Word Summary
kleptō: to steal
Original Word: κλέπτω
Transliteration: kleptō
Phonetic Spelling: (klep'-to)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to steal
Meaning: to steal
Strong's Concordance

A primary verb; to filch -- steal.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2813: κλέπτω

κλέπτω; future κεψω (the Sept. also in Exodus 20:14; Leviticus 19:11; Deuteronomy 5:19, for κλέψομαι more common ((?) cf. Veitch, under the word; Kühner, § 343, under the word, 1:848) in secular authors); 1 aorist ἐκλεψα; (from Homer down); the Sept. for גָּנַב;

a. to steal; absolutely, to commit a theft: Matthew 6:19; Matthew 19:18; Mark 10:19; Luke 18:20; John 10:10; Romans 2:21; Romans 13:9; Ephesians 4:28.

b. transitive, to steal i. e. take away by stealth: τινα, the dead body of one, Matthew 27:64; Matthew 28:13.