2669. kataponeó
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kataponeó: to wear down
Original Word: καταπονέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: kataponeó
Phonetic Spelling: (kat-ap-on-eh'-o)
Short Definition: I ill-treat
Definition: I exhaust by labor or suffering, wear out, overpower, oppress.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from kata and ponos
to wear down
NASB Translation
oppressed (2).

STRONGS NT 2669: καταπονέω

καταπονέω, καταπόνω: present passive participle καταπονουμενος; properly, to tire down with toil, exhaust with labor; hence, to afflict or oppress with evils; to make trouble for; to treat roughly: τινα, in passive, Acts 7:24; 2 Peter 2:7 (R. V. sore distressed). (3Macc. 2:2, 13; Hippocrates, Theophrastus, Polybius, Diodorus, Josephus, Aelian, others.)

oppress, vex.

From kata and a derivative of ponos; to labor down, i.e. Wear with toil (figuratively, harass) -- oppress, vex.

see GREEK kata

see GREEK ponos

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