2520. kathékó
Strong's Concordance
kathékó: to be proper or fitting
Original Word: καθήκω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: kathékó
Phonetic Spelling: (kath-ay'-ko)
Definition: to be proper or fitting
Usage: I come down, come to; I am unfit, proper.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from kata and hékó
to be proper or fitting
NASB Translation
proper (1), should...be allowed (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2520: καθήκω

καθήκω; (from Aeschylus, Sophocles down);

1. to come down.

2. to come to, reach to; impersonally, καθήκει, it is becoming, it is fit (cf. German zukommen), Ezekiel 21:27; οὐ καθῆκεν (Rev. καθῆκον), followed by the accusative with an infinitive, Acts 22:22 (Winers Grammar, 282 (265); Buttmann, 217 (187)); τά μή καθήκοντα, things not fitting, i. e. forbidden, shameful, Romans 1:28; 2 Macc. 6:4. Cf. ἀνήκω.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
convenient, fit.

From kata and heko; to reach to, i.e. (neuter of present active participle, figuratively as adjective) becoming -- convenient, fit.

see GREEK kata

see GREEK heko

Forms and Transliterations
καθήκει καθηκεν καθήκεν καθῆκεν καθήκον καθηκοντα καθήκοντα καθήκοντας καθήλωσον katheken kathêken kathēken kathē̂ken kathekonta kathēkonta kathḗkonta
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Englishman's Concordance
Acts 22:22 V-IIA-3S
GRK: οὐ γὰρ καθῆκεν αὐτὸν ζῇν
NAS: from the earth, for he should not be allowed to live!
KJV: it is not fit that he should live.
INT: not indeed it is fit he to live

Romans 1:28 V-PPA-ANP
GRK: τὰ μὴ καθήκοντα
NAS: those things which are not proper,
KJV: those things which are not convenient;
INT: things not fitting

Strong's Greek 2520
2 Occurrences

καθῆκεν — 1 Occ.
καθήκοντα — 1 Occ.

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