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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #5226 - ὑπείκω

from (G5259) and eiko (to yield, be "weak")
Parts of Speech
  1. to resist no longer, but to give way, yield (of combatants)
  2. metaph. to yield to authority and admonition, to submit
Frequency Lists  
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KJV (1)
NAS (1)
HCS (1)
BSB (1)
ESV (1)
WEB (1)
Verse Results
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.).

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.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
υπεικετε υπείκετε ὑπείκετε hypeikete hypeíkete upeikete
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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