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Entry for Strong's #648 - ἀποστεγάζω

Word Origin
from (575) and a derivative of (4721)
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to uncover, take off the roof
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
Mark 1
Mark 1
Mark 1
V-AAI-3P 1
V-AAI-3P 1
V-AAI-3P 1
V-AAI-3P 1

Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


uncover, πυκινὸν ῥόον Emp. 100.14 (prob. in 42.1); ἀ. τὸν νεών unroof it, Str. 8.3.30, cf. 4.4.6 (Pass.), IG 12(3).325.30 (Thera, ii A.D., Pass.); ἀ. τὸ τρῆμα open it, Sotad. 2.

2. take off a covering, τὴν στέγην Mark 2:4.

II = cross ἀποστεγω, cover closely, Thphr. CP 5.6.5, Arist. Pr. 924a37.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἀποστεγάζω: 1 aorist ἀπεστέγασα; (στεγάζω, from στέγη); to uncover, take off the roof: Mark 2:4 (Jesus, with his hearers, was in the ὑπεροων which see, and it was the roof of this which those who were bringing the sick man to Jesus are said to have 'dug out'; (cf. B. D. under the word , p. 1104)). (Strabo 4, 4, 6, p. 303; 8, 3, 30, p. 542.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

** ἀπο -στεγάζω

(< στέγη ),

[in Sm.: Jeremiah 29:11*;]

to unroof: Mark 2:4.†

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
απεστεγασαν απεστέγασαν ἀπεστέγασαν apestegasan apestégasan
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