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-, -, -, -, ἐκολλήθην
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(mid.) to join, associate with, cling to; (pass.) to be united, stuck to, piled up; to stay near, follow; to be hired out
to glue, or weld together; mid. to adhere to, Lk. 10:11; met. to attach one's self to, unite with, associate with, Lk. 15:15; Acts 5:13; Rev. 18:5

Greek-English Concordance for κολλάω

Matthew 19:5 And he added, “For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be joined (kollēthēsetai | κολληθήσεται | fut pass ind 3 sg) to his wife, and the two will become one flesh.’
Luke 10:11 ‘Even the dust of your town that clings (kollēthenta | κολληθέντα | aor pass ptcp acc sg masc) to our feet we wipe off against you. But know this: the kingdom of God has come near.’
Luke 15:15 So he (ekollēthē | ἐκολλήθη | aor pass ind 3 sg) went and hired (ekollēthē | ἐκολλήθη | aor pass ind 3 sg) himself out to one of the citizens of that country, and he sent him into his fields to feed pigs.
Acts 5:13 But of the others no one dared to join (kollasthai | κολλᾶσθαι | pres pass inf ) them; however, the people held them in high regard,
Acts 8:29 And the Spirit said to Philip, “Go over and join (kollēthēti | κολλήθητι | aor pass imperative 2 sg) this carriage.”
Acts 9:26 When he came to Jerusalem, he attempted to join (kollasthai | κολλᾶσθαι | pres pass inf ) the disciples; but they were all afraid of him, not believing that he was a disciple.
Acts 10:28 And he said to them, “You yourselves know how unlawful it is for a man who is a Jew to associate (kollasthai | κολλᾶσθαι | pres pass inf ) with or to visit anyone of another race, but God showed me that I should call no person common or unclean.
Acts 17:34 But some men joined (kollēthentes | κολληθέντες | aor pass ptcp nom pl masc) him and believed; among whom also were Dionysius the Areopagite and a woman named Damaris and others with them.
Romans 12:9 Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold (kollōmenoi | κολλώμενοι | pres pass ptcp nom pl masc) fast to what is good.
1 Corinthians 6:16 Or do you not know that he who joins (kollōmenos | κολλώμενος | pres pass ptcp nom sg masc) himself to a prostitute is one body with her? For it says, “The two will become one flesh.”
1 Corinthians 6:17 But the one who joins (kollōmenos | κολλώμενος | pres pass ptcp nom sg masc) himself to the Lord is one spirit with him.
Revelation 18:5 for her sins are heaped up (ekollēthēsan | ἐκολλήθησαν | aor pass ind 3 pl) as high as heaven, and God has remembered her crimes.