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Old & New Testament Greek

Entry for Strong's #1880 - ἐπανέρχομαι

Word Origin:
from (1909) and (424)
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Word Definition  [ Thayer's | Strong's ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to return, come back again
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 935 ‑ בּוֹא (bo);   1980 ‑ הָלַךְ (haw‑lak');   7725 ‑ שׁוּב (shoob);  
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions



1. go back, return, ἐκ ποταμοῦ Anacr. 23; ἐκ Πειραιέως And. 1.81, cf. Th. 4.16; ἐς τὴν Κόρινθον ib. 74; θάλασσα-ελθοῦσα ἀπὸ τῆς γῆς Id. 3.89; in writing or speaking, go back or return to a point, ἐκεῖσε δὴ' πάνελθε, πῶς.. E. IT 256; ἐπί τι X. HG 1.7.29; ἐπανελθεῖν ὁπόθεν.. ἐξέβην βούλομαι D. 18.211; ἀλλ' ἐκεῖσε ἐπανέρχομαι ib.66; εἰς τὰ γράμματα ταῦτα ἐπανελθεῖν refer to.., Id. 28.5. recur, of intermittent fevers, etc., Gal. 7.412, 16.711.

2. c. acc. rei, return to, recapitulate, Pl. Ti. 17b, X. Oec. 6.2, Ages. 11.1.


1. go up, ascend, εἰς ὄρη Id. HG 4.8.35; δοκέει.. ἐνθεῦτεν γεωμετρίη.. ἐς τὴν Ἑλλάδα ἐπανελθεῖν to have gone up, passed over, Hdt. 2.109.

2. rise up (cf. ἐπάνειμι 11), Hp. VC 17.

Thayer's Expanded Definition
 ἐπανέρχομαι; 2aorist ἐπανηλθον; to return, come back again: Luke 10:35; Luke 19:15. ( Herodotus; frequent in Attic writings.)

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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

For this verb (Luke 10:35; Luke 19:15) we may cite the interesting rescript P Lond 904.23 (A.D. 104) (= III. p. 125, Selections, p. 73) ordering all persons who happen to be residing out of their homes ἐπα [νελ ]θεῖν εἰς τὰ ἑαυ [τῶν ἐ ]φέστια in view of the approaching census : cf. Luke 2:1 ff. For other exx. see P Flor I. 61.64 (A.D. 85) (= Chrest. II. p. 89) μ ]ετὰ εἴκοσι ἔτη ἐπανελεύσῃ πρὸς ἐμέ, P Oxy VI. 933.17 (late ii/A.D.) ὥστε ἐπανελθόντα σε μαρτυρήθη (l. μαρτυρήσειν), ";so that when you come back you will bear me witness,"; so ib. VII. 1064.11 (ii/A.D.), P Tebt II. 333.10 (A.D. 216) μεχρὶ τούτ [ο ]υ οὐκ ἐπανῆλθαν, ";up to this time they have not returned,"; BGU I. 266.12 (iii/A.D.) δ [η ]λ ̣. . . ἐπανεληλυθέναι [τοὺ ]ς πρ [ο ]κειμ [έν ]ους καμήλ (ους) δύο, and from the inscrr. Syll 276.7 (c. B.C. 195) ὅταν ἐπανέλθωσιν οἱ πρεσ [β ]ευταί.


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