2925. krouó
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krouó: to strike
Original Word: κρούω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: krouó
Phonetic Spelling: (kroo'-o)
Short Definition: I knock
Definition: I knock, beat a door with a stick, to gain admittance.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. verb
to strike
NASB Translation
knock (4), knocked (1), knocking (1), knocks (3).

STRONGS NT 2925: κρούω

κρούω; 1 aorist participle κρουσας; to knock: τήν θύραν, to knock at the door, Luke 13:25; Acts 12:13 (Aristophanes eccles. 317, 990; Xenophon, symp. 1, 11; Plato, Prot., p. 310 a.; 314 d.; symp. 212 c.; but κόπτειν τήν θύραν is better, according to Phryn. with whom Lobeck agrees, p. 177 (cf. Schmidt (chapter 113, 9), who makes κόπτειν to knock with a heavy blow, κρούειν to knock with the knuckles)); without τήν θύραν (cf. Winer's Grammar, 593 (552)), Matthew 7:7; Luke 11:9, 10; Luke 12:36; Acts 12:16; Revelation 3:20 (on which see θύρα, c. .).


Apparently a primary verb; to rap -- knock.

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