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κοσμέω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
κοσμέω
Greek transliteration: 
kosmeō
Simplified transliteration: 
kosmeo
Principal Parts: 
(ἐκόσμουν), -, ἐκόσμησα, -, κεκόσμημαι, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2885
GK Number: 
3175
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
10
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-1d(2a)
Gloss: 
to make beautiful, decorate, dress; trim (a lamp); (pass.) to put in order; be adorned, decorated, beautifully dressed
Definition: 
pluperfect, ἐκεκόσμητο (3 sg), to arrange, set in order; to adorn, decorate, embellish, Mt. 12:44; 23:29; to prepare, put in readiness, trim, Mt. 25:7; met. to honor, dignify, Tit. 2:10

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 12:44 Then it says, ‘I will return to my house from which I came.’ And when it arrives, it finds the house unoccupied, swept, and put (kekosmēmenon | κεκοσμημένον | perf pass ptcp acc sg masc) in order.
Matthew 23:29 “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you build the tombs of the prophets and decorate (kosmeite | κοσμεῖτε | pres act ind 2 pl) the graves of the righteous,
Matthew 25:7 Then all the virgins woke up and prepared (ekosmēsan | ἐκόσμησαν | aor act ind 3 pl) their torches.
Luke 11:25 When the spirit returns, it finds the house swept and put (kekosmēmenon | κεκοσμημένον | perf pass ptcp acc sg masc) in order.
Luke 21:5 And while some were speaking of the temple, how it (kekosmētai | κεκόσμηται | perf pass ind 3 sg) was (kekosmētai | κεκόσμηται | perf pass ind 3 sg) adorned (kekosmētai | κεκόσμηται | perf pass ind 3 sg) with beautiful stones and gifts dedicated to God, Jesus said,
1 Timothy 2:9 Likewise, I also desire that the women should (kosmein | κοσμεῖν | pres act inf ) adorn (kosmein | κοσμεῖν | pres act inf ) themselves in respectable attire, with modesty and moderation, not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly clothing,
Titus 2:10 not pilfering but showing completely good faithfulness so that they (kosmōsin | κοσμῶσιν | pres act subj 3 pl) might (kosmōsin | κοσμῶσιν | pres act subj 3 pl) adorn (kosmōsin | κοσμῶσιν | pres act subj 3 pl) the teaching of God our Savior in all things.
1 Peter 3:5 For in the same way, at an earlier time, the devout women — those who put their hope in God — used to adorn (ekosmoun | ἐκόσμουν | imperf act ind 3 pl) themselves by being subject to their own husbands,
Revelation 21:2 And I saw the holy city, the new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, made ready like a bride adorned (kekosmēmenēn | κεκοσμημένην | perf pass ptcp acc sg fem) for her husband.
Revelation 21:19 The foundations of the wall of the city were (kekosmēmenoi | κεκοσμημένοι | perf pass ptcp nom pl masc) adorned (kekosmēmenoi | κεκοσμημένοι | perf pass ptcp nom pl masc) with every kind of precious stone: the first was jasper, the second sapphire, the third agate, the fourth emerald,