1) to fall upon, to rush or press upon
1a) to lie upon one
1b) to fall into one's embrace
1c) to fall back upon
2a) to fall upon one, i.e. to seize, take possession of him
2a1) of the Holy Spirit, in his inspiration and impulse
2a2) of reproaches cast upon one
Part of Speech: verb
From G1909 and G4098; to embrace (with affection) or seize (with more or less violence; literally or figuratively): - fall into (on, upon), lie on, press upon.
|a press against||19.43|
|(ἐπιπίπτω ἐπὶ τὸν τράχηλον) embrace||34.64|
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