2684. kataskopeó
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kataskopeó: to view closely, spy out
Original Word: κατασκοπέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: kataskopeó
Phonetic Spelling: (kat-as-kop-eh'-o)
Short Definition: I spy out, plot against
Definition: I view closely, inspect, spy out.

HELPS word-Studies

2684 kataskopéō (from 2596 /katá, "down, according to," intensifying 4648 /skopéō, "look at closely") – properly, scope down; (figuratively) looking down on someone with a hostile perspective; to spy ("check out"); intently look at, especially to inflict harm (damage); to observe something secretly, i.e. with covered (evil) motives (used only in Gal 2:4).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from kata and skopeó (to examine, inspect)
to view closely, spy out
NASB Translation
spy (1).

STRONGS NT 2684: κατασκοπέω

κατασκοπέω, κατασκόπω: 1 aorist infinitive κατασκοπῆσαι; to inspect, view closely, in order to spy out and plot against: τί, Galatians 2:4; (of a reconnoitre or treacherous examination, 2 Samuel 10:3; Joshua 2:2; 1 Chronicles 19:3; Euripides, Hel. 1607 (1623); so used, especially in middle, in the other Greek writings from Xenophon down).

spy out.

From kataskopos; to be a sentinel, i.e. To inspect insidiously -- spy out.

see GREEK kataskopos

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