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Lexicon :: Strong's G2597 - katabainō

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καταβαίνω
Transliteration
katabainō (Key)
Pronunciation
kat-ab-ah'-ee-no
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
From κατά (G2596) and the base of βάσις (G939)
mGNT
81x in 28 unique form(s)
TR
80x in 29 unique form(s)
LXX
292x in 44 unique form(s)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:522,90

Strong’s Definitions

καταβαίνω katabaínō, kat-ab-ah'-ee-no; from G2596 and the base of G939; to descend (literally or figuratively):—come (get, go, step) down, fall (down).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 81x

The KJV translates Strong's G2597 in the following manner: come down (41x), descend (18x), go down (17x), fall down (1x), step down (1x), get down (1x), fall (1x), variations of 'come down' (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 81x
The KJV translates Strong's G2597 in the following manner: come down (41x), descend (18x), go down (17x), fall down (1x), step down (1x), get down (1x), fall (1x), variations of 'come down' (1x).
  1. to go down, come down, descend

    1. the place from which one has come down from

    2. to come down

      1. as from the temple at Jerusalem, from the city of Jerusalem

      2. of celestial beings coming down to earth

    3. to be cast down

  2. of things

    1. to come (i.e. be sent) down

    2. to come (i.e. fall) down

      1. from the upper regions of the air

  3. metaph. to (go i.e.) be cast down to the lowest state of wretchedness and shame

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
καταβαίνω katabaínō, kat-ab-ah'-ee-no; from G2596 and the base of G939; to descend (literally or figuratively):—come (get, go, step) down, fall (down).
STRONGS NT 2597: καταβαίνω
καταβαίνω; imperfect 3 person plural κατέβαινον; future καταβήσομαι; 2 aorist κατέβην, imperative κατάβηθι (Matthew 27:40; Luke 19:5; John 4:49; Acts 10:20) and κατάβα (Mark 15:30 (R G (where L T Tr WH participle καταβάς)), see ἀναβαίνω); perfect καταβέβηκα; (from Homer on); the Sept. for יָרַד; to go down, come down, descend;
1. of persons;
a. properly: absolutely, the place from which one has come down being evident from the context, καταβάς ἔστη, Luke 6:17 (cf. Luke 6:12); Luke 17:31 (followed here by an infinitive, so Matthew 24:17); Luke 19:5; John 5:7; Acts 20:10; Ephesians 4:10; followed by ἀπό with the genitive of the place, Matthew 8:1; Matthew 14:29; Matthew 17:9 Rec.; Matthew 27:40,42; Mark 9:9 (L Tr marginal reading WH text ἐκ); Mark 15:30,32; by ἐκ with the genitive of place, Matthew 17:9 G L T Tr WH (see ἐκ, I. 3); by εἰς with the accusative of place, Mark 13:15 (R G L brackets Tr; others omit εἰς etc.); Acts 8:38; (Romans 10:7); Ephesians 4:9.
b. to come down, as from the temple at Jerusalem, from the city of Jerusalem; also of celestial beings coming down to earth: absolutely, Matthew 3:16; Luke 2:51; Luke 10:31; John 4:47, 49, 51; Acts (Acts 7:34); Acts 8:15; 10:20; (Acts 23:10); Acts 24:1,22; followed by ἀπό with the genitive of the place, Mark 3:22; Luke 10:30; Acts 25:7; 1 Thessalonians 4:16; ἐκ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ, Matthew 28:2; John 1:32; John 3:13; John 6:33, 38 (R G; others ἀπό), 41f, 50f, 58 (on these passages cf. Buttmann, 297 (255)); Revelation 10:1; Revelation 18:1; Revelation 20:1, followed by εἰς with the accusative of place, Luke 10:30; Luke 18:14; John 2:12; Acts 7:15; Acts 14:25; Acts 16:8; Acts 18:22; Acts 25:6; by ἐπί with the accusative of place, John 6:16; with the accusative of the person; Mark 1:10 (R G L marginal reading); Luke 3:22; John 1:33, 51 (John 1:52); by ἐν with dative of place, John 5:4 (R L) (see ἐν, I. 7); by πρός with the accusative of person, Acts 10:21; Acts 14:11; contextually equivalent to to be cast down, of the devil, Revelation 12:12.
2. of things, to come (i. e. be sent) down: Acts 10:11 (Rec. adds ἐπ' αὐτόν); Acts 11:5; followed by ἀπό with a genitive of person, James 1:17; ἐκ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ ἀπό τοῦ Θεοῦ, Revelation 3:12; Revelation 21:2, 10; to come (i. e. fall) down: from the upper regions of the air; as βροχή, Matthew 7:25, 27; λαῖλαψ, Luke 8:23; πῦρ ἀπό (Lachmann ἐκ) τοῦ οὐρανοῦ Luke 9:54; ἐκ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ εἰς τήν γῆν, Revelation 13:13; ἐκ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ ἀπό τοῦ Θεοῦ, Revelation 20:9 (R G Tr); χάλαζα ἐκ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ ἐπί τινα, Revelation 16:21; θρόμβοι ἐπί τήν γῆν, Luke 22:44 (L brackets WH reject the passage); of a way leading downward, Acts 8:26.
3. figuratively, καταβαίνειν ἕως ᾅδου, to (go i. e.) be cast down to the lowest state of wretchedness and shame: Matthew 11:23 L Tr WH; (Luke 10:15 WH text Tr marginal reading Compare: συγκαταβαίνω.)
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Strong's Number G2597 matches the Greek καταβαίνω (katabainō),
which occurs 80 times in 80 verses in the TR Greek.

