2702. katapheró
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katapheró: to bring down
Original Word: καταφέρω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: katapheró
Phonetic Spelling: (kat-af-er'-o)
Short Definition: I bring down, oppress
Definition: I bear down, overpower; I give a vote or verdict, bring charges.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from kata and pheró
to bring down
NASB Translation
against (1), bringing (1), cast...against (1), overcome (1), sinking (1).

STRONGS NT 2702: καταφέρω

καταφέρω; 1 aorist κατήνεγκα; passive, present καταφέρομαι; 1 aorist κατηνεχθην; (from Homer down); to bear down, bring down, cast down: ψῆφον, properly, to cast a pebble or calculus namely, into the urn, i. e. to give one's vote, to approve, Acts 26:10; αἰτιώματα κατά τίνος (see κατά, I. 2 b. (but the critical editions reject κατά κτλ.)), Acts 25:7 L T Tr WH. Passive, to be borne down, to sink (from the window to the pavement), ἀπό τοῦ ὕπνου, from sleep (from the effect of his deep sleep (cf. Buttmann, 322 (277); Winer's Grammar, 371 (348))), Acts 20:9b; metaphorically, to be weighed down by, overcome, carried away, καταφερόμενος ὕπνῳ βάθει, sunk in a deep sleep, Acts 20:9a; of a different sort (contra Winer's Grammar, 431 (401)) is the expression in secular authors, καταφέρομαι εἰς ὕπνον, to sink into sleep, drop asleep, Josephus, Antiquities 2, 5, 5; Herodian, 2, 1, 3 (2); 9, 6 (5); τοισιν ὑπνοισιν, Hipp., p. 1137 c. ((Kühn iii., p. 539)), and in the same sense simply καταφέρομαι; cf. (Liddell and Scott, under the word, I. 2 d.); Stephanus' Thesaurus 4 col. 1286 (where the passage from Acts is fully discussed).

fall, give, sink down.

From kata and phero (including its alternate); to bear down, i.e. (figuratively) overcome (with drowsiness); specially, to cast a vote -- fall, give, sink down.

see GREEK kata

see GREEK phero

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