2518. katheudó
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katheudó: to sleep
Original Word: καθεύδω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: katheudó
Phonetic Spelling: (kath-yoo'-do)
Short Definition: I sleep, am sleeping
Definition: I sleep, am sleeping.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from kata and heudó (to sleep)
to sleep
NASB Translation
asleep (8), do their sleeping (1), goes to bed (1), sleep (3), sleep do (1), sleeper (1), sleeping (8).

STRONGS NT 2518: καθεύδω

καθεύδω; imperfect 3 person plural ἐκάθευδον; from Homer down; the Sept. mostly for שָׁכַב;

1. to fall asleep, to drop off to sleep: Matthew 25:5.

2. to sleep;

a. properly: Matthew 8:24; Matthew 9:24 (on this and its parallels, cf. B. D. American edition, p. 1198{a}); ; Mark 4:27, 38; Mark 5:39; Mark 13:36; Mark 14:37, 40; Luke 8:52; Luke 22:46; 1 Thessalonians 5:7.

b. euphemistically, to be dead: 1 Thessalonians 5:10; (Psalm 87:6 (); Daniel 12:2).

c. metaphorically, to yield to sloth and sin, and be indifferent to one's salvation: Ephesians 5:14; 1 Thessalonians 5:6.

to sleep

From kata and heudo (to sleep); to lie down to rest, i.e. (by implication) to fall asleep (literally or figuratively) -- (be a-)sleep.

see GREEK kata

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