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Lexicon :: Strong's G1980 - episkeptomai

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ἐπισκέπτομαι
Transliteration
episkeptomai (Key)
Pronunciation
e-pe-ske'p-to-mi (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Middle voice from ἐπί (G1909) and the base of σκοπός (G4649)
mGNT
11x in 8 unique form(s)
TR
11x in 8 unique form(s)
LXX
140x in 36 unique form(s)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:599,244

Strong’s Definitions

ἐπισκέπτομαι episképtomai, ep-ee-skep'-tom-ahee; middle voice from G1909 and the base of G4649; to inspect, i.e. (by implication) to select; by extension, to go to see, relieve:—look out, visit.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's G1980 in the following manner: visit (10x), look out (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's G1980 in the following manner: visit (10x), look out (1x).
  1. to look upon or after, to inspect, examine with the eyes

    1. in order to see how he is, i.e. to visit, go to see one

      1. the poor and afflicted, the sick

    2. to look upon in order to help or to benefit

      1. to look after, have care for, provide for: of God

    3. to look (about) for, look out (one to choose, employ, etc.)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἐπισκέπτομαι episképtomai, ep-ee-skep'-tom-ahee; middle voice from G1909 and the base of G4649; to inspect, i.e. (by implication) to select; by extension, to go to see, relieve:—look out, visit.
STRONGS NT 1980: ἐπισκέπτομαι
ἐπισκέπτομαι; future 3 person singular ἐπισκέψεται, Luke 1:78 Tr marginal reading WH; 1 aorist ἐπεσκεψάμην; from Herodotus down; the Sept. often for פָּקַד; to look upon or after, to inspect, examine with the eyes;
a. τινα, in order to see how he is, i. e. to visit, go to see one: Acts 7:23; Acts 15:36, (Judges 15:1); the poor and afflicted, James 1:27; the sick, Matthew 25:36, 43, (Sir. 7:35; Xenophon, mem. 3, 11, 10; Plutarch, mor., p. 129 c. (de sanirate praecept. 15 at the beginning); Lucian, philops. 6, and in medical writers).
b. Hebraistically, to look upon in order to help or to benefit, equivalent to to look after, have a care for, provide for, of God: τινα, Luke 7:16; Hebrews 2:6 (Genesis 21:1; Exodus 4:31; Psalm 8:5; Psalm 79:15 (Ps. 80:15); Sir. 46:14; Judith 8:33, etc.); followed by a telic infinitive Acts 15:14; absolutely (Sir. 32:21 (Sir. 35:21)) yet with a statement of the effect and definite blessing added, Luke 1:68; ἐπεσκέψατο (WH Tr marginal reading ἐπισκέψεται) ἡμᾶς ἀνατολή ἐξ ὕψους a light from on high hath looked (others, shall look) upon us (cf. our the sun looks down on us, etc.), i. e. salvation from God has come to us, Luke 1:78. (In the O. T. used also in a bad sense of God as punishing, Psalm 88:33 (Ps. 89:33); Jeremiah 9:25; Jeremiah 11:22, etc.)
c. to look (about) for, look out (one to choose, employ, etc.): Acts 6:3.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Genesis
21:1
Exodus
4:31
Judges
15:1
Psalms
8:5; 80:15; 89:33
Jeremiah
9:25; 11:22
Matthew
25:36; 25:43
Luke
1:68; 1:78; 1:78; 7:16
Acts
6:3; 7:23; 15:14; 15:36
Hebrews
2:6
James
1:27

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1980 matches the Greek ἐπισκέπτομαι (episkeptomai),
which occurs 13 times in 11 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:36 - I was naked, and you gave me clothing. I was sick, and you cared for me. I was in prison, and you visited me.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:43 - I was a stranger, and you didn’t invite me into your home. I was naked, and you didn’t give me clothing. I was sick and in prison, and you didn’t visit me.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:68 - “Praise the Lord, the God of Israel,
because he has visited and redeemed his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:78 - Because of God’s tender mercy,
the morning light from heaven is about to break upon us,[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:16 - Great fear swept the crowd, and they praised God, saying, “A mighty prophet has risen among us,” and “God has visited his people today.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:3 - And so, brothers, select seven men who are well respected and are full of the Spirit and wisdom. We will give them this responsibility.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:23 - “One day when Moses was forty years old, he decided to visit his relatives, the people of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:14 - Peter[fn] has told you about the time God first visited the Gentiles to take from them a people for himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:36 - After some time Paul said to Barnabas, “Let’s go back and visit each city where we previously preached the word of the Lord, to see how the new believers are doing.”
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 2:6 - For in one place the Scriptures say,
“What are mere mortals that you should think about them,
or a son of man[fn] that you should care for him?
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:27 - Pure and genuine religion in the sight of God the Father means caring for orphans and widows in their distress and refusing to let the world corrupt you.
 
 
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