Word Summary
katapateō: to tread down
Original Word: καταπατέω
Transliteration: katapateō
Phonetic Spelling: (kat-ap-at-eh'-o)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to tread down
Meaning: to tread down
Strong's Concordance
trample, tread underfoot.

From kata and pateo; to trample down; figuratively, to reject with disdain -- trample, tread (down, underfoot).

see GREEK kata

see GREEK pateo

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2662: καταπατέω

καταπατέω, καταπάτω; future καταπατήσω (Matthew 7:6 L T Tr WH); 1 aorist κατεπάτησα; passive, present καταπατοῦμαι; 1 aorist κατεπατήθην; "to tread down (see κατά, III. 1), trample under foot": τί and τινα, Matthew 5:13; Matthew 7:6; Luke 8:5; Luke 12:1 (Herodotus and following; the Sept.); metaphorically, like the Latinconculco, to trample on equivalent to to treat with rudeness and insult, 2 Macc. 8:2, etc.; cf. Grimm on 1 Maccabees, p. 61 (where its use to denote desecration is illustrated); to spurn, treat with insulting neglect: τόν υἱόν, τοῦ Θεοῦ, Hebrews 10:29; ὁρκια, Homer, Iliad 4, 157; τούς νόμους, Plato, legg. 4,714 a.; τά γράμματα, Gorgias, p. 484 a.; τούς λόγους, Epictetus 1, 8, 10; τά ῤήματα μου, Job 6:3 Aq.