Number 2719

Transliteration:
katesthio {kat-es-thee'-o} or kataphago {kat-aph-ag'-o}
Word Origin:
from 2596 and 2068 (including its alternate)
Part of Speech:
verb
Usage in the KJV:
devour 10, eat up 3, devour up 2

Total: 15
Definition:
  1. to consume by eating, to eat up, devour
    1. of birds
    2. of a dragon
    3. of a man eating up the little book
  2. metaph.
    1. to devour i.e. squander, waste: substance
    2. to devour i.e. forcibly appropriate: widows' property
    3. to strip one of his goods
      1. to ruin (by the infliction of injuries)
    4. by fire, to devour i.e. to utterly consume, destroy
    5. of the consumption of the strength of body and mind by strong emotions