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Strong's #5412 - φορτίζω

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  1. to place a burden upon, to load
  2. metaph. to load one with a burden (of rites and unwarranted precepts)
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Strong #: 7809 ‑ שָׁחַד (shaw‑khad');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


load, φορτίσας τὸν ὄνον Babr. 111.3; φορτία φ. τινάς load them with burdens, Luke 11:46; περισσῇ δαπάνῃ φ. τὰ κοινά Dörner Erlass des Statthalters von Asia Paullus Fabius Persicus 16; ὑδατὶς -ίζουσα τὸν ὀφθαλμόν encumbering, Paul.Aeg. 6.14; αὐχένα φ. Aenigma Sphingis (ap.Sch. E. Ph. 50): Med., τὰ μείονα φορτίζεσθαι ship the smaller part of one's wealth, Hes. Op. 690; φορτιούμενος μέλι to carry away a load of honey, Macho ap. Ath. 13.582f: metaph., φυτεύειν καὶ φ. Phld. Vit. p.33J. Pass., to be heavy laden, πεφορτισμένος Matthew 11:28, cf. Luc. Nav. 45.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

φορτίζω; perfect passive participle πεφορτισμένος; (φόρτος, which see); to place a burden upon, to load: φορτίζειν τινα φορτίον (on the double accusative see Buttmann, 149 (130)), to load one with a burden (of rites and unwarranted precepts), Luke 11:46; πεφορτισμένος 'heavy laden' (with the burdensome requirements of the Mosaic law and of tradition, and with the consciousness of sin), Matthew 11:28. (Ezekiel 16:33; Hesiod, Works, 692; Lucian, navig. 45; Anthol. 10, 5, 5; ecclesiastical writings) (Compare: ἀποφορτίζομαι.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament


(< φόρτος ),

[in LXX: Ezekiel 16:33 (H7809) *;]

to load: c. dupl. acc, Luke 11:46; pass., to be laden: metaph. (EV, heavy laden), Matthew 11:28.†

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 NT ἅπ. εἰρ. (Act. 17:32) = ";mock,"; ";scoff,"; see the document quoted s.v. Ἰουδαῖος sub fine, PSI V. 4819 (v/vi A.D.) χλευάσας ἑαυτόν, and P Masp I. 6709210 (Byz.) νῦν δὲ ἐχλ ̣ευάσθην παρ᾽ αὐτοῦ. See also Menander Επιτρέπ. 215.

The corr. subst. occurs in P Oxy VI. 9042 (v/A.D.), a petition by an old man ";who has suffered a breach of contract and mockery";— ἀσυνθηκεὶ διαπεπονθότα καὶ χλεύην, and Preisigke 576351 (A.D. 647) δίχα δόλου τινος καὶ χλεύης καὶ βίας.


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List of Word Forms
εφόρτιζες πεφορτισμενοι πεφορτισμένοι φορτιζετε φορτίζετε pephortismenoi pephortisménoi phortizete phortízete
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