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Strong's #4028 - περικαλύπτω

Root Word (Etymology)
from (G4012) and (G2572)
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  1. to cover all around, to cover up, cover over
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2664 ‑ חָפַשׂ (khaw‑fas');  3680 ‑ כָּסָה (kaw‑saw');  5526 ‑ שָׂכַךְ (saw‑kak', saw‑kak');  7660 ‑ שָׁבַץ (shaw‑bats');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


cover all round, πολέμοιο νέφος περὶ πάντα καλύπτει Il. 17.243, cf. 10.201; π. δένδρεον πίλῳ Hdt. 4.23; τινὰ ἱματίοισι or ἐν ἱματίῳ, Hp. Aph. 5.59, X. Cyr. 7.3.14: metaph., π. σωτηρία τοὺς νόμους Pl. Lg. 793b; τὸ θνητὸν περικάλυπτε τῷ θεῷ (sc. Διονύσῳ ), i.e. get drunk, Diph. 20; τὰ πάθη Plu. 2.100f; π. καὶ ἀρνεῖσθαι ib.1013e: Med. and Pass., cover oneself all round, ib. 51d, etc.

II put round as a covering, αὐτῷ . . περὶ κῶμα κάλυψα put sleep as a cloak around him, Il. 14.359; τὸ σῶμα [ψυχῇ ] Pl. Ti. 34b; π. τὰ Χερουβεὶν ἐπὶ τὴν κιβωτόν LXX 1 Kings 8:7 : metaph., π. τοῖσι πράγμασι σκότον throw a veil of darkness over the deeds, E. Ion 1522 .

Thayer's Expanded Definition

περικαλύπτω; 1 aorist participle περικαλυψας; perfect passive participle περικεκαλυμμενος; from Homer down; to cover all around (περί, III. 1), to cover up, cover over: τό πρόσωπον, Mark 14:65; Luke 22:64 (A. V. blindfold); τί χρυσίῳ, Hebrews 9:4 (Exodus 28:20).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

περι -καλύπτω ,

[in LXX for H3680 pi., H7660 pu., etc.;]

to cover around, cover up or over. c. acc, Mark 14:65, Luke 22:64; pass., seq. χρυσίῳ , Hebrews 9:4.†

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

πλῆθος is used (I) or things—P Hib I. 52.5 (c. B.C. 245) τὰ ὀν ]ο ̣μ ̣α ̣τ ̣α ̣ κ ̣α ̣[ὶ τὰ ] π ̣λήθη, ";the names and the amounts,"; P Lille I. 3.76 (B.C. 241–0) ἱκανὰ πλήθη, ";des sommes considérables"; (Ed.), P Tebt II. 282.4 (late ii/B.C.) εἶ μὴ <ν > παρειληφέναι τὰ ὑπογεγρ (αμμένα) π ̣λήθηι, ";that I have in truth received the hereinafter mentioned amounts"; (Edd.), P Ryl II. 119.22 (A.D. 54–67) διὰ τὸ πλἡθος τῶν κατ᾽ ἔτος γενημάτων, ";owing to its great yearly productivity"; (Edd.); and (2) of persons—Chrest. I. IIAi. 11 (B.C. 123) παραγενομένων τῶν αὐτῶν πληθῶν σὺν ὅπλοις, and P Tebt II. 310.4 (A.D. 186) τῷ πλήθι τῶν ἱερέων, ";the corporation of priests"; (Edd.).


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List of Word Forms
περιεκάλυπτον περικαλυπτειν περικαλύπτειν περικαλυψαντες περικαλύψαντες περικεκαλυμμένα περικεκαλυμμενην περικεκαλυμμένην perikalupsantes perikaluptein perikalypsantes perikalýpsantes perikalyptein perikalýptein perikekalummenen perikekalummenēn perikekalymmenen perikekalymmenēn perikekalymménen perikekalymménēn
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