γονυπετέω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
γονυπετέω
Greek transliteration: 
gonypeteō
Simplified transliteration: 
gonypeteo
Principal Parts: 
-, ἐγονυπέτησα, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1120
GK Number: 
1206
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
4
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-1d(2a)
Gloss: 
to kneel (before in submission or worship)
Definition: 
to fall upon one's knees, to kneel before, Mt. 17:14; 27:29; Mk. 1:40; 10:17*

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 17:14 When they returned to the crowd, a man approached Jesus, knelt (gonypetōn | γονυπετῶν | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) before him,
Matthew 27:29 and twisting together a crown of thorns, they placed it on his head. They put a staff in his right hand, and kneeling (gonypetēsantes | γονυπετήσαντες | aor act ptcp nom pl masc) before him they mocked him, saying, “Hail, king of the Jews!”
Mark 1:40 And a leper came to him, leper pleading for help and falling (gonypetōn | γονυπετῶν | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) on his knees he exclaimed “If you are willing, you can make me clean!”
Mark 10:17 And as he was going out on the road, a man ran up, and kneeling (gonypetēsas | γονυπετήσας | aor act ptcp nom sg masc) before him, asked him, “Good teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?”