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Lexicon :: Strong's G617 - apokyliō

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ἀποκυλίω
Transliteration
apokyliō (Key)
Pronunciation
ap-ok-oo-lee'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

Strong’s Definitions

ἀποκυλίω apokylíō, ap-ok-oo-lee'-o; from G575 and G2947; to roll away:—roll away (back).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's G617 in the following manner: roll away (3x), roll back (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's G617 in the following manner: roll away (3x), roll back (1x).
  1. to roll off or away

    This word is used in the Gospels to refer to the stone that was in front of the tomb of Jesus. In Palestine, graves were usually in a depression and the stone was rolled down an incline to cover the mouth of the tomb. For a small grave, about twenty men were required to roll a stone down hill to cover the door of the tomb. The Bible tells us that the stone covering the door of the tomb was a large stone. The women would have needed more men than even a full Roman guard of sixteen men to roll away the stone. This was a major task.
Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἀποκυλίω apokylíō, ap-ok-oo-lee'-o; from G575 and G2947; to roll away:—roll away (back).
STRONGS NT 617: ἀποκυλίω
ἀποκυλίω: future ἀποκυλίσω; 1 aorist ἀπεκύλισα; perfect passive [3 person singular ἀποκεκύλισται Mark 16:4 R G L but T Tr WH, ἀνακεκ.], participle ἀποκεκυλισμένος; to roll off or away: Matthew 28:2; Mark 16:3; Luke 24:2. (Genesis 29:3, 8, 10; Judith 13:9; Josephus, Antiquities 4, 8, 37; 5, 11, 3; Lucian, rhet. praec. 3.)
But see ἀνακυλίω.

Related entry:
See STRONGS NT 617: ἀνακυλίω
ἀνακυλίω;
1. to roll up.
2. to roll back: ἀνακεκύλισται λίθος, Mark 16:4 T Tr WH.
(Alexis in Athen. 6 p. 237 c.; Lucian de luctu 8; Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Plutarch, others)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Genesis
29:3; 29:8; 29:10
Matthew
28:2
Mark
16:3; 16:4; 16:4
Luke
24:2

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G617 matches the Greek ἀποκυλίω (apokyliō),
which occurs 3 times in 3 verses in the LXX Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:3 - καὶ συνήγοντο ἐκεῗ πάντα τὰ ποίμνια καὶ ἀπεκύλιον G617 τὸν λίθον ἀπὸ τοῦ στόματος τοῦ φρέατος καὶ ἐπότιζον τὰ πρόβατα καὶ ἀπεκαθίστων τὸν λίθον ἐπὶ τὸ στόμα τοῦ φρέατος εἰς τὸν τόπον αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:8 - οἱ δὲ εἶπαν οὐ δυνησόμεθα ἕως τοῦ συναχθῆναι πάντας τοὺς ποιμένας καὶ ἀποκυλίσωσιν G617 τὸν λίθον ἀπὸ τοῦ στόματος τοῦ φρέατος καὶ ποτιοῦμεν τὰ πρόβατα
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:10 - ἐγένετο δὲ ὡς εἶδεν Ιακωβ τὴν Ραχηλ θυγατέρα Λαβαν ἀδελφοῦ τῆς μητρὸς αὐτοῦ καὶ τὰ πρόβατα Λαβαν ἀδελφοῦ τῆς μητρὸς αὐτοῦ καὶ προσελθὼν Ιακωβ ἀπεκύλισεν G617 τὸν λίθον ἀπὸ τοῦ στόματος τοῦ φρέατος καὶ ἐπότισεν τὰ πρόβατα Λαβαν τοῦ ἀδελφοῦ τῆς μητρὸς αὐτοῦ

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