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Lexicon :: Strong's G2727 - katēcheō

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κατηχέω
Transliteration
katēcheō
Pronunciation
kä-tā-khe'-ō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:638,422

Strong’s Definitions

κατηχέω katēchéō, kat-ay-kheh'-o; from G2596 and G2279; to sound down into the ears, i.e. (by implication) to indoctrinate ("catechize") or (genitive case) to apprise of:—inform, instruct, teach.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x

The KJV translates Strong's G2727 in the following manner: instruct (3x), teach (3x), inform (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x
The KJV translates Strong's G2727 in the following manner: instruct (3x), teach (3x), inform (2x).
  1. to sound towards, sound down upon, resound

    1. to charm with resounding sound, to fascinate

  2. to teach orally, to instruct

  3. to inform by word of mouth

    1. to be orally informed

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κατηχέω katēchéō, kat-ay-kheh'-o; from G2596 and G2279; to sound down into the ears, i.e. (by implication) to indoctrinate ("catechize") or (genitive case) to apprise of:—inform, instruct, teach.
STRONGS NT 2727: κατηχέω
κατηχέω, κατήχω: 1 aorist κατήχησα; passive, present κατηχοῦμαι; perfect κατήχημαι; 1 aorist κατηχήθην; nowhere met with in the O. T.; very rare in secular authors;
1. properly, to sound toward, sound down upon, resound: ἁρμονία κατηχει τῆς θαλαττης, Philostr., p. 791 (icon. 1, 19); to charm with resounding sound, to fascinate, τινα μύθοις, Lucian, Jup. trag. 39.
2. to teach orally, to instruct: Lucian, asin. § 48; Philopatr. 17. In the N. T. only used by Luke and Paul: τινα, 1 Corinthians 14:19; passive ἐκ τοῦ νόμου, by bearing the law, accustomed to be publicly read in the synagogues, Romans 2:18; with the accusative of the thing, αὐτός σε πολλά κατηχήσω τῶν ἀγνωυμενων, Josephus, de vita sua §65 at the end; with accusative of a thing and of a person, τοῦ ἀληθοῦς λόγου βραχέα κατηχησας με, Clement. hom. 1, 13; passive with the accusative of the thing: τήν ὁδόν τοῦ κυρίου, Acts 18:25; τόν λόγον, Galatians 6:6; hence, some ((see Meyer, in the place cited)) resolve Luke 1:4 thus: περί τῶν λόγων, οὕς κατηχήθης (see below).
3. to inform by word of mouth; passive to be orally informed: followed by ὅτι, Philo de leg. ad Gaium § 30; περί τίνος (the genitive of person), followed by ὅτι, Acts 21:21; with the accusative of the thing, ὧν, κατήχηνται περί σου i. e. τούτων, κτλ., Acts 21:24 (κατηχηθεις περί τῶν συμβεβηκότων (pseudo-) Plutarch, de fluviis (7, 2); 8, 1; 7, 1). To this construction the majority refer Luke 1:4, construing it thus: τήν ἀσφάλειαν τῶν λόγων, περί ὧν κατηχήθης (Winers Grammar, 165 (156); Buttmann, § 143, 7; (see above)). Cf. Gilbert, Dissertatio de christianae catecheseos historia (Lipsius 1836) Part i., p. 1ff; Zezschwitz, System der christl. Katechetik (Leipz. 1863) i., p. 17ff; (and for ecclesiastical usage, Suicer, Thesaurus 2:69ff; Sophocles' Lexicon, under the word).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Luke
1:4; 1:4
Acts
18:25; 21:21; 21:24
Romans
2:18
1 Corinthians
14:19
Galatians
6:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2727 matches the Greek κατηχέω (katēcheō),
which occurs 8 times in 7 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:4 - That thou mightest know the certainty of those things, wherein thou hast been instructed. G2727
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:25 - This man was instructed in G2727 the way of the Lord; and being fervent in the spirit, he spake and taught diligently the things of the Lord, knowing only the baptism of John.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:21 - And they are informed G2727 of thee, that thou teachest all the Jews which are among the Gentiles to forsake Moses, saying that they ought not to circumcise their children, neither to walk after the customs.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:24 - Them take, and purify thyself with them, and be at charges with them, that they may shave their heads: and all may know that those things, whereof they were informed G2727 concerning thee, are nothing; but that thou thyself also walkest orderly, and keepest the law.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:18 - And knowest his will, and approvest the things that are more excellent, being instructed G2727 out of the law;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:19 - Yet in the church I had rather speak five words with my understanding, that by my voice I might teach G2727 others also, than ten thousand words in an unknown tongue.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 6:6 - Let him that is taught G2727 in the word communicate unto him that teacheth G2727 in all good things.
 
 
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