Page 1 / 2 (Mat 3:16–Act 8:26)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 3:16 - βαπτισθεὶς δὲ Ἰησοῦς εὐθὺς ἀνέβη ἀπὸ τοῦ ὕδατος καὶ ἰδοὺ ἠνεῴχθησαν αὐτῷ οἱ οὐρανοί καὶ εἶδεν τὸ πνεῦμα τοῦ θεοῦ καταβαῖνον G2597 ὡσεὶ περιστερὰν καὶ ἐρχόμενον ἐπ᾽ αὐτόν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:25 - καὶ κατέβη G2597 βροχὴ καὶ ἦλθον οἱ ποταμοὶ καὶ ἔπνευσαν οἱ ἄνεμοι καὶ προσέπεσαν τῇ οἰκίᾳ ἐκείνῃ καὶ οὐκ ἔπεσεν τεθεμελίωτο γὰρ ἐπὶ τὴν πέτραν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:27 - καὶ κατέβη G2597 βροχὴ καὶ ἦλθον οἱ ποταμοὶ καὶ ἔπνευσαν οἱ ἄνεμοι καὶ προσέκοψαν τῇ οἰκίᾳ ἐκείνῃ καὶ ἔπεσεν καὶ ἦν πτῶσις αὐτῆς μεγάλη
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:1 - καταβάντος G2597 δὲ αὐτοῦ ἀπὸ τοῦ ὄρους ἠκολούθησαν αὐτῷ ὄχλοι πολλοί
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:29 - δὲ εἶπεν ἐλθέ καὶ καταβὰς G2597 ἀπὸ τοῦ πλοίου Πέτρος περιεπάτησεν ἐπὶ τὰ ὕδατα καὶ ἦλθεν πρὸς τὸν Ἰησοῦν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 17:9 - καὶ καταβαινόντων G2597 αὐτῶν ἐκ τοῦ ὄρους ἐνετείλατο αὐτοῖς Ἰησοῦς λέγων μηδενὶ εἴπητε τὸ ὅραμα ἕως οὗ υἱὸς τοῦ ἀνθρώπου ἐκ νεκρῶν ἐγερθῇ
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:17 - ἐπὶ τοῦ δώματος μὴ καταβάτω G2597 ἆραι τὰ ἐκ τῆς οἰκίας αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:40 - καὶ λέγοντες καταλύων τὸν ναὸν καὶ ἐν τρισὶν ἡμέραις οἰκοδομῶν σῶσον σεαυτόν εἰ υἱὸς εἶ τοῦ θεοῦ καὶ κατάβηθι G2597 ἀπὸ τοῦ σταυροῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:42 - ἄλλους ἔσωσεν ἑαυτὸν οὐ δύναται σῶσαι βασιλεὺς Ἰσραήλ ἐστιν καταβάτω G2597 νῦν ἀπὸ τοῦ σταυροῦ καὶ πιστεύσομεν ἐπ᾽ αὐτόν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:2 - καὶ ἰδοὺ σεισμὸς ἐγένετο μέγας ἄγγελος γὰρ κυρίου καταβὰς G2597 ἐξ οὐρανοῦ καὶ προσελθὼν ἀπεκύλισεν τὸν λίθον καὶ ἐκάθητο ἐπάνω αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:10 - καὶ εὐθὺς ἀναβαίνων ἐκ τοῦ ὕδατος εἶδεν σχιζομένους τοὺς οὐρανοὺς καὶ τὸ πνεῦμα ὡς περιστερὰν καταβαῖνον G2597 εἰς αὐτόν
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:22 - καὶ οἱ γραμματεῖς οἱ ἀπὸ Ἱεροσολύμων καταβάντες G2597 ἔλεγον ὅτι Βεελζεβοὺλ ἔχει καὶ ὅτι ἐν τῷ ἄρχοντι τῶν δαιμονίων ἐκβάλλει τὰ δαιμόνια
