2531. kathos
Strong's Concordance
kathos: just as, as
Original Word: καθώς
Part of Speech: Adverb
Transliteration: kathos
Phonetic Spelling: (kath-oce')
Definition: according as, just as
Usage: according to the manner in which, in the degree that, just as, as.
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2531 kathṓs (an adverb derived from 2596 /katá, "according to" and 5613 /hōs, "as compared to, to the extent of") – properly, "in proportion, to the degree that" (J. Thayer); just as (in direct proportion), corresponding to fully (exactly).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2531: καθώς

καθώς (i. e. καθ' ὡς), a particle found occasionally in secular authors from Aristotle down for the Attic καθά and καθό, but emphatically censured by Phryn. and the Atticists; cf. Sturz, De dial. Maced. etc., p. 74ff; Lob. ad Phryn., p. 425f; (Winer's Grammar, 26 (25));

1. according as, just as, even as: in the first member of a comparison, Luke 6:31; 1 John 2:27; followed by οὕτως in the second member (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 53, 5), Luke 11:30; Luke 17:26; John 3:14; 2 Corinthians 1:5; 2 Corinthians 10:7; Colossians 3:13; 1 John 2:6; followed by καί also, John 15:9; John 17:18; John 20:21; 1 John 2:18; 1 John 4:17; 1 Corinthians 15:49; it is annexed to preceding words after the demonstrative οὕτως, Luke 24:24; with οὕτως unexpressed, Matthew 21:6; Matthew 28:6; Mark 16:7; Luke 1:2, 55, 70; Luke 11:1; John 1:23; John 5:23; Acts 10:47 (here L T Tr WH ὡς); ; Romans 1:13; Romans 15:7; 1 Corinthians 8:2; 1 Corinthians 10:6; 2 Corinthians 1:14; 2 Corinthians 9:3; 2 Corinthians 11:12; Ephesians 4:17, and often; καθώς διδάσκω, agreeably to my method of teaching, 1 Corinthians 4:17; καθώς γέγραπται, Matthew 26:24; Mark 9:13; Acts 7:42; Acts 15:15; Romans 1:17, and often in Paul; the apodosis lacking, and to be gathered from the context: καθώς παρεκάλεσα σε ... ἐν πίστει, namely, οὕτω καί νῦν παρακαλῶ, 1 Timothy 1:3, cf. Winers Grammar, 570 (530); (Buttmann, 386 (331)); ἤρξατο αἰτεῖσθαι (namely, οὕτω ποιεῖν αὐτοῖς), καθώς κτλ.. Mark 15:8 (Buttmann, § 151, 23 b.; cf. Winer's Grammar, 584 (543f)); in comparison by contrary we find the negligent use: ἀγαπῶμεν ἀλληλου, οὐ καθώς Κάϊν κτλ., 1 John 3:11f, cf. DeWette at the passage and Winer's Grammar, 623 (579); οὗτος ἐστιν ἄρτος ... οὐ καθώς etc., not such as they ate etc., John 6:58. with the verb εἰμί, equivalent to Latinqualis, such as, 1 John 3:2; in a parenthesis, 1 Thessalonians 2:13 (as it is in truth).

2. according as i. e. in proportion as, in the degree that: Mark 4:33; Acts 7:17 (cf. Meyer at the passage); ; 1 Corinthians 12:11, 18; 1 Peter 4:10.

3. since, seeing that, agreeably to the fact that (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 53, 8; 448 (417)): John 17:2; Romans 1:28 (yet here others regard καθώς as corresponsive rather than causal or explanatory); 1 Corinthians 1:6; 1 Corinthians 5:7; Ephesians 1:4; Philippians 1:7.

4. it is put for the simple ὡς, a. after verbs of speaking, in indirect discourse, Acts 15:14; it serves to add an epexegesis, 3 John 1:3 (to σου τῇ ἀλήθεια).

b. of time, when, after that (cf. Latinut): 2 Macc. 1:31; (Nehemiah 5:6); here many bring in Acts 7:17; but see 2 above.

STRONGS NT 2531a: καθώσπερκαθώσπερ (Tr καθώς περ), just as, exactly as: Hebrews 5:4 T Tr WH (also 2 Corinthians 3:18 WH marginal reading). (Himerius, Psellus, Tzetzes)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
as, just as, even as

From kata and hos; just (or inasmuch) as, that -- according to, (according, even) as, how, when.

see GREEK kata

see GREEK hos

Forms and Transliterations
καθως καθώς καθ'ώς καθὼς καθωσπερ καθώσπερ kathos kathōs kathṓs kathṑs kathosper kathōsper kathṓsper
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 21:6 Adv
GRK: καὶ ποιήσαντες καθὼς συνέταξεν αὐτοῖς
NAS: and did just as Jesus
KJV: and did as Jesus commanded
INT: and having done as commanded them

