Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God

καταποντίζω

Search the Greek Dictionary

Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
καταποντίζω
Greek transliteration: 
katapontizō
Simplified transliteration: 
katapontizo
Principal Parts: 
-, -, -, -, κατεποντίσθην
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2670
GK Number: 
2931
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
2
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
cv-2a(1)
Gloss: 
(pass.) to be drowned; to sink
Definition: 
to sink in the sea;, pass. to sink, Mt. 14:30; to be plunged, submerged, drowned, Mt. 18:6*

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 14:30 But when he realized that the wind was blustery, he became afraid; and starting to sink (katapontizesthai | καταποντίζεσθαι | pres pass inf ), he cried out, “Lord, save me!”
Matthew 18:6 But whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be better for him to have a large millstone hung around his neck and be drowned (katapontisthē | καταποντισθῇ | aor pass subj 3 sg) far out at sea.