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:9 - καὶ καταβαινόντων G2597 αὐτῶν ἐκ τοῦ ὄρους διεστείλατο αὐτοῖς ἵνα μηδενὶ εἶδον διηγήσωνται εἰ μὴ ὅταν υἱὸς τοῦ ἀνθρώπου ἐκ νεκρῶν ἀναστῇ
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:15 - δὲ ἐπὶ τοῦ δώματος μὴ καταβάτω G2597 μηδὲ εἰσελθάτω ἆραί τι ἐκ τῆς οἰκίας αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:30 - σῶσον σεαυτὸν καταβὰς G2597 ἀπὸ τοῦ σταυροῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:32 - Χριστὸς βασιλεὺς Ἰσραὴλ καταβάτω G2597 νῦν ἀπὸ τοῦ σταυροῦ ἵνα ἴδωμεν καὶ πιστεύσωμεν καὶ οἱ συνεσταυρωμένοι σὺν αὐτῷ ὠνείδιζον αὐτόν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:51 - καὶ κατέβη G2597 μετ᾽ αὐτῶν καὶ ἦλθεν εἰς Ναζαρέθ καὶ ἦν ὑποτασσόμενος αὐτοῖς καὶ μήτηρ αὐτοῦ διετήρει πάντα τὰ ῥήματα ἐν τῇ καρδίᾳ αὐτῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:22 - καὶ καταβῆναι G2597 τὸ πνεῦμα τὸ ἅγιον σωματικῷ εἴδει ὡς περιστερὰν ἐπ᾽ αὐτόν καὶ φωνὴν ἐξ οὐρανοῦ γενέσθαι σὺ εἶ υἱός μου ἀγαπητός ἐν σοὶ εὐδόκησα
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:17 - καὶ καταβὰς G2597 μετ᾽ αὐτῶν ἔστη ἐπὶ τόπου πεδινοῦ καὶ ὄχλος πολὺς μαθητῶν αὐτοῦ καὶ πλῆθος πολὺ τοῦ λαοῦ ἀπὸ πάσης τῆς Ἰουδαίας καὶ Ἰερουσαλὴμ καὶ τῆς παραλίου Τύρου καὶ Σιδῶνος
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:23 - πλεόντων δὲ αὐτῶν ἀφύπνωσεν καὶ κατέβη G2597 λαῖλαψ ἀνέμου εἰς τὴν λίμνην καὶ συνεπληροῦντο καὶ ἐκινδύνευον
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:54 - ἰδόντες δὲ οἱ μαθηταὶ Ἰάκωβος καὶ Ἰωάννης εἶπαν κύριε θέλεις εἴπωμεν πῦρ καταβῆναι G2597 ἀπὸ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ καὶ ἀναλῶσαι αὐτούς
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:30 - ὑπολαβὼν Ἰησοῦς εἶπεν ἄνθρωπός τις κατέβαινεν G2597 ἀπὸ Ἰερουσαλὴμ εἰς Ἰεριχὼ καὶ λῃσταῖς περιέπεσεν οἳ καὶ ἐκδύσαντες αὐτὸν καὶ πληγὰς ἐπιθέντες ἀπῆλθον ἀφέντες ἡμιθανῆ
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:31 - κατὰ συγκυρίαν δὲ ἱερεύς τις κατέβαινεν G2597 ἐν τῇ ὁδῷ ἐκείνῃ καὶ ἰδὼν αὐτὸν ἀντιπαρῆλθεν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:31 - ἐν ἐκείνῃ τῇ ἡμέρᾳ ὃς ἔσται ἐπὶ τοῦ δώματος καὶ τὰ σκεύη αὐτοῦ ἐν τῇ οἰκίᾳ μὴ καταβάτω G2597 ἆραι αὐτά καὶ ἐν ἀγρῷ ὁμοίως μὴ ἐπιστρεψάτω εἰς τὰ ὀπίσω
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:14 - λέγω ὑμῖν κατέβη G2597 οὗτος δεδικαιωμένος εἰς τὸν οἶκον αὐτοῦ παρ᾽ ἐκεῖνον ὅτι πᾶς ὑψῶν ἑαυτὸν ταπεινωθήσεται δὲ ταπεινῶν ἑαυτὸν ὑψωθήσεται
