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Lexicon :: Strong's G2719 - katesthiō

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κατεσθίω
Transliteration
katesthiō
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)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

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 20 times in 15 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:4 - And when he sowed, some seeds fell by the way side, and the fowls came and devoured G2719  them up: G2719
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:14 - Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour G2719 widows' houses, and for a pretence make long prayer: therefore ye shall receive the greater damnation.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:4 - And it came to pass, as he sowed, some fell by the way side, and the fowls of the air came and devoured G2719  it up. G2719
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:40 - Which devour G2719 widows' houses, and for a pretence make long prayers: these shall receive greater damnation.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:5 - A sower went out to sow his seed: and as he sowed, some fell by the way side; and it was trodden down, and the fowls of the air devoured G2719 it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:30 - But as soon as this thy son was come, which hath devoured G2719 thy living with harlots, thou hast killed for him the fatted calf.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:47 - Which devour G2719 widows' houses, and for a shew make long prayers: the same shall receive greater damnation.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:17 - And his disciples remembered that it was written, The zeal of thine house hath eaten G2719  me up. G2719
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:20 - For ye suffer, if a man bring you into bondage, if a man devour G2719 you, if a man take of you, if a man exalt himself, if a man smite you on the face.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:15 - But if ye bite and devour G2719 one another, take heed that ye be not consumed one of another.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 10:9 - And I went unto the angel, and said unto him, Give me the little book. And he said unto me, Take it, and eat G2719  it up; G2719 and it shall make thy belly bitter, but it shall be in thy mouth sweet as honey.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 10:10 - And I took the little book out of the angel's hand, and ate G2719  it up; G2719 and it was in my mouth sweet as honey: and as soon as I had eaten it, my belly was bitter.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:5 - And if any man will hurt them, fire proceedeth out of their mouth, and devoureth G2719 their enemies: and if any man will hurt them, he must in this manner be killed.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 12:4 - And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth: and the dragon stood before the woman which was ready to be delivered, for to devour G2719 her child as soon as it was born.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 20:9 - And they went up on the breadth of the earth, and compassed the camp of the saints about, and the beloved city: and fire came down from God out of heaven, and devoured G2719 them.
 
 
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