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Lexicon :: Strong's G2523 - kathizō

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kathizō (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
Another (active) form for καθέζομαι (G2516)
46x in 14 unique form(s)
48x in 19 unique form(s)
186x in 26 unique form(s)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:440,386

Strong’s Definitions

καθίζω kathízō, kath-id'-zo; another (active) form for G2516; to seat down, i.e. set (figuratively, appoint); intransitively, to sit (down); figuratively, to settle (hover, dwell):—continue, set, sit (down), tarry.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 48x

The KJV translates Strong's G2523 in the following manner: sit (26x), sit down (14x), set (2x), be set (2x), be set down (2x), continue (1x), tarry (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 48x
The KJV translates Strong's G2523 in the following manner: sit (26x), sit down (14x), set (2x), be set (2x), be set down (2x), continue (1x), tarry (1x).
  1. to make to sit down

    1. to set, appoint, to confer a kingdom on one

  2. intransitively

    1. to sit down

    2. to sit

      1. to have fixed one's abode

      2. to sojourn, to settle, settle down

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
καθίζω kathízō, kath-id'-zo; another (active) form for G2516; to seat down, i.e. set (figuratively, appoint); intransitively, to sit (down); figuratively, to settle (hover, dwell):—continue, set, sit (down), tarry.
καθίζω; future καθίσω (Buttmann, 37 (32)); 1 aorist ἐκάθισα (impv. 2 singular κάθισον once, Mark 12:36 Tr text WH marginal reading); perfect κεκαθικα (Mark 11:2 (not WH Tr marginal reading; Hebrews 12:2 L T Tr WH; a late form, see Veitch, under the word)); 1 aorist middle subjunctive 2 person plural καθίσησθε (Luke 22:30 Rec.); future middle καθίσομαι; from Homer down; (cf. Buttmann, 60 (52));
1. transitive, to make to sit down (κατά; which see III. 1), to set, appoint; the Sept. for הושִׁיב: τινα ἐπί θρόνου (L T Tr WH τόν θρόνον), to confer the kingdom upon one, Acts 2:30; τινα ἐν δεξιά αὐτοῦ, Ephesians 1:20; τινα, to appoint one to act as judge, 1 Corinthians 6:4 (δικαστήν, Plato, legg. 9, p. 873 e.; Polybius 40, 5, 3; συνέδριον κριτῶν, Josephus, Antiquities 20, 9, 1).
2. intransitive; the Sept. for יָשַׁב;
a. to sit down; universally, Matthew 5:1; Matthew 13:48; Mark 9:35; Luke 4:20; Luke 5:3; Luke 14:28, 31; Luke 16:6; John 8:2; Acts 13:14; Acts 16:13; with a telic infinitive 1 Corinthians 10:7; with specification of the place or seat: ἐν δεξιά τίνος, Hebrews 1:3; Hebrews 8:1; Hebrews 10:12; Hebrews 12:2; ἐπί τίνι, Mark 11:7 (Rec.); εἰς τόν ναόν, 2 Thessalonians 2:4 (Buttmann, § 147, 16; Winer's Grammar, 415 (386)); ἐπί with the accusative (cf. Buttmann, 338 (290)), Revelation 20:4; John 12:14; Mark 11:2 (7 L T Tr WH); Luke 19:30; (add Acts 2:3, see Buttmann, § 129, 17; Winer's Grammar, 516 (481)); ἐπί τοῦ βήματος, of a judge, John 19:13; Acts 12:21; Acts 25:6, 17; κατέναντι (or ἀπέναντι Tr etc.) τίνος, Mark 12:41; with adverbs of place, Mark 14:32; Matthew 26:36.
b. to sit: (absolutely (of a dead man restored to life) ἐκάθισεν sat, sat up, Luke 7:15 L marginal reading WH marginal reading); ἐν τῷ θρόνῳ, Revelation 3:21; ἐπί with the genitive of the seat, Matthew 23:2; Matthew 25:31; ἐκ δεξιῶν σου καί εἷς ἐξ εὐωνύμων σου, Matthew 20:21, 23; Mark 10:37, 40. equivalent to to have fixed one's abode, i. e. to sojourn (cf. our settle, settle down), Acts 18:11; followed by ἐν with the dative of place, Luke 24:49 (here A. V. tarry) (Exodus 16:29; Jeremiah 30:11 (Jer. 49:33); (Nehemiah 11:25)). Middle (passive? cf. Rutherford, New Phryn., p. 336f) to sit: ἐπί θρόνων, Luke 22:30 (R G L: see κάθημαι); ἐπί θρόνους, Matthew 19:28 (WH καθήσεσθε; see κάθημαι. Compare: ἀνακαθίζω, ἐπικαθίζω, παρακαθίζω, περικαθίζω, συγκαθίζω.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

