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Entry for Strong's #2698 - κατατίθημι

Transliteration
katatíthēmi
Phonetics
kat-at-ith'-ay-mee  
Word Origin
from (2596) and (5087)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to lay down, deposit, lay up
  2. to lay by or up for one's self, for future use
  3. to lay up favour for one's self with any one, to gain favour with (to do something for one which may win favour)
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3332 ‑ יָצַק (yaw‑tsak');  5414 ‑ נָתַן (naw‑than');  7725 ‑ שׁוּב (shoob);  7993 ‑ שָׁלַךְ (shaw‑lak');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (3) NAS (3) HCS (2)
Mark 1
Acts 2
Mark 1
Acts 2
Acts 2
BYZ TIS TR
V-2AMN 2
V-AAI-3S 1
V-2AMN 2
V-AAI-3S 1
V-2AMN 2
V-AAI-3S 1
NA WH
V-2AMN 2


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

κατατίθημι,

fut. - θήσω: Hom. freq. uses the aor. forms, Act. κάτθεμεν, κάτθετε, κάτθεσαν, inf. κατθέμεν (Dor. κατθέμειν prob. in Epich. 71, Aeol. κά(θ)θηκε Schwyzer 647a (Naucratis, vi B.C.)), Med. κατθέμεθα, κατθέσθην, κατθέμενοι (sg. κάτθετο A.R. 3.867); also καταθείομεν, aor. subj. for καταθῶμεν, Od. 21.264; καταθείομαι, aor. subj. Med. for καταθῶμαι, Il. 22.111, Od. 19.17:

I

1. place, put, lay down, folld. by various Preps., κ. ἄρνας ἐπὶ χθονός Il. 3.293; κόρυθ' ἐπὶ χθονί 6.473; κ. τινὰ ἐν Λυκίης δήμῳ or εἰς Ἰθάκην, set him down in.., 16.683, Od. 16.230; τινὰ ἐν λεχέεσσι Il. 18.233; τεύχε' ἐς θάλαμον Od. 24.166; ἐς μέγαρον ἐπὶ θρόνου 20.96; κλισίην τινὶ παρὰ πυρί 19.55; τι ὑπὸ ζυγά 13.20; τι ἐκ καπνοῦ take down out of the smoke, 16.288, 19.7.

2. put down, offer as a prize, ἄπυρον κατέθηκε λέβητα Il. 23.267, cf. 885 (tm.); κ. ἄεθλα Od. 24.91; but κ. ἄεθλον ordain a contest, 19.572; εἰς τὴν ἀγορὰν γράμματα κ. set up as a public notice, Pl. Lg. 946d; so also κ. τι ἐς μέσον put it down in the midst, i.e. for common use, E. Cyc. 547, cf. Ar. Ec. 602; οὐσίαν, χρήματα κ., ib. 855, 871; τὰ ὅπλα εἰς τὸ μέσον X. Cyr. 2.1.14; but ἐς μέσον Πέρσῃσι κ. τὰ πρήγματα communicate power to them, give them a common share of it, Hdt. 3.80; ἐς μέσον Κῴοισι κ. τὴν ἀρχήν Id. 7.164; τὸ αὑτῶν ἔργον ἅπασι κοινὸν κ. Pl. R. 369e; κ. εἰς τὸ μέσον or εἰς τὸ κοινόν, propose for common discussion, Id. Phlb. 14b, Cra. 384c.

3. put down as payment, pay down, Hdt. 9.120, Ar. Ra. 176, Nu. 246, Th. 1.27, Pl. Prt. 314b, Lg. 921d, etc.; τέλη Antipho 5.77; μετοίκιον Lys. 31.9; τὸ ὄφλημα D. 21.99, cf. 151; τὰς συμβολάς Antiph. 26.8; put down as paid (in accounts), X. Oec. 9.8; τί.. τουτοινὶ καταθῶ σοι..; what shall I pay you for these? Ar. Pax 1214: generally, pay, perform what one has promised, νικῶντί γε χάριν κ. Pi. N. 7.76; ἃ δ' ὑπέσχεο ποῖ καταθήσεις; S. OC 227 (anap.): alsoin Med., v.infr. 11.7. dedicate, Schwyzer 647a (Naucratis, vi B.C.), 682 (2) (Cypr.), al.

4. deposit, παρακαταθήκην ὲς.. Hdt. 5.92. ή; ἐνέχυρα IG 5(2).344.18 (Orchom. Arc., iii B.C.): in this sense usu. in Med., cf. 11.4. mortgage, Leg.Gort. 6.19, Test.Epict. 2.13, etc.

5. deposit in the tomb, bury, v.l. in Mark 15:46.

