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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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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 G617:
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:
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 4 times in 4 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:2 - καὶ ἰδοὺ σεισμὸς ἐγένετο μέγας ἄγγελος γὰρ κυρίου καταβὰς ἐξ οὐρανοῦ καὶ προσελθὼν ἀπεκύλισεν G617 τὸν λίθον καὶ ἐκάθητο ἐπάνω αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 16:3 - καὶ ἔλεγον πρὸς ἑαυτάς τίς ἀποκυλίσει G617 ἡμῖν τὸν λίθον ἐκ τῆς θύρας τοῦ μνημείου
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 16:4 - καὶ ἀναβλέψασαι θεωροῦσιν ὅτι ἀποκεκύλισται G617 λίθος ἦν γὰρ μέγας σφόδρα
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:2 - εὗρον δὲ τὸν λίθον ἀποκεκυλισμένον G617 ἀπὸ τοῦ μνημείου
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