Word Summary
gonypeteō: to fall on the knees
Original Word: γονυπετέω
Transliteration: gonypeteō
Phonetic Spelling: (gon-oo-pet-eh'-o)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to fall on the knees
Meaning: to fall on the knees
Strong's Concordance
bow the knee, kneel down.

From a compound of gonu and the alternate of pipto; to fall on the knee -- bow the knee, kneel down.

see GREEK gonu

see GREEK pipto

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1120: γονυπετέω

γονυπετέω, γονυπέτω; 1 aorist participle γονυπετήσας; (γονυπετής, and this from γόνυ and ΠΑΤΩ equivalent to πίπτω); to fall on the knees, the act of one imploring aid, and of one expressing reverence and honor: τίνι, Matthew 17:14 Rec.; τινα, ibid. G L T Tr WH; Mark 1:40 R G Tr text brackets WH brackets; ; cf. Winers Grammar, 210 (197); (Buttmann, 147f (129)); ἔμπροσθεν τίνος, Matthew 27:29. (Polybius, Heliodorus; ecclesiastical writings.)