6. sow seed, POxy. 1031.17 (iii A.D.).

7. κ. ὁδόν lay down, make a road, Pi. P. 5.90.

8. dish up, serve, Epich. 71.

9. in late form κατατίθω, consign, ἀγγέλοις καταχθονίοις Tab.Defix.Aud. 75.1.

II

1. Med., lay down from oneself, put off, lay aside, esp. of arms, τεύχεα.., τὰ μὲν κατέθεντ' ἐπὶ γαίῃ Il. 3.114, cf. Od. 22.141 (hence, comically, θυμὸν κατάθου παρὰ τὴν ὀργὴν ὥσπερ ὁπλίτης Ar. Av. 401); χλαίνας μὲν κατέθεντο κατὰ κλισμούς Od. 17.86; ζώναν καταθηκαμένα, of a maiden, Pi. O. 6.39; θοἰμάτιον, etc., Ar. Pl. 926, etc.; τὴν χλαμύδα (of the ἔφηβος) prob. in Philem. 34; τὴν μοναρχίαν lay down, Plu. Fab. 9.

2. metaph., put an end to, settle, τὸν πόλεμον Th. 1.121, Lys. 33.6, D. 19.264: Pass., ξυμφορᾶς μετρίως κατατιθεμένης being arranged on tolerable terms, Th. 4.20. put aside, leave out of the question, τοὺς ποιητάς Pl. Prt. 348a, cf. Ti. 59c, Democr. 3; κ. ἐν ἀμελείᾳ treat negligently, X. Mem. 1.4.15.

3. lay down in a place; of the dead, bury, Od. 24.190; κ. πηδάλιον ὑπὲρ καπνοῦ Hes. Op. 45; τὰς μαχαίρας ἐνθαδί Ar. Eq. 489; [ τὰ στρώματα ] Id. Ra. 166; ὤμοισι κατ' ἄμβροτα θήκατο τεύχη on one's shoulders, Q.S. 12.303; put on shore, disembark, Luc. Alex. 57; ποῖ δὴ ἡμᾶς ὁ ἀνὴρ -θήσεται; Plu. Caes. 37: metaph., πολλὰ αἱ μακραὶ ἁμέραι κατέθεντο λύπας ἐγγυτέρω have brought them nearer.., S. OC 1216 (lyr.).

4. deposit for oneself, lay by, lay up in store (v.supr. 1.4), [ γαστέρας] ἐπὶ δόρπῳ for supper, Od. 18.45; ἔντεα ἐς θάλαμον 19.17; ὅπλα εἰς τὰς ἄκρας X. Cyr. 7.5.34; βίον Hes. Op. 601; σμικρὸν ἐπὶ σμικρῷ ib. 361; καρποὺς ἐς φορβήν Hdt. 1.202; παραθήκην Id. 6.73; χρήματα Antipho Soph. 54; θησαυρὸν παισί Thgn. 409; θησαυροὺς ἐν οἴκῳ X. Cyr. 8.2.15; μυρίους δαρεικοὺς εἰς τὸ ἴδιον ἐμοί Id. An. 1.3.3; [ σῖτον ] hoarditup in hope of high prices, Lys. 22.9. metaph., κλέος lay up store of glory, Hdt. 7.220, 9.78, Pl. Smp. 208c; ἀΐδιον δόξαν κ. Th. 4.87; κ. ἀποστροφήν τινι X. An. 7.6.34: freq. χάριτα or χάριν κατατίθεσθαι τινι or πρός τινα, lay up a store of gratitude or favour, Hdt. 6.41, 7.178, Antipho 5.61, Th. 1.33, D. 59.21, etc.; εὐεργεσίαν κ. ἐς βασιλέα Th. 1.128 (so in Pass., μεγάλων μοι κατατεθεισῶν ἐς αὐτὸν εὐεργεσιῶν Hdn. 3.6.2, cf. 1.4.3); also ἔχθραν καταθέσθαι πρὸς ἐκείνους ὑπὲρ αὐτῶν Lys. 2.22; κατέθετο μῖσος διπλάσιον τῆς οὐσίας Men. 626; but κ. ὀργὴν εἴς τινας vent one's fury upon.., X. Cyn. 10.8.

5. deposit in a place of safety, τοὺς πρέσβεις κατέθεντο εἰς Αἴγιναν Th. 3.72; τὴν λείαν ἐς τοὺς Βιθυνούς X. HG 1.3.2; κ. εἰς τὸ οἴκημα D. 56.4; οἴκαδε Pl. Prt. 314a; διαθήκην παρά τινι Isa 6.27; φιλίαν παρὰ θεούς X. An. 2.5.8; [ Διόνυσον] ἐν Δρακάνῳ Theoc. 26.34: Pass., of prisoners, ἐν τῷ δεσμωτηρίῳ κατατεθῶσιν Lex ap. D. 24.63, cf. D.C. 58.1.

