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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 G1945:
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 - Now it happened that while the crowd was pressing G1945 around G1945 Him and listening to the word of God, He was standing by the lake of Gennesaret;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:23 - But they were insistent G1945, with loud voices, demanding that He be crucified. And their voices began to prevail.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:38 - So Jesus, again being deeply moved within, *came to the tomb. Now it was a cave, and a stone was lying G1945 against it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 21:9 - So when they got out on the land, they *saw a charcoal fire already [fn]made and fish placed G1945 on it, and bread.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 27:20 - Since neither sun nor stars appeared for many days, and no small storm was assailing G1945 us, from then on all hope of our being saved was slowly abandoned.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:16 - For if I preach the gospel, I have nothing to boast about, for I am G1945 under G1945 compulsion; for woe to me if I do not preach the gospel.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:10 - since they relate only to food, drink, and various washings, regulations for the [fn]body imposed G1945 until a time of reformation.
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