Word Summary
kataklyzō: to inundate
Original Word: κατακλύζω
Transliteration: kataklyzō
Phonetic Spelling: (kat-ak-lood'-zo)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to inundate
Meaning: to inundate
Strong's Concordance
overflow, flood, inundate

From kata and the base of kludon; to dash (wash) down, i.e. (by implication) to deluge -- overflow.

see GREEK kata

see GREEK kludon

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2626: κατακλύζω

κατακλύζω: 1 aorist passive participle κατακλυσθείς; from (Pindar, Herodotus), Aeschylus down; to overwhelm with water, to submerge, deluge, (cf. κατά, III. 4): 2 Peter 3:6. (the Sept. several times for שָׁטַף.)