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Strong's #1892 - ἐπεγείρω

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  1. to raise or excite against
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3381 ‑ יָרַד (yaw‑rad');  5526 ‑ שָׂכַךְ (saw‑kak', saw‑kak');  5782 ‑ עוּר (oor);  6965 ‑ קוּם (koom);  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


I awaken, rouse up, τινά Od. 22.431, Thgn. 469, Ar. Av. 83: Pass., to be roused from sleep, wake up, Hom., only in aor. forms ἐπέγρετο, ἐπεγρόμενος, Il. 10.124, 14, 256, Od. 20.57; μέχρι ἐπέγρωνται Hp. Morb.Sacr. 1; φεύγετε.. ἄνδρ' ἐπεγειρόμενον E. HF 1083 (anap.); δόξαι, αἳ ἐρωτήσει ἐπεγερθεῖσαι ἐπιστῆμαι γίγνονται Pl. Men. 86a: pf. ἐπήγερται is dub. l. in Luc. Zeux. 4.

II metaph., awaken, excite, πόλεμον εὕδοντ' Sol. 4.19; διωγμόν Acts 13:50; τὸ πάλαι κείμενον κακόν S. OC 510 (lyr.); ἐπὶ.. θρῆνον ἐ. ib. 1778 (anap.); ὅσον ἑσμὸν λόγων ἐπεγείρετε Pl. R. 450b; stir up, τὸ Ἑλληνικόν Hdt. 7.139; τὰς ψυχάς Acts 14:2; ἡμᾶς εἰς τὴν νεότητα μνήμῃ ἐ. Pl. Lg. 657d; τοῦ ἐπεγείροντος ὥσπερ μύωπος δεήσει Socr. Ephesians 1:6 : Pass., ἐπηγέρθη [ἡ Ταλθυβίου μῆνις ] Hdt. 7.137; ἐπηγείροντο ταῖς ψυχαῖς D.S. 14.52.

III erect, raise, τὰς ἀκάνθας -ων erecting his prickles, like certain fish when irritated, Com.Adesp. 1338 (= [ S. ] Fr. 1121); ὅταν ἐπεγερθῶσιν φλύκταιναι Philum. Ven. 17.5.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἐπεγείρω: 1 aorist ἐπηγειρα; to raise or excite against: τί ἐπί τινα, Acts 13:50 (διωγμόν); κατά τίνος, to stir up against one: τάς ψυχάς ... κατά τῶν ἀδελφῶν, Acts 14:2.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἐπ -εγείρω ,

[in LXX for H5782 hi., H6965 hi., etc.;]

to rouse up, excite: C. acc rei, διωγμόν , Acts 13:50; ψυχάς , Acts 14:2.†

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Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

Syll 324.10 (i/B.C.) τούς τε διὰ παντὸς ἐπεγει [ρ ]ομένους ἐπὶ τ [ ]ν [π ]όλιν πολεμίους [ἀμυνόμενος : cf. Acts 13:50; Acts 14:2, and see Hobart, p. 225 f.


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List of Word Forms
επεγειρομένους επεγειρομένων επεγείρω επεγερεί επεγερθήναι επεγερθήσονται επεγερώ επηγειραν επήγειραν ἐπήγειραν επήγειρε επήγειρεν epegeiran epēgeiran epḗgeiran