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:5 - καὶ ὡς ἦλθεν ἐπὶ τὸν τόπον ἀναβλέψας Ἰησοῦς εἶπεν πρὸς αὐτόν Ζακχαῖε σπεύσας κατάβηθι G2597 σήμερον γὰρ ἐν τῷ οἴκῳ σου δεῖ με μεῖναι
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:6 - καὶ σπεύσας κατέβη G2597 καὶ ὑπεδέξατο αὐτὸν χαίρων
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:44 - καὶ γενόμενος ἐν ἀγωνίᾳ ἐκτενέστερον προσηύχετο καὶ ἐγένετο ἱδρὼς αὐτοῦ ὡσεὶ θρόμβοι αἵματος καταβαίνοντες G2597 ἐπὶ τὴν γῆν
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:32 - καὶ ἐμαρτύρησεν Ἰωάννης λέγων ὅτι τεθέαμαι τὸ πνεῦμα καταβαῖνον G2597 ὡς περιστερὰν ἐξ οὐρανοῦ καὶ ἔμεινεν ἐπ᾽ αὐτόν
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:33 - κἀγὼ οὐκ ᾔδειν αὐτόν ἀλλ᾽ πέμψας με βαπτίζειν ἐν ὕδατι ἐκεῖνός μοι εἶπεν ἐφ᾽ ὃν ἂν ἴδῃς τὸ πνεῦμα καταβαῖνον G2597 καὶ μένον ἐπ᾽ αὐτόν οὗτός ἐστιν βαπτίζων ἐν πνεύματι ἁγίῳ
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:51 - καὶ λέγει αὐτῷ ἀμὴν ἀμὴν λέγω ὑμῖν ὄψεσθε τὸν οὐρανὸν ἀνεῳγότα καὶ τοὺς ἀγγέλους τοῦ θεοῦ ἀναβαίνοντας καὶ καταβαίνοντας G2597 ἐπὶ τὸν υἱὸν τοῦ ἀνθρώπου
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:12 - μετὰ τοῦτο κατέβη G2597 εἰς Καφαρναοὺμ αὐτὸς καὶ μήτηρ αὐτοῦ καὶ οἱ ἀδελφοὶ αὐτοῦ καὶ οἱ μαθηταὶ αὐτοῦ καὶ ἐκεῖ ἔμειναν οὐ πολλὰς ἡμέρας
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:13 - καὶ οὐδεὶς ἀναβέβηκεν εἰς τὸν οὐρανὸν εἰ μὴ ἐκ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ καταβάς G2597 υἱὸς τοῦ ἀνθρώπου
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:47 - οὗτος ἀκούσας ὅτι Ἰησοῦς ἥκει ἐκ τῆς Ἰουδαίας εἰς τὴν Γαλιλαίαν ἀπῆλθεν πρὸς αὐτὸν καὶ ἠρώτα ἵνα καταβῇ G2597 καὶ ἰάσηται αὐτοῦ τὸν υἱόν ἤμελλεν γὰρ ἀποθνῄσκειν
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:49 - λέγει πρὸς αὐτὸν βασιλικός κύριε κατάβηθι G2597 πρὶν ἀποθανεῖν τὸ παιδίον μου
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:51 - ἤδη δὲ αὐτοῦ καταβαίνοντος G2597 οἱ δοῦλοι αὐτοῦ ὑπήντησαν αὐτῷ λέγοντες ὅτι παῖς αὐτοῦ ζῇ
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:7 - ἀπεκρίθη αὐτῷ ἀσθενῶν κύριε ἄνθρωπον οὐκ ἔχω ἵνα ὅταν ταραχθῇ τὸ ὕδωρ βάλῃ με εἰς τὴν κολυμβήθραν ἐν δὲ ἔρχομαι ἐγὼ ἄλλος πρὸ ἐμοῦ καταβαίνει G2597
