1455. egkathetos
Strong's Concordance
egkathetos: hired to lie in wait, lying in wait
Original Word: ἐγκάθετος, ου, ὁ, ἡ
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: egkathetos
Phonetic Spelling: (eng-kath'-et-os)
Definition: hired to lie in wait, lying in wait
Usage: a spy.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from en and a derivation of kathiémi
hired to lie in wait, lying in wait
NASB Translation
spies (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1455: ἐγκάθετος

ἐγκάθετος (T WH ἐνκαθετος, see ἐν, III. 3), ἐγκαθετου (ἐγκαθίημι (to send down in (secretly))), suborned to lie in wait; a lier-in-wait, a spy, (cf. Latininsidiator; English "insidious): used in Luke 20:20 of one who is suborned by others to entrap a man by crafty words. (Plato, Ax., p. 368 e.; Demosthenes, p. 1483, 1; Josephus, b. j. 6, 5, 2; Polybius 13, 5, 1, others; the Sept., Job (); .)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From en and a derivative of kathiemi; subinduced, i.e. Surreptitiously suborned as a lier-in-wait -- spy.

see GREEK en

see GREEK kathiemi

Forms and Transliterations
εγκάθετοι εγκάθετος εγκαθέτους ἐγκαθέτους εγκαθήμενοι εγκαθημένοις εγκαθήμενον εγκαθήμενος εγκαθημένους εγκάθηνται εγκαθήσονται εγκάθηται ενεκαθήμεθα ενεκάθηντο ενεκάθησθε ενεκάθητο ενεκάθισαν ενεκάθισας ενκαθετους ἐνκαθέτους καθίσατε enkathetous en'kathétous
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Englishman's Concordance
Luke 20:20 Adj-AMP
GRK: παρατηρήσαντες ἀπέστειλαν ἐνκαθέτους ὑποκρινομένους ἑαυτοὺς
NAS: Him, and sent spies who pretended
KJV: [him], and sent forth spies, which should feign
INT: having watched [him] they sent spies feigning themselves

Strong's Greek 1455
1 Occurrence

ἐνκαθέτους — 1 Occ.

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