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(ἐκαθεζόμην), -, -, -, -, ἐκαθέσθην
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to sit down, be seated
to seat one's self, sit down, Mt. 26:55; Lk. 2:46; Jn. 4:6; 1:20; 20:12; Acts 6:15; 20:9*

Greek-English Concordance for καθέζομαι

Matthew 26:55 At that time Jesus said to the crowds, “Have you come out with swords and clubs to capture me as though I were a robber? Every day I (ekathezomēn | ἐκαθεζόμην | imperf mid ind 1 sg) sat (ekathezomēn | ἐκαθεζόμην | imperf mid ind 1 sg) in the temple teaching, and you did not arrest me.
Luke 2:46 Then after three days they found him in the temple, seated (kathezomenon | καθεζόμενον | pres mid ptcp acc sg masc) in the midst of the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions.
John 4:6 Jacob’s well was there. So Jesus, weary from his journey, sat (ekathezeto | ἐκαθέζετο | imperf mid ind 3 sg) down by the well. It was about the sixth hour.
John 11:20 So when Martha heard that Jesus was coming, she went out to meet him, but Mary remained (ekathezeto | ἐκαθέζετο | imperf mid ind 3 sg) in the house.
John 20:12 She saw two angels in white sitting (kathezomenous | καθεζομένους | pres mid ptcp acc pl masc) there, one at the head and the other at the feet of the place where the body of Jesus had been lying.
Acts 6:15 And everyone who was (kathezomenoi | καθεζόμενοι | pres mid ptcp nom pl masc) sitting (kathezomenoi | καθεζόμενοι | pres mid ptcp nom pl masc) in the council, looking intently at him, saw his face like the face of an angel.
Acts 20:9 And a young man, named Eutychus, sitting (kathezomenos | καθεζόμενος | pres mid ptcp nom sg masc) on the window ledge, was sinking into a deep sleep as Paul continued to speak on and on. Overcome by sleep, he fell from the third floor and was picked up for dead.