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Strong's #1455 - ἐγκάθετος

from (G1722) and a derivative of (G2524)
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  1. secretly to lie in wait, a spy
  2. one who is bribed by others to entrap a man by crafty words
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἐγκάθ-ετος, ον,


I put in secretly, suborned, προέδρους ἐ. ὑφέντες Pl. Ax. 368e, cf. D. 3.34, Plb. 13.5.1, Luke 20:20, J. BJ 6.5.2. Adv. - τως, δημηγορεῖν D.S. 16.68.

II of a child, = cross εἰσποιητός, Hyp. Fr. 56.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἐγκάθετος (T WH ἐνκαθετος, see ἐν, III. 3), ἐγκαθετου (ἐγκαθίημι (to send down in (secretly))), suborned to lie in wait; a lier-in-wait, a spy, (cf. Latininsidiator; English "insidious): used in Luke 20:20 of one who is suborned by others to entrap a man by crafty words. (Plato, Ax., p. 368 e.; Demosthenes, p. 1483, 1; Josephus, b. j. 6, 5, 2; Polybius 13, 5, 1, others; the Sept., Job (); .)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἐγκάθετος , see ἐνκ -.

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
εγκάθετοι εγκάθετος εγκαθέτους ἐγκαθέτους εγκαθήμενοι εγκαθημένοις εγκαθήμενον εγκαθήμενος εγκαθημένους εγκάθηνται εγκαθήσονται εγκάθηται ενεκαθήμεθα ενεκάθηντο ενεκάθησθε ενεκάθητο ενεκάθισαν ενεκάθισας ενκαθετους ἐνκαθέτους καθίσατε enkathetous en'kathétous
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