2655. katanarkaó
Strong's Concordance
katanarkaó: to grow numb
Original Word: καταναρκάω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: katanarkaó
Phonetic Spelling: (kat-an-ar-kah'-o)
Definition: to grow numb
Usage: (properly a medical term: I stupefy, hence) I burden, encumber.
HELPS Word-studies

2655 katanarkáō (from 2596 /katá, "down, according to," intensifying the root narkaō, "make numb, stupefy") – properly, to numb from up to down (used as an ancient medical term meaning "stupefy," literally, "make numb, paralyze"); (figuratively) to burden, like a person viewed as a taxing handicap who slows (weighs) others down.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from kata and narkaó (to grow numb)
to grow numb
NASB Translation
burden (3).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2655: καταναρκάω

καταναρκάω, κατανάρκω: future καταναρκήσω; 1 aorist κατενάρκησα; (ναρκάω to become numb, torpid; in the Sept. translation to affect with numbness, make torpid, Genesis 32:25, 32; Job 33:19; from νάρκη torpor); properly, to cause to grow numb or torpid; intransitive, to be to torpid, inactive, to the detriment of one; to weigh heavily upon, be burdensome to: τίνος (the genitive of person), 2 Corinthians 11:9 (); f (Hesychius κατενάρκησα. κατεβάρησα (others, ἐβαρυνα)); Jerome, ad Algas. 10 ((iv. 204, Benedict. edition)), discovers a Cilicism in this use of the word (cf. Winers Grammar, 27). Among secular authors used by Hippocrates alone, and in a passive sense, to be quite numb or stiff.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
to burden

From kata and narkao (to be numb); to grow utterly torpid, i.e. (by implication) slothful (figuratively, expensive) -- be burdensome (chargeable).

see GREEK kata

Forms and Transliterations
καταναρκησω καταναρκήσω κατανάρκησω κατεναρκησα κατενάρκησα κατενεμήσατο katanarkeso katanarkēsō katanarkḗso katanarkḗsō katenarkesa katenarkēsa katenárkesa katenárkēsa
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Englishman's Concordance
2 Corinthians 11:9 V-AIA-1S
GRK: ὑστερηθεὶς οὐ κατενάρκησα οὐθενός τὸ
NAS: with you and was in need, I was not a burden to anyone;
KJV: I was chargeable to no man:
INT: having been in need not I did burden no one

2 Corinthians 12:13 V-AIA-1S
GRK: ἐγὼ οὐ κατενάρκησα ὑμῶν χαρίσασθέ
NAS: that I myself did not become a burden to you? Forgive
KJV: was not burdensome to you? forgive
INT: I not did burden you Forgive

2 Corinthians 12:14 V-FIA-1S
GRK: καὶ οὐ καταναρκήσω οὐ γὰρ
NAS: to come to you, and I will not be a burden to you; for I do not seek
KJV: I will not be burdensome to you: for
INT: and not I will burden not indeed

Strong's Greek 2655
3 Occurrences

καταναρκήσω — 1 Occ.
κατενάρκησα — 2 Occ.

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