Word Summary
anakalyptō: to unveil
Original Word: ἀνακαλύπτω
Transliteration: anakalyptō
Phonetic Spelling: (an-ak-al-oop'-to)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to unveil
Meaning: to unveil
Strong's Concordance
open, unveil.

From ana (in the sense of reversal) and kalupto; to unveil -- open, (un-)taken away.

see GREEK ana

see GREEK kalupto

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 343: ἀνακαλύπτω

ἀνακαλύπτω: (passive, present participle ἀνακαλυπτόμενος; perfect participle ἀνακεκαλυμμένος); to unveil, to uncover (by drawing back the veil) (equivalent to גָּלָה, Job 12:22; Psalm 17:16 (): κάλυμμα ... μή ἀνακαλυπτόμενον the veil ... not being lifted (literally, unveiled) (so WH punctuate, see Winers Grammar, 534 (497); but L T Alford etc. take the participle as a neuter accusative absolutely referring to the clause that follows with ὅτι: it not being revealed that, etc.; (for ἀνακαλύπτω in this sense see Polybius 4, 85, 6; Tobit 12:7, 11); see Meyer at the passage), is used allegor. of a hindrance to the understanding, 2 Corinthians 3:14 (ἀνακαλύπτειν συγκάλυμμα, Deuteronomy 22:30 Alex.); ἀνακεκαλυμμένῳ προσώπῳ with unveiled face, 2 Corinthians 3:18, is also used allegor. of a mind not blinded, but disposed to perceive the glorious majesty of Christ. (The word is used by Euripides, Xenophon, (Aristotle, de sens. 5, vol. i., p. 444b, 25), Polybius, Plutarch.)