2734. katoptrizó
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katoptrizó: to reflect as a mirror
Original Word: κατοπτρίζομαι
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: katoptrizó
Phonetic Spelling: (kat-op-trid'-zom-ahee)
Short Definition: I mirror, reflect
Definition: I mirror, reflect.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from katoptron (a mirror)
to reflect as a mirror
NASB Translation
beholding as in a mirror (1).

STRONGS NT 2734: κατοπτρίζω

κατοπτρίζω: (κάτοπτρον a mirror), to show in a mirror, to make to reflect, to mirror: κατοπτριζων ἥλιος τήν ἰριν, Plutarch, mor., p. 894 f. (i. e. de plac. philos. 3, 5, 11). Middle present κατοπτρίζομαι; to look at oneself in a mirror (Artemidorus Daldianus, oneir. 2, 7; Athen. 15, p. 687 c.; (Diogenes Laërtius 2, 33; (7, 17)); to behold for oneself as in a mirror (Winers Grammar, 254 (238); Buttmann, 193f (167)): τήν δόξαν τοῦ κυρίου, the glory of Christ (which we behold in the gospel as in a mirror from which it is reflected), 2 Corinthians 3:18. Plainly so in Philo, alleg. leg. iii., § 33 μηδέ κατοπτρισαιμην ἐν ἄλλῳ τίνι

behold as in a mirror

Middle voice from a compound of kata and a derivative of optanomai (compare esoptron); to mirror oneself, i.e. To see reflected (figuratively) -- behold as in a glass.

see GREEK kata

see GREEK optanomai

see GREEK esoptron

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