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Entry for Strong's #1920 - ἐπιγίνομαι

Word Origin
from (1909) and (1096)
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to become or happen afterwards
    1. to be born after
  2. to come to, arrive: of time
  3. to arise, spring up, come on
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Acts 1
Acts 1
Acts 1

Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


From G1909 and G1096

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἐπιγίνομαι: 2 aorist ἐπεγενομην;

1. to become or happen afterward; to be born after.

2. to come to, arrive: of time, τεσσαρεσκαιδεκάτῃ νύξ ἐπεγενετο, Acts 27:27 L (stereotyped edition), T (editions 2, 7); (ἔαρος ἐπιγίγνεται ὤρη, Homer, Iliad 6,148).

3. to arise, spring up, come on: ἐπιγενομένου νότου, a south wind having sprung up, Acts 28:13; (Thucydides 3, 74; 4, 30).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

** ἐπι -γίνομαι (see γίνομαι ),

[in LXX: Ep. Jeremiah 47:1-7, 3 Maccabees 2:6*;]

to arrive, arise, come on: Acts 28:13.†

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

ἐπιγίνομαι is common of time, e.g. P Lond 42.23 (B.C. 168) (= I. p. 30, Selections, p. 10) μὴ ὅτι γε τοσούτου χρόνου ἐπιγεγονότος, P Fay 11.19 (c. B.C. 115) τῶν τῆς ἀποδόσεως χρόνων διεληλυθότων καὶ ἄλλων ἐπιγεγονότων πλεόνων, ";the periods fixed for the repayment have passed, and still further periods elapsed"; (Edd.). In P Oxy II. 246.18 (A.D. 66) the verb is used of lambs ";born after"; a first registration—καὶ νῦ [ν ] ἀπογράφομαι τοὺς ἐπ [ιγε ]γονότας εἰς τὴν ἐνεστ [ῶσαν ] δευτέραν ἀπογραφήν : cf. P Ryl II. 111.12 (census-return—A.D. 161) ἀν ]αγεγρα (μμένον) ἐν ἐπιγεγενημ (ένοις), OGIS 56.19 (B.C. 237) ὑπόμνημα καταλείποντες τοῖς τε νῦν οὖσιν καὶ τοῖς ἐπιγινομένοις. See further P Par 45.8 (B.C. 153) εὐλαβοῦμαι τὸν ἐνδίκτην τὰ πλῖστα, τ ̣ (= ) πράσεις, μὴ ἐπ ̣ι ̣γε ̣ν ̣[οι ]το ̣, where Witkowski (Epp..2, p. 85) understands ἐπιγίνομαι as = ";de improviso appareo, aggredior"; : cf. Acts 28:13, and See Hobart, p. 290. The double compound ἐπιπαραγίνομαι is found P Petr III. 31.7 (B.C. 240). The subst. ἐπιγονή = ";offspring,"; ";descendants,"; as in 2 Chronicles 31:16, is common, e.g. P Par 63.156 (B.C. 164) τὴν τούτων ἐπιγονήν. See also the editors’ note in P Tebt I. p. 556 ff. on the meaning of the phrase τῆς ἐπιγονῆς.


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
επιγενομενου επιγενομένου ἐπιγενομένου epigenomenou epigenoménou
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