653. apostomatizó
Strong's Concordance
apostomatizó: to catechize, i.e. to question
Original Word: ἀποστοματίζω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: apostomatizó
Phonetic Spelling: (ap-os-tom-at-id'-zo)
Definition: to catechize, to question
Usage: I draw out by questioning.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from apo and stoma
to catechize, i.e. to question
NASB Translation
question...closely (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 653: ἀποστοματίζω

ἀποστοματίζω; (στοματίζω — not extant — from στόμα); properly, "to speak ἀπό στόματος (cf. ἀποστηθίζω);

1. to recite from memory: Themistius, or. 20, p. 238, Hard. edition; to repeat to a pupil (anything) for him to commit to memory: Plato, Euthyd., p. 276 c., 277 a.; used of a Sibyl prophesying, Plutarch, Thes. 24.

2. to ply with questions, catechize, and so to entice to (off-hand) answers: τινα, Luke 11:53.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
provoke to speak, interrogate

From apo and a (presumed) derivative of stoma; to speak off-hand (properly, dictate), i.e. To catechize (in an invidious manner) -- provoke to speak.

see GREEK apo

see GREEK stoma

Forms and Transliterations
αποστοματιζειν αποστοματίζειν ἀποστοματίζειν apostomatizein apostomatízein
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Englishman's Concordance
Luke 11:53 V-PNA
GRK: ἐνέχειν καὶ ἀποστοματίζειν αὐτὸν περὶ
NAS: hostile and to question Him closely on many subjects,
KJV: him to speak of
INT: to press upon [him] and to make speak him about

Strong's Greek 653
1 Occurrence

ἀποστοματίζειν — 1 Occ.

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