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Lexicon :: Strong's G1945 - epikeimai

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ἐπίκειμαι
Transliteration
epikeimai (Key)
Pronunciation
ep-ik'-i-mahee
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:655,425

Strong’s Definitions

ἐπίκειμαι epíkeimai, ep-ik'-i-mahee; from G1909 and G2749; to rest upon (literally or figuratively):—impose, be instant, (be) laid (there-, up-)on, (when) lay (on), lie (on), press upon.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x

The KJV translates Strong's G1945 in the following manner: press upon (1x), be instant (1x), lie (1x), be laid thereon (1x), lie on (1x), be laid upon (1x), be imposed on (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x
The KJV translates Strong's G1945 in the following manner: press upon (1x), be instant (1x), lie (1x), be laid thereon (1x), lie on (1x), be laid upon (1x), be imposed on (1x).
  1. to lie upon or over, rest upon, be laid or placed upon

    1. on the burning coals

  2. metaph.

    1. of things, of the pressure of a violent tempest

    2. of men, to press upon, to be urgent

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἐπίκειμαι epíkeimai, ep-ik'-i-mahee; from G1909 and G2749; to rest upon (literally or figuratively):—impose, be instant, (be) laid (there-, up-)on, (when) lay (on), lie (on), press upon.
STRONGS NT 1945: ἐπίκειμαι
ἐπίκειμαι; imperfect ἐπεκειμην; to lie upon or over, rest upon, be laid or placed upon;
a. properly: ἐπί τινι, John 11:38; namely, on the burning coals, John 21:9.
b. figuratively,
α. of things: of the pressure of a violent tempest, χειμῶνος ἐπικειμένου, Acts 27:20 (Plutarch, Timol. 28, 7); ἀνάγκη μοι ἐπίκειται, is laid upon me, 1 Corinthians 9:16 (Homer, Iliad 6, 458); ἐπικείμενα, of observances imposed on a man by law, Hebrews 9:10 [cf. Winer's Grammar, 635 (589)].
β. of men; to press upon, to be urgent: with the dative of person Luke 5:1; ἐπέκειντο αἰτούμενοι, Luke 23:23 (πολλῷ μᾶλλον ἐπέκειτο ἀξιῶν, Josephus, Antiquities 18, 6, 6; μᾶλλον ἐπέκειντο βλασφημοῦντες, 20, 5, 3).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Luke
5:1; 23:23
John
11:38; 21:9
Acts
27:20
1 Corinthians
9:16
Hebrews
9:10

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1945 matches the Greek ἐπίκειμαι (epikeimai),
which occurs 7 times in 7 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:1 - And it came to pass, that, as the people pressed upon G1945 him to hear the word of God, he stood by the lake of Gennesaret,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:23 - And they were instant G1945 with loud voices, requiring that he might be crucified. And the voices of them and of the chief priests prevailed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:38 - Jesus therefore again groaning in himself cometh to the grave. It was a cave, and a stone lay G1945 upon it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 21:9 - As soon then as they were come to land, they saw a fire of coals there, and fish laid thereon, G1945 and bread.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 27:20 - And when neither sun nor stars in many days appeared, and no small tempest lay on G1945 us, all hope that we should be saved was then taken away.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:16 - For though I preach the gospel, I have nothing to glory of: for necessity is laid upon G1945 me; yea, woe is unto me, if I preach not the gospel!
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:10 - Which stood only in meats and drinks, and divers washings, and carnal ordinances, imposed G1945 on them until the time of reformation.

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