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καθελῶ, καθεῖλον, -, -, -
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to take down, demolish, overthrow; (pass.) to be robbed of, suffer the loss of
take, or bring down, Mk. 15:36, 46; Lk. 1:52; 23:53; Acts 13:29; tear down, destroy, Lk. 12:18; Acts 13:19; 19:27; 2 Cor. 10:4*

Greek-English Concordance for καθαιρέω

Mark 15:36 Then someone ran, filled a sponge with sour wine, put it on a staff, and gave it to him to drink, saying, “Permit me; let us see if Elijah will come to take (kathelein | καθελεῖν | aor act inf ) him down.” (kathelein | καθελεῖν | aor act inf )
Mark 15:46 So he brought a linen shroud, and taking (kathelōn | καθελών | aor act ptcp nom sg masc) him down (kathelōn | καθελών | aor act ptcp nom sg masc), he wrapped him in the linen shroud and laid him in a tomb, which had been hewn out of rock; and he rolled a stone across the entrance of the tomb.
Luke 1:52 He has brought (katheilen | καθεῖλεν | aor act ind 3 sg) down rulers from their thrones and exalted those of humble position.
Luke 12:18 Then he said, ‘This is what I will do: I will tear (kathelō | καθελῶ | fut act ind 1 sg) down my barns and I will build bigger ones; and I will store there all my grain and my goods.
Luke 23:53 then taking (kathelōn | καθελών | aor act ptcp nom sg masc) it down, he wrapped it in a linen cloth, and laid him in a tomb cut in stone, where no one had yet been laid.
Acts 13:19 After he had destroyed (kathelōn | καθελών | aor act ptcp nom sg masc) seven nations in the land of Canaan, he gave them their land as an inheritance.
Acts 13:29 And when they had carried out everything that was written about him, they took (kathelontes | καθελόντες | aor act ptcp nom pl masc) him down from the tree and laid him in a tomb.
Acts 19:27 There is danger not only that this trade of ours will fall into disrepute, but also that the temple of the great goddess Artemis is in danger of being regarded as worthless and her magnificence in danger of being destroyed (kathaireisthai | καθαιρεῖσθαι | pres pass inf ), she whom all Asia and the world worship.”
2 Corinthians 10:4 for the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh, but are empowered by God for tearing down strongholds. We (kathairountes | καθαιροῦντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) tear (kathairountes | καθαιροῦντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) down (kathairountes | καθαιροῦντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) arguments