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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #1986 - ἐπισπάομαι

from (G1909) and (G4685)
Parts of Speech
  1. to draw on (let him not draw on his foreskin)
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 4900 ‑ מָשַׁךְ (maw‑shak');  7579 ‑ שָׁאַב (shaw‑ab');  8610 ‑ תָּפַשׂ (taw‑fas');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


From G1909 and G4685

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἐπι -σπάω , - ,

[in LXX: Isaiah 5:18 (H4900 ), etc.;]

to draw on: mid., in peculiar sense of effacing signs of Judaism (cf. 1 Maccabees 1:15, FlJ, Ant., xii, 5, i; v. Thayer, s.v.), to become as uncircumcised: 1 Corinthians 7:18.†

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 strong verb cf. P Magd 24.6 (B.C. 218) (as completed Archiv vi. p. 274) of an assault—Ψενοβάστις τῆι αὐτῆι δεξιᾶι χειρὶ ἐπισπασαμένη τῆς ᾀ [ναβολῆς τοῦ ἱματίου. Cf. P Tebt I. 27.4 (B.C. 113) περὶ τῶν ἐπισπασθησομ [ένων ] εἰς τὰς γενημ [α ]τοφυλακίας, ";concerning the persons to be made to undertake the custody of the crops"; (Edd.), so.13, and Syll 929.40 (ii/B.C.) where the mid. ἐπεσπάσαντο = ";brought in to help."; In P Par 46.10 (B.C. 153) (= Witkowski.2, p. 86) ἀλλὰ σὲ αὐτὸν μάρτυρα ἐπισπάσ ̣ω ̣, the verb = ";to subpoena"; : cf. P Lond 1164 (f).6 (A.D. 212) (= III. p. 161) μετὰ κυρίου οὗ ἑκοῦσ ̣α ἐπεσπάσατο πρὸς μόνην ταύτην τὴν οἰκονομίαν κτλ. For the meaning ";persuade"; cf. OGIS 223.18 (iii/B.C.) καὶ νῦν πολύ τι μᾶλλον ἐπεσπάσμεθα, κατανοοῦντες τὸ εὐγενὲς ὑμῶν. The compound προσεπισπάω occurs in P Tor I. 1viii. 30 (B.C. 117) πολυπραγμόνως δὲ προσεπισπώμενον τὴν τῶι στρατηγῶι καθήκουσαν ἐξουσίαν, ";tum totis viribus distendens auctoritatem, quae Stratego competit"; (Ed.).


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
επεσπάσατο επίσπασαι επισπασθω επισπάσθω ἐπισπάσθω επισπεύδοντες επισπλαγχνιζόμενος επισπουδαζομένη επισπουδαστής επισπώμενοι epispastho epispasthō epispástho epispásthō
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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