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Lexicon :: Strong's G680 - aptomai

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aptomai (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
Reflexive of ἅπτω (G681)
Strong’s Definitions

ἅπτομαι háptomai, hap'-tom-ahee; reflexive of G681; properly, to attach oneself to, i.e. to touch (in many implied relations):—touch.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 36x

The KJV translates Strong's G680 in the following manner: touch (36x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 36x
The KJV translates Strong's G680 in the following manner: touch (36x).
  1. to fasten one's self to, adhere to, cling to

    1. to touch

    2. of carnal intercourse with a women or cohabitation

    3. of levitical practice of having no fellowship with heathen practices. Things not to be touched appear to be both women and certain kinds of food, so celibacy and abstinence of certain kinds of food and drink are recommended.

    4. to touch, assail anyone

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἅπτομαι háptomai, hap'-tom-ahee; reflexive of G681; properly, to attach oneself to, i.e. to touch (in many implied relations):—touch.
ἅπτω; 1 aorist participle ἅψας; (cf. Latin apto, 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 ἅπτομαι]; imperfect ἡπτόμην [Mark 6:56 R G Tr marginal reading]; 1 aorist ἡψάμην; in 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 Latin tangere, 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 μὴ 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, μὴ 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 Bp. 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; ψηλαφᾶν signifies to feel around with the fingers or hands, especially in searching for something, often to grope, fumble, cf. ψηλαφίνδα blindman's buff. Schmidt, chapter 10.]).
d. to touch i. e. assail: τινός, anyone, 1 John 5:18 (1 Chronicles 16:22, etc.).
[Compare: ἀν-, καθ-, περιάπτω.]
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Chronicles
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8:16; 11:33; 15:8; 18:15; 22:51; 22:55
1 Corinthians
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1 John

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G680 matches the Greek ἅπτομαι (aptomai),
which occurs 36 times in 33 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:3 - And Jesus put forth his hand, and touched G680 him, saying, I will; be thou clean. And immediately his leprosy was cleansed.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:15 - And he touched G680 her hand, and the fever left her: and she arose, and ministered unto them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:20 - And, behold, a woman, which was diseased with an issue of blood twelve years, came behind him, and touched G680 the hem of his garment:
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:21 - For she said within herself, If I may G680  but touch G680 his garment, I shall be whole.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:29 - Then touched he G680 their eyes, saying, According to your faith be it unto you.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:36 - And besought him that they might G680  only touch G680 the hem of his garment: and as many as touched G680 were made perfectly whole.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 17:7 - And Jesus came and touched G680 them, and said, Arise, and be not afraid.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:34 - So Jesus had compassion on them, and touched G680 their eyes: and immediately their eyes received sight, and they followed him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:41 - And Jesus, moved with compassion, put forth his hand, and touched G680 him, and saith unto him, I will; be thou clean.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:10 - For he had healed many; insomuch that they pressed upon him for to touch G680 him, as many as had plagues.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:27 - When she had heard of Jesus, came in the press behind, and touched G680 his garment.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:28 - For she said, If I may touch G680 but his clothes, I shall be whole.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:30 - And Jesus, immediately knowing in himself that virtue had gone out of him, turned him about in the press, and said, Who touched G680 my clothes?
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:31 - And his disciples said unto him, Thou seest the multitude thronging thee, and sayest thou, Who touched G680 me?
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:56 - And whithersoever he entered, into villages, or cities, or country, they laid the sick in the streets, and besought him that they might touch G680 if it were but the border of his garment: and as many as touched G680 him were made whole.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:33 - And he took him aside from the multitude, and put his fingers into his ears, and he spit, and touched G680 his tongue;
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:22 - And he cometh to Bethsaida; and they bring a blind man unto him, and besought him to touch G680 him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:13 - And they brought young children to him, that he should touch G680 them: and his disciples rebuked those that brought them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:13 - And he put forth his hand, and touched G680 him, saying, I will: be thou clean. And immediately the leprosy departed from him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:19 - And the whole multitude sought to touch G680 him: for there went virtue out of him, and healed them all.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:14 - And he came and touched G680 the bier: and they that bare him stood still. And he said, Young man, I say unto thee, Arise.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:39 - Now when the Pharisee which had bidden him saw it, he spake within himself, saying, This man, if he were a prophet, would have known who and what manner of woman this is that toucheth G680 him: for she is a sinner.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:44 - Came behind him, and touched G680 the border of his garment: and immediately her issue of blood stanched.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:45 - And Jesus said, Who touched G680 me? When all denied, Peter and they that were with him said, Master, the multitude throng thee and press thee, and sayest thou, Who touched G680 me?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:46 - And Jesus said, Somebody hath touched G680 me: for I perceive that virtue is gone out of me.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:47 - And when the woman saw that she was not hid, she came trembling, and falling down before him, she declared unto him before all the people for what cause she had touched G680 him, and how she was healed immediately.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:15 - And they brought unto him also infants, that he would touch G680 them: but when his disciples saw it, they rebuked them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:51 - And Jesus answered and said, Suffer ye thus far. And he touched G680 his ear, and healed him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 20:17 - Jesus saith unto her, Touch G680 me not; for I am not yet ascended to my Father: but go to my brethren, and say unto them, I ascend unto my Father, and your Father; and to my God, and your God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:1 - Now concerning the things whereof ye wrote unto me: It is good for a man not to touch G680 a woman.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 6:17 - Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch G680 not the unclean thing; and I will receive you,
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 2:21 - (Touch G680 not; taste not; handle not;
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 5:18 - We know that whosoever is born of God sinneth not; but he that is begotten of God keepeth himself, and that wicked one toucheth G680 him not.
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