2690. katastrephó
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katastrephó: to overturn
Original Word: καταστρέφω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: katastrephó
Phonetic Spelling: (kat-as-tref'-o)
Short Definition: I overturn, overthrow
Definition: I overturn, overthrow.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from kata and strephó
to overturn
NASB Translation
overturned (2), ruins (1).

STRONGS NT 2690: καταστρέφω

καταστρέφω: 1 aorist κατέστρεψα; perfect passive participle κατεστραμμενος (Acts 15:16 T (WH, but Tr κατεστρεμμενος; cf. WH's Appendix, p. 170f));

1. to turn over, turn under: the soil with a plow, Xenophon, oec. 17, 10.

2. to overturn, overthrow, throw down: τί, Matthew 21:12; Mark 11:15; (τά κατεστραμμενος, ruins), Acts 15:16 T Tr WH ((cf. κατασκάπτω)); so Haggai 2:22; Job 9:5; Josephus, Antiquities 8, 7, 6; Anthol. 11, 163,6; (Diogenes Laërtius 5, 82.


From kata and strepho; to turn upside down, i.e. Upset -- overthrow.

see GREEK kata

see GREEK strepho

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