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Strong's #5226 - ὑπείκω

Root Word (Etymology)
from (G5259) and eiko (to yield, be "weak")
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  1. to resist no longer, but to give way, yield (of combatants)
  2. metaph. to yield to authority and admonition, to submit
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Hebrews 1
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


ὑποείκω, with impf. ὑπόεικον, Il. 16.305: fut. ὑπείξω A. Ag. 1362, S. OT 625, D. 15.24; ὑπείξομαι Il. 1.294, Od. 12.117; also ὑποείξομαι Il. 23.602: aor. 1 ὑπεῖξα X. An. 7.7.31; ὑπόειξα Il. 15.227: cf. ὑπεικαθεῖν: —

retire, withdraw, depart, c. gen. loci, νεῶν from the ships, Il. 16.305; ὑ. τινὶ ἕδρης retire from one's seat for another, make room for him, Od. 16.42; ὑ. τοῦ ἀρχαίου λόγου draw back from.., Hdt. 7.160; ὑ. τινὶ λόγων (cj. Valck. for λόγῳ) give one the first word, allow him to speak first, X. Mem. 2.3.16; πολίταις ὁδῶν καὶ θάκων καὶ λόγων ὑπείκειν Id. Cyr. 8.7.10.

2. yield, give way, ὑ. τινί Id. An. 7.7.31: abs., of a seaman, ὅστις.. πόδα τείνας ὑπείκει μηδέν S. Ant. 716; of things, Il. 20.266; ὅσα δένδρων ὑ. S. Ant. 713; ὑ. ὑγρὰ οὖσα ἡ κνήμη X. Eq. 7.6; ὑ. αἱ δάπιδες are soft and yielding, Id. Cyr. 8.8.16; ἐν ὑπείκοντι in a yielding substance, Arist. PA 694b15; πρὸς ἀντιπῖπτον.. καὶ οὐ πρὸς ὑπεῖκον Id. Pr. 961b4; καθ' ἅπερ ἂν ὑπείκῃ Gal. 2.711; τὸ ὑπεῖκον, = οἱ ὑπείκοντες, E. IT 327.

3. c. acc., πάροιθε νεμεσσηθεὶς ὑπόειξε χεῖρας ἐμάς he scaped my hands, Il. 15.227.

II metaph., yield, give way, comply, ib. 211; θεοῖσιν ὑπείξεαι ἀθανάτοισι Od. 12.117, cf. Il. 23.602; ἀλλ' ἤτοι μὲν ταῦθ' ὑποείξομεν ἀλλήλοισι 4.62; σοὶ πᾶν ἔργον ὑπείξομαι I will give way to thee in.., 1.294: in Trag., Att., etc., sts. abs., yield, submit, S. Aj. 371, OT 625, Th. 1.127, Pl. Ap. 32a, Hebrews 13:17, etc.: sts. c. dat., submit to, A. Ag. 1362; τιμαῖς S. Aj. 670; γήρᾳ ὑ. E. IA 140 (anap.); ὑ. θυμουμένοις Pl. Lg. 717d, cf. R. 336e, etc.; ἐπιθυμίαις Phld. D. 1.25: c. inf., νῷν ὕπεικε τὸν κασίγνητον μολεῖν concede to us that.., S. OC 1184; ὑ. δαμῆναι submit to be conquered, A.R. 4.1676; but ὑ. μὴ πολεμίζειν yield, so as not to.., prob. l. ib. 408 (ὑπείξομαι, -ωμαι codd.).

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ὑπείκω; from Homer down; to resist no longer, but to give way, yield (properly, of combatants); metaphorically, to yield to authority and admonition, to submit: Hebrews 13:17.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

** ὑπ -είκω ,

[in LXX: 4 Maccabees 6:35 *;]

1. to retire, withdraw.

2. to yield, submit: metaph., Hebrews 13:17.†

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

";appearance,"; ";apparition"; (Mat. 14:26, Mar. 6:49) : cf. the charm P Lond 121.579 (iii/A.D.) (= I. p. 102) φυλακτήριον σωματοφύλαξ πρὸς δαίμονας πρὸς φαντάσματα πρὸς πᾶσαν νόσον κτλ., and the corresponding use of φαντασμός in ib. 124.25 (iv/v A.D.) (=I. p. 122) θυμοκάτοχον. . πρὸς ἐχθροὺς. . καὶ φόβους καὶ φαντασμοὺς ὀνείρων, a spell for defeating the malice of enemies.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
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List of Word Forms
υπεικετε υπείκετε ὑπείκετε hypeikete hypeíkete upeikete
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