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κατακλάω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
κατακλάω
Greek transliteration: 
kataklaō
Simplified transliteration: 
kataklao
Principal Parts: 
-, κατέκλασα, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2622
GK Number: 
2880
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
2
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
cv-1d(1b)
Gloss: 
to break in pieces
Definition: 
to break, break in pieces, Mk. 6:41; Lk. 9:16*

Greek-English Concordance for

Mark 6:41 And taking the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to heaven, he blessed and broke (kateklasen | κατέκλασεν | aor act ind 3 sg) the loaves and gave them to his disciples so they could distribute them. And he divided the two fish among them all.
Luke 9:16 Taking the five loaves and the two fish, he looked up to heaven and said a blessing and broke (kateklasen | κατέκλασεν | aor act ind 3 sg) them; then he gave them to the disciples to distribute to the crowd.