Word Summary
katakleiō: to shut up
Original Word: κατακλείω
Transliteration: katakleiō
Phonetic Spelling: (kat-ak-li'-o)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to shut up
Meaning: to shut up
Strong's Concordance
shut up.

From kata and kleio; to shut down (in a dungeon), i.e. Incarcerate -- shut up.

see GREEK kata

see GREEK kleio

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2623: κατακλείω

κατακλείω: 1 aorist κατέκλεισα; from (Herodotus), Thucydides and Xenophon down; to shut up, confine: τινα ἐν τῇ φυλακή, Luke 3:20; ἐν (which Rec. omits) φυλακαῖς, Acts 26:10 (Jeremiah 39:3 ()).