Word Summary
kataskeuazō: to prepare
Original Word: κατασκευάζω
Transliteration: kataskeuazō
Phonetic Spelling: (kat-ask-yoo-ad'-zo)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to prepare
Meaning: to prepare
Strong's Concordance
build, make, ordain, prepare.

From kata and a derivative of skeuos; to prepare thoroughly (properly, by external equipment; whereas hetoimazo refers rather to internal fitness); by implication, to construct, create -- build, make, ordain, prepare.

see GREEK kata

see GREEK skeuos

see GREEK hetoimazo

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2680: κατασκευάζω

κατασκευάζω: future κατασκευάσω; 1 aorist κατεσκεύασα; Passive, present κατασκευάζομαι; perfect participle κατεσκευασμενος; 1 aorist κατεσκευασθην; to furnish, equip, prepare, make ready;

a. of one who makes anything ready for a person or thing: τήν ὁδόν, Matthew 11:10; Mark 1:2; Luke 7:27; perfect passive participle prepared in spirit, Luke 1:17 (Xenophon, Cyril 5, 5, 10).

b. of builders, to construct, erect, with the included idea of adoming and equipping with all things necessary (often so in Greek authors; cf. Bleek, Brief a. d. Hebrew ii. 1, p. 398f): οἶκον, Hebrews 3:3f; κιβωτόν, Hebrews 11:7; 1 Peter 3:20; σκηνήν, Hebrews 9:2, 6; the Sept. for בָּרָא, Isaiah 40:28; Isaiah 43:7.