2655. katanarkaó
Jump to: LexiconHelpsNasecThayer'sStrong's
katanarkaó: to grow numb
Original Word: καταναρκάω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: katanarkaó
Phonetic Spelling: (kat-an-ar-kah'-o)
Short Definition: I burden, encumber
Definition: (properly a medical term: I stupefy, hence) I burden, encumber.

HELPS word-Studies

2655 katanarkáō (from 2596 /katá, "down, according to," intensifying the root narkaō, "make numb, stupefy") – properly, to numb from up to down (used as an ancient medical term meaning "stupefy," literally, "make numb, paralyze"); (figuratively) to burden, like a person viewed as a taxing handicap who slows (weighs) others down.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from kata and narkaó (to grow numb)
to grow numb
NASB Translation
burden (3).

STRONGS NT 2655: καταναρκάω

καταναρκάω, κατανάρκω: future καταναρκήσω; 1 aorist κατενάρκησα; (ναρκάω to become numb, torpid; in the Sept. translation to affect with numbness, make torpid, Genesis 32:25, 32; Job 33:19; from νάρκη torpor); properly, to cause to grow numb or torpid; intransitive, to be to torpid, inactive, to the detriment of one; to weigh heavily upon, be burdensome to: τίνος (the genitive of person), 2 Corinthians 11:9 (); f (Hesychius κατενάρκησα. κατεβάρησα (others, ἐβαρυνα)); Jerome, ad Algas. 10 ((iv. 204, Benedict. edition)), discovers a Cilicism in this use of the word (cf. Winers Grammar, 27). Among secular authors used by Hippocrates alone, and in a passive sense, to be quite numb or stiff.

to burden

From kata and narkao (to be numb); to grow utterly torpid, i.e. (by implication) slothful (figuratively, expensive) -- be burdensome (chargeable).

see GREEK kata

Top of Page
Top of Page

Bible Apps.com