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Strong's #4797 - συγχέω

from (G4862) and cheo (to pour) or its alternate
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  1. to pour together, commingle
  2. to disturb the mind of one, to stir up to tumult or outbreak
  3. to confound or bewilder
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

συγχέω: Hom. uses pres. and impf. Acts 2 sg. aor. σύγχεᾰς Il. 15.366, but more freq. Ep. aor. συνέχευα, inf. συγχεῦαι, aor. Pass. σύγχῠτο: — aor. Pass. -εχύθην [ ], for which -εχέθην is f.l. in Apollod. 1.7.2, Luc. DMar. 9.2: pour together, commingle, confound, συνέχευε ποσὶν καὶ χερσὶν [τὰ ἀθύρματα ] Il. 15.364; τὰ διακεκριμένα Pl. Phlb. 46e; ἄνω κάτω τὰ πάντα ς. ὁμοῦ E. Ba. 349; ς. τὰς ψήφους mix them up, Is. 5.18; τὰ σύμβολα D. 21.173; τὰς τάξεις Plb. 1.40.13; τὰς ὄψεις, of lightning, Poll. 1.118: Pass., ἡνία δέ σφι σύγχυτο Il. 16.471; μεταλλεῖα συγκεχυμένα in confusion, Pl. Lg. 678d; τὴν κρόκην καὶ τοὺς στήμονας συγκεχυμένους διακρίνομεν Id. Cra. 388b .

2. obliterate, demolish, ς. τοὺς τάφους Hdt. 4.127; τὴν ὁδόν Id. 7.115; δῶμα E. Ion 615 .

3. confuse, blur, τὰ γράμματα Id. IA 37 (anap.), cf. Arist. GA 721b34 ( Pass. ), Aud. 801b18 ( Pass. ); συγκεχυμένον μέλαν an indistinct black mark, Id. HA 585b34; φωνὴ ς . D.S. 1.8; πλαδαρὰ καὶ ς. σάρξ flabby and ill-defined flesh, Theon ap. Gal. 6.96; συνεκέχυτο δ' ἔτι τοῦτο was still confused, not yet distinguished, Gal. 15.30, cf. 713.

II of the mind, confound, trouble, μή μοι σύγχει θυμόν Il. 9.612, cf. 13.808; σὺν δὲ γέροντι νόος χύτο 24.358; συνεχέοντο αἱ γνῶμαι τῶν φαμένων Hdt. 7.142; ὁ βίος δι' ἀπιστίαν συγχυθήσεται Epicur. Sent.Vat. 57: with the person as object, ἄνδρα γε συγχεῦαι Od. 8.139, cf. Hdt. 8.99: Pass., τί συγχυθεῖσ' ἕστηκας; E. Med. 1005; μὴ ἀθυμείτω τις, ἐὰν συγχέηται Gal. 15.584 .

2. confound, make of none effect, πολὺν κάματον καὶ ὸϊζὺν σύγχεας Ἀργείων Il. 15.366, cf. 473; τὴν πάρος ς. χάριν S. Tr. 1229; esp. of contracts, engagements, etc., make of none effect, frustrate, violate, ἐπεὶ σύν γ' ὅρκι' ἔχευαν Τρῶες Il. 4.269, cf. Pl. R. 379e, Hp. Jusj., E. Hipp. 1063; τὰ πάντων ἀνθρώπων νόμιμα Hdt. 7.136, cf. Antipho 4.1.2, SIG 45.33 (Halic., v B.C. ); τὴν πολιτείαν D. 24.91; ἁλίαν Schwyzer 323 D 28 (Delph., iv B.C. ); συγκέχυκε νῦν τὴν πίστιν ὁ καθ' ἡμᾶς βίος Men. 781, cf. OGI 669.18 (Egypt, i A.D. ); ξυνουσίαν Luc. Bis Acc. 17: Pass., λέλυται πάντα, συγκέχυται D. 25.25 .

III πόλεμον ς . stir up a war, Plb. 4.10.3, 15.2.4, 28.17.6 .

Thayer's Expanded Definition

συγχέω, συγχύνω, and συγχύννω (T WH συνχύννω (cf. σύν, II. at the end)) (see ἐκχέω at the beginning): imperfect, 3 person singular συνέχυνε (Acts 9:22 R G L Tr, συγχυννεν T WH), 3 person plural συνέχεον (Acts 21:27 R G T Tr WH (but some would make this a 2 aorist, see references under the word ἐκχέω, at the beginning)); 1 aorist 3 person plural συνεχεαν (Acts 21:21 L (see ἐκχέω, at the beginning)); passive, present 3 person singular συγ( (T WH συν() χύννεται (Acts 21:31 L T Tr WH); perfect 3 person singular συγκέχυται (Acts 21:31 R G), participle feminine συγ (T WH συν() κεχυμενη (Acts 19:32 R G L T Tr WH); 1 aorist 3 person singular συνεχύθη (Acts 2:6 R G L T Tr WH); from Homer down; to pour together, commingle: ἦν ἐκκλησία συγκεχυμένη, was irregularly assembled (others, 'in confusion'), Acts 19:32; to disturb, τινα, the mind of one, to stir up to tumult or outbreak, Acts 21:27, 31; to confound or bewilder, Acts 2:6; Acts 9:22.

STRONGS NT 4797: συγχύνω συγχύνω and συγχύννω, see συγχέω.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

συν -χέω

(Rec. συγ -),

[in LXX for H1101, H7264, etc.;]

to pour together, commingle, confuse; metaph., confound, throw into confusion, stir up trouble: Acts 21:27 (cf. συν -χύννω ).†

συν -χύννω

(Rec. συγ -; and in Acts 9:22 with LTr., as in late writers generally, -χύνω ),

Hellenistic form of -χέω (q.v.): Acts 2:6; Acts 9:22; Acts 19:32; Acts 21:31.†

χέω , see χύνω .

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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

";enter together"; (John 6:22; John 18:15) : cf. EGU II. 388ii. 26 (2nd half ii/A.D. (= Chrest. II. p. 109) με ]τὰ δὲ δύο ἡμέ [ρ ]α [ς ] τοῦ συνεισ [ελθεῖν το ]ὺς ἄρχοντας εἰς τὴ [ν οἰκία ]ν ̣, PSI I. 65.14 (vi/A.D.) συνεισέλθομεν εἰς τὴν παστάτ (= δ)α (";porch";) τοῦ θ (εο).


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List of Word Forms
συγκεχυμένη συγκεχυμένος συγκέχυται συγχεώ συγχέωμεν συγχυθήσεται συγχυθήσονται συγχυθήτωσαν συγχύννεται συνέχεε συνεχεον συνέχεον συνεχυθη συνεχύθη συνεχύθησαν συνέχυνε συνεχυννεν συνέχυννεν συνκεχυμενη συνκεχυμένη συνχυννεται συνχύννεται sunchunnetai sunecheon sunechunnen sunechuthe sunechuthē sunkechumene sunkechumenē synchynnetai syn'chýnnetai synecheon synécheon synechynnen synéchynnen synechythe synechythē synechýthe synechýthē synkechymene synkechymenē syn'kechyméne syn'kechyménē
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