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Entry for Strong's #1706 - ἐμπίπτω

Transliteration
empíptō
Phonetics
em-pip'-to  
Word Origin
from (1722) and (4098)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to fall into
    1. to fall among robbers
    2. fall into one's power
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1519 ‑ גִּיחַ (ghee'‑akh, goo'‑akh);  2492 ‑ חָלַם ();  3766 ‑ כָּרַע (kaw‑rah');  5307 ‑ נָפַל (naw‑fal');  6293 ‑ פָּגַע (paw‑gah');  6298 ‑ פָּגַשׁ (paw‑gash');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (7) NAS (7) HCS (7)
Matthew 1
Luke 2
1 Timothy 3
Hebrews 1
Matthew 1
Luke 2
1 Timothy 3
Hebrews 1
Matthew 1
Luke 2
1 Timothy 3
Hebrews 1
BYZ TIS TR
V-2AAN 1
V-2AAP-GSM 1
V-2AAS-3S 3
V-FDI-3S 1
V-PAI-3P 1
V-2AAN 1
V-2AAP-GSM 1
V-2AAS-3S 3
V-FDI-3P 1
V-PAI-3P 1
V-2AAN 1
V-2AAP-GSM 1
V-2AAS-3S 3
V-FDI-3S 1
V-PAI-3P 1
NA WH
V-FMI-3P 1
V-2AAN 1
V-2AAP-GSM 1
V-2AAS-3S 3
V-FNI-3P 1
V-PAI-3P 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἐμπίπτω, fut. -πεσοῦμαι: aor. ἐνέπεσον, ἔμπεσον (v. infr.): lyr. aor. ἔμπετες Pi. P. 8.81:

1. fall in or on, c. dat., τρύφος ἔμπεσε πόντῳ Od. 4.508; ὁ δ' ὕπτιος ἔμπεσε πέτρῃ Il. 4.108; ἐν δ' ἔπεσ' ὠκεανῷ, of the Sun, 8.485; πῦρ ἔμπεσε νηυσίν fire fell upon them, 16.113; αὐχένι.. ἔμπεσεν ἰός 15.451, cf. 624; with ἐν, ὡς δ' ὅτε πῦρ.. ἐν ἀξύλῳ ἐμπέσῃ ὕλῃ 11.155; κεραυνοὶ αὐτοῖσι ἐνέπιπτον Hdt. 8.37; ἐμπέσοι γέ σοι (sc. ὁ πύργος) Ar. Pl. 180, etc.: abs., ῥύμῃ ἐ. Th. 2.76, cf. Hdt. 1.34: c. gen., ὠκεανοῖο Arat. 635. Geom., meet, of a line meeting another, Euc. 1 Post. 5, etc.; to be placed, ἐὰν εἰς τὸν κύκλον εὐθεῖα ἐμπέσῃ Archim. Sph.Cyl. 1.9; ἡ ἐμπεσοῦσα ibid. of a dislocated limb, fall into place, Hp. Art. 8.

2. fall upon, attack, ἐν δ' ἔπεσον προμάχοις Od. 24.526, cf. Il. 16.81; στρατῷ E. Rh. 127; τοῖς πολεμίοις X. Eq.Mag. 8.25, etc.; ἐμπεσόντες having fallen on them, Hdt. 3.146, cf. 7.16. ά: metaph., insult, ἄλλοισι δ' ἐμπίπτων γελᾷ Pi. I. 1.68; so,