30:11; 49:33
5:1; 13:48; 19:28; 20:21; 20:23; 23:2; 25:31; 26:36
9:35; 10:37; 10:40; 11:2; 11:2; 11:7; 12:36; 12:41; 14:32
4:20; 5:3; 7:15; 14:28; 14:31; 16:6; 19:30; 22:30; 22:30; 24:49
8:2; 12:14; 19:13
2:3; 2:30; 12:21; 13:14; 16:13; 18:11; 25:6; 25:17
1 Corinthians
6:4; 10:7
2 Thessalonians
1:3; 8:1; 10:12; 12:2; 12:2
3:21; 20:4

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2523 matches the Greek καθίζω (kathizō),
which occurs 46 times in 45 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:1 -

Now when Jesus saw the crowds, He went up on the [fn]mountain; and after He sat G2523 down G2523, His disciples came to Him.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:48 - and when it was filled, they pulled it up on the beach; and they sat G2523 down G2523 and gathered the good fish into containers, but the bad they threw away.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 19:28 - And Jesus said to them, “Truly I say to you, that you who have followed Me, in the [fn]regeneration when the Son of Man will sit G2523 on [fn]His glorious throne, you also shall sit upon twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:21 - And He said to her, “What do you desire?” She *said to Him, “Say that in Your kingdom these two sons of mine shall sit G2523, one at Your right, and one at Your left.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:23 - He *said to them, “My cup you shall drink; but to sit G2523 at My right and at My left is not Mine to give, but it is for those for whom it has been prepared by My Father.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:2 - saying: “The scribes and the Pharisees have seated G2523 themselves G2523 in the chair of Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:31 -

“But when the Son of Man comes in His glory, and all the angels with Him, then He will sit G2523 on His glorious throne.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:36 -

Then Jesus *came with them to a place called [fn]Gethsemane, and *told His disciples, “Sit G2523 here while I go over there and pray.”

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:35 - And sitting G2523 down G2523, He called the twelve and *said to them, “If anyone wants to be first, he shall be last of all and servant of all.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:37 - They said to Him, “[fn]Grant that we may sit G2523, one on Your right and one on Your left, in Your glory.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:40 - “But to sit G2523 on My right or on My left is not Mine to give; but it is for those for whom it has been prepared.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 11:2 - and *said to them, “Go into the village opposite you, and immediately as you enter it you will find a colt tied there, on which no one has ever sat G2523; untie it and bring it here.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 11:7 - They *brought the colt to Jesus and *put their cloaks on it; and He sat G2523 on it.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:41 -

And Jesus sat G2523 down G2523 opposite the treasury, and began watching how the [fn]people were putting [fn]money into the treasury; and many rich people were putting in large amounts.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:32 -

They *came to a place named [fn]Gethsemane; and He *said to His disciples, “Sit G2523 here until I have prayed.”

