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κατάγνυμι

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
κατάγνυμι
Greek transliteration: 
katagnymi
Simplified transliteration: 
katagnymi
Principal Parts: 
κατεάξω, κατέαξα, -, -, κατεάγην
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2608
GK Number: 
2862
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
4
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
cv-3c(2)
Gloss: 
to break
Definition: 
to break in pieces, crush, break in two, Mt. 12:20; Jn. 19:31, 32, 33*

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 12:20 A shattered reed he (kateaxei | κατεάξει | fut act ind 3 sg) will (kateaxei | κατεάξει | fut act ind 3 sg) not break (kateaxei | κατεάξει | fut act ind 3 sg), and a smoldering wick he will not snuff out, until he brings justice to victory.
John 19:31 Then, since it was the day of Preparation, so that the bodies would not remain on the cross on the Sabbath (for that Sabbath was a high day), the Jews asked Pilate to have the legs of the crucified men broken (kateagōsin | κατεαγῶσιν | aor pass subj 3 pl) and their bodies taken down.
John 19:32 So the soldiers came and broke (kateaxan | κατέαξαν | aor act ind 3 pl) the legs of the first man, then those of the other one who had been crucified with him.
John 19:33 But when they came to Jesus and saw that he was already dead, they (kateaxan | κατέαξαν | aor act ind 3 pl) did (kateaxan | κατέαξαν | aor act ind 3 pl) not break (kateaxan | κατέαξαν | aor act ind 3 pl) his legs.