Word Summary
katapontizō: to throw into the sea
Original Word: καταποντίζω
Transliteration: katapontizō
Phonetic Spelling: (kat-ap-on-tid'-zo)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to throw into the sea
Meaning: to throw into the sea
Strong's Concordance
drown, sink.

From kata and a derivative of the same as Pontos; to plunge down, i.e. Submerge -- drown, sink.

see GREEK kata

see GREEK Pontos

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2670: καταποντίζω

καταποντίζω: passive, present καταποντίζομαι; 1 aorist κατεποντίσθην; to plunge or sink in the sea; passive in the intransitive sense, to sink, to go down: Matthew 14:30; a grievous offender for the purpose of killing him, to drown: passive Matthew 18:6. (Lysias, Demosthenes, Polybius, Diodorus, Plutarch (Josephus, Antiquities 10, 7, 5; 14, 15, 10;

c. Apion. 2, 34, 3), others; the Sept.; (cf. Winer's Grammar, 24; Lob. Phryn., p. 361 note).)