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Bible Lexicons

Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #1957 - ἐπιμαρτυρέω

from (G1909) and (G3140)
Parts of Speech
  1. to bear witness to, establish by testimony
Frequency Lists  
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KJV (1)
1 Peter
NAS (1)
1 Peter
HCS (1)
1 Peter
BSB (1)
1 Peter
ESV (1)
1 Peter
WEB (1)
1 Peter
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions



1. bear witness to a thing, depose to, ἐ. ἡμῖν τὰ ὀνόματα μὴ.. κεῖσθαι Pl. Cra. 397a; ἐ. τι πρός τινας Plu. Lys. 22; τὰ χρήματα ἅ κα ἐπιμαρτυρήσωντι of which they admit the possession, Tab.Heracl. 1.156: c. inf., τῶν πραγμάτων -ούντων τὴν δύναμιν αὐξάνεσθαι Plu. Sert. 12, cf. 1 Peter 5:12; ὅτι.. Luc. Alex. 42: abs., Plu. Nic. 6: Pass., to be confirmed by evidence, S.E. M. 7.211, Polystr. p.31 W.

2.. bear witness in favour of, τινί Phld. Oec. p.57J.

II. Astrol., support by aspect, Vett.Val. 111.31, PMag.Leid.W. 24.16 (ii/iii A.D.).

III. in Med., adjure, τισὶ μὴ ποιέειν τι Hdt. 5.93 (as v.l. for cross ἐπιμαρτύρομαι).

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

* ἐπι -μαρτυρέω , - ,

to bear witness to: c. acc et. inf., 1 Peter 5:12,†

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

For this verb = ";bear witness to,"; which is found in the NT only in 1 Peter 5:12, cf. P Leid W xxiv. 1 (ii/iii A.D.) ἐπιμαρτυροῦντος μηδενὸς κακοποιοῦ Κρόνου. The stronger form ἐπιμαρτύρομαι (cf. 1 Maccabees 2:56) occurs e.g. in P Petr II. 17 (3).11 οὐδ᾽ ἐπεμαρτύρατό με ᾽Α ";neither did A. appeal to me,"; P Grenf I. 38.15 (ii/i B.C.) περὶ ὧν (particulars of an assault) τοὺς παρόντας ἐπεμαρτυράμην, ";I called those present to witness.";


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
επεμαρτυράμην επεμαρτύρω επιμαρτύρασθε επιμαρτύρισαι επιμαρτυρων επιμαρτυρών ἐπιμαρτυρῶν epimarturon epimarturōn epimartyron epimartyrôn epimartyrōn epimartyrō̂n
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for Copyright 1999-2022. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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