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Lexicon :: Strong's G681 - haptō

ἅπτω
Transliteration
haptō
Pronunciation
hä'p-tō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primary word
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Strong’s Definitions

ἅπτω háptō, hap'-to; a primary verb; properly, to fasten to, i.e. (specially) to set on fire:—kindle, light.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's G681 in the following manner: light (3x), kindle (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's G681 in the following manner: light (3x), kindle (1x).
  1. to fasten to, adhere to

    1. to fasten fire to a thing, kindle, set of fire

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἅπτω háptō, hap'-to; a primary verb; properly, to fasten to, i.e. (specially) to set on fire:—kindle, light.
STRONGS NT 681: ἅπτω
ἅπτω; 1 aorist participle ἅψας; (cf. Latinapto, German heften); (from Homer down);
1. properly, to fasten to, make adhere to; hence, specifically to fasten fire to a thing, to kindle, set on fire, (often so in Attic): λύχνον, Luke 8:16; Luke 11:33; Luke 15:8 (Aristophanes nub. 57; Theophrastus, char. 20 (18); Josephus, Antiquities 4, 3, 4); πῦρ, Luke 22:55 (T Tr text WH περιαψάντων); πυράν, Acts 28:2 L T Tr WH.
2. Middle (present ά῾πτομαι); imperfect ἡπτομην (Mark 6:56 R G Tr marginal reading); 1 aorist ἡψάμην; in the Sept. generally for נָגַע, הִגִּיעַ; properly, to fasten oneself to, adhere to, cling to (Homer, Iliad 8. 67);
a. to touch, followed by the object in genitive (Winers Grammar, § 30, 8 c.; Buttmann, 167 (146); cf. Donaldson, p. 483): Matthew 8:3; Mark 3:10; Mark 7:33; Mark 8:22, etc.; Luke 18:15; Luke 22:51 — very often in Matthew, Mark, and Luke. In John 20:17, μή μου ἅπτου is to be explained thus: Do not handle me to see whether I am still clothed with a body; there is no need of such an examination, for not yet etc.; cf. Baumg.-Crusius and Meyer at the passage (as given by Hackett in Bib. Sacr. for 1868, p. 779f, or B. D. American edition, p. 1813f).
b. γυναικός, of carnal intercourse with a woman, or cohabitation, 1 Corinthians 7:1, like the Latintangere, Horace sat. 1, 2, 54: Terence, Heaut. 4, 4, 15, and the Hebrew נָגַע, Genesis 20:6; Proverbs 6:29 (Plato, de legg. viii. 840 a.; Plutarch, Alex. Magn c. 21).
c. with allusion to the levitical precept ἀκαθάρτου μή ἅπτεσθε, have no contact with the Gentiles, no fellowship in their heathenish practices, 2 Corinthians 6:17 (from Isaiah 52:11); and in the Jewish sense, μή ἅψῃ, Colossians 2:21 (the things not to be touched appear to be both women and certain kinds of food, so that, celibacy and abstinence from various kinds of food and drink are recommended; cf. DeWette at the passage (but also Meyer and Lightfoot; on the distinction between the stronger term ἅπτεσθαι (to handle?) and the more delicate θιγεῖν (to touch?) cf. the two commentators just named and Trench, § xvii. In classic Greek also ἅπτεσθαι is the stronger term, denoting often to lay hold of, hold fast, appropriate; in its carnal reference differing from θιγγάνειν by suggesting unlawfulness. θιγγάνειν, is used of touching by the hand as a means of knowledge, handling for a purpose; ψηλαφαν signifies to feel around with the fingers or hands, especially in searching for something, often to grope, fumble, cf. ψηλαφινδα blindman's buff. Schmidt, chapter 10.)).
d. to touch i. e. assail: τίνος, anyone, 1 John 5:18 (1 Chronicles 16:22, etc.). (Compare: ἀνάπτω, καθάπτω, περιάπτω.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Genesis
20:6
1 Chronicles
16:22
Proverbs
6:29
Isaiah
52:11
Matthew
8:3
Mark
3:10; 6:56; 7:33; 8:22
Luke
8:16; 11:33; 15:8; 18:15; 22:51; 22:55
John
20:17
Acts
28:2
1 Corinthians
7:1
2 Corinthians
6:17
Colossians
2:21
1 John
5:18

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G681 matches the Greek ἅπτω (haptō),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:16 - No man, when he hath lighted G681 a candle, covereth it with a vessel, or putteth it under a bed; but setteth it on a candlestick, that they which enter in may see the light.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:33 - No man, when he hath lighted G681 a candle, putteth it in a secret place, neither under a bushel, but on a candlestick, that they which come in may see the light.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:8 - Either what woman having ten pieces of silver, if she lose one piece, doth not light G681 a candle, and sweep the house, and seek diligently till she find it?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:55 - And when they had kindled G681 a fire in the midst of the hall, and were set down together, Peter sat down among them.

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