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Lexicon :: Strong's G2186 - ephistēmi

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Strong’s Definitions

ἐφίστημι ephístēmi, ef-is'-tay-mee; from G1909 and G2476; to stand upon, i.e. be present (in various applications, friendly or otherwise, usually literal); --assault, come (in, to, unto, upon), be at hand (instant), present, stand (before, by, over).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x

The KJV translates Strong's G2186 in the following manner: come upon (6x), come (4x), stand (3x), stand by (3x), miscellaneous (5x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x
The KJV translates Strong's G2186 in the following manner: come upon (6x), come (4x), stand (3x), stand by (3x), miscellaneous (5x).
  1. to place at, place upon, place over

    1. to stand by, be present

    2. to stand over one, place one's self above

      1. used esp. of persons coming upon one suddenly

        1. an angel, of the advent of angels

        2. of dreams

      2. of evils coming upon one

    3. to be at hand

      1. be ready,

    4. of time

      1. to come upon

        1. of rain

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἐφίστημι ephístēmi, ef-is'-tay-mee; from G1909 and G2476; to stand upon, i.e. be present (in various applications, friendly or otherwise, usually literal); --assault, come (in, to, unto, upon), be at hand (instant), present, stand (before, by, over).
STRONGS NT 2186: ἐφίστημι
ἐφίστημι: 2 aorist ἐπέστην, participle ἐπιστάς, imperative ἐπίστηθι; perfect participle ἐφεστώς; to place at, place upon, place over; in the N. T. only in the middle (present indicative 3 person singular ἐπίσταται (for ἐφίσταται), 1 Thessalonians 5:3 T Tr WH; see references under the word ἀφειδον) and the intransitive tenses of the active, viz. perfect and 2 aorist (see ἀνίστημι); to stand by, be present: Luke 2:38; Acts 22:20; ἐπάνω with the genitive of person to stand over one, place oneself above, Luke 4:39; used especially of persons coming upon one suddenly: simply, Luke 10:40; Luke 20:1; Acts 6:12; Acts 22:13; Acts 23:27; of an angel, Acts 12:7; with the dative of person, Acts 4:1; Acts 23:11; of the advent of angels, Luke 2:9; Luke 24:4 (of Hephaestus, Lucian, dial. deor. 17, 1; frequently of dreams, as Homer, Iliad 10, 496; 23, 106; Herodotus 1, 34; others); with the dative of place, Acts 17:5; followed by ἐπί; with the accusative of place, Acts 10:17; Acts 11:11; of evils coming upon one: with the dative of person, 1 Thessalonians 5:3 (see above); ἐπί τινα, Luke 21:34 (Wis. 6:9 Wis. 19:1; Sophocles O. R. 777; Thucydides 3, 82). equivalent to to be at hand i. e. be ready: 2 Timothy 4:2, cf. Leo at the passage (Euripides, Andr. 547; Demosthenes, p. 245, 11). to be at hand i. e. impend: of time, 2 Timothy 4:6. to come on, of rain, Acts 28:2. (Compare: κατεφιστημι, συνεφίστημι.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2:9; 2:38; 4:39; 10:40; 20:1; 21:34; 24:4
4:1; 6:12; 10:17; 11:11; 12:7; 17:5; 22:13; 22:20; 23:11; 23:27; 28:2
1 Thessalonians
5:3; 5:3
2 Timothy
4:2; 4:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2186 matches the Greek ἐφίστημι (ephistēmi),
which occurs 21 times in 21 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:9 - And an angel of the Lord suddenly stood G2186 before G2186 them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them; and they were terribly frightened.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:38 - At that very [fn]moment she came G2186 up and began giving thanks to God, and continued to speak of Him to all those who were looking for the redemption of Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:39 - And standing G2186 over her, He rebuked the fever, and it left her; and she immediately got up and [fn]waited on them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:40 - But Martha was distracted with [fn]all her preparations; and she came G2186 up to Him and said, “Lord, do You not care that my sister has left me to do all the serving alone? Then tell her to help me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:1 - On one of the days while He was teaching the people in the temple and preaching the gospel, the chief priests and the scribes with the elders confronted G2186 Him,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:34 - “Be on guard, so that your hearts will not be weighted down with dissipation and drunkenness and the worries of life, and that day will not come G2186 on you suddenly like a trap;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:4 - While they were perplexed about this, behold, two men suddenly stood G2186 near G2186 them in dazzling clothing;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:1 - As they were speaking to the people, the priests and the captain of the temple guard and the Sadducees came G2186 up to them,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:12 - And they stirred up the people, the elders and the scribes, and they came G2186 up to him and dragged him away and brought him [fn]before the [fn]Council.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:17 - Now while Peter was greatly perplexed in [fn]mind as to what the vision which he had seen might be, behold, the men who had been sent by Cornelius, having asked directions for Simon’s house, appeared G2186 at the gate;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 11:11 - “And behold, at that moment three men appeared G2186 at the house in which we were staying, having been sent to me from Caesarea.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:7 - And behold, an angel of the Lord suddenly appeared G2186 and a light shone in the cell; and he struck Peter’s side and woke him up, saying, “Get up quickly.” And his chains fell off his hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 17:5 - But the Jews, becoming jealous and taking along some wicked men from the market place, formed a mob and set the city in an uproar; and attacking G2186 the house of Jason, they were seeking to bring them out to the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:13 - came to me, and standing G2186 near G2186 said to me, ‘Brother Saul, receive your sight!’ And [fn]at that very time I looked up at him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:20 - ‘And when the blood of Your witness Stephen was being shed, I also was standing G2186 by approving, and watching out for the coats of those who were slaying him.’
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:11 - But on the night immediately following, the Lord stood G2186 at his side and said, “Take courage; for as you have solemnly witnessed to My cause at Jerusalem, so you must witness at Rome also.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:27 - “When this man was arrested by the Jews and was about to be slain by them, I came G2186 up to them with the troops and rescued him, having learned that he was a Roman.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 28:2 - The [fn]natives showed us extraordinary kindness; for because of the rain that had set G2186 in and because of the cold, they kindled a fire and received us all.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:3 - While they are saying, “Peace and safety!” then [fn]destruction [fn]will come G2186 upon them suddenly like labor pains upon a woman with child, and they will not escape.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:2 - preach the word; be ready G2186 in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort, with [fn]great patience and instruction.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:6 - For I am already being poured out as a drink offering, and the time of my departure has come. G2186

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