4958. sustelló
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sustelló: to draw together, hence wrap up
Original Word: συστέλλω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: sustelló
Phonetic Spelling: (soos-tel'-lo)
Short Definition: I shorten, swathe
Definition: I contract, shorten, wrap around, swathe.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from sun and stelló
to draw together, hence wrap up
NASB Translation
covered (1), shortened (1).

STRONGS NT 4958: συστέλλω

συστέλλω: 1 aorist συνέστειλα; perfect passive participle συνεσταλμένος; properly, to place together;

a. to draw together, contact (τά ἱστία, Aristophanes ran. 999; τήν χεῖρα, Sir. 4:31; εἰς ὀλίγον συστέλλω, Theophrastus, de caus. plant. 1, 15, 1); to diminish (τήν δίαιταν, Isocrates, p. 280 d.; Dio Cassius, 39, 37); to shorten, abridge, passive, καιρός συνεσταλμένος ἐστιν, the time has been drawn together into a brief compass, is shortened, 1 Corinthians 7:29.

b. to roll together, wrap up, wrap round with bandages, etc., to enshroud (τινα πεπλοις, Euripides, Troad. 378): τινα, i. e. his corpse (for burial), Acts 5:6.

limit, shorten

From sun and stello; to send (draw) together, i.e. Enwrap (enshroud a corpse for burial), contract (an interval) -- short, wind up.

see GREEK sun

see GREEK stello

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