2625. kataklinó
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kataklinó: to make to lie down
Original Word: κατακλίνω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: kataklinó
Phonetic Spelling: (kat-ak-lee'-no)
Short Definition: I recline, cause to recline
Definition: I cause to recline at table; mid. and pass: I recline at table.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from kata and klinó
to make to lie down
NASB Translation
reclined (2), sit down (2), take (1).

STRONGS NT 2625: κατακλίνω

κατακλίνω: 1 aorist κατεκλινα; 1 aorist passive κατεκλιθην; from Homer down; in the N. T. in reference to eating, to make to recline: τινα, Luke 9:14 (also 15 T Tr WH) (ἐπί τό δεῖπνον, Xenophon, Cyril 2, 8, 21); middle, with 1 aorist passive, to recline (at table): Luke 7:36 L T Tr WH; ; εἰς τήν πρωτοκλισίαν, Luke 14:8 (εἰς τό ἐσθίειν, Judith 12:15; εἰς τό δεῖπνον, Josephus, Antiquities 6, 8, 1 (variant)).

make lie down or recline at meals

From kata and klino; to recline down, i.e. (specially) to take a place at table -- (make) sit down (at meat).

see GREEK kata

see GREEK klino

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