2719. katesthió
Strong's Concordance
katesthió: to eat up
Original Word: κατεσθίω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: katesthió
Phonetic Spelling: (kat-es-thee'-o)
Definition: to eat up
Usage: I eat up, eat till it is finished, devour, squander, annoy, injure.
HELPS Word-studies

2719 katesthíō (from 2596 /katá, "down," intensifying 2068 /esthíō, "eat") – properly, eat all the way down; (figuratively) utterly devour, leaving nothing; ferociously consume all the way down, i.e. with a rapacious, voracious appetite – leaving only ruination, without hope of recovery (or even remains).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from kata and esthió
to eat up
NASB Translation
ate (4), consume (1), devour (5), devoured (2), devours (2), eat (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2719: καταφάγω

καταφάγω, see κατεσθίω.

STRONGS NT 2719: κατεσθίωκατεσθίω, participle plural κατεσθοντες (Mark 12:40 Tr WH; see ἐσθίω and ἔσθω; cf. Fritzsche, Hdbch. z. d. Apokryphen, i., p. 150 (who says, 'The shorter form occurs frequently in the Sept., Leviticus 19:26; Sir. 20:15 (16), elsewhere almost exclusively poetic; see Alexander Buttmann (1873) Ausf. Sprachl. ii., p. 185' (cf. Veitch, under the word, ἐσθίω))); future καταφάγομαι (John 2:17 G L T Tr WH; see ἐσθίω); 2 aorist κατέφαγον; the Sept. for אָכַל;

1. properly, to consume by eating, to eat up, devour: τί, of birds, Matthew 13:4; Mark 4:4; Luke 8:5; of a dragon, Revelation 12:4; of a man, eating up the little book, i. e. eagerly taking its entire contents into his inmost soul, and, as we say, digesting it (borrowed from the figure in Ezekiel 2:10; Ezekiel 3:1-3, cf. Jeremiah 15:16): Revelation 10:9f.

2. Metaphorically, in various uses;

a. to devour i. e. squander, waste, substance: Luke 15:30 (often so in Greek writings from Homer, Odyssey 3, 315; 15, 12 down;devorare patrimonium, Catull. 29, 23).

b. to devour i. e. forcibly appropriate: τάς οἰκίας τῶν χηρῶν, widows' property, Matthew 23:14-13Rec.; Mark 12:40 (cf. Buttmann, 79 (69); Winer's Grammar, § 29, 2); Luke 20:47.

c. with an accusative of the person α. to strip one of his goods: 2 Corinthians 11:20. β. to ruin (by the infliction of injuries): Galatians 5:15.

d. of fire, to devour i. e. utterly consume, destroy: τινα, Revelation 11:5; Revelation 20:9.

e. of the consumption of the strength of body and mind by strong emotions: τινα, John 2:17 (Psalm 68:10 (); Josephus, Antiquities 7, 8, 1).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From kata and esthio (including its alternate); to eat down, i.e. Devour (literally or figuratively) -- devour.

see GREEK kata

see GREEK esthio

Forms and Transliterations
καταφαγε κατάφαγε καταφαγείν καταφαγεται καταφάγεται καταφάγεταί καταφαγέτω καταφαγη καταφάγη καταφάγῃ καταφάγοι καταφάγοισαν καταφάγονται καταφαγων καταφαγών κατέδεσθε κατεδέται κατέδεται κατέδονται κατέσθετε κατέσθη κατεσθιει κατεσθίει κατεσθιετε κατεσθίετε κατεσθιέτωσαν κατεσθίοντας κατεσθίοντες κατεσθίουσα κατεσθιούσης κατεσθίουσι κατεσθιουσιν κατεσθίουσιν κατεσθοντες κατέσθοντες κατέσθουσα κατευθύ κατέφαγε κατέφαγέ κατεφαγεν κατέφαγεν κατεφαγον κατέφαγον κατήσθιεν φαγε kataphage kataphagē katáphage kataphágei kataphágēi kataphagetai kataphágetaí kataphagon kataphagōn kataphagṓn katephagen katéphagen katephagon katéphagon katesthiei katesthíei katesthiete katesthíete katesthiontes katesthíontes katesthiousin katesthíousin
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 13:4 V-AIA-3S
GRK: τὰ πετεινὰ κατέφαγεν αὐτά
NAS: and the birds came and ate them up.
KJV: devoured them up:
INT: the birds [and] devoured them

