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Lexicon :: Strong's G2808 - kleiō

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κλείω
Transliteration
kleiō (Key)
Pronunciation
kli'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primary verb
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Strong’s Definitions

κλείω kleíō, kli'-o; a primary verb; to close (literally or figuratively):—shut (up).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x

The KJV translates Strong's G2808 in the following manner: shut (12x), shut up (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x
The KJV translates Strong's G2808 in the following manner: shut (12x), shut up (4x).
  1. to shut, shut up

  2. metaph.

    1. to cause the heavens to withhold rain

    2. to shut up compassion so that it is like a thing inaccessible to one, to be devoid of pity towards one

    3. to obstruct the entrance into the kingdom of heaven

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κλείω kleíō, kli'-o; a primary verb; to close (literally or figuratively):—shut (up).
STRONGS G2808:
κλείω; future κλείσω, Revelation 3:7 L T Tr WH; 1 aorist ἐκλεισα; passive, perfect κεκλεισμαι, participle κεκλεισμένος; 1 aorist ἐκλείσθην; Hebrew סָגַר; (from Homer down); to shut, shut up; properly: τήν θύραν, Matthew 6:6; passive, Matthew 25:10; Luke 11:7; plural, John 20:19, 26; Acts 21:30; a prison, passive Acts 5:23; πυλῶνας, passive Revelation 21:25; τήν ἄβυσσον, Revelation 20:3 G L T Tr WH. Metaphorically: τόν οὐρανόν, i. e. to cause the heavens to withhold rain, Luke 4:25; Revelation 11:6; τά σπλάγχνα αὐτοῦ ἀπό τίνος, to shut up compassion so that it is like a thing inaccessible to one, to be devoid of pity toward one (Winers Grammar, § 66, 2 d., cf. Buttmann, 322 (277)), 1 John 3:17; τήν βασιλείαν τῶν οὐρανῶν, to obstruct the entrance into the kingdom of heaven, Matthew 23:13 (14); so used that τήν βασιλείαν τοῦ Θεοῦ must be understood, Revelation 3:7; τήν θύραν, namely, τῆς βασιλείας τοῦ Θεοῦ, Revelation 3:8; cf. Bleek at the passage (Compare: ἀποκλείω, ἐκκλείω, κατακλείω, συγκλείω.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
6:6; 23:13; 25:10
Luke
4:25; 11:7
John
20:19; 20:26
Acts
5:23; 21:30
1 John
3:17
Revelation
3:7; 3:7; 3:8; 11:6; 20:3; 21:25

