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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)
LXX
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 G2678:
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 - κατασείσας G2678 δὲ αὐτοῖς τῇ χειρὶ σιγᾶν διηγήσατο αὐτοῖς πῶς κύριος αὐτὸν ἐξήγαγεν ἐκ τῆς φυλακῆς εἶπέν τε ἀπαγγείλατε Ἰακώβῳ καὶ τοῖς ἀδελφοῖς ταῦτα καὶ ἐξελθὼν ἐπορεύθη εἰς ἕτερον τόπον
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:16 - ἀναστὰς δὲ Παῦλος καὶ κατασείσας G2678 τῇ χειρὶ εἶπεν ἄνδρες Ἰσραηλῖται καὶ οἱ φοβούμενοι τὸν θεόν ἀκούσατε
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:33 - ἐκ δὲ τοῦ ὄχλου συνεβίβασαν Ἀλέξανδρον προβαλόντων αὐτὸν τῶν Ἰουδαίων δὲ Ἀλέξανδρος κατασείσας G2678 τὴν χεῖρα ἤθελεν ἀπολογεῖσθαι τῷ δήμῳ
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:40 - ἐπιτρέψαντος δὲ αὐτοῦ Παῦλος ἑστὼς ἐπὶ τῶν ἀναβαθμῶν κατέσεισεν G2678 τῇ χειρὶ τῷ λαῷ πολλῆς δὲ σιγῆς γενομένης προσεφώνησεν τῇ Ἑβραΐδι διαλέκτῳ λέγων
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