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below; down, downward; bottom
(1) down, downwards, Mt. 4:6; Lk. 4:9; Jn. 8:6; Acts 20:9; (2) beneath, below, under, Mt. 27:51; Mk. 14:66; 15:38; Acts 2:19; ὁ, ἡ, τό, κάτω, what is below, earthly, Jn. 8:23*

Greek-English Concordance for κάτω

Matthew 4:6 and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, throw yourself down (katō | κάτω | adverb), for it stands written: ‘He will command his angels concerning you,’ and, ‘on their hands they will hold you up, lest you strike your foot against a stone.’”
Matthew 27:51 Just then the curtain of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom (katō | κάτω | adverb); and the earth shook, and the rocks were split;
Mark 14:66 And while Peter was below (katō | κάτω | adverb) in the courtyard, one of the maid servants of the high priest came by,
Mark 15:38 And the veil of the temple was torn in two, from top to bottom (katō | κάτω | adverb).
Luke 4:9 Then he took him to Jerusalem and set him on the pinnacle of the temple and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, throw yourself down (katō | κάτω | adverb) from here;
John 8:6 (They said this as a trap, so they could have some basis for accusing him.) Jesus bent down (katō | κάτω | adverb) and started writing on the ground with his finger.
John 8:23 He said to them, “You are from below (katō | κάτω | adverb); I am from above. You are of this world; I am not of this world.
Acts 2:19 And I will show wonders in the heavens above and signs on the earth below (katō | κάτω | adverb), blood, and fire, and smoky vapor.
Acts 20:9 And a young man, named Eutychus, sitting 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.