1) to descend from a higher place to a lower
1a) to fall (either from or upon)
1a1) to be thrust down
1b) metaphorically to fall under judgment, came under condemnation
2) to descend from an erect to a prostrate position
2a) to fall down
2a1) to be prostrated, fall prostrate
2a2) of those overcome by terror or astonishment or grief or under the attack of an evil spirit or of falling dead suddenly
2a3) the dismemberment of a corpse by decay
2a4) to prostrate one's self
2a5) used of suppliants and persons rendering homage or worship to one
2a6) to fall out, fall from, i.e. shall perish or be lost
2a7) to fall down, fall into ruin: of buildings, walls etc.
2b) to be cast down from a state of prosperity
2b1) to fall from a state of uprightness
2b2) to perish, i.e come to an end, disappear, cease
2b2a) of virtues
2b3) to lose authority, no longer have force
2b3a) of sayings, precepts, etc.
2b4) to be removed from power by death
2b5) to fail of participating in, miss a share in
Part of Speech: verb
Citing in TDNT: 6:161, 846
The first is a reduplicated and contracted form of the second (which occurs only as an alternate in certain tenses); probably akin to G4072 through the idea of alighting; to fall (literally of figuratively): - fail, fall (down), light on.
|i come to an end||13.97|
|b fall down||15.119|
|c prostrate oneself before||17.22|
|d be destroyed||20.60|
|(ἀχλὺς καὶ σκότος πίπτει) become blind||24.40|
|(πίπτω ἐπί τινα) cause to suffer||24.93|
|(ὁ κλῆρος πίπτει ἐπί τινα) choose by lot||30.107|
|(ὑπὸ κρίσιν πίπτω) be condemned||56.32|
|j become inadequate||75.7|
|(τῷ ἰδίῳ κυρίῳ στήκει ἢ πίπτει) honor depends on master’s judgment||87.56|
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