Word Summary
kateuthynō: to make straight
Original Word: κατευθύνω
Transliteration: kateuthynō
Phonetic Spelling: (kat-yoo-thoo'-no)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to make straight
Meaning: to make straight
Strong's Concordance
guide, direct.

From kata and euthuno; to straighten fully, i.e. (figuratively) direct -- guide, direct.

see GREEK kata

see GREEK euthuno

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2720: κατευθύνω

κατευθύνω: 1 aorist infinitive κατευθύναι; 3 person singular optative κατευθύναι; (see κατά, III. 2); the Sept. mostly for יִשֵׁר and כּונֵן, הֵכִין; to make straight, guide, direct: τούς πόδας ... εἰς ὁδόν εἰρήνης, Luke 1:79; τήν ὁδόν πρός τινα, of the removal of the hindrances to coming to one, 1 Thessalonians 3:11; τάς καρδίας (1 Chronicles 29:18; 2 Chronicles 19:3) εἰς τήν ἀγάπην τοῦ Θεοῦ, 2 Thessalonians 3:5. (Plato, Aristotle, Plutarch, others.)

STRONGS NT 2720a: κατευλογέωκατευλογέω: imperfect 3 person singular κατευλόγει (T WH) and κατηυλογει (Tr) (cf. εὐδοκέω, at the beginning); to call down blessings on: τινα, Mark 10:16 T Tr WH. (Tobit 9:13); ; Plutarch, amator. 4.)