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Strong's #2735 - κατόρθωμα

from a compound of (G2596) and a derivative of (G3717) [cf (G1357)]
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  1. a right action, a successful achievement
    1. of wholesome public measures or institutions
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

κατόρθ-ωμα, ατος, τό,

1. success, opp. εὐτύχημα, Arist. MM 1199a13, cf. Plb. 1.19.12, Str. 15.1.54, D.S. 13.22, Plu. Ma 10; of literary style, Longin. 33.1, 36.2: pl., opp. ἀποτεύγματα, Phld. Vit. p.35 J.; v.l. for διορθ -, Acts 24:2 (pl.).

2. that which is done rightly, virtuous action, in pl., opp. ἁμαρτήματα, Chrysipp.Stoic. 2.295, al., cf. IG 5(2).268.15 (Mantinea, i B.C.), etc.; τῶν καθηκόντων τὰ τέλεια, = τὰ κ., Stoic. 3.134.

3. perfection, τέλος καὶ πέρας καὶ κ. Herm. in Phdr. p.173 A., cf. S.E. M. 9.16.

4. Gramm., correct use, opp. βαρβαρισμός, Ph. 1.124.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

κατόρθωμα, κατορθωματος, τό (κατορθόω to make upright, erect), a right action, a successful achievement: plural of wholesome public measures or institutions, Acts 24:2 (3) (R G; see διόρθωμα); (3Macc. 3:23; Polybius, Diodorus, Strabo, Josephus, Plutarch, Lucian). Cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 251; (Winer's 25).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

κατόρθωμα , -τος , τό ,

Rec, for διόρθωμα (q.v.), Acts 24:3.†

* διόρθωμα , -τος , τό

(< διορθόω , to make straight, set right),

a correction, reform: Acts 24:3.†

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

With the TR of Acts 24:2 cf. CP Herm I. 125ii. 4 (A.D. 260–8) where a certain Aurelius Ploution is praised—τὰ μέγιστα κ [α ]τορθώματα κ [α ]τωρθώσας τῇ πατρί [δ ]ι, and cf. Syll 324.28 (i/B.C.) εὐερ [γέτην ὄντα καὶ πλεῖστα τ ]ῆι πόλει κατορθωσάμενον ἀγαθά. For the verb see further P Lond 130.31 (i/ii A.D.) (= I. p. 134) κατορθοῦται, Aristeas 251 κατορθοῦται γὰρ βίος, ὅταν ὁ κυβερνῶν εἰδῇ, πρὸς τίνα σκοπὸν δεῖ τὴν διέξοδον ποιεῖσθαι, and Menander Ἐπιτρέπ. 339 π [ ]ει κατορθοῦν τοὺς λόγους οὓς ἂν λέγω. On the medical usage, see Hobart, p. 261 f.


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
κατορθωμάτων κατόρθωσις κατορυγώσιν κατορύξουσιν κατοχεύσεις κατόχιμοι κάτοχοι κατώρυξα κατώρυξαν κατωρχήσαντο
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