1981. episkénoó
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episkénoó: to tent upon, fig. abide
Original Word: ἐπισκηνόω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: episkénoó
Phonetic Spelling: (ep-ee-skay-no'-o)
Short Definition: I raise a tent over, dwell
Definition: I raise a tent (over), dwell, spread a tabernacle over.

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1981 episkēnóō (from 1909 /epí, "on" and 4637 /skēnóō, "to dwell in a pitched tent") – properly, to pitch (live in) a tent; (figuratively) power radiating from Christ as He comes upon (Gk epi) someone, so that He dwells in the committed believer.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from epi and skénoó
to tent upon, fig. abide
NASB Translation
dwell (1).

STRONGS NT 1981: ἐπισκηνόω

ἐπισκηνόω, ἐπισκήνω: 1 aorist ἐπεσκηνωσα; to fix a tent or habitation on: ἐπί τάς οἰκίας, to take possession of and live in the houses (of the citizens), Polybius 4, 18, 8; ταῖς οἰκίαις, 4, 72, 1; tropically, ἐπί τινα, of the power of Christ descending upon one, working within him and giving him help (A. V. rest upon), 2 Corinthians 12:9.

rest upon.

From epi and skenoo; to tent upon, i.e. (figuratively) abide with -- rest upon.

see GREEK epi

see GREEK skenoo

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