6. lay up in memory or as a memorial, χρὴ.. γνώμην ταύτην (ταύτῃ Bgk.) καταθέσθαι Thgn. 717; μνημεῖον παρά τινι Pl. Tht. 209c; κ. εἰς μνήμην record, register, Id. Lg. 858d; κ. τι ἐς βιβλίον D. 61.2; γνώμην -θέσθαι εἰς μέσον D.H. Rh. 9.4.

7. pay (cf. 1.3), ἐκφόριον BGU 1059.22 (i B.C.), cf. PTeb. 329.7 (ii A.D.), etc. employ, spend, τὴν ἀκμὴν.. πρὸς τί κατατιθέμενος on what he is employing the prime of life, Apollod. Com. 13.4; τὸν βίον εἴς τι Phld. Rh. 1.244 S.; κ. τὴν σχολὴν εἰς καλόν τι employ one's leisure in.., Plu. 2.135d; τὴν τοῦ λέγειν δύναμιν εἰς τὴν τῶν ἀδικουμένων βοήθειαν D.S. 9.13; σπουδὴν-τιθέμενοι Polystr. p.19 W.

8. impose, ὄνομα Parm. 19.3, cf. 8.39; but μορφὰς κατέθεντο δύο γνώμας ὀνομάζειν recorded their decision, decided to name, ib. 53.

9. in Law, depose, aver, ἐν ὑπομνήμασι PLips. 35.16 (iv A.D.), cf. Cod.Just. 1.5.16.1, etc. = συγκατατίθεμαι, Eust. 1261.19. make a testamentary disposition, κ. διαθηκιμαίαν βούλησιν PMasp. 151.43, al. (vi A.D.). Freq. in Hom. and familiar Att.; rare in Trag.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

κατατίθημι: 1 aorist κατέθηκα; 2 aorist middle infinitive καταθέσθαι; (from Homer down); "to lay down (see κατά, III. 1), deposit, lay up": active proper, τινα ἐν μνημείῳ, Mark 15:46 (L Tr WH ἔθηκεν); middle to lay by or lay up for oneself, for future use: τίνι, with anyone; χάριν (better χαραματα; see χάρις, at the beginning) and χάριτας κατατίθεσθαι τίνι, to lay up favor for oneself with anyone, to gain favor with (to do something for one which may win favor), Acts 24:27; Acts 25:9; so Herodotus 6, 41; Thucydides 1, 33; Xenophon, Cyril 8, 3, 26; Demosthenes 193, 22 (20); φιλίαν τίνι, 1 Macc. 10:23; εὐεργεσίαν τίνι, Josephus, Antiquities 11, 6, 5; (cf. Demosthenes as above). (Compare: συγκατατίθημι.)

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κατα -τίθημι ,

[in LXX: 1 Chronicles 21:27 H7725 hi.), Psalms 41:8 (H3332), 1 Maccabees 10:23, al.;]

to lay down, deposit, lay by: Mark 15:46, T; mid., to lay up for oneself: χάριν (Hdt., al., v. LS, s.v.), c. dat. pers., Acts 24:27; Acts 25:9.†


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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

With the use of this verb in the TR of Mark 15:46 cf. P Lond 256 recto.7 (A.D. 11–5) (= II. p. 97, Chrest. I. p. 408) τὰ δὲ σπέρ ̣ματα. . . ὑγιῶς καταθήσεσθαι εἰς τ ̣ὴν γ ̣[ῆν, and the similar use of the act. καταθήσω in P Oxy VII. 1031.17 (A.D. 228). In P Tebt II. 329.7 (A.D. 139) the verb is used of ";paying into"; the bank—κατ ]εθέμην ἐπὶ τὴν δημοσία [ν τράπεζαν : cf. 2 Maccabees 4:19, Aristeas 321. For the classical phrase χάριν κατατίθεσθαι found bis in Acts (Acts 24:27; Acts 25:9) see BGU II. 596.13 (A.D. 84) (= Selections, p. 64) τοῦτ [ο ̣] ου ̣͂̔ν ποιήσας ἔσῃ μοι μεγάλην χάριταν κατ [α ]τ ̣ε ̣θειμ [ ]νο (ς), ";if you do this, you will have laid up for yourself a great store of gratitude at my hands,"; and Menander Fragm. p. 187 ὦ τρὶς κακοδαίμων, ὅστις ἐκ φειδωλίας | κατέθετο μῖσος διπλάσιον τῆς οὐσίας, ";laid up for himself a dislike twice as big as his property.";

 

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