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κινήσω, ἐκίνησα, -, -, ἐκινήθην
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to move, remove; to shake, stir up; (pass.) to be moved, removed; be aroused
to move, Mt. 23:4; to excite, agitate, Acts 21:30; 24:5; to remove, Rev. 2:5; 6:14; in NT κεφαλήν, to shake the head in derision, Mt. 27:39; Mk. 15:29; mid., to move, possess the faculty of motion, exercise the functions of life, Acts 17:28*

Greek-English Concordance for κινέω

Matthew 23:4 For they tie up heavy burdens, hard to bear, and lay them on people’s shoulders, but they themselves are not willing to (kinēsai | κινῆσαι | aor act inf ) move (kinēsai | κινῆσαι | aor act inf ) them with their finger.
Matthew 27:39 And those who passed by derided him, wagging (kinountes | κινοῦντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) their heads
Mark 15:29 And those passing by ridiculed him, wagging (kinountes | κινοῦντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) their heads, and saying, “Aha! You who would destroy the temple and rebuild it in three days,
Acts 17:28 ‘For in him we live and move (kinoumetha | κινούμεθα | pres pass ind 1 pl) about and exist,’ as even some of your own poets have said, ‘For we too are his offspring.’
Acts 21:30 Then all the city was stirred up (ekinēthē | ἐκινήθη | aor pass ind 3 sg), and a mob of people quickly formed. They seized Paul and dragged him outside the temple, and immediately the gates were shut.
Acts 24:5 For we found this man to be a troublemaker, one who stirs (kinounta | κινοῦντα | pres act ptcp acc sg masc) up riots among all the Jews throughout the world, and a ringleader of the sect of the Nazarenes.
Revelation 2:5 Therefore remember from where you have fallen; repent and do the works you did at first. If not, I will come to you and remove (kinēsō | κινήσω | fut act ind 1 sg) your lampstand from its place, unless you repent.
Revelation 6:14 The sky vanished like a scroll being rolled up, and every mountain and island was (ekinēthēsan | ἐκινήθησαν | aor pass ind 3 pl) removed (ekinēthēsan | ἐκινήθησαν | aor pass ind 3 pl) from its place.