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συστέλλω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
συστέλλω
Greek transliteration: 
systellō
Simplified transliteration: 
systello
Principal Parts: 
-, ἐσυνέστειλα, -, συνέσταλμαι, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
4958
GK Number: 
5366
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
2
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
cv-2d(1)
Gloss: 
to wrap up, cover up; (pass.) to be shortened, limited
Definition: 
to draw together, contract, straiten; to enwrap;, hence, i.q. περιστέλλω, to lay out, prepare for burial, Acts 5:6; pass. to be shortened, 1 Cor. 7:29*

Greek-English Concordance for

Acts 5:6 So the young men came forward, wrapped (synesteilan | συνέστειλαν | aor act ind 3 pl) him up (synesteilan | συνέστειλαν | aor act ind 3 pl), then carried him out and buried him.
1 Corinthians 7:29 And I say this, my brothers: the time has grown short (synestalmenos | συνεσταλμένος | perf pass ptcp nom sg masc). From now on those who have wives should be as though they had none,