κατακαλύπτω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
κατακαλύπτω
Greek transliteration: 
katakalyptō
Simplified transliteration: 
katakalypto
Principal Parts: 
-, -, -, κατακεκάλυμμαι, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2619
GK Number: 
2877
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
3
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
cv-4
Gloss: 
(mid.) to cover (the head)
Definition: 
to veil;, mid. to veil one's self, be veiled or covered, 1 Cor. 11:6, 7. In the pres act ind., 2nd sg, the personal ending σαι does not simplify as normal, κατακαυχᾶσαι*

Greek-English Concordance for

1 Corinthians 11:6 For if a woman will (katakalyptetai | κατακαλύπτεται | pres mid ind 3 sg) not cover (katakalyptetai | κατακαλύπτεται | pres mid ind 3 sg) her head, she should cut her hair short. But if it is disgraceful for a woman to have her hair cut short or have her head shaved, she should cover her head (katakalyptesthō | κατακαλυπτέσθω | pres mid imperative 3 sg).
1 Corinthians 11:7 For a man should not have his head covered (katakalyptesthai | κατακαλύπτεσθαι | pres mid inf ), since he is the image and glory of God, but woman is the glory of man.