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 16:19 -

So then, when the Lord Jesus had spoken to them, He was received up into heaven and sat G2523 down G2523 at the right hand of God.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:20 -

And He rolled up the scroll, gave it back to the attendant, and sat G2523 down G2523; and the eyes of all the people in the synagogue were intently directed at Him.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:3 - And He got into one of the boats, which was Simon’s, and asked him to put out a little distance from the land. And He sat G2523 down G2523 and continued teaching the crowds from the boat.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:28 - “For which one of you, when he wants to build a tower, does not first sit G2523 down G2523 and calculate the cost, to see if he has enough to complete it?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:31 - “Or what king, when he sets out to meet another king in battle, will not first sit G2523 down G2523 and consider whether he is strong enough with ten thousand men to face the one coming against him with twenty thousand?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 16:6 - “And he said, ‘A hundred [fn]jugs of oil.’ And he said to him, ‘Take your bill, and sit G2523 down G2523 quickly and write fifty.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:30 - saying, “Go into the village [fn]ahead of you; there, as you enter, you will find a colt tied, on which no one yet has ever sat G2523; untie it and bring it here.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:49 - “And behold, I am sending the promise of My Father upon you; but you are to stay G2523 in the city until you are clothed with power from on high.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:2 - And early in the morning He came again into the temple area, and all the people were coming to Him; and He sat G2523 down G2523 and began teaching them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:14 - Jesus, finding a young donkey, sat G2523 on it; as it is written:
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:13 -

Therefore when Pilate heard these words, he brought Jesus out, and sat G2523 down G2523 on the judgment seat at a place called [fn]The Pavement—but in [fn]Hebrew, Gabbatha.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:3 - And tongues that looked like fire appeared to them, [fn]distributing themselves, and a tongue [fn]rested G2523 on each one of them.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:30 - “So because he was a prophet and knew that God had sworn to him with an oath to seat G2523 one [fn]of his descendants on his throne,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:31 - And he said, “Well, how could I, unless someone guides me?” And he invited Philip to come up and sit G2523 with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:21 - On an appointed day, after putting on his royal apparel, Herod took G2523 his seat G2523 on the [fn]rostrum and began delivering an address to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:14 - But going on from Perga, they arrived at Pisidian Antioch, and on the Sabbath day they went into the synagogue and sat G2523 down G2523.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:13 - And on the Sabbath day we went outside the gate to a riverside, where we were thinking that there was a place of prayer; and we sat G2523 down G2523 and began speaking to the women who had assembled.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:11 - And he settled G2523 there for a year and six months, teaching the word of God among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:6 -

After Festus had spent no more than eight or ten days among them, he went down to Caesarea, and on the next day he took G2523 his seat G2523 on the tribunal and ordered that Paul be brought.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:17 - “So after they had assembled here, I did not delay, but on the next day took G2523 my seat G2523 on the tribunal and ordered that the man be brought.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:4 - So if you have law courts dealing with matters of this life, [fn]do you appoint G2523 them as judges who are of no account in the church?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:7 - Do not be idolaters, as some of them were; as it is written: “THE PEOPLE SAT G2523 DOWN G2523 TO EAT AND TO DRINK, AND ROSE UP TO PLAY.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:20 - which He brought about in Christ, when He raised Him from the dead and seated G2523 Him at His right hand in the heavenly places,
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 2:4 - who opposes and exalts himself above [fn]every so-called god or object of worship, so that he takes G2523 his seat G2523 in the temple of God, displaying himself as being God.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 1:3 - [fn]And He is the radiance of His glory and the exact representation of His nature, and [fn]upholds all things by [fn]the word of His power. When He had made purification of sins, He sat G2523 down G2523 at the right hand of the Majesty on high,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 8:1 -

Now the main point in what has been said is this: we have such a high priest, who has taken G2523 His seat G2523 at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens,

Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:12 - but He, having offered one sacrifice for [fn]sins for all time, SAT G2523 DOWN G2523 AT THE RIGHT HAND OF GOD,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:2 - looking only at Jesus, the [fn]originator and perfecter of the faith, who for the joy set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat G2523 down G2523 at the right hand of the throne of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:21 - ‘The one who overcomes, I will grant to him to sit G2523 with Me on My throne, as I also overcame and sat G2523 with My Father on His throne.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 20:4 -

Then I saw thrones, and they sat G2523 on them, and judgment was given to them. And I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded because of [fn]their testimony of Jesus and because of the word of God, and those who had not worshiped the beast or his image, and had not received the mark on their foreheads and on their hands; and they came to life and reigned with Christ for a thousand years.

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