Word Summary
kataskēnoō: to pitch one's tent, encamp, dwell
Original Word: κατασκηνόω
Transliteration: kataskēnoō
Phonetic Spelling: (kat-as-kay-no'-o)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to pitch one's tent, encamp, dwell
Meaning: to pitch one's tent, encamp, dwell
Strong's Concordance
lodge, rest.

From kata and skenoo; to camp down, i.e. Haunt; figuratively, to remain -- lodge, rest.

see GREEK kata

see GREEK skenoo

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2681: κατασκηνόω

κατασκηνόω, κατασκήνω, infinitive κατασκηνοιν (Matthew 13:32 L T Tr WH, Mark 4:32 WH, see ἀποδεκατόω; (but also κατασκηνοῦν, Matthew, the passage cited R G; Mark, the passage cited R G L T Tr; cf. Tdf. Proleg., p. 123)); future κατασκηνωσόω; 1 aorist κατεσκήνωσα; properly, to pitch one's tent, to fix one's abode, to dwell: ἐφ' ἐλπίδι, Acts 2:26 from Psalm 15:9 (); followed by ἐν with the dative of place, Matthew 13:32; Luke 13:19; ὑπό with the accusative of place, Mark 4:32. (Xenophon, Polybius, Diodorus, others; κατεσκήνωσεν Θεός τῷ ναῷ τούτῳ, Josephus, Antiquities 3, 8, 5; add, Sir. 24:4, 8; the Sept. mostly for שָׁכַן.)