Matthew 26:24 Adv
GRK: ἀνθρώπου ὑπάγει καθὼς γέγραπται περὶ
NAS: [is to] go, just as it is written
KJV: of man goeth as it is written of
INT: of man goes as it has been written concerning

Matthew 28:6 Adv
GRK: ἠγέρθη γὰρ καθὼς εἶπεν δεῦτε
NAS: for He has risen, just as He said.
KJV: for he is risen, as he said. Come,
INT: he is risen indeed as he said Come

Mark 1:2 Adv
GRK: Καθὼς γέγραπται ἐν
INT: as it has been written in

Mark 4:33 Adv
GRK: τὸν λόγον καθὼς ἠδύναντο ἀκούειν
NAS: the word to them, so far as they were able
KJV: unto them, as they were able
INT: the word as they were able to hear

Mark 9:13 Adv
GRK: ὅσα ἤθελον καθὼς γέγραπται ἐπ'
NAS: they wished, just as it is written
KJV: they listed, as it is written
INT: whatever they desired as it has been written of

Mark 11:6 Adv
GRK: εἶπαν αὐτοῖς καθὼς εἶπεν ὁ
NAS: They spoke to them just as Jesus
KJV: unto them even as Jesus
INT: they said to them as commanded

Mark 14:16 Adv
GRK: καὶ εὗρον καθὼς εἶπεν αὐτοῖς
NAS: and found [it] just as He had told
KJV: and found as he had said unto them:
INT: and found as he had said to them

Mark 14:21 Adv
GRK: ἀνθρώπου ὑπάγει καθὼς γέγραπται περὶ
NAS: [is to] go just as it is written
KJV: indeed goeth, as it is written of
INT: of man goes as it has been written concerning

Mark 15:8 Adv
GRK: ἤρξατο αἰτεῖσθαι καθὼς ἐποίει αὐτοῖς
KJV: to desire [him to do] as he had ever
INT: began to beg [him to do] as usually he did for them

Mark 16:7 Adv
GRK: αὐτὸν ὄψεσθε καθὼς εἶπεν ὑμῖν
NAS: you will see Him, just as He told
KJV: shall ye see him, as he said unto you.
INT: him will you see as he said to you

Luke 1:2 Adv
GRK: καθὼς παρέδοσαν ἡμῖν
NAS: just as they were handed down
KJV: Even as they delivered them unto us,
INT: as they delivered [them] to us

Luke 1:55 Adv
GRK: καθὼς ἐλάλησεν πρὸς
KJV: As he spake to
INT: as he spoke to

Luke 1:70 Adv
GRK: καθὼς ἐλάλησεν διὰ
KJV: As he spake by
INT: as he spoke by

Luke 2:20 Adv
GRK: καὶ εἶδον καθὼς ἐλαλήθη πρὸς
NAS: and seen, just as had been told
KJV: and seen, as it was told unto
INT: and seen as it was said to

Luke 2:23 Adv
GRK: καθὼς γέγραπται ἐν
KJV: (As it is written in
INT: as it has been written in [the]

Luke 5:14 Adv
GRK: καθαρισμοῦ σου καθὼς προσέταξεν Μωυσῆς
NAS: for your cleansing, just as Moses
KJV: cleansing, according as Moses
INT: cleansing of you as commanded Moses

Luke 6:31 Adv
GRK: καὶ καθὼς θέλετε ἵνα
KJV: And as ye would that
INT: and as you desire that

Luke 6:36 Adv
GRK: Γίνεσθε οἰκτίρμονες καθὼς καὶ ὁ
NAS: Be merciful, just as your Father
KJV: therefore merciful, as your Father
INT: Be you compassionate as also the

Luke 11:1 Adv
GRK: ἡμᾶς προσεύχεσθαι καθὼς καὶ Ἰωάννης
NAS: teach us to pray just as John also
KJV: us to pray, as John also
INT: us to pray as also John

Luke 11:30 Adv
GRK: καθὼς γὰρ ἐγένετο
NAS: For just as Jonah became
KJV: For as Jonas was
INT: as indeed was

Luke 17:26 Adv
GRK: καὶ καθὼς ἐγένετο ἐν
NAS: And just as it happened in the days
KJV: And as it was in
INT: And as it came to pass in

Luke 17:28 Adv
GRK: ὁμοίως καθὼς ἐγένετο ἐν
INT: likewise as it came to pass in

Luke 19:32 Adv
GRK: ἀπεσταλμένοι εὗρον καθὼς εἶπεν αὐτοῖς
NAS: and found it just as He had told
KJV: and found even as he had said
INT: had been sent found as he had said to them

Luke 22:13 Adv
GRK: δὲ εὗρον καθὼς εἰρήκει αὐτοῖς
NAS: and found [everything] just as He had told
KJV: and found as he had said
INT: moreover they found as he had said to them

Strong's Greek 2531
183 Occurrences

καθὼς — 182 Occ.
καθώσπερ — 1 Occ.

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