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Strong's #1120 - γονυπετέω

from a compound of (G1119) and the alternate of (G4098)
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  1. to fall on the knees, the act of imploring aid, and of expressing reverence and honour
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions



1. fall on the knee, Plb. 15.29.9, etc.

2. fall down before one, τινά Matthew 17:14, cf. Mark 1:40 : abs., Corn. ND 12.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

γονυπετέω, γονυπέτω; 1 aorist participle γονυπετήσας; (γονυπετής, and this from γόνυ and ΠΑΤΩ equivalent to πίπτω); to fall on the knees, the act of one imploring aid, and of one expressing reverence and honor: τίνι, Matthew 17:14 Rec.; τινα, ibid. G L T Tr WH; Mark 1:40 R G Tr text brackets WH brackets; ; cf. Winers Grammar, 210 (197); (Buttmann, 147f (129)); ἔμπροσθεν τίνος, Matthew 27:29. (Polybius, Heliodorus; ecclesiastical writings.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

*† γονυπετέω , -

(<γόνυ , πίπτω );

1. to fall on the knees: seq. ἔμπροσθεν , Matthew 27:29.

2. to fall down before one: c. acc, Matthew 17:14, Mark 1:40, R, txt., Mark 10:17.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
γονυπετησαντες γονυπετήσαντες γονυπετησας γονυπετήσας γονυπετων γονυπετών γονυπετῶν gonupetesantes gonupetēsantes gonupetesas gonupetēsas gonupeton gonupetōn gonypetesantes gonypetēsantes gonypetḗsantes gonypetesas gonypetēsas gonypetḗsas gonypeton gonypetôn gonypetōn gonypetō̂n