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Lexicon :: Strong's G2928 - kryptō

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kryptō (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primary verb
18x in 13 unique form(s)
16x in 12 unique form(s)
121x in 40 unique form(s)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:957,476

Strong’s Definitions

κρύπτω krýptō, kroop'-to; a primary verb; to conceal (properly, by covering):—hide (self), keep secret, secret(-ly).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x

The KJV translates Strong's G2928 in the following manner: hide (11x), hide (one's) self (2x), keep secret (1x), secretly (1x), hidden (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x
The KJV translates Strong's G2928 in the following manner: hide (11x), hide (one's) self (2x), keep secret (1x), secretly (1x), hidden (1x).
  1. to hide, conceal, to be hid

  2. escape notice

  3. metaph. to conceal (that it may not become known)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κρύπτω krýptō, kroop'-to; a primary verb; to conceal (properly, by covering):—hide (self), keep secret, secret(-ly).
STRONGS NT 2928: κρύπτω
κρύπτω: 1 aorist ἔκρυψα; passive, perfect 3 person singular κέκρυπται, participle κεκρυμμένος; 2 aorist ἐκρύβην (so also in the Sept., for the earlier ἐκρυφην, cf. Alexander Buttmann (1873) Ausf. Spr. i., p. 377; Fritzsche on Matthew, p. 212; (Veitch, under the word)); (cf. καλύπτω; from Homer down); the Sept. for הֶחְבִּיא, הִסְתִּיר, צָפַן, טָמַן, כִּחֵד, כִּסָּה; to hide, conceal;
a. properly: τί, Matthew 13:44 and L T Tr WH in Matthew 25:18; passive, Hebrews 11:23; Revelation 2:17; κρυβῆναι equivalent to to be hid, escape notice, Matthew 5:14; 1 Timothy 5:25; ἐκρύβη (quietly withdrew (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 38, 2 a.)) ἐκρύβη καί ἐξῆλθεν, i. e. departed secretly, John 8:59 (cf. Winer's Grammar, 469 (437)); κρύπτω τί ἐν with the dative of place, Matthew 25:25; passive Matthew 13:44; κέκρυπται... ἐν τῷ Θεῷ, is kept laid up with God in heaven, Colossians 3:3; τί εἰς τί, Luke 13:21 (R G L ἐνέκρυψεν); ἑαυτόν εἰς with the accusative of place, Revelation 6:15; τινα ἀπό προσώπου τίνος to cover (and remove (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 30, 6 b.; 66, 2 d.)) from the view of anyone, i. e. to take away, rescue, from the sight, Revelation 6:16; ἐκρύβη ἀπ' αὐτῶν, withdrew from them, John 12:36 (in Greek authors generally κρύπτειν τινα τί; cf. ἀποκρύπτω, b.).
b. metaphorically, to conceal (that it may not become known): κεκρυμμένος, clandestine, John 19:38; τί ἀπό τίνος (the genitive of person), Matthew 11:25 L T Tr WH; (Luke 18:34); κεκρυμμένα things hidden i. e. unknown, used of God's saving counsels, Matthew 13:35; ἀπ' ὀφθαλμῶν τίνος, Luke 19:42 (cf. Buttmann, § 146, 1 at the end Compare: ἀποκρύπτω, ἐνκρύπτω, περικρύπτω.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

5:14; 11:25; 13:35; 13:44; 13:44; 25:18; 25:25
13:21; 18:34; 19:42
8:59; 12:36; 19:38
1 Timothy
2:17; 6:15; 6:16

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2928 matches the Greek κρύπτω (kryptō),
which occurs 16 times in 15 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:14 - “You are the light of the world. A city set on a [fn]hill cannot be hidden G2928;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:35 - This was so that what was spoken through the prophet would be [fn]fulfilled:
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:44 - “The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure hidden G2928 in the field, which a man found and hid G2928 again; and from [fn]joy over it he goes and sells everything that he has, and buys that field.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:25 - ‘And I was afraid, so I went away and hid G2928 your talent in the ground. See, you still have what is yours.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:34 - [fn]The disciples understood none of these things, and the meaning of this statement was hidden G2928 from them, and they did not comprehend the things that were said.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:42 - saying, “If you had known on this day, even you, the conditions for peace! But now they have been hidden G2928 from your eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:59 - Therefore they picked up stones to throw at Him, but Jesus hid G2928 Himself and left the temple grounds.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:36 - “While you have the Light, believe in the Light, so that you may become sons of Light.”
These things Jesus proclaimed, and He went away and hid G2928 Himself from them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:38 - Now after these things Joseph of Arimathea, being a disciple of Jesus, but a secret G2928 one for fear of the [fn]Jews, requested of Pilate that he might take away the body of Jesus; and Pilate granted permission. So he came and took away His body.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:3 - For you have died, and your life is hidden G2928 with Christ in God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 5:25 - Likewise also, deeds that are good are quite evident, and those which are otherwise cannot be concealed G2928.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:23 - By faith Moses, when he was born, was hidden G2928 for three months by his parents, because they saw he was a beautiful child; and they were not afraid of the king’s edict.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:17 - ‘The one who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To the one who overcomes, I will give some of the hidden G2928 manna, and I will give him a white stone, and a new name written on the stone which no one knows except the one who receives it.’
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:15 - Then the kings of the earth and the eminent people, and the commanders and the wealthy and the strong, and every slave and free person hid G2928 themselves in the caves and among the rocks of the mountains;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:16 - and they *said to the mountains and the rocks, “Fall on us and hide G2928 us from the [fn]sight of Him who sits on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb;

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