epicheireó: to put one's hand to, hence to attemptOriginal Word: ἐπιχειρέωPart of Speech:
I take in hand, attemptDefinition:
I take in hand, attempt.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
to put one's hand to, hence to attemptNASB Translation
attempted (1), attempting (1), undertaken (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 2021: ἐπιχειρέωἐπιχειρέω
: imperfect ἐπεχείρουν
; 1 aorist ἐπεχείρησα
1. properly, to put the hand to (Homer, Odyssey 24, 386, 395).
2. often from Herodotus down, to take in hand, undertake, attempt (anything to be done), followed by the infinitive: Luke 1:1; Acts 9:29; Acts 19:13; (2 Macc. 2:29 2Macc. 7:19). Grimm treats of this word more at length in the Jahrbb. f. deutsche Theol. for 1871, p. 36f.<1>
go about, take in hand.
From epi and cheir; to put the hand upon, i.e. Undertake -- go about, take in hand (upon).
see GREEK epi
see GREEK cheir