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καταφιλέω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
καταφιλέω
Greek transliteration: 
kataphileō
Simplified transliteration: 
kataphileo
Principal Parts: 
(κατεφίλουν), -, κατεφίλησα, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2705
GK Number: 
2968
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
6
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
cv-1d(2a)
Gloss: 
to kiss
Definition: 
to kiss affectionately, or with a semblance of affection, to kiss with earnest gesture, Mt. 26:49; Mk. 14:45; Lk. 7:38, 45; 15:20; Acts 20:37*

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 26:49 Without hesitation Judas went up to Jesus and said, “Greetings, Rabbi!” and kissed (katephilēsen | κατεφίλησεν | aor act ind 3 sg) him.
Mark 14:45 And when Judas arrived, immediately he went up to Jesus and said, “Rabbi!” And he kissed (katephilēsen | κατεφίλησεν | aor act ind 3 sg) him.
Luke 7:38 and standing behind him at his feet, weeping, she began to bathe his feet with her tears. She kept wiping his feet with the hair of her head, and kissing (katephilei | κατεφίλει | imperf act ind 3 sg) them and pouring the perfume on them.
Luke 7:45 You did not give me a kiss, but from the time I came in she has not stopped kissing (kataphilousa | καταφιλοῦσα | pres act ptcp nom sg fem) my feet.
Luke 15:20 So he left that place and went to his father. While he was still a long way from home, his father saw him and was filled with compassion; he ran and fell upon his neck and kissed (katephilēsen | κατεφίλησεν | aor act ind 3 sg) him.
Acts 20:37 And there was much weeping on the part of all, and they (katephiloun | κατεφίλουν | imperf act ind 3 pl) fell on the neck of Paul and kissed (katephiloun | κατεφίλουν | imperf act ind 3 pl) him lovingly (katephiloun | κατεφίλουν | imperf act ind 3 pl),