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Strong's #1687 - ἐμβατεύω

Transliteration
embateúō
Phonetics
em-bat-yoo'-o
Origin
from (G1722) and a presumed derivative of the base of (G939)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
2:535,232
Definition
Thayer's
  1. to enter, to frequent, haunt
    1. often of the gods frequenting favourite sports
    2. often to come into possession of a thing
    3. to invade, make hostile incursion into
  2. to enter
    1. to go into details in narrating
    2. to investigate, search into, scrutinise minutely
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2505 ‑ חָלַק (khaw‑lak');  5157 ‑ נָחַל (naw‑khal');  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (1)
Colossians
1
NAS (2)
Colossians
2
HCS (1)
Colossians
1
BSB (1)
Colossians
1
ESV (1)
Colossians
1
WEB (1)
Colossians
1
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἐμβᾰτ-εύω,

I step in or on, frequent, haunt: c. acc., of tutelary gods, νῆσος.. ἣν ὁ φιλόχορος Πὰν ἐμβατεύει A. Pers. 449, cf. E. El. 595; Πὰν Πελασγικὸν Ἄργος ἐμβατεύων Cratin. 321; ἵνα Διόνυσος ἐμβατεύει S. OC 679 (lyr.): c. dat., -εύων τῷ χωρίῳ δαίμων D.H. 1.77: c. gen., in simple sense, set foot upon, μήτ' ἐμβατεύειν πατρίδος S. OT 825: abs., enter a sacred cave, OGI 530.15 (Iasus).

II ἐ. κλήρους χθονός

1. enter on, come into possession of, E. Heracl. 876, cf. LXX Jo. 19.49: more freq. ἐ. εἰς τὴν ναῦν enter on possession of the vessel, D. 33.6; εἰς τὴν οὐσίαν Id. 44.19; εἰς τὸ χωρίον Isaiah 9:3 : abs., enter on an inheritance, PEleph. 2.14 (iii B.C.).

2. metaph., νέων ψυχάς Him. Or. 4.5.

III mount, cover, of the male, Palaeph. 39. to be initiated into the mysteries, Jahresh. 15.46 (Notium), cf. Colossians 2:18.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἐμβατεύω ,

[in LXX: c. acc, Joshua 19:49 (H5157, Joshua 19:51 (H2505 pi.); seq. εἰς , 1 Maccabees 12:25; 1 Maccabees 13:20; 1 Maccabees 14:31; 1 Maccabees 15:40; metaph., 2 Maccabees 2:30 *;]

(< ἐμβάτης < ἐμβαίνω );

1. to step in or on (Soph.), hence

(a) to frequent, haunt, dwell in (Æsch., Eur.); metaph., Colossians 2:18 (dwelling in, R, txt.; taking, R, mg.);

(b) to invade (1Mac, ll c.; metaph., Col, Lc.).

2. to enter on, come into possession of (Eur., Dem.; LXX, Jos, H. c.); on the difficulties of reading and interpretation in this passage, v. Lft, Col., 194 f., 252; ICC, 268 ff.; Field, Notes, 197; Milligan, NTD, 177; and for exx. from Papyri, MM, Exp., xii (cf. κενεμβ .).†

*† κενεμβατεύω

(not elsew., but perh. = -έω , Plut., al.),

to tread on emptiness: ἐώρᾳ (αἰώρα ) κ . (conjec. for ἃ ἑόρακμν ἐμβ ., Lft., in l), Colossians 2:18 (cf. also ICC, in l).†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
εμβατεύσαι εμβατευων εμβατεύων ἐμβατεύων embateuon embateuōn embateúon embateúōn
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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