Word Summary
kalyptō: to cover
Original Word: καλύπτω
Transliteration: kalyptō
Phonetic Spelling: (kal-oop'-to)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to cover
Meaning: to cover
Strong's Concordance
cover, hide.

Akin to klepto and krupto; to cover up (literally or figuratively) -- cover, hide.

see GREEK klepto

see GREEK krupto

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2572: καλύπτω

καλύπτω; future καλύψω; 1 aorist ἐκάλυψα; passive, present infinitive καλύπτεσθαι; perfect participle κεκαλυμμενος; (allied with κρύπτω; Vanicek, p. 1091; Curtius, Das Verbum, i. 242 ;) the Sept. for כִּסָּה; often in Homer, Tragg. and other poets, more rarely in prose; to cover, cover up; properly: τινα, Luke 23:30; τί τίνι, a thing with anything, Luke 8:16; passive Matthew 8:24; tropically, to hide, veil, i. e. to hinder the knowledge of a thing: perfect passive, Matthew 10:26; 2 Corinthians 4:3; πλῆθος ἁμαρτιῶν, not to regard or impute them, i. e. to pardon them, 1 Peter 4:8; to procure pardon of them from God, James 5:20; cf. Psalm 84:3 () (2); f (f) (Compare: ἀνακαλύπτω, ἀποκαλύπτω, ἐπικαλύπτω, κατακαλύπτω, παρακαλύπτω, περικαλύπτω, συγκαλύπτω.)