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Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #1981 - ἐπισκηνόω

Transliteration
episkēnóō
Phonetics
ep-ee-skay-no'-o  
Word Origin
from (1909) and (4637)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
7:386,1040
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to fix a tent or habitation on
    1. to take possession of and live in the houses
      1. of the citizens
      2. of the power of Christ descending upon one, working within him and giving him help
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
2 Corinthians 1
2 Corinthians 1
2 Corinthians 1
BYZ TIS TR
V-AAS-3S 1
V-AAS-3S 1
V-AAS-3S 1
NA WH
V-AAS-3S 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἐπισκην-όω,

to be quartered in, ταῖς οἰκίαις Plb. 4.72.1; ἐπὶ τὰς οἰκίας ib. 18.8: metaph., dwell upon, ἡ δύναμις ἐ. ἐπί τινα 2 Corinthians 12:9.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἐπισκηνόω, ἐπισκήνω: 1 aorist ἐπεσκηνωσα; to fix a tent or habitation on: ἐπί τάς οἰκίας, to take possession of and live in the houses (of the citizens), Polybius 4, 18, 8; ταῖς οἰκίαις, 4, 72, 1; tropically, ἐπί τινα, of the power of Christ descending upon one, working within him and giving him help (A. V. rest upon), 2 Corinthians 12:9.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

*† ἐπι -σκηνόω , - ,

to tent upon, spread a tabernacle over: metaph., seq. ἐπ᾿ ἐμέ (RV, rest upon, cover), 2 Corinthians 12:9.†


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

On the force of this rare verb in 2 Corinthians 12:9 see an interesting note in ExpT xxii. p. 312 f.

 

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
επισκηνωση επισκηνώση ἐπισκηνώσῃ episkenose episkēnōsē episkenṓsei episkēnṓsēi
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