The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 2647 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
kataluofrom (2596) and (3089)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
kat-al-oo'-o Verb
  1. to dissolve, disunite
    1. (what has been joined together), to destroy, demolish
    2. metaph. to overthrow i.e. render vain, deprive of success, bring to naught
      1. to subvert, overthrow 1b
    3. of institutions, forms of government, laws, etc., to deprive of force, annul, abrogate, discard
    4. of travellers, to halt on a journey, to put up, lodge (the figurative expression originating in the circumstance that, to put up for the night, the straps and packs of the beasts of burden are unbound and taken off; or, more correctly from the fact that the traveller's garments, tied up when he is on the journey, are unloosed at it end)
NAS Word Usage - Total: 17
abolish 2, destroy 5, destroyed 1, find lodging 1, guest 1, overthrow 1, overthrown 1, tear down 1, torn down 4
NAS Verse Count
2 Corinthians1

Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Kataluo". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.