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Strong's #2694 - κατασύρω

from (G2596) and (G4951)
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  1. to draw down, pull down
  2. to draw along, drag forcibly
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Strong #: 2834 ‑ חָשַׂף (khaw‑saf');  7857 ‑ שָׁטַף (shaw‑taf');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

κατασύρω [],

aor. 1 κατέσῡρα (v. infr.): Med., aor. 1 κατεσϋράμην Pherecyd. 158 J.: Pass., aor. 2 κατεσύρην [ ] (v. infr.):


1. draw, pull down, Philum. ap. Aët. 9.12 (Pass.): usu. with a notion of violence, τὰ [ἀεροπόρα] ἐκ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ D.C. Fr. 30.4: metaph., ἐπιθυμία κ. τὸν ἡνίοχον λογισμόν Ph. 1.58, cf. 1.627 (Pass.): esp. lay waste, ravage, τὰς [πόλιας] ὅσας πρότερον οὐ κατέσυραν Hdt. 6.33; κατὰ μὲν ἔσυραν Φάληρον, κατὰ δὲ.. πολλοὺς δήμους Id. 5.81; ὡς πλείστην τῆς χώρας Aen.Tact. 16.8, cf. Plb. 1.56.3, al.

2. drag, carry off, λείαν Pherecyd. l.c.; γυναῖκας Parth. 19; τινὰ πρὸς τὸν κριτήν Luke 12:58 : metaph., τινὰ εἰς ἐκμελῆ πολιτεύματα Phalar. 93.1.

3. sweep away, πελάγη κ. πόλεις Ph. 2.142: Pass., metaph., σκολιὰ ῥεῖθρα ὑφ' ὧν οἱ πολλοὶ -σύρονται, ὡς τὰ λόγιά φησιν Orac.Chald. ap. Procl. in Ti. 3.326 D.; εἰς τὸ πλῆθος ὑπὸ τοῦ μερισμοῦ καὶ τῆς διαστάσεως τῶν ὄντων Id. in Prm. p.551 S., cf. Hierocl. in CA 19p.461M. Pass., rush down, of rivers, etc., D.P. 296, Alciphr. 3.13, Gp. 5.2.17.

4. drag out, οὐρανὸς.. δρόμον ἀΐδιον -σύρων Orac.Chald. ap. Dam. Pr. 284.

5. Pass., to be reduced, σωμάτων λοιμῷ -συρέντων Lib. Or. 61.19 (v.l. συρέντων).

II draw down, launch, τὸ σκαφίδιον Alciphr. 1.1; τοὺς φελλοὺς κ. ὑφάλους, of a net, ibid.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

κατασύρω; (from Herodotus down);

1. properly, to draw down, pull down (see κατά, III. 1).

2. to draw along, drag forcibly (τινα διά μέσης ἀγορᾶς, Philo in Flacc. § 20; leg. ad Gaium § 19): τινα πρός τόν κριτήν, Luke 12:58. (Cicero, pro Mil c. 14, 38 quom in judicium detrahi non posset.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

κατα -σύρω ,

[in LXX: Jeremiah 49:10 (H2834), Da LXX, Daniel 11:10; Daniel 11:26 (H7857) *;]

1. to pull down.

2. to drag away: c. acc pers., Luke 12:58.†

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
κατασυρη κατασύρη κατασύρῃ κατέσυρα katasure katasurē katasyre katasyrē katasýrei katasýrēi
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