ἐλαττόω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἐλαττόω
Greek transliteration: 
elattoō
Simplified transliteration: 
elattoo
Principal Parts: 
-, ἠλάττωσα, -, ἠλάττωμαι, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1642
GK Number: 
1783
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
3
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-1d(3)
Gloss: 
to make lower than; (pass.) to be made lower than, become lesser, diminish
Definition: 
to make less, or inferior, Heb. 2:7; pass. to be made less or inferior, Heb. 2:9; to decline in importance, Jn. 3:30*

Greek-English Concordance for

John 3:30 He must increase, but I must decrease.” (elattousthai | ἐλαττοῦσθαι | pres pass inf )
Hebrews 2:7 You made (ēlattōsas | ἠλάττωσας | aor act ind 2 sg) him for a little while lower (ēlattōsas | ἠλάττωσας | aor act ind 2 sg) than the angels; you crowned him with glory and honor,
Hebrews 2:9 But we do see Jesus, who for a little while was (ēlattōmenon | ἠλαττωμένον | perf pass ptcp acc sg masc) made (ēlattōmenon | ἠλαττωμένον | perf pass ptcp acc sg masc) lower (ēlattōmenon | ἠλαττωμένον | perf pass ptcp acc sg masc) than the angels, so that by the grace of God he might taste death for everyone, because of the suffering of death crowned with glory and honor.