2705. kataphileó
Strong's Concordance
kataphileó: to kiss fervently
Original Word: καταφιλέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: kataphileó
Phonetic Spelling: (kat-af-ee-leh'-o)
Definition: to kiss fervently
Usage: I kiss affectionately.
HELPS Word-studies

2705 kataphiléō (from 2596 /katá, "down," intensifying 5368 /philéō, "to kiss") – properly, kiss down, i.e. "kiss passionately and fervently" (with the same in the papyri, MM); "kiss repeatedly" (A. T. Robertson, WP at Lk 7:38).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from kata and phileó
to kiss fervently
NASB Translation
kiss (1), kissed (4), kissing (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2705: καταφιλέω

καταφιλέω, καταφίλω; imperfect κατεφίλουν; 1 aorist κατεφίλησα; to kiss much, kiss again and again, kiss tenderly (Latindeosculor, etc.): τινα, Matthew 26:49; Mark 14:45; Luke 7:38, 45; Luke 15:20; Acts 20:37. (Tobit 7:6; 3Macc. 5:49; Xenophon, Cyril 6, 4,10; 7, 5, 32; Polybius 15, 1, 7; Josephus, Antiquities 7, 11, 7; Aelian v. h. 13, 4; Plutarch, Brut. 16; Lucian, dial. deor. 4, 5; 5, 3; φιλεῖν and καταφίλειν are distinguished in Xenophon, mem. 2, 6, 33; Plutarch, Alex c. 67. The Sept. for נָשַׁק, properly, to join mouth to mouth.) Cf: Fritzsche on Matthew, p. 780; Winer's De verb. comp. etc. Part ii., p. 18, note{21}.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From kata and phileo; to kiss earnestly -- kiss.

Forms and Transliterations
καταφιλήσαι καταφιλήσας καταφιλήσω καταφιλουσα καταφιλούσά καταφιλοῦσά καταφλεγήσεται καταφλέγον κατάφοβοι κατεφιλει κατεφίλει κατεφίλησαν κατεφίλησε κατεφιλησεν κατεφίλησεν κατεφιλουν κατεφίλουν κατέφλεξεν kataphilousa kataphiloûsá katephilei katephílei katephilesen katephilēsen katephílesen katephílēsen katephiloun katephíloun
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 26:49 V-AIA-3S
GRK: ῥαββί καὶ κατεφίλησεν αὐτόν
NAS: Hail, Rabbi! and kissed Him.
KJV: master; and kissed him.
INT: Rabbi and kissed him

Mark 14:45 V-AIA-3S
GRK: ῥαββί καὶ κατεφίλησεν αὐτόν
NAS: Rabbi! and kissed Him.
KJV: master; and kissed him.
INT: Rabbi and kissed him

Luke 7:38 V-IIA-3S
GRK: ἐξέμασσεν καὶ κατεφίλει τοὺς πόδας
NAS: of her head, and kissing His feet
KJV: head, and kissed his feet,
INT: she was wiping [them] and was kissing the feet

Luke 7:45 V-PPA-NFS
GRK: οὐ διέλιπεν καταφιλοῦσά μου τοὺς
NAS: in, has not ceased to kiss My feet.
KJV: not ceased to kiss my feet.
INT: not ceased kissing my

Luke 15:20 V-AIA-3S
GRK: αὐτοῦ καὶ κατεφίλησεν αὐτόν
NAS: and embraced him and kissed him.
KJV: neck, and kissed him.
INT: of him and kissed him

Acts 20:37 V-IIA-3P
GRK: τοῦ Παύλου κατεφίλουν αὐτόν
NAS: Paul, and repeatedly kissed him,
KJV: Paul's neck, and kissed him,
INT: of Paul they kissed him

Strong's Greek 2705
6 Occurrences

καταφιλοῦσά — 1 Occ.
κατεφίλησεν — 3 Occ.
κατεφίλει — 1 Occ.
κατεφίλουν — 1 Occ.

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