κωλύω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
κωλύω
Greek transliteration: 
kōlyō
Simplified transliteration: 
kolyo
Principal Parts: 
(ἐκώλυον), -, ἐκώλυσα, -, -, ἐκωλύθην
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2967
GK Number: 
3266
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
23
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-1a(4)
Gloss: 
to hinder, stop, restrain, forbid; oppress; (pass.) to be prevented, kept from
Definition: 
to hinder, restrain, prevent, Mt. 19:14; Acts 8:36; Rom. 1:13

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 19:14 But Jesus said, “Let the children come to me and do (kōlyete | κωλύετε | pres act imperative 2 pl) not try to prevent (kōlyete | κωλύετε | pres act imperative 2 pl) them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.”
Mark 9:38 John said to him, “Teacher, we saw someone casting out demons in your name, and we tried to stop (ekōlyomen | ἐκωλύομεν | imperf act ind 1 pl) him because he was not following us.”
Mark 9:39 But Jesus said, “Do (kōlyete | κωλύετε | pres act imperative 2 pl) not stop (kōlyete | κωλύετε | pres act imperative 2 pl) him, for there is no one who will do a mighty work in my name and be able soon after to speak evil of me.
Mark 10:14 But when Jesus saw it, he was indignant and said to them, “Let the children come to me. Do (kōlyete | κωλύετε | pres act imperative 2 pl) not prevent (kōlyete | κωλύετε | pres act imperative 2 pl) them, for of such is the kingdom of God.
Luke 6:29 To the one who strikes you on the cheek, offer the other also; and from the one who takes your coat, do (kōlysēs | κωλύσῃς | aor act subj 2 sg) not withhold (kōlysēs | κωλύσῃς | aor act subj 2 sg) even your shirt.
Luke 9:49 Answering, John said, “Master, we saw someone casting out demons in your name, and we tried (ekōlyomen | ἐκωλύομεν | imperf act ind 1 pl) to stop him, because he does not follow you with us.”
Luke 9:50 Jesus said to him, “Do (kōlyete | κωλύετε | pres act imperative 2 pl) not try (kōlyete | κωλύετε | pres act imperative 2 pl) to stop him, for the one who is not against you is for you.”
Luke 11:52 Woe to you lawyers! For you have taken away the key of knowledge. You did not enter yourselves, and have (ekōlysate | ἐκωλύσατε | aor act ind 2 pl) hindered (ekōlysate | ἐκωλύσατε | aor act ind 2 pl) those who wanted to enter.”
Luke 18:16 But Jesus called them to him, saying, “Let the children come to me, and do (kōlyete | κωλύετε | pres act imperative 2 pl) not stop (kōlyete | κωλύετε | pres act imperative 2 pl) them, for it is to such as these that the kingdom of God belongs.
Luke 23:2 And they began to accuse him, saying, “We found this man trying to mislead our nation, opposing (kōlyonta | κωλύοντα | pres act ptcp acc sg masc) the payment of taxes to Caesar, and claiming himself to be Christ, a king.”
Acts 8:36 And as they traveled along the road they came to some water; and the eunuch said, “Look! Water! What prevents (kōlyei | κωλύει | pres act ind 3 sg) me from (kōlyei | κωλύει | pres act ind 3 sg) being baptized?”
Acts 10:47 “Surely no one is able to (kōlysai | κωλῦσαι | aor act inf ) withhold (kōlysai | κωλῦσαι | aor act inf ) water so that these people cannot be baptized who received the Holy Spirit just as we did,
Acts 11:17 If then God gave the same gift to them as he gave to us when we believed in the Lord Jesus Christ, who was I to be able to stand (kōlysai | κωλῦσαι | aor act inf ) in God’s way?”
Acts 16:6 And they went through the Phrygian and Galatian region, having been prevented (kōlythentes | κωλυθέντες | aor pass ptcp nom pl masc) by the Holy Spirit from (kōlythentes | κωλυθέντες | aor pass ptcp nom pl masc) speaking the message in Asia.
Acts 24:23 Then he commanded the centurion to keep him in custody, but to let him have some freedom and not to prevent (kōlyein | κωλύειν | pres act inf ) any of his friends from (kōlyein | κωλύειν | pres act inf ) taking care of his needs.
Acts 27:43 But the centurion, wanting to spare Paul’s life, prevented (ekōlysen | ἐκώλυσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) them from (ekōlysen | ἐκώλυσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) carrying out their plan; and he ordered those who could swim to throw themselves overboard first and make for the land,
Romans 1:13 I want you to know, brethren, that I often intended to come to you (but have been prevented (ekōlythēn | ἐκωλύθην | aor pass ind 1 sg) until now) so that I might have some fruit among you, just as among the rest of the Gentiles.
1 Corinthians 14:39 So, my brothers, be eager to prophesy, and do (kōlyete | κωλύετε | pres act imperative 2 pl) not forbid (kōlyete | κωλύετε | pres act imperative 2 pl) speaking in tongues.
1 Thessalonians 2:16 who prevent (kōlyontōn | κωλυόντων | pres act ptcp gen pl masc) us from (kōlyontōn | κωλυόντων | pres act ptcp gen pl masc) speaking to the Gentiles that they might be saved. Their goal has always been to complete the full number of their sins. But God’s wrath has caught up with them at last!
1 Timothy 4:3 forbidding (kōlyontōn | κωλυόντων | pres act ptcp gen pl masc) to marry, demanding abstinence from foods that God created to be received with thanksgiving by those who are faithful and know the truth,
Hebrews 7:23 Now on the one hand, these many have become priests because they (kōlyesthai | κωλύεσθαι | pres pass inf ) were (kōlyesthai | κωλύεσθαι | pres pass inf ) hindered (kōlyesthai | κωλύεσθαι | pres pass inf ) by death from continuing in office,
2 Peter 2:16 But he was rebuked for his own transgression — a dumb donkey, speaking with the voice of a man, restrained (ekōlysen | ἐκώλυσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) the madness of the prophet.
3 John 1:10 For this reason, should I come, I will bring up the things he is doing, disparaging us with malicious talk. And not satisfied with that, he refuses to welcome the brothers. He (kōlyei | κωλύει | pres act ind 3 sg) even prevents (kōlyei | κωλύει | pres act ind 3 sg) those who would like to and puts them out of the church.