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Lexicon :: Strong's G1642 - elattoō

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ἐλαττόω
Transliteration
elattoō (Key)
Pronunciation
el-at-to'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

Strong’s Definitions

ἐλαττόω elattóō, el-at-to'-o; from G1640; to lessen (in rank or influence):—decrease, make lower.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's G1642 in the following manner: make lower (2x), decrease (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's G1642 in the following manner: make lower (2x), decrease (1x).
  1. to make less or inferior: in dignity

  2. to be made less or inferior: in dignity

  3. to decrease in authority or popularity

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἐλαττόω elattóō, el-at-to'-o; from G1640; to lessen (in rank or influence):—decrease, make lower.
STRONGS NT 1642: ἐλαττόω
ἐλαττόω [Buttmann, 7], -ῶ: 1 aorist ἠλάττωσα; passive, [present ἐλαττοῦμαι]; perfect participle ἠλαττωμένος; (ἐλάττων); to make less or inferior: τινά, in dignity, Hebrews 2:7; passive to be made less or inferior: in dignity, Hebrews 2:9; to decrease (opposed to αὐξάνω), in authority and popularity, John 3:30. (Many times in the Sept.; in Greek writings from Thucydides on.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

John
3:30
Hebrews
2:7; 2:9

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1642 matches the Greek ἐλαττόω (elattoō),
which occurs 3 times in 3 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:30 - He must increase, but I must decrease. G1642
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 2:7 - Thou madest G1642  him a little lower G1642 than the angels; thou crownedst him with glory and honour, and didst set him over the works of thy hands:
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 2:9 - But we see Jesus, who was made G1642  a little lower G1642 than the angels for the suffering of death, crowned with glory and honour; that he by the grace of God should taste death for every man.

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