3. of evils, diseases, etc., fall on one, attack, κακὸν ἔμπεσε οἴκῳ Od. 2.45; λὺγξ τοῖς πλέοσιν ἐνέπιπτε κενή Th. 2.49; νόσημα ἐμπέπτωκεν εἰς τὴν Ἑλλάδα D. 19.259; πρὶν ἐμπεσεῖν σπαραγμόν S. Tr. 1253; ὕπνος ἐ. Pl. Ti. 45e: of passions, of frames of mind, χόλος, δέος ἔμπεσε θυμῷ, Il. 9.436, 17.625; ἔρως μή τις ἐμπίπτῃ στρατῷ A. Ag. 341; Ἔρως, ὃς ἐν κτήμασι πίπτεις S. Ant. 782 (lyr.); ἐμοὶ.. οἶκτος Id. Ph. 965; τοῖς Ἀθηναίοις ἐνέπεσέ τι γέλωτος Th. 4.28; μὴ λύσσα τις ἡμῖν ἐμπεπτώκοι X. An. 5.7.26; ἔλεος ἐμπέπτωκέ τίς μοι Philippid. 9.1; ἐ. εἰς.., Hdt. 7.43, E. IA 443, Th. 2.48 codd., Lys. 1.18, etc.: rarely c.acc., οὐδείς ποτ' αὐτοὺς.. ἂν ἐμπέσοι ζῆλος S. OC 942; ἐμπέπτωκ' ἔρως.. Ἑλλάδα E. IA 808. of words, καί μοι ἔπος ἔμπεσε θυμῷ came into my mind, Od. 12.266; λόγος ἐμπέπτωκεν ἀρτίως ἐμοί came to my ears, S. OC 1150; κἂν περὶ ἀνδρῶν γ' ἐμπέσῃ λόγος τις a report arose, Ar. Lys. 858, cf. Pl. R. 354b, Lg. 799d, Thphr. Char. 2.2; so τόποι ἐμπίπτοντες available, suitable topics, Hermog. Prog. 7, etc., cf. Ph. 1.179.

4. light or fall upon, πρὶν ἁλίῳ γυῖον ἐμπεσεῖν before his body was exposed to the sun, Pi. N. 7.73; [ θηρία] ἐμπίπτοντα ταῖς ὄψεσι Hdn. 3.9.5; also εἰς τὴν ὄψιν, εἰς τὴν αἴσθησιν, Pl. Ti. 67d, R. 524d. fall into, ἐ. ἐν ἀπορίᾳ Id. Euthd. 293a; ἐπὶ συμφορήν Hdt. 7.88; more freq. ἐ. εἰς.., ἐ. εἰς ἄτας S. El. 216 (lyr.); εἰς βάρβαρα φάσγανα E. Hel. 864; εἰς ἐνέδραν X. Cyr. 8.5.14; εἰς ἔρωτα Antiph. 235.3; εἰς νόσον Antipho 1.20; εἰς ὑποψίας Id. 2.2.3; εἰς φαῦλον σκέμμα Pl. R. 435c; εἴς τινα βυθὸν φλυαρίας Id. Prm. 130d; εἰς πράγματα D. 18.292; ἐ. εἰς τὰ πεπραγμένα, in speaking, come upon the exploits, ib.211; εἰς λόγους ib.42, cf. 59.

5. τῷ ἀκοντίῳ ἐ. τῷ ὤμῳ throw oneself on the javelin with one's shoulder, i.e. to give all one's force to the throw, Hp. Aër. 20.

6. break in, burst in, στέγῃ S. OT 1262; πύλαις E. Ph. 1146; εἰς τὴν θύραν κριηδόν Ar. Lys. 309; intrude, εἰς τὸ ἀρχεῖον Arist. Pol. 1270b9: abs., A. Ag. 1350; ἐμπεσών violently, rashly, Hdt. 3.81.

7. εἴς τι fall within the province of, Pl. Tht. 205d; εἰς τὰς εἰρημένας αἰτίας Arist. Metaph. 986a15, cf. Rh. 1401b29, Ph. 196b9; εἰς ἄλλο πρόβλημα Id. Pol. 1268b25. of income, εἰς τὸν λόγον τινὸς ἐ. PLille 16.5 (iii B.C.), cf. POxy. 494.21 (ii A.D.). of suits, come before, εἰς δικαστῶν πλῆθος Arist. Pol. 1300b35, cf. Plu. Sol. 18.

8. ἐ. εἰς δεσμωτήριον to be thrown into prison, Din. 2.9, cf. D. 25.60 (abs., get into prison, Luc. Tox. 28); εἰς ζήτρειον Eup. 19 D.; so ἐ. εἰς τὸν Τάρταρον Pl. Phd. 114a: Com., εἰς τὸν οὐρανόν Com.Adesp. 9D.

