ἐπιπίπτω in the New Testament

Definitions

Thayer

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
2) metaphorically
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

Strong

G1968
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.

Louw-Nida

GlossSection
b happen13.122
a press against19.43
(ἐπιπίπτω ἐπὶ τὸν τράχηλον) embrace34.64

Classical Greek Dictionaries

These two sites give similar information, with the definition from several dictionaries and statistics on the use of the word.

Perseus Digital Library

University of Chicago's Logion lexicon

Ulrik Petersen

Strong's dictionary

Crosswalk

Thayer's dictionary plus other information.

LaParola

From this site's dictionary (in Italian)

In the New Testament

SBL (also Westcott and Hort; Tischendorf; Byzantine)

ἐπέπεσανverb: 3rd person aorist active indicative plural1
ἐπέπεσεverb: 3rd person aorist active indicative singular1
ἐπέπεσενverb: 3rd person aorist active indicative singular6
ἐπιπεπτωκόςverb: perfect active participle nominative singular neuter1
ἐπιπεσόντεςverb: aorist active participle nominative plural masculine1
ἐπιπίπτεινverb: present active infinitive1
Total11

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