2720. kateuthunó
Strong's Concordance
kateuthunó: to make straight
Original Word: κατευθύνω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: kateuthunó
Phonetic Spelling: (kat-yoo-thoo'-no)
Short Definition: I make straight, direct
Definition: (a) I make straight, (b) met: I put in the right way, direct.
HELPS Word-studies

2720 kateuthýnō (from 2596 /katá, "down, exactly according to," intensifying 2116 /euthýnō, "make straight") – properly, go straight down by the most direct, efficient route; to go in a direct (straight) course – avoiding all unnecessary delays, without any undue loss of time or achievement.

[The prefix (kata) lends the idea "exactly direct or guide" – literally "down to without unnecessary deviation."]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from kata and euthunó
Definition
to make straight
NASB Translation
direct (2), guide (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2720: κατευθύνω

κατευθύνω: 1 aorist infinitive κατευθύναι; 3 person singular optative κατευθύναι; (see κατά, III. 2); the Sept. mostly for יִשֵׁר and כּונֵן, הֵכִין; to make straight, guide, direct: τούς πόδας ... εἰς ὁδόν εἰρήνης, Luke 1:79; τήν ὁδόν πρός τινα, of the removal of the hindrances to coming to one, 1 Thessalonians 3:11; τάς καρδίας (1 Chronicles 29:18; 2 Chronicles 19:3) εἰς τήν ἀγάπην τοῦ Θεοῦ, 2 Thessalonians 3:5. (Plato, Aristotle, Plutarch, others.)

STRONGS NT 2720a: κατευλογέωκατευλογέω: imperfect 3 person singular κατευλόγει (T WH) and κατηυλογει (Tr) (cf. εὐδοκέω, at the beginning); to call down blessings on: τινα, Mark 10:16 T Tr WH. (Tobit 9:13); ; Plutarch, amator. 4.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
guide, direct.

From kata and euthuno; to straighten fully, i.e. (figuratively) direct -- guide, direct.

see GREEK kata

see GREEK euthuno

Forms and Transliterations
κατευθηνή κατεύθυνα κατευθυναι κατευθύναι κατευθῦναι κατεύθυναν κατευθύνατε κατευθυνε κατεύθυνε κατευθυνει κατευθυνεί κατευθύνει κατευθύνειν κατευθυνείς κατεύθυνεν κατευθύνεται κατευθύνη κατευθυνθείησαν κατευθύνθης κατευθυνθήσεται κατευθυνθήτω κατευθυνθώσι κατεύθυνον κατευθύνοντας κατευθυνόντων κατευθύνουσα κατευθυνούσης κατευθύνων κατευοδοί κατευοδού κατευοδουμένω κατευοδωθήσεται κατευοδώσαι κατηύθυναν κατηύθυνας κατηυθυνεν kateuthunai kateuthynai kateuthýnai kateuthŷnai
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3 Occurrences


κατευθῦναι — 3 Occ.

Luke 1:79 V-ANA
GRK: καθημένοις τοῦ κατευθῦναι τοὺς πόδας
NAS: OF DEATH, To guide our feet
KJV: of death, to guide our
INT: sitting to direct the feet

1 Thessalonians 3:11 V-AOA-3S
GRK: ἡμῶν Ἰησοῦς κατευθύναι τὴν ὁδὸν
NAS: our Lord direct our way
KJV: Jesus Christ, direct our way
INT: of us Jesus may direct the way

2 Thessalonians 3:5 V-AOA-3S
GRK: δὲ κύριος κατευθύναι ὑμῶν τὰς
NAS: May the Lord direct your hearts
KJV: And the Lord direct your hearts
INT: and [the] Lord may direct your

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