3, 315; 15, 12 down; devorare patrimonium, Catull. 29, 23).
b. to devour i. e. forcibly appropriate: τάς οἰκίας τῶν χηρῶν, widows' property, Matthew 23:14-13Rec.; Mark 12:40 (cf. Buttmann, 79 (69); Winer's Grammar, § 29, 2); Luke 20:47.
c. with an accusative of the person
α. to strip one of his goods: 2 Corinthians 11:20.
β. to ruin (by the infliction of injuries): Galatians 5:15.
d. of fire, to devour i. e. utterly consume, destroy: τινα, Revelation 11:5; Revelation 20:9.
e. of the consumption of the strength of body and mind by strong emotions: τινα, John 2:17 (Psalm 68:10 (Ps. 69:10); Josephus, Antiquities 7, 8, 1).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Leviticus
19:26
Psalms
68:10; 69:10
Jeremiah
15:16
Ezekiel
2:10; 3:1; 3:2; 3:3
Matthew
13:4
Mark
4:4; 12:40; 12:40
Luke
8:5; 15:30; 20:47
John
2:17; 2:17
2 Corinthians
11:20
Galatians
5:15
Revelation
10:9; 11:5; 12:4; 20:9

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2719 matches the Greek κατεσθίω (katesthiō),
which occurs 15 times in 15 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:4 - and as he sowed, some seeds fell beside the road, and the birds came and ate G2719 them up.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:14 - [“[fn]Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you devour G2719 widows’ houses, and for a pretense you make long prayers; therefore you will receive greater condemnation.]
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:4 - as he was sowing, some seed fell beside the road, and the birds came and ate G2719 it up.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:40 - who devour G2719 widows’ houses, and for appearance’s sake offer long prayers; these will receive greater condemnation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:5 - “The sower went out to sow his seed; and as he sowed, some fell beside the road, and it was trampled under foot and the birds of the [fn]air ate G2719 it up.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:30 - but when this son of yours came, who has devoured G2719 your [fn]wealth with prostitutes, you killed the fattened calf for him.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:47 - who devour G2719 widows’ houses, and for appearance’s sake offer long prayers. These will receive greater condemnation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:17 - His disciples remembered that it was written, “ZEAL FOR YOUR HOUSE WILL CONSUME G2719 ME.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:20 - For you tolerate it if anyone enslaves you, anyone devours G2719 you, anyone takes advantage of you, anyone exalts himself, anyone hits you in the face.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:15 - But if you bite and devour G2719 one another, take care that you are not consumed by one another.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 10:9 - So I went to the angel, telling him to give me the little book. And he *said to me, “Take it and eat G2719 it; it will make your stomach bitter, but in your mouth it will be sweet as honey.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 10:10 - I took the little book out of the angel’s hand and ate G2719 it, and in my mouth it was sweet as honey; and when I had eaten it, my stomach was made bitter.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:5 - And if anyone wants to harm them, fire flows out of their mouth and devours G2719 their enemies; so if anyone wants to harm them, he must be killed in this way.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 12:4 - And his tail *swept away a third of the stars of heaven and threw them to the earth. And the dragon stood before the woman who was about to give birth, so that when she gave birth he might devour G2719 her child.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 20:9 - And they came up on the [fn]broad plain of the earth and surrounded the camp of the [fn]saints and the beloved city, and fire came down from heaven and devoured G2719 them.
 
 
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