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καταφρονέω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
καταφρονέω
Greek transliteration: 
kataphroneō
Simplified transliteration: 
kataphroneo
Principal Parts: 
καταφρονήσω, κατεφρόνησα, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2706
GK Number: 
2969
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
9
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
cv-1d(2a)
Gloss: 
to despise, look down on, scorn, show contempt
Definition: 
pr. to look down on; to scorn, despise, Mt. 18:10; Rom. 2:4; to slight, Mt. 6:24; Lk. 16:13; 1 Cor. 11:22; 1 Tim. 4:12; 6:2; 2 Pet. 2:10; to disregard, Heb. 12:2*

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Matthew 6:24 “No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise (kataphronēsei | καταφρονήσει | fut act ind 3 sg) the other. You cannot serve God and possessions.
Matthew 18:10 “See that you (kataphronēsēte | καταφρονήσητε | aor act subj 2 pl) do (kataphronēsēte | καταφρονήσητε | aor act subj 2 pl) not despise (kataphronēsēte | καταφρονήσητε | aor act subj 2 pl) one of these little ones. For I tell you that their angels in heaven always see the face of my Father who is in heaven.
Luke 16:13 “No servant is able to serve two masters. For either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise (kataphronēsei | καταφρονήσει | fut act ind 3 sg) the other. You cannot serve God and money.”
Romans 2:4 Or do (kataphroneis | καταφρονεῖς | pres act ind 2 sg) you (kataphroneis | καταφρονεῖς | pres act ind 2 sg) hold (kataphroneis | καταφρονεῖς | pres act ind 2 sg) in (kataphroneis | καταφρονεῖς | pres act ind 2 sg) contempt (kataphroneis | καταφρονεῖς | pres act ind 2 sg) the riches of his kindness and forbearance and patience, not knowing that God’s kindness is meant to lead you to repentance?
1 Corinthians 11:22 Can it be that you do not have houses in which to eat and drink? Or are (kataphroneite | καταφρονεῖτε | pres act ind 2 pl) you (kataphroneite | καταφρονεῖτε | pres act ind 2 pl) trying (kataphroneite | καταφρονεῖτε | pres act ind 2 pl) to (kataphroneite | καταφρονεῖτε | pres act ind 2 pl) show (kataphroneite | καταφρονεῖτε | pres act ind 2 pl) contempt (kataphroneite | καταφρονεῖτε | pres act ind 2 pl) for (kataphroneite | καταφρονεῖτε | pres act ind 2 pl) the church of God by humiliating those who have nothing? What should I say to you? Should I commend you? For this I will not commend you.
1 Timothy 4:12 Let (kataphroneitō | καταφρονείτω | pres act imperative 3 sg) no one treat (kataphroneitō | καταφρονείτω | pres act imperative 3 sg) you contemptuously (kataphroneitō | καταφρονείτω | pres act imperative 3 sg) because of your youth, but be an example for the faithful in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.
1 Timothy 6:2 And let (kataphroneitōsan | καταφρονείτωσαν | pres act imperative 3 pl) those who have believing masters not despise (kataphroneitōsan | καταφρονείτωσαν | pres act imperative 3 pl) them because they are brothers; rather, let them serve all the more since those benefiting from their act of kindness are believers and beloved. Teach and urge these things.
Hebrews 12:2 fixing our gaze upon Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of our faith, who rather than the joy set before him endured a cross, disregarding (kataphronēsas | καταφρονήσας | aor act ptcp nom sg masc) its shame, and has now taken his seat at the right hand of the throne of God.
2 Peter 2:10 especially those who in polluting lust indulge the flesh and despise (kataphronountas | καταφρονοῦντας | pres act ptcp acc pl masc) authority. These bold and insolent people are not afraid to slander the glorious ones,