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Lexicon :: Strong's G2678 - kataseiō

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κατασείω
Transliteration
kataseiō (Key)
Pronunciation
kat-as-i'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
mGNT
4x in 2 unique form(s)
TR
4x in 2 unique form(s)
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0x in 0 unique form(s)
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Strong’s Definitions

κατασείω kataseíō, kat-as-i'-o; from G2596 and G4579; to sway downward, i.e. make a signal:—beckon.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's G2678 in the following manner: beckon (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's G2678 in the following manner: beckon (4x).
  1. to shake down, throw down

  2. to shake

    1. to make a sign, to signal with the hand to one

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κατασείω kataseíō, kat-as-i'-o; from G2596 and G4579; to sway downward, i.e. make a signal:—beckon.
STRONGS NT 2678: κατασείω
κατασείω: 1 aorist κατεσεισα;
1. to shake down, throw down (cf. κατά, III. 1; (from Thucydides on)).
2. to shake: τήν χεῖρα, to make a sign by shaking (i. e. rapidly waving) the hand (Philo, leg. ad Gaium § 28; τάς χεῖρας, ibid. de Josepho § 36); of one about to speak who signals for silence, Acts 19:33; hence, simply κατασείειν, τίνι, to make a sign, to signal with the hand to one, Xenophon, Cyril 5, 4, 4; Josephus, Antiquities 8, 11, 2; then, with a disregard of the origin of the phrase, the instrumental dative, τῇ χειρί was added, Polybius 1, 78, 3; Josephus, Antiquities 4, 8, 48; so of one about to make an address: Acts 12:17; Acts 13:16; Acts 21:40; Josephus, Antiquities 8, 11, 2.
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Strong's Number G2678 matches the Greek κατασείω (kataseiō),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:17 - But he, beckoning G2678 unto them with the hand to hold their peace, declared unto them how the Lord had brought him out of the prison. And he said, Go shew these things unto James, and to the brethren. And he departed, and went into another place.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:16 - Then Paul stood up, and beckoning G2678 with his hand said, Men of Israel, and ye that fear God, give audience.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:33 - And they drew Alexander out of the multitude, the Jews putting him forward. And Alexander beckoned G2678 with the hand, and would have made his defence unto the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:40 - And when he had given him licence, Paul stood on the stairs, and beckoned G2678 with the hand unto the people. And when there was made a great silence, he spake unto them in the Hebrew tongue, saying,

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