Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God


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Forms of the word
γόνυ, -ατος, τό
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knee; to bend the knee means to kneel (in submission or worship)
the knee, Lk. 22:41; Heb. 12:12, et al.

Greek-English Concordance for γόνυ

Mark 15:19 And they kept striking his head with a staff and spitting on him; and falling to their knees (gonata | γόνατα | acc pl neut), they paid homage to him.
Luke 5:8 When Simon Peter saw this, he fell at the knees (gonasin | γόνασιν | dat pl neut) of Jesus, saying, “Go away from me, Lord, for I am a sinful man!”
Luke 22:41 Then he withdrew from them about a stone’s throw, knelt down and began to pray,
Acts 7:60 And falling to his knees (gonata | γόνατα | acc pl neut) he cried out in a loud voice, “Lord, do not hold this sin against them.” And when he had said this, he fell asleep.
Acts 9:40 But Peter put them all outside, and falling to his knees (gonata | γόνατα | acc pl neut) he prayed; then turning toward the dead body, he said, “Tabitha, get up!” And she opened her eyes, and seeing Peter, she sat up.
Acts 20:36 And when he had said these things, he knelt down with them all and prayed.
Acts 21:5 When our days there were ended, we departed and went on our journey, and they all, with wives and children, accompanied us until we were outside the city. Then kneeling down on the beach, we prayed
Romans 11:4 But what was God’s response to him? “I have kept for myself seven thousand men who have not bowed the knee (gony | γόνυ | acc sg neut) to Baal.”
Romans 14:11 For it is written, “As I live, says the Lord, every knee (gony | γόνυ | nom sg neut) will bow to me, and every tongue will give praise to God.”
Ephesians 3:14 For this reason I bow my knees (gonata | γόνατα | acc pl neut) before the Father,
Philippians 2:10 so that at the name of Jesus every knee (gony | γόνυ | nom sg neut) should bow, in heaven, and on earth and under the earth,
Hebrews 12:12 Therefore strengthen your drooping hands and weakened knees (gonata | γόνατα | acc pl neut)