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:16 - ὡς δὲ ὀψία ἐγένετο κατέβησαν G2597 οἱ μαθηταὶ αὐτοῦ ἐπὶ τὴν θάλασσαν
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:33 - γὰρ ἄρτος τοῦ θεοῦ ἐστιν καταβαίνων G2597 ἐκ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ καὶ ζωὴν διδοὺς τῷ κόσμῳ
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:38 - ὅτι καταβέβηκα G2597 ἀπὸ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ οὐχ ἵνα ποιῶ τὸ θέλημα τὸ ἐμὸν ἀλλὰ τὸ θέλημα τοῦ πέμψαντός με
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:41 - ἐγόγγυζον οὖν οἱ Ἰουδαῖοι περὶ αὐτοῦ ὅτι εἶπεν ἐγώ εἰμι ἄρτος καταβὰς G2597 ἐκ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:42 - καὶ ἔλεγον οὐχ οὗτός ἐστιν Ἰησοῦς υἱὸς Ἰωσήφ οὗ ἡμεῖς οἴδαμεν τὸν πατέρα καὶ τὴν μητέρα πῶς νῦν λέγει ὅτι ἐκ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ καταβέβηκα G2597
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:50 - οὗτός ἐστιν ἄρτος ἐκ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ καταβαίνων G2597 ἵνα τις ἐξ αὐτοῦ φάγῃ καὶ μὴ ἀποθάνῃ
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:51 - ἐγώ εἰμι ἄρτος ζῶν ἐκ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ καταβάς G2597 ἐάν τις φάγῃ ἐκ τούτου τοῦ ἄρτου ζήσει εἰς τὸν αἰῶνα καὶ ἄρτος δὲ ὃν ἐγὼ δώσω σάρξ μού ἐστιν ὑπὲρ τῆς τοῦ κόσμου ζωῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:58 - οὗτός ἐστιν ἄρτος ἐξ οὐρανοῦ καταβάς G2597 οὐ καθὼς ἔφαγον οἱ πατέρες καὶ ἀπέθανον τρώγων τοῦτον τὸν ἄρτον ζήσει εἰς τὸν αἰῶνα
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:15 - καὶ κατέβη G2597 Ἰακὼβ εἰς Αἴγυπτον καὶ ἐτελεύτησεν αὐτὸς καὶ οἱ πατέρες ἡμῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:34 - ἰδὼν εἶδον τὴν κάκωσιν τοῦ λαοῦ μου τοῦ ἐν Αἰγύπτῳ καὶ τοῦ στεναγμοῦ αὐτῶν ἤκουσα καὶ κατέβην G2597 ἐξελέσθαι αὐτούς καὶ νῦν δεῦρο ἀποστείλω σε εἰς Αἴγυπτον
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:15 - οἵτινες καταβάντες G2597 προσηύξαντο περὶ αὐτῶν ὅπως λάβωσιν πνεῦμα ἅγιον
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:26 - ἄγγελος δὲ κυρίου ἐλάλησεν πρὸς Φίλιππον λέγων ἀνάστηθι καὶ πορεύου κατὰ μεσημβρίαν ἐπὶ τὴν ὁδὸν τὴν καταβαίνουσαν G2597 ἀπὸ Ἰερουσαλὴμ εἰς Γάζαν αὕτη ἐστὶν ἔρημος

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