Matthew 23:14 V-PIA-2P
GRK: ὑποκριταί ὅτι κατεσθίετε τὰς οἰκίας
KJV: for ye devour widows'
INT: hypocrites for you devour the houses

Mark 4:4 V-AIA-3S
GRK: πετεινὰ καὶ κατέφαγεν αὐτό
NAS: and the birds came and ate it up.
KJV: devoured it up.
INT: birds and devoured it

Mark 12:40 V-PPA-NMP
GRK: οἱ κατεσθίοντες τὰς οἰκίας
NAS: who devour widows' houses,
KJV: Which devour widows' houses,
INT: who devour the houses

Luke 8:5 V-AIA-3S
GRK: τοῦ οὐρανοῦ κατέφαγεν αὐτό
NAS: and the birds of the air ate it up.
KJV: the fowls of the air devoured it.
INT: of the air devoured it

Luke 15:30 V-APA-NMS
GRK: οὗτος ὁ καταφαγών σου τὸν
NAS: came, who has devoured your wealth
KJV: which hath devoured thy
INT: this the [one] having devoured your

Luke 20:47 V-PIA-3P
GRK: οἳ κατεσθίουσιν τὰς οἰκίας
NAS: who devour widows' houses,
KJV: Which devour widows' houses,
INT: who devour the houses

John 2:17 V-FIM-3S
GRK: οἴκου σου καταφάγεταί με
KJV: hath eaten me up.
INT: house of you will consume me

2 Corinthians 11:20 V-PIA-3S
GRK: εἴ τις κατεσθίει εἴ τις
NAS: you, anyone devours you, anyone
KJV: if a man devour [you], if a man
INT: if anyone devours [you] if anyone

Galatians 5:15 V-PIA-2P
GRK: δάκνετε καὶ κατεσθίετε βλέπετε μὴ
NAS: you bite and devour one
KJV: and devour one another,
INT: you bite and devour take heed lest

Revelation 10:9 V-AMA-2S
GRK: Λάβε καὶ κατάφαγε αὐτό καὶ
NAS: to me, Take it and eat it; it will make
KJV: eat it up; and it shall make
INT: Take and eat up it and

Revelation 10:10 V-AIA-1S
GRK: ἀγγέλου καὶ κατέφαγον αὐτό καὶ
NAS: hand and ate it, and in my mouth
KJV: ate it up; and it was
INT: angel and ate up it and

Revelation 11:5 V-PIA-3S
GRK: αὐτῶν καὶ κατεσθίει τοὺς ἐχθροὺς
NAS: out of their mouth and devours their enemies;
KJV: mouth, and devoureth their enemies:
INT: of them and devours the enemies

Revelation 12:4 V-ASA-3S
GRK: τέκνον αὐτῆς καταφάγῃ
NAS: she gave birth he might devour her child.
KJV: for to devour her
INT: child of her he might devour

Revelation 20:9 V-AIA-3S
GRK: οὐρανοῦ καὶ κατέφαγεν αὐτούς
NAS: from heaven and devoured them.
KJV: heaven, and devoured them.
INT: heaven and devoured them

Strong's Greek 2719
15 Occurrences

κατάφαγε — 1 Occ.
καταφάγῃ — 1 Occ.
καταφάγεταί — 1 Occ.
καταφαγών — 1 Occ.
κατέφαγεν — 4 Occ.
κατέφαγον — 1 Occ.
κατεσθίει — 2 Occ.
κατεσθίετε — 2 Occ.
κατεσθίοντες — 1 Occ.
κατεσθίουσιν — 1 Occ.

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