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Lexicon :: Strong's G2578 - kamptō

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κάμπτω
Transliteration
kamptō (Key)
Pronunciation
kamp'-to
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Apparently a primary verb
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:594,413

Strong’s Definitions

κάμπτω kámptō, kamp'-to; apparently a primary verb; to bend:—bow.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's G2578 in the following manner: bow (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's G2578 in the following manner: bow (4x).
  1. to bend, bow, the knee (the knees)

    1. to one

      1. in honour of one

      2. in religious veneration

    2. used of worshippers

  2. to bow one's self

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κάμπτω kámptō, kamp'-to; apparently a primary verb; to bend:—bow.
STRONGS NT 2578: κάμπτω
κάμπτω; future καμψω; 1 aorist ἐκαμψα;
a. to bend, bow: τό γόνυ (and τά γούνατα), the knee (the knees), used by Homer of those taking a seat or sitting down to rest (Iliad 7, 118; 19, 72); in Biblical Greek with the dative of person to one i. e. in honor of one, in religious veneration; used of worshippers: Romans 11:4 and 1 Kings 19:18 (where for כָּרַע followed by לְ); πρός τινα, toward (unto) one, Ephesians 3:14.
b. reflexively, to bow oneself: κάμψει πᾶν γόνυ ἐμοί, shall bow to me (in honor), i. e. everyone shall worship me, Romans 14:11 (from Isaiah 45:23); ἐν τῷ ὀνόματι Ἰησοῦ, in devout recognition of the name (of κύριος) which Jesus received from God, Philippians 2:10 (cf. Winers Grammar, 390 (365); Lightfoot, Meyer, in the place cited; also ὄνομα, especially sub at the end. Compare: ἀνακάμπτω, συγκάμπτω).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Kings
19:18
Isaiah
45:23
Romans
11:4; 14:11
Ephesians
3:14
Philippians
2:10

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2578 matches the Greek κάμπτω (kamptō),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 11:4 - But what [fn]is the divine response to him? “I HAVE KEPT for Myself SEVEN THOUSAND MEN WHO HAVE NOT BOWED G2578 THE KNEE TO BAAL.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 14:11 - For it is written:
“AS I LIVE, SAYS THE LORD, TO ME EVERY KNEE WILL BOW G2578,
AND EVERY TONGUE WILL [fn]GIVE PRAISE TO GOD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:14 - For this reason I bend G2578 my knees before the Father,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:10 - so that at the name of Jesus EVERY KNEE WILL BOW G2578, of those who are in heaven and on earth and under the earth,

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