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σκάπτω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
σκάπτω
Greek transliteration: 
skaptō
Simplified transliteration: 
skapto
Principal Parts: 
σκάψω, ἔσκαψα, -, ἔσκαμμαι, ἐσκάφην
Numbers
Strong's number: 
4626
GK Number: 
4999
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
3
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-4
Gloss: 
to dig
Definition: 
to dig, excavate, Lk. 6:48; 13:8; 16:3*

Greek-English Concordance for

Luke 6:48 he is like a man building a house, who dug (eskapsen | ἔσκαψεν | aor act ind 3 sg) deep and laid the foundation on bedrock; when a flood arose, the river broke against that house but could not shake it, because it had been well built.
Luke 13:8 And he answered, saying to him, ‘Sir, leave it alone this year also, until I dig (skapsō | σκάψω | aor act subj 1 sg) around it and put on manure.
Luke 16:3 And the manager said to himself, ‘What shall I do, since my master is taking the management away from me? I am not strong enough to dig (skaptein | σκάπτειν | pres act inf ), and I am ashamed to beg.