1120. gonupeteó
Strong's Concordance
gonupeteó: to fall on the knees
Original Word: γονυπετέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: gonupeteó
Phonetic Spelling: (gon-oo-pet-eh'-o)
Definition: to fall on the knees
Usage: I fall on my knees before (in supplication), supplicate, entreat.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from gonu and piptó
Definition
to fall on the knees
NASB Translation
falling on his knees before (2), knees before (2), knelt before (1), knelt down (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1120: γονυπετέω

γονυπετέω, γονυπέτω; 1 aorist participle γονυπετήσας; (γονυπετής, and this from γόνυ and ΠΑΤΩ equivalent to πίπτω); to fall on the knees, the act of one imploring aid, and of one expressing reverence and honor: τίνι, Matthew 17:14 Rec.; τινα, ibid. G L T Tr WH; Mark 1:40 R G Tr text brackets WH brackets; ; cf. Winers Grammar, 210 (197); (Buttmann, 147f (129)); ἔμπροσθεν τίνος, Matthew 27:29. (Polybius, Heliodorus; ecclesiastical writings.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
bow the knee, kneel down.

From a compound of gonu and the alternate of pipto; to fall on the knee -- bow the knee, kneel down.

see GREEK gonu

see GREEK pipto

Forms and Transliterations
γονυπετησαντες γονυπετήσαντες γονυπετησας γονυπετήσας γονυπετων γονυπετών γονυπετῶν gonupetesantes gonupetēsantes gonupetesas gonupetēsas gonupeton gonupetōn gonypetesantes gonypetēsantes gonypetḗsantes gonypetesas gonypetēsas gonypetḗsas gonypeton gonypetôn gonypetōn gonypetō̂n
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 17:14 V-PPA-NMS
GRK: αὐτῷ ἄνθρωπος γονυπετῶν αὐτὸν
NAS: came up to Jesus, falling on his knees before Him and saying,
KJV: a [certain] man, kneeling down to him,
INT: to him a man kneeling down to him

Matthew 27:29 V-APA-NMP
GRK: αὐτοῦ καὶ γονυπετήσαντες ἔμπροσθεν αὐτοῦ
NAS: in His right hand; and they knelt down before
KJV: and they bowed the knee before
INT: of him and having bowed the knees before him

Mark 1:40 V-PPA-NMS
GRK: αὐτὸν καὶ γονυπετῶν καὶ λέγων
NAS: to Jesus, beseeching Him and falling on his knees before Him, and saying,
KJV: him, and kneeling down to him, and
INT: him and kneeling down to him and saying

Mark 10:17 V-APA-NMS
GRK: εἷς καὶ γονυπετήσας αὐτὸν ἐπηρώτα
NAS: ran up to Him and knelt before Him, and asked
KJV: running, and kneeled to him, and asked
INT: one and having knelt down to him asked

Strong's Greek 1120
4 Occurrences


γονυπετήσαντες — 1 Occ.
γονυπετήσας — 1 Occ.
γονυπετῶν — 2 Occ.











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