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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #2735 - κατόρθωμα

from a compound of (G2596) and a derivative of (G3717) [cf (G1357)]
Parts of Speech
Noun Neuter
  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.

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.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
κατορθωμάτων κατόρθωσις κατορυγώσιν κατορύξουσιν κατοχεύσεις κατόχιμοι κάτοχοι κατώρυξα κατώρυξαν κατωρχήσαντο
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for Copyright 1999-2022. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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