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κατασκάπτω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
κατασκάπτω
Greek transliteration: 
kataskaptō
Simplified transliteration: 
kataskapto
Principal Parts: 
-, κατέσκαψα -, κατέσκαμμαι, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2679
GK Number: 
2940
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
2
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
cv-4
Gloss: 
(act.) to tear down; (pass.) to be ruined
Definition: 
pr. to dig down under, undermine; by impl. to overthrow; demolish, raze, Rom. 11:3; τὰ κατεσκαμμένα, ruins, Acts 15:16*

Greek-English Concordance for

Acts 15:16 ‘After this I will return, and I will rebuild the tent of David, which has fallen, and I will rebuild the ruins (kateskammena | κατεσκαμμένα | perf pass ptcp acc pl neut) of it, and I will restore it,
Romans 11:3 “Lord, they have killed your prophets, they (kateskapsan | κατέσκαψαν | aor act ind 3 pl) have (kateskapsan | κατέσκαψαν | aor act ind 3 pl) torn (kateskapsan | κατέσκαψαν | aor act ind 3 pl) down (kateskapsan | κατέσκαψαν | aor act ind 3 pl) your altars, and I alone am left, and they are seeking my life.”