1968. epipiptó
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epipiptó: to fall upon
Original Word: ἐπιπίπτω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: epipiptó
Phonetic Spelling: (ep-ee-pip'-to)
Short Definition: I fall upon, press upon
Definition: I fall upon, press upon, light upon, come over.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from epi and piptó
to fall upon
NASB Translation
embraced* (2), fallen (1), fell (6), gripped (1), pressed around (1).

STRONGS NT 1968: ἐπιπίπτω

ἐπιπίπτω; 2 aorist ἐπέπεσον, 3 person plural ἐπέπεσαν, Romans 15:3 L T Tr WH (cf. ἀπέρχομαι at the beginning); perfect participle ἐπιπεπτωκως; (see πίπτω); the Sept. for נָפַל; to fall upon; to rush or press upon;

a. properly: τίνι, upon one, Mark 3:10; to lie upon one, Acts 20:10; ἐπί τόν τράχηλον τίνος, to fall into one's embrace, Luke 15:20; Acts 20:37 (Genesis 46:29; Tobit 11:8, 12; 3Macc. 5:49); to fall back upon, ἐπί τό στῆθος τίνος, John 13:25 R G T.

b. metaphorically, ἐπί τινα, to fall upon one, i. e. to seize, take possession of him: φόβος, Luke 1:12; Acts 19:17 (L Tr ἔπεσεν); Revelation 11:11 L T Tr WH; ἔκστασις, Acts 10:10 Rec.; ἀχλύς, Acts 13:11 (R G). used also of the Holy Spirit, in its inspiration and impulse: ἐπί τίνι, Acts 8:16; ἐπί τινα, (Lachmann ἔπεσε); (Ezekiel 11:5); of reproaches cast upon one: Romans 15:3. (Noteworthy is the absolutely use in Acts 23:7 WH marginal reading ἐπέπεσεν (others, ἐγένετο) στάσις. (From Herodotus down.))

fall into, lie on, press upon.

From epi and pipto; to embrace (with affection) or seize (with more or less violence; literally or figuratively) -- fall into (on, upon) lie on, press upon.

see GREEK epi

see GREEK pipto

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