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2808 matches the Greek κλείω (kleiō),
which occurs 16 times in 15 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:6 - σὺ δὲ ὅταν προσεύχῃ εἴσελθε εἰς τὸ ταμεῖόν σου καὶ κλείσας G2808 τὴν θύραν σου πρόσευξαι τῷ πατρί σου τῷ ἐν τῷ κρυπτῷ καὶ πατήρ σου βλέπων ἐν τῷ κρυπτῷ ἀποδώσει σοι
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:13 - οὐαὶ δὲ ὑμῖν γραμματεῖς καὶ Φαρισαῖοι ὑποκριταί ὅτι κλείετε G2808 τὴν βασιλείαν τῶν οὐρανῶν ἔμπροσθεν τῶν ἀνθρώπων ὑμεῖς γὰρ οὐκ εἰσέρχεσθε οὐδὲ τοὺς εἰσερχομένους ἀφίετε εἰσελθεῖν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:10 - ἀπερχομένων δὲ αὐτῶν ἀγοράσαι ἦλθεν νυμφίος καὶ αἱ ἕτοιμοι εἰσῆλθον μετ᾽ αὐτοῦ εἰς τοὺς γάμους καὶ ἐκλείσθη G2808 θύρα
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:25 - ἐπ᾽ ἀληθείας δὲ λέγω ὑμῖν πολλαὶ χῆραι ἦσαν ἐν ταῖς ἡμέραις Ἠλίου ἐν τῷ Ἰσραήλ ὅτε ἐκλείσθη G2808 οὐρανὸς ἐπὶ ἔτη τρία καὶ μῆνας ἕξ ὡς ἐγένετο λιμὸς μέγας ἐπὶ πᾶσαν τὴν γῆν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:7 - κἀκεῖνος ἔσωθεν ἀποκριθεὶς εἴπῃ μή μοι κόπους πάρεχε ἤδη θύρα κέκλεισται G2808 καὶ τὰ παιδία μου μετ᾽ ἐμοῦ εἰς τὴν κοίτην εἰσίν οὐ δύναμαι ἀναστὰς δοῦναί σοι
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 20:19 - οὔσης οὖν ὀψίας τῇ ἡμέρᾳ ἐκείνῃ τῇ μιᾷ σαββάτων καὶ τῶν θυρῶν κεκλεισμένων G2808 ὅπου ἦσαν οἱ μαθηταὶ διὰ τὸν φόβον τῶν Ἰουδαίων ἦλθεν Ἰησοῦς καὶ ἔστη εἰς τὸ μέσον καὶ λέγει αὐτοῖς εἰρήνη ὑμῖν
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 20:26 - καὶ μεθ᾽ ἡμέρας ὀκτὼ πάλιν ἦσαν ἔσω οἱ μαθηταὶ αὐτοῦ καὶ Θωμᾶς μετ᾽ αὐτῶν ἔρχεται Ἰησοῦς τῶν θυρῶν κεκλεισμένων G2808 καὶ ἔστη εἰς τὸ μέσον καὶ εἶπεν εἰρήνη ὑμῖν
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:23 - λέγοντες ὅτι τὸ δεσμωτήριον εὕρομεν κεκλεισμένον G2808 ἐν πάσῃ ἀσφαλείᾳ καὶ τοὺς φύλακας ἑστῶτας ἐπὶ τῶν θυρῶν ἀνοίξαντες δὲ ἔσω οὐδένα εὕρομεν
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:30 - ἐκινήθη τε πόλις ὅλη καὶ ἐγένετο συνδρομὴ τοῦ λαοῦ καὶ ἐπιλαβόμενοι τοῦ Παύλου εἷλκον αὐτὸν ἔξω τοῦ ἱεροῦ καὶ εὐθέως ἐκλείσθησαν G2808 αἱ θύραι
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 3:17 - ὃς δ᾽ ἂν ἔχῃ τὸν βίον τοῦ κόσμου καὶ θεωρῇ τὸν ἀδελφὸν αὐτοῦ χρείαν ἔχοντα καὶ κλείσῃ G2808 τὰ σπλάγχνα αὐτοῦ ἀπ᾽ αὐτοῦ πῶς ἀγάπη τοῦ θεοῦ μένει ἐν αὐτῷ
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:7 - καὶ τῷ ἀγγέλῳ τῆς ἐν Φιλαδελφείᾳ ἐκκλησίας γράψον τάδε λέγει ἅγιος ἀληθινός ἔχων τὴν κλεῖν Δαυίδ ἀνοίγων καὶ οὐδεὶς κλείσει G2808 καὶ κλείων G2808 καὶ οὐδεὶς ἀνοίγει
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:8 - οἶδά σου τὰ ἔργα ἰδοὺ δέδωκα ἐνώπιόν σου θύραν ἠνεῳγμένην ἣν οὐδεὶς δύναται κλεῖσαι G2808 αὐτήν ὅτι μικρὰν ἔχεις δύναμιν καὶ ἐτήρησάς μου τὸν λόγον καὶ οὐκ ἠρνήσω τὸ ὄνομά μου
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:6 - οὗτοι ἔχουσιν τὴν ἐξουσίαν κλεῖσαι G2808 τὸν οὐρανόν ἵνα μὴ ὑετὸς βρέχῃ τὰς ἡμέρας τῆς προφητείας αὐτῶν καὶ ἐξουσίαν ἔχουσιν ἐπὶ τῶν ὑδάτων στρέφειν αὐτὰ εἰς αἷμα καὶ πατάξαι τὴν γῆν ἐν πάσῃ πληγῇ ὁσάκις ἐὰν θελήσωσιν
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 20:3 - καὶ ἔβαλεν αὐτὸν εἰς τὴν ἄβυσσον καὶ ἔκλεισεν G2808 καὶ ἐσφράγισεν ἐπάνω αὐτοῦ ἵνα μὴ πλανήσῃ ἔτι τὰ ἔθνη ἄχρι τελεσθῇ τὰ χίλια ἔτη μετὰ ταῦτα δεῖ λυθῆναι αὐτὸν μικρὸν χρόνον
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:25 - καὶ οἱ πυλῶνες αὐτῆς οὐ μὴ κλεισθῶσιν G2808 ἡμέρας νὺξ γὰρ οὐκ ἔσται ἐκεῖ
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