From: l. j. swain (
Date: Tue Mar 21 2000 - 20:34:19 EST

Interestingly enough the entry for the verb KATABALLW in the LSJ lists
this meaning as primary for the verb, but the noun KATABOLH lists the
meanings as foundation, base, and by extension, somehow, an illness.
That's a quick and dirty check, I'm sure someone else has more to come.

Larry Swain

> Eugene Baker wrote:
> I have recently read that KATABOLH actually can mean destruction
> or overthrow. I cannot find this sense in BAG, Kittel, or MM. Does
> anyone have knowledge of the word being used in that sense?
> Regards,
> Gene Baker
> Sterling, IL

B-Greek home page:
You are currently subscribed to b-greek as: []
To unsubscribe, forward this message to
To subscribe, send a message to

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.4 : Sat Apr 20 2002 - 15:41:02 EDT