Strong's Concordance, Greek Dictionary

Continue, tarry, to seat down, i.e., set (figuratively, appoint)

Greek: καθίζω, kathizō (G2523)

46 King James Bible Verses


Here are continue, set, sit, tarry and related words in the Bible. What does the source Greek word καθίζω mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: G2523

Greek Base Word: καθίζω

Usage: Continue, set, sit (down), tarry

Definition: To seat down, i.e., set (figuratively, appoint); intransitively, to sit (down); figuratively, to settle (hover, dwell).

Detailed definition:

  1. To make to sit down.
    1. To set, appoint, to confer a kingdom on one.
  2. Intransitively.
    1. To sit down.
    2. To sit.
      1. To have fixed one's abode.
      2. To sojourn, to settle, settle down.

Derived terms: Another (active) form for G2516.

See also:

  1. G2516


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: kɑˈθi.zo
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: kɑˈθi.zow
  3. Transliteration: kathizō
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: ka-THEE-zoh
  5. Modern Pronunciation: ka-THEE-zoh

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Bible Verses with καθίζω (G2523)

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