κολοβόω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
κολοβόω
Greek transliteration: 
koloboō
Simplified transliteration: 
koloboo
Principal Parts: 
-, ἐκολόβωσα, -, κεκολόβωμαι, ἐκολοβώθην
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2856
GK Number: 
3143
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
4
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-1d(3)
Gloss: 
to cut short, shorten
Definition: 
in NT of time, to cut short, shorten, Mt. 24:22; Mk. 13:20*

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 24:22 And unless those days were shortened (ekolobōthēsan | ἐκολοβώθησαν | aor pass ind 3 pl), no human being would survive. But for the sake of the elect those days will be shortened (kolobōthēsontai | κολοβωθήσονται | fut pass ind 3 pl).
Mark 13:20 And unless the Lord had cut (ekolobōsen | ἐκολόβωσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) short the number of days, no one would survive; but on account of the elect, whom he chose, he cut (ekolobōsen | ἐκολόβωσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) short the days.