katapauó: to cause to cease, to restOriginal Word: καταπαύω
Part of Speech: Verb
Phonetic Spelling: (kat-ap-ow'-o)
Short Definition: I rest, cause to rest
Definition: (a) trans: I cause to rest, bring to rest; I cause to refrain, (b) intrans: I rest.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from kata and pauó
to cause to cease, to rest
given...rest (1), rested (2), restrained (1).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 2664: καταπαύω
καταπαύω: 1 aorist κατεπαυσα; (κατά, like the German nieder down);
1. transitive, (the Sept. for הֵנִיחַ, הִשְׁבִּית) to make quiet, to cause to be at rest, to grant rest; i. e.
b. to still, restrain, to cause (one striving to do something) to desist: followed by τοῦ μή and an infinitive, Acts 14:18 (cf. Buttmann, § 140, 16 β.; Winer's Grammar, 325 (305)).
2. intransitive, to rest, take rest (Hebrew נוּחַ, שָׁבַת): ἀπό τίνος, Hebrews 4:4, 10,(Genesis 2:2). In the same and other senses in Greek writings from Homer down. see GREEK kata see GREEK pauo
see GREEK kata
see GREEK pauo
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 2664
κατέπαυσαν — 1 Occ.
κατέπαυσεν — 3 Occ.
Acts 14:18 V-AIA-3P
GRK: λέγοντες μόλις κατέπαυσαν τοὺς ὄχλους
NAS: with difficulty they restrained the crowds
KJV: scarce restrained they the people,
INT: saying hardly they stopped the crowds