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κόπτω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
κόπτω
Greek transliteration: 
koptō
Simplified transliteration: 
kopto
Principal Parts: 
(ἔκοπτον), κόψω, ἔκοψα, -, κέκομμαι, ἐκόπην
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2875
GK Number: 
3164
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
8
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-4
Gloss: 
to cut; (mid.) to mourn, beat one's breast
Definition: 
to smite, cut; to cut off, or down, Mt. 21:8; Mk. 11:8; mid. to beat one's self in mourning, lament, bewail, Mt. 11:17; 24:30; Lk. 8:52; 23:27; Rev. 1:7; 18:9*

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 11:17 ‘We played the flute for you, and you did not dance; we sang a dirge, and you (ekopsasthe | ἐκόψασθε | aor mid ind 2 pl) did (ekopsasthe | ἐκόψασθε | aor mid ind 2 pl) not mourn.’ (ekopsasthe | ἐκόψασθε | aor mid ind 2 pl)
Matthew 21:8 A very large crowd spread their cloaks on the road, while others cut (ekopton | ἔκοπτον | imperf act ind 3 pl) branches from trees and spread them on the road.
Matthew 24:30 And then the sign of the Son of Man will appear in the sky, and then all the tribes of the earth will (kopsontai | κόψονται | fut mid ind 3 pl) mourn (kopsontai | κόψονται | fut mid ind 3 pl), and they will see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of the sky with power and great glory.
Mark 11:8 And many spread their cloaks on the road, while others spread tall grass, cutting (kopsantes | κόψαντες | aor act ptcp nom pl masc) it from the fields.
Luke 8:52 And they were all weeping and mourning (ekoptonto | ἐκόπτοντο | imperf mid ind 3 pl) for her. He said, “Stop weeping, for she did not die; but is sleeping.”
Luke 23:27 And there followed him a great crowd of the people, and among them were women who were mourning (ekoptonto | ἐκόπτοντο | imperf mid ind 3 pl) and wailing for him.
Revelation 1:7 Behold, he is coming with the clouds, and every eye will see him, even those who pierced him; and all the tribes of earth will wail (kopsontai | κόψονται | fut mid ind 3 pl) on account of him. So shall it be! Amen.
Revelation 18:9 Then the kings of the earth, those who committed acts of immorality with her and shared her luxury, will weep and wail (kopsontai | κόψονται | fut mid ind 3 pl) over her when they see the smoke of her burning.