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Strong's #1254 - διακωλύω

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  1. to hinder, prevent
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

διακωλ-ύω [ ],

hinder, prevent, τινὰ μὴ ποιεῖν Hdt. 8.144, cf. Lys. 20.36; δ. σε ὀρφανὸν εἶναι E. Hec. 148; δ. τὰ ἱερὰ μὴ γίγνεσθαι Antipho 5.82; δ. ἄδικα γίγνεσθαι Pl. Ap. 31e; δ. τινά Th. 8.92, Matthew 3:14; δ. τινά τι (sc. ποιεῖν) Pl. 315d; δ. τινά τινος D.S. 20.79; δ. φόνον S. OC 1771 (lyr.); δ. τὸ πρᾶγμα Alc.Com. 3, cf. Arist. EN 1159b6: Pass., Th. 1.101; διακωλυθεὶς τοῦ σκοποῦ τυχεῖν Antipho 3.2.7: ἂ διεκωλύθη (sc. ποιεῖν) D. 18.60.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

διακωλύω: imperfect διεκωλυον; (διά in this compound does not denote effort as is commonly said, but separation, Latindis, cf. German verhindern, Latinprohibere; cf. διακλειω, to separate by shutting, shut out; cf. Winers De verb. comp. etc. Part v., p. 17f); to hinder, prevent: τινα, Matthew 3:14 (on the tense cf. Winers Grammar, § 40, 3 c.; Buttmann, 205 (178)). (From Sophocles and Thucydides down.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

** δια -κωλεύω ,

[in LXX: Judith 4:7; Judith 12:7 *;]

to hinder, prevent: c. acc, Matthew 3:14.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

For this NT ἅπ. εἰρ. (Matthew 3:14) cf. the long land-survey P Tebt I. 72.363 (B.C. 114–3) β [ο ]υλομένων ποτίσαι εἰς φύλλον διακωλυθῆναι ὑπὸ τῶν ἐγ Βερενικίδος [Θε ]σμοφ [όρου γ ]εωργῶν, and the editors’ restoration in ib. 61 (b).365 (B.C. 118–7). See also Syll 929.81 (ii/B.C.) νόμοις γὰρ ἱεροῖς καὶ ἀραῖς καὶ ἐπιτίμοις ἄνωθεν διεκεκώλυτο ἵνα μηθεὶς ἐν τῷ ἱερῶι τοῦ Διὸς τοῦ Δικταίου μήτε ἐννέμηι κτλ.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
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List of Word Forms
διεκωλυεν διεκώλυεν diekoluen diekōluen diekolyen diekōlyen diekṓlyen
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