2833. knéthó
Strong's Concordance
knéthó: to scratch, itch
Original Word: κνήθω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: knéthó
Phonetic Spelling: (knay'-tho)
Definition: to scratch, itch
Usage: I rub, tickle, scratch; pass: I itch.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a late form of knaó (to scrape)
Definition
to scratch, itch
NASB Translation
tickled (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2833: κνήθω

κνήθω: present passive κνήθομαι; (from κνάω, infinitive κναν and Attic κνην); to scratch, tickle, make to itch; passive to itch: κνηθόμενοι τήν ἀκοήν (on the accusative cf. Winers Grammar, § 32, 5), i. e. desirous of hearing something pleasant (Hesychius, κνήθειν τήν ἀκοήν. ζητοῦντες τί ἀκοῦσαι, καθ' ἡδονήν), 2 Timothy 4:3. (Middle τόν ὄνον κνήθεσθαι εἰς τάς ἀκάνθας τά ἕλκη, its sores, Aristotle, h. a. 9, 1, p. 609a, 32; κνην Ἀττικοι, κνήθειν Ἕλληνες, Moeris, p. 234; (cf. Veitch, under the word κνάω).)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
itching.

From a primary knao (to scrape); to scratch, i.e. (by implication) to tickle -- X itching.

Forms and Transliterations
κνηθομενοι κνηθόμενοι κνήμαι κνήμαις κνήμας κνήμην κνημίδες κνήφη κνίδη knethomenoi knethómenoi knēthomenoi knēthómenoi
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Englishman's Concordance
2 Timothy 4:3 V-PPM/P-NMP
GRK: ἐπισωρεύσουσιν διδασκάλους κνηθόμενοι τὴν ἀκοήν
NAS: but [wanting] to have their ears tickled, they will accumulate
KJV: teachers, having itching ears;
INT: will heap up teachers having an itching ear

Strong's Greek 2833
1 Occurrence


κνηθόμενοι — 1 Occ.











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