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Lexicon :: Strong's G2853 - kollaō

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κολλάω
Transliteration
kollaō (Key)
Pronunciation
kol-lah'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
From kolla ("glue")
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:822,452

Strong’s Definitions

κολλάω kolláō, kol-lah'-o; from κόλλα kólla ("glue"); to glue, i.e. (passively or reflexively) to stick (figuratively):—cleave, join (self), keep company.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's G2853 in the following manner: join (one's) self (4x), cleave (3x), be joined (2x), keep company (1x), variations of 'reach' (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's G2853 in the following manner: join (one's) self (4x), cleave (3x), be joined (2x), keep company (1x), variations of 'reach' (1x).
  1. to glue, to glue together, cement, fasten together

  2. to join or fasten firmly together

  3. to join one's self to, cleave to

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κολλάω kolláō, kol-lah'-o; from κόλλα kólla ("glue"); to glue, i.e. (passively or reflexively) to stick (figuratively):—cleave, join (self), keep company.
STRONGS NT 2853: κολλάω
κολλάω, κόλλω: passive, present κολλωμαι; 1 aorist ἐκολλήθην; 1 future κολλεθήσομαι (Matthew 19:5 L T Tr WH); (κόλλα gluten, glue); properly, to glue, glue to, glue together, cement, fasten together; hence universally, to join or fasten firmly together; in the N. T. only the passive is found, with reflexive force, to join oneself to, cleave to; the Sept. for דָּבַק: κονιορτός κολληθεις ἡμῖν, Luke 10:11; ἐκολλήθησαν αὐτῆς αἱ ἁμαρτίαι ἄχρι τοῦ οὐρανοῦ, her sins were such a heap as to reach even unto heaven (that is, came to the knowledge of heaven), Revelation 18:5, G L T Tr WH (ἐκολλ. ψυχή μου ὀπίσω σου, Psalm 62:9 (Ps. 63:9); αἱ ἄγνοιαί ἡμῶν ὑπερήνεγκαν ἕως τοῦ οὐρανοῦ, 1 Esdr. 8:72 (74); ὕβρις τέ βιη τέ οὐρανόν ἱκει, Homer Odyssey 15, 329; 17, 565). of persons, with the dative of the thing, κολλήθητι τῷ ἅρματι join thyself to etc. Acts 8:29; with the dative of person, to form an intimate connection with, enter into the closest relations with, unite oneself to (so the Epistle of Barnabas 10, 3f, 5, 8 [ET] also with μετά and the genitive of person, ibid. 10, 11 [ET]; 19, 2 [ET]. 6; Clement of Rome, 1 Cor. 15, 1 [ET]; 30, 3 [ET]; 46, 2 [ET] (cf. Lightfoot's note), 4): τῇ γυναικί, Matthew 19:5 L T Tr WH; τῇ πόρνη, 1 Corinthians 6:16 (Sir. 19:2); τῷ κυρίῳ, 1 Corinthians 6:17 (2 Kings 18:6; Sir. 2:3); to join oneself to one as an associate, keep company witlb Acts 5:13; Acts 9:26; Acts 10:28; to follow one, be on his side, Acts 17:34 (2 Samuel 20:2; 1 Macc. 3:2 1 Macc. 6:21); to join or attach oneself to a master or patron, Luke 15:15; with the dative of the thing, to give oneself steadfastly to, labor for (A. V. cleave to): τῷ ἀγαθῷ, Romans 12:9, ἀγαθῷ, κρίσει δίκαια, the Epistle of Barnabas 20, 2 [ET]; τῇ εὐλογία, so cleave to as to share, Clement of Rome, 1 Cor. 31, 1 [ET]. (Aeschylus Ag. 1566; Plato, Diodorus, Plutarch, others) (Compare: προσκολλάω.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2 Samuel
1; 20:2
2 Kings
18:6
Psalms
62:9; 63:9
Matthew
19:5; 19:5
Luke
10:11; 15:15
Acts
5:13; 8:29; 9:26; 10:28; 17:34
Romans
12:9
1 Corinthians
6:16; 6:17; 15; 15:1
Revelation
18:5

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2853 matches the Greek κολλάω (kollaō),
which occurs 10 times in 10 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:11 - ‘Even the dust of your city which clings G2853 to our feet we wipe off in protest against you; yet [fn]be sure of this, that the kingdom of God has come near.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:15 - “So he went and [fn]hired G2853 himself out to one of the citizens of that country, and he sent him into his fields to feed swine.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:13 - But none of the rest dared to associate G2853 with them; however, the people held them in high esteem.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:29 - Then the Spirit said to Philip, “Go up and join G2853 this [fn]chariot.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:26 - When he came to Jerusalem, he was trying to associate G2853 with the disciples; [fn]but they were all afraid of him, not believing that he was a disciple.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:28 - And he said to them, “You yourselves know how unlawful it is for a man who is a Jew to associate G2853 with a foreigner or to visit him; and yet God has shown me that I should not call any man [fn]unholy or unclean.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 17:34 - But some men joined G2853 him and believed, among whom also were Dionysius the Areopagite and a woman named Damaris and others with them.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:9 - Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor what is evil; cling G2853 to what is good.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:16 - Or do you not know that the one who joins G2853 himself to a prostitute is one body with her? For He says, “THE TWO SHALL BECOME ONE FLESH.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:17 - But the one who joins G2853 himself to the Lord is one spirit with Him.

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