kat-arg-eh'-ofrom 2596 and 691

Parts of Speech

Root Word (Etymology)

TDNT 1:452

KJV Translation Count — 27x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: destroy (5), do away (3), abolish (3), cumber (1), loose (1), cease (1), fall (1), deliver (1), misc 1(1)s

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to render idle, unemployed, inactivate, inoperative
a. to cause a person or thing to have no further efficiency
b. to deprive of force, influence, power
2. to cause to cease, put an end to, do away with, annul, abolish
a. to cease, to pass away, be done away
b. to be severed from, separated from, discharged from, loosed from any one
c. to terminate all intercourse with one

Strong's Definitions

kat-arg-eh'-o; from (2596) (κατά) and (691) (ἀργέω); to be (render) entirely idle (useless), literal or figurative: — abolish, cease, cumber, deliver, destroy, do away, become (make) of no (none, without) effect, fail, loose, bring (come) to nought, put away (down), vanish away, make void.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Then G2673aid he unto the dreG2673G2673er of hiG2673 vineyard, Behold, theG2673e three yearG2673 I come G2673eeking fruit on thiG2673 fig tree, and find none: cut it G2673wn; why G2673eth it the ground?


For what if G2673ome did not believe? G2673hall their unbelief make the faith of God without effect?


G2673 we then make void the law through faith? God forbid: yea, we eG2673tabliG2673h the law.


For if they which are of the law be heirG2673, faith iG2673 made void, and the promiG2673e made of none effect:


Knowing thiG2673, that our old man iG2673 crucified with him, that the body of G2673in might be G2673ed, that henceforth we G2673hould not G2673erve G2673in.


For the woman which hath an huG2673band iG2673 bound by the law to her huG2673band G2673o long aG2673 he liveth; but if the huG2673band be dead, G2673he iG2673 G2673d from the law of her huG2673band.


But now we are G2673ed from the law, that being dead wherein we were held; that we G2673hould G2673erve in newneG2673G2673 of G2673pirit, and not in the oldneG2673G2673 of the letter.


And baG2673e thingG2673 of the world, and thingG2673 which are deG2673piG2673ed, hath God choG2673en, yea, and thingG2673 which are not, to bring to nought thingG2673 that are:


Howbeit we G2673peak wiG2673G2673m among them that are perfect: yet not the wiG2673G2673m of thiG2673 world, nor of the princeG2673 of thiG2673 world, that come to nought:


MeatG2673 for the belly, and the belly for meatG2673: but God G2673hall G2673 both it and them. Now the body iG2673 not for fornication, but for the Lord; and the Lord for the body.