Word Summary
katerchomai: to come down
Original Word: κατέρχομαι
Transliteration: katerchomai
Phonetic Spelling: (kat-er'-khom-ahee)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to come down
Meaning: to come down
Strong's Concordance
come down, descend, go down

From kata and erchomai (including its alternate); to come (or go) down (literally or figuratively) -- come (down), depart, descend, go down, land.

see GREEK kata

see GREEK erchomai

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2718: κατέρχομαι

κατέρχομαι; 2 aorist κατῆλθον, 1 person plural κατηλθαμεν (Acts 27:5 T Tr WH; on which form see ἀπέρχομαι, at the beginning); (from Homer down); to come down, go down; properly, of one who goes from a higher to a lower locality: followed by εἰς with the accusative of place, Luke 4:31; Acts 8:5; Acts 13:4; ( T Tr marginal reading); and L T Tr WH in ; followed by ἀπό with the genitive of place, Luke 9:37; Acts 15:1; Acts 18:5; Acts 21:10; followed by ἀπό and εἰς, Acts 11:27; Acts 12:19; of those who come to a place by ship (Eustathius (ad Homer) 1408, 29 (Odyssey 1, 183) κατελθεῖν, οὐ μόνον τό ἁπλῶς κάτω ποῦ ἐλθεῖν, ἀλλά καί τό ἐς λιμένα ἐλθεῖν, ὥσπερ καί καταβῆναι καί καταπλευσαι καί καταχθῆναι καί κατάραι, τό ἐλλιμενισαι λέγεται; also 1956, 35 (Odyssey 24, 115) κατῆλθον ἀντί τοῦ ἐνελιμενίσθην, ὡς πολλαχοῦ ἐρρέθη, ἀντί τοῦ ἁπλῶς ἦλθον; cf. Ebeling, Lex. Homer, under the word): followed by εἰς, Acts 18:22; Acts 21:3 L T Tr WH; ; πρός τινα, Acts 9:32. Metaphorically, of things sent down from heaven by God: James 3:15.