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Lexicon :: Strong's G2274 - hēttaomai

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ἡττάομαι
Transliteration
hēttaomai (Key)
Pronunciation
hayt-tah'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
From the same as ἥσσων (G2276)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

Strong’s Definitions

ἡττάω hēttáō, hayt-tah'-o; from the same as G2276; to make worse, i.e. vanquish (literally or figuratively); by implication, to rate lower:—be inferior, overcome.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's G2274 in the following manner: overcome (2x), be inferior (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's G2274 in the following manner: overcome (2x), be inferior (1x).
  1. to make less, inferior, to overcome

    1. to be made inferior

    2. to overcome, worsted, to be conquered by one, forced to yield to one

    3. to hold a thing inferior, set below

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἡττάω hēttáō, hayt-tah'-o; from the same as G2276; to make worse, i.e. vanquish (literally or figuratively); by implication, to rate lower:—be inferior, overcome.
STRONGS NT 2274: ἡττάω
ἡττάω: (ἥττων); to make less, inferior, to overcome (the active is only in Polybius, Diodorus, Josephus, Antiquities 12, 7, 1 [other examples in Veitch, under the word]); passive ἡττάομαι, from [Sophocles and] Herodotus down; perfect ἥττημαι; 1 aorist ἡττήθην (ἡσσώθην, 2 Corinthians 12:13 L T Tr WH; in opposed to which form cf. Fritzsche, De conform. N. T. crit. quam Lachmann edition, p. 32 [yet see Kuenen and Cobet, N. T. ad fid. Vat. manuscript, p. 90; WHs Appendix, p. 166; Buttmann, 59 (52); Veitch, under the word]); to be made inferior; to be overcome, worsted: in war, ὑπό τινος, 2 Macc. 10:24; universally, τινί [cf. Buttmann, 168 (147); Winer's Grammar, 219 (206)], to be conquered by one, forced to yield to one, 2 Peter 2:19; absolute, 2 Peter 2:20. τὶ ὑπέρ τινα, equivalent to ἥττον ἔχω τι, to hold a thing inferior, set below, [on the accusative () cf. Buttmann § 131, 10; and on the comparitive use of ὑπέρ see ὑπέρ, II. 2 b.], 2 Corinthians 12:13.

Related entry:
See STRONGS NT 2274: ἡσσάομαι
ἡσσάομαι, see ἡττάω and under the entry Σ, σ, ς.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2 Corinthians
12:13; 12:13
2 Peter
2:19; 2:20

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2274 matches the Greek ἡττάομαι (hēttaomai),
which occurs 3 times in 3 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:13 - For in what respect were you treated as inferior to the rest of the churches, except that I myself did not become a burden to you? Forgive me this wrong!
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:19 - promising them freedom while they themselves are slaves of corruption; for by what a man is overcome, by this he is enslaved.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:20 - For if, after they have escaped the defilements of the world by the knowledge of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, they are again entangled in them and are overcome, the last state has become worse for them than the first.

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