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Entry for Strong's #1943 - ἐπικαλύπτω

Word Origin
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Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to cover over
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2645 ‑ חָפָה (khaw‑faw');  3680 ‑ כָּסָה (kaw‑saw');  3874 ‑ לוּט (loot);  5628 ‑ סָרַח (saw‑rakh');  6566 ‑ פָּרַשׂ (paw‑ras');  7939 ‑ שָׂכָר (saw‑kawr');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
Romans 1
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V-API-3P 1
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


I cover over, cover up, shroud, κακὸν δ' ἐπὶ κῶμα καλύπτει v.l. in Hes. Th. 798; of snow covering a track, X. Cyn. 8.1; ἐ. τὴν ἀπορίαν Pl. Chrm. 169d; τοὺς ὀφθαλμούς Sor. 1.106: Pass., to be covered over, veiled, ἡ ἐπωνυμία ἐπικεκάλυπται Pl. Cra. 395b; ἐπικαλύπτεσθαι τὸν νοῦν πάθει ἢ ὕπνῳ is darkened, obscured, Arist. de An. 429a7.

II. put as a covering over, βλεφάρων φᾶρος E. HF 642 codd. (lyr.): Pass., τῶν βλεφάρων -κεκαλυμμένων when the eyelids are drawn down, Arist. Sens. 437a25.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἐπικαλύπτω: (1 aorist ἐπεκαλυφθην); to cover over: αἱ ἁμαρτίαι ἐπικαλυπτονται, are covered over so as not to come to view, i. e. are pardoned, Romans 4:7 from Psalm 31:1 ().

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἐπι -καλύπτω ,

[in LXX for H3680, etc.;]

to cover over, cover up: metaph., Romans 4:7 (LXX).†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
επεκάλυπτον επεκαλυφθησαν επεκαλύφθησαν ἐπεκαλύφθησαν επεκάλυψαν επεκάλυψε επεκάλυψεν επέκαλυψεν επικαλύπτουσαι επικαλύπτων επικαλύψαι επικαλυψάτω επικαλύψουσιν επικαταλήψεταί επικατάρασαί επικαταράσομαι επικαταρώμενον επικαταρωμένου επικεκαλυμμένη epekaluphthesan epekaluphthēsan epekalyphthesan epekalyphthēsan epekalýphthesan epekalýphthēsan
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