9. of circumstances, happen, occur, Paus. 7.8.4.

10. desert, πρός τινα LXX 2 Kings 25:11.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἐμπίπτω (see ἐν, III. 3); future ἐμπεσοῦμαι; 2 aorist ἐνέπεσον; (from Homer down); to fall into: εἰς βόθυνον, Matthew 12:11, and L text T Tr WH in Luke 6:39; εἰς φρέαρ, Luke 14:5 (R G); to fall among robbers, εἰς τούς λῃστάς, Luke 10:36, and in metaphorical phrases, 1 Timothy 3:6; 1 Timothy 6:9; εἰς χεῖρας τίνος, into one's power: τοῦ Θεοῦ, to incur divine penalties, Hebrews 10:31, as in 2 Samuel 24:14; 1 Chronicles 21:13; Sir. 2:18.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἐμ -πίπτω ,

[in LXX chiefly for H5307;]

to fall into: seq. εἰς , Matthew 12:11, Luke 6:39; Luke 10:36; metaph., εἰς κρίμα , 1 Timothy 3:6; ὀνειδισμόν 1 Timothy 3:7; πειρασμόν , 1 Timothy 6:9; εἰς χεῖρας θεοῦ (cf. 2 Samuel 24:14, 1 Chronicles 21:13, Sirach 2:18), Hebrews 10:31.†


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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

P Lille I. 16.5 (iii/B.C.) εἰς τὸν Ἑ. λόγον ἐμπεσεῖν, ‘to be paid into the account of H."; : cf. P Tebt I. 17.9 (B.C. 114) ὅπως μὴ ἐπικατασχὼν αὐτὸν εἰς δαπάνας ἐμπέσῃς οὐκ ὀλίας, ";so that you may not detain him and thus incur no little expense"; (Edd.). In ib. 39.20 (B.C. 114) the verb is construed with the dat.—ἐμ ]πεσόντος μου τῶι Σισόϊτ [ι, ";I fell in with Sisois,"; and in P Ryl II. 68.9 (B.C. 89) it has the stronger sense of ";attack";—ἐμπεσοῦσα ἐξ ἀντιλο [γ ]ίας ε ̣͗[πληξέν ] με ταῖς αὐτῆς χερσὶν [πλη ]γαῖς πλεί [στα ]ις, ";attacking me in consequence of a dispute gave me many blows with her hands";(Edd.). Cf. P Oxy II. 243.26 (A.D. 79) σὺν τ [ο ]ῖς ἐμπεσουμένοις εἰς τούτοις (l. τούτους) [φ ]ο ̣ρ ̣τίοις πᾶσι, ";together with all fixtures which may be included in them"; (Edd.), and similarly ib. III. 494.21 (A.D. 156) καὶ καταχρᾶσθαι εἰς τὸ ἴδιον χ. [.] . ς ̣ τοῖς ἐμπεσουμένοις ἤτοι ἐκ πράσεως καὶ ἐξ ὑποθήκης ἀργυρίοις, ";to use for her personal requirements the money accruing from the sale or mortgage"; (Edd.). With the use in Hebrews 10:31 we may now compare Ev. Petr. 10 μὴ ἐμπεσεῖν εἰς χεῖρας τοῦ λαοῦ τῶν Ἰουδαίων.

 

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List of Word Forms
εμπεπτωκότας εμπεσειν εμπεσείν ἐμπεσεῖν εμπεσείται εμπεση εμπεσή εμπέση ἐμπέσῃ εμπεσοντος εμπεσόντος ἐμπεσόντος εμπεσούμαι εμπεσουνται ἐμπεσοῦνται εμπέσω εμπέσωμεν εμπίπτει εμπιπτουσιν εμπίπτουσιν ἐμπίπτουσιν εμπιστευθήσεσθε εμπιστεύσατε εμπλατύνει εμπλατύνη εμπλάτυνον εμπλατύνω εμπλατύνων εμπλατύνωσι ενέπεσαν ενέπεσεν ενέπεσον ενεπιστεύσατε empese empesē empései empésēi empesein empeseîn empesontos empesóntos empesountai empesoûntai empiptousin empíptousin
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