2714. katenópion
Strong's Concordance
katenópion: over against
Original Word: κατενώπιον
Part of Speech: Adverb
Transliteration: katenópion
Phonetic Spelling: (kat-en-o'-pee-on)
Definition: over against
Usage: before the face of, over against.
HELPS Word-studies

2714 katenṓpion (from 2596 /katá, "down, exactly according to," intensifying 1799 /enṓpion, "in the eye, i.e. in the presence of") – properly, "down in the eye," i.e. in someone's direct, concentrated gaze; "in the very presence of," especially being "in the very full (decisive) presence of" (S. Zodhiates, Dict).

2714 /katenṓpion ("in the presence of") refers to God – the all-knowing one who always acts in conjunction with all He knows (which is always absolute knowledge).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
adverb from kata and enópios
over against
NASB Translation
before (2), presence (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2714: κατενώπιον

κατενώπιον, adverb, not met with in secular authors ((Winers Grammar, 102 (97)) see ἐνώπιον), over against, opposite, before the face of, before the presence of, in the sight of, before: followed by the genitive (Buttmann, 319 (273f); cf. Winers Grammar, § 54,6);

a. properly, of place, Jude 1:24 (Leviticus 4:17; Joshua 1:5; Joshua 3:7; Joshua 23:9).

b. metaphorically, having one as it were before the eyes, before one as witness: τοῦ Θεοῦ, Rec. in 2 Corinthians 2:17; 2 Corinthians 12:19 (see κατέναντι); before God as judge, Ephesians 1:4; Colossians 1:22 (cf. Lightfoot, in the place cited; also Buttmann, 173, 180, 188).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
before, in the presence of, in the sight of.

From kata and enopion; directly in front of -- before (the presence of), in the sight of.

see GREEK kata

see GREEK enopion

Forms and Transliterations
κατενωπιον κατενώπιον katenopion katenōpion katenṓpion
Interlinear GreekInterlinear HebrewStrong's NumbersEnglishman's Greek ConcordanceEnglishman's Hebrew ConcordanceParallel Texts
Englishman's Concordance
Ephesians 1:4 Prep
GRK: καὶ ἀμώμους κατενώπιον αὐτοῦ ἐν
NAS: and blameless before Him. In love
KJV: and without blame before him in
INT: and blameless before him in

Colossians 1:22 Prep
GRK: καὶ ἀνεγκλήτους κατενώπιον αὐτοῦ
NAS: in order to present you before Him holy
KJV: unreproveable in his sight:
INT: and blameless before him

Jude 1:24 Prep
GRK: καὶ στῆσαι κατενώπιον τῆς δόξης
NAS: and to make you stand in the presence of His glory
KJV: [you] faultless before the presence of his
INT: and to set [them] before the glory

Strong's Greek 2714
3 Occurrences

κατενώπιον — 3 Occ.

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