Swallow (Verb) - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
Swallow (Verb)[ 1,,G2666, katapino ]
to drink down" (kata, and pino, "to drink"), "to swallow," is used with this meaning
(a) physically, but figuratively, Matthew 23:24; Revelation 12:16;
(b) metaphorically, in the Passive Voice, of death (by victory), 1 Corinthians 15:54; of being overwhelmed by sorrow, 2 Corinthians 2:7; of the mortal body (by life), 2 Corinthians 5:4. See DEVOUR, No. 3, DROWN, No. 2.