Word: patew

Pronounce: pat-eh'-o

Strongs Number: G3961

Orig: from a derivative probably of 3817 (meaning a "path"); to trample (literally or figuratively):--tread (down, under foot). G3817

Use: TDNT-5:940,804 Verb

Heb Strong: H947 H1758 H1869 H1869 {\up\ul\f3\fs14\cf14}\plain\f3\fs21\cf23 H7287 H7429

    1) to tread
    1a) to trample, crush with the feet
    1b) to advance by setting foot upon, tread upon: to encounter successfully the greatest perils from the machinations and persecutions with which Satan would fain thwart the preaching of the gospel
    1c) to tread under foot, trample on, i.e. to treat with insult and contempt: to desecrate the holy city by devastation and outrage