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Strong's #1758 - ἐνέχω

Transliteration
enéchō
Phonetics
en-ekh'-o
Origin
from (G1722) and (G2192)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
2:828,286
Definition
Thayer's
  1. to have within, to hold in
    1. to be held, entangled, be held ensnared
    2. to be engaged with, set one's self against, hold a grudge against someone
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5640 ‑ שָׂתַם (saw‑tham', saw‑tham');  
Frequency Lists  
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KJV (4)
Mark
1
Luke
1
Galatians
2
NAS (5)
Mark
3
Luke
1
Galatians
1
HCS (3)
Mark
1
Luke
1
Galatians
1
BSB (3)
Mark
1
Luke
1
Galatians
1
ESV (3)
Mark
1
Luke
1
Galatians
1
WEB (4)
Mark
1
Luke
1
Galatians
2
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἐνέχω,

I hold or keep fast within, χόλον ἐνέχειν τινί harbour a grudge against one, Hdt. 1.118, 6.119 (v. 11.2).

II

1. Pass., with fut. and aor. Med. (v. infr.), to be held, caught, entangled in, c. dat., τῇ πάγῃ Id. 2.121. β; ἐνεχομένων τῶν πελτῶν τοῖς σταυροῖς X. An. 7.4.17; ἐν τοῖς τῆς νεὼς σκεύεσι Pl. La. 183e.

2. metaph., ἐ. ἀπορίῃσι Hdt. 1.190; φιλοτιμίᾳ E. IA 527; ὀργαῖς πολυχρονίοις Phld. Ir. p.63 W.; ἐν ἄγεϊ Hdt. 6.56; ἐν ταῖς αὐταῖς δυσχερείαις Arist. Cael. 309a29; ἐν θώματι ἐνέσχετο was seized with wonder, Hdt. 7.128.

3. to be liable or subject to, οὐ δικαίοις Ζεὺς ἐνέξεται λόγοις A. Supp. 169 (Pors. for ἐνεύξεται, lyr.), cf. And. 1.44; πράγμασιν, λειτουργίαις, BGU 473.7 (ii A.D.), PFlor. 382.31 (iii A.D.), etc. in legal formulae, ἐν ἐπιάρῳ κ' ἐνέχοιτο SIG 9.9 (Elis, vi B.C.); ἐ. ἀρᾷ Διός Pl. Lg. 881d (in tmesi, ἐν τἠπαρῇ ἔχεσθαι SIG 38.34 (Teos, v B.C.)); ζημίᾳ, αἰτίᾳ, Pl. Lg. 935c, Cri. 52a; τοῖς ἐσχάτοις ἐπιτιμίοις D. 51.11; ἐν τοῖς αὐτοῖς ἐπιτιμίοις Aeschin. 3.175; νόμῳ Schwyzer 634 B 49 (Nesus, iv B.C., prob.), Plu. TG 10; ἐν τοῖς αὐτοῖς νόμοις Pl. Lg. 762d; νοθείᾳ in an imputation of bastardy, Plu. Them. 1; ἱεροσυλίαις PTeb. 5.5 (ii B.C.): abs., ἐὰν ἐνσχεθῶσι PSI 3.168 (ii B.C.).

4. in good sense, ἐνέχεσθαι ἀγγελίᾳ meet with a message, Pi. P. 8.49.

5. in aor., come to a standstill, ἔν τινι Pl. Tht. 147d.

III intr.,

1. enter in, pierce, εἴς τι X. Cyn. 10.7.

2. to be urgent against, τινί LXX Genesis 49:23, Mark 6:19, Luke 11:53.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἐν -έχω ,

[in LXX: Genesis 49:23 (H5640), Ezekiel 14:4; Ezekiel 14:7, 3 Maccabees 6:10 *;]

1. to hold in; pass., to be held, entangled: c. dat. rei; jig., ζυγῷ δουλείας , Galatians 5:1 (cf. MM, Exp., xii); θλίψρεσιν , 2 Thessalonians 1:4 (cf. ἀσεβείσιν , 3Mac, l.c.).

2. to set oneself against, be urgent against (as Ge, l.c.; for construction, v. Swete, Mk., l.c.): Mark 6:19, Luke 11:53.†


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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

Numerous instances of this verb in the passive with ihe simple dative, as in Galatians 5:1 (cf. 2 Thessalonians 1:4 B) are forthcoming, e.g. P Tebt I. 5.5 (B.C. 118), an amnesty granted by Euergetes II. and the two Cleopatras, the ";sister"; and the ";wife,"; to all their subjects π ]λ ̣ ̣ ν τ ̣[ῶν φόν ]ους (l. οις) ἑκουσίοις καὶ ἱεροσυλίαις ἐ ̣νεχομ ̣[ένων, ";except to persons guilty of wilful murder or sacrilege,"; BGU IV. 1051.34 (time of Augustus) χορὶς (l. χωρὶς) τοῦ τὸν παραπαίνοντα (l. παραβαίνοντα) ἐνέχισθαι τῷ ὡρισμίνῳ προστίμῳ, ";apart from the transgressor’s being involved in the appointed penalty,"; P Oxy II. 237viii. 18 (A.D. 186) τοῖς τεταγμένοις ἐπιτίμοις ἐνεχόμενος, ";subject to the legal penalties,"; P Giss I. 48.14 (A.D. 202–3) ἐπὶ τῷ μὴ ̣ ἐνέχεσθαι ἐπιθέμασι προτέρων ἐτ ̣ῶν. Cf. also syll 154.26 (end of iv/B.C.) ἐνεχέσθων τῶι ψηφί [σ ]ματι. For . construed with ἐν, see P Par 63xiii. 3 (ii/B.C.) ἐνεσχημένους ἔν τισιν ἀγνοήμασιν ἢ ἁμαρτήμασιν. On Mark 6:19, Luke 11:53, see Field Notes, pp. 28 f., 64, and note that the Sahidic translates respectively ";was angry with,"; and ";to provoke him"; : cf. class. ἐπέχω = ";attack.";

 

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List of Word Forms
ενειχεν ενείχεν ἐνεῖχεν ενείχον ενεχειν ενέχειν ἐνέχειν ενεχεσθε ενέχεσθε ἐνέχεσθε ενέχεται ένθα enechein enéchein enechesthe enéchesthe eneichen eneîchen
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