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Lexicon :: Strong's G5584 - psēlaphaō

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ψηλαφάω
Transliteration
psēlaphaō (Key)
Pronunciation
psay-laf-ah'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

Trench's Synonyms: xvii. θιγγάνω, ἅπτομαι, ψηλαφάω.

Strong’s Definitions

ψηλαφάω psēlapháō, psay-laf-ah'-o; from the base of G5567 (compare G5586); to manipulate, i.e. verify by contact; figuratively, to search for:—feel after, handle, touch.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's G5584 in the following manner: handle (2x), feel after (1x), touch (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's G5584 in the following manner: handle (2x), feel after (1x), touch (1x).
  1. to handle, touch and feel

  2. metaph. mentally to seek after tokens of a person or a thing

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ψηλαφάω psēlapháō, psay-laf-ah'-o; from the base of G5567 (compare G5586); to manipulate, i.e. verify by contact; figuratively, to search for:—feel after, handle, touch.
STRONGS G5584:
ψηλαφάω, ψηλάφω: 1 aorist ἐψηλάφησα, optative 3 person plural ψηλαφήσειαν (Acts 17:27, the Aeolic form; see ποιέω, at the beginning); present passive participle ψηλαφωμενος; (from ψάω, to touch); to handle, touch, feel: τί or τινα, Luke 24:39; Hebrews 12:18 (see R. V. text and marginal reading, cf. Buttmann, § 134, 8; Winer's Grammar, 343 (322)); 1 John 1:1; metaphorically, mentally to seek after tokens of a person or thing: θεόν, Acts 17:27 (A. V. feel after). (Homer, Aristophanes, Xenophon, Plato, Polybius, Philo, Plutarch; often for מוּשׁ, הֵמִישׁ, מִשֵּׁשׁ.) [SYNONYMS: see ἅπτω, 2 c.]
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Luke
24:39
Acts
17:27; 17:27
Hebrews
12:18
1 John
1:1

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5584 matches the Greek ψηλαφάω (psēlaphaō),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:39 - Behold my hands and my feet, that it is I myself: handle G5584 me, and see; for a spirit hath not flesh and bones, as ye see me have.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 17:27 - That they should seek the Lord, if haply they might feel G5584 after him, and find him, though he be not far from every one of us:
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:18 - For ye are not come unto the mount that might be touched, G5584 and that burned with fire, nor unto blackness, and darkness, and tempest,
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 1:1 - That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled, G5584 of the Word of life;
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