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Entry for Strong's #3922 - παρεισέρχομαι

Word Origin
from (3844) and (1525)
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to come in secretly or by stealth, or creep or steal in
  2. to enter in addition, come in besides
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (2) NAS (1) HCS (2)
Romans 1
Galatians 1
Romans 1
Romans 1
Galatians 1
V-2AAI-3P 1
V-2AAI-3S 1
V-2AAI-3P 1
V-2AAI-3S 1
V-2AAI-3P 1
V-2AAI-3S 1
V-2AAI-3P 1
V-2AAI-3S 1

Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


with aor. and pf.

Act., come or go in beside: Medic., of fingers or instruments, to be inserted, Gal. 18(1).323, 332: generally, come in, ὅπως.. τύχη παρεισέλθῃ Epicur. Fr. 281p.351U.; παρεισελθόντες ὡς φίλιοι Plb. 1.7.3, al.; νόμος παρεισῆλθεν ἵνα πλεονάσῃ τὸ παράπτωμα Romans 5:20; π. ἄφνω πρὸς τὴν ἑστίαν Plu. Cor. 23; to be introduced, of a side-issue, Gal. 8.749: c. inf., π. κατασκοπῆσαι Galatians 2:4.

II occur, suggest itself, of an idea, τινι Vett. Val. 357.9.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

παρεισέρχομαι: 2 aorist παρεισῆλθον;

1. to come in secretly or by stealth (cf. παρά, IV. 1), to creep or steal in (Vulg. subintroeo): Galatians 2:4 (Polybius 1, 7, 3; 1, 8, 4; (especially) 2, 55, 3; Philo de opif. mund. § 52; de Abrah. § 19, etc.; Plutarch, Poplic. 17; Clement, homil. 2, 23).

2. to enter in addition, come in besides (Vulg. subintro): Romans 5:20, cf. 12.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

* παρ -εισ -έρχομαι ,

1. to come in beside or by the way: Romans 5:20.

2. to come in secretly, steal in: Galatians 2:4.†

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

With the use of this verb in 1 Timothy 5:18 we may compare P Oxy VII. 1033.12 (A.D. 392) μόνοι περιερχόμενοι τὴν πόλιν καὶ κατοπτεύοντες, ";going about the city alone and keeping watch."; The verb occurs in connexion with an inheritance in PSI V. 452.8 (iv/A.D.) ἀνδράπ [οδ ]α περιῆλθεν εἰς ἡμᾶς : cf. BGU IV. 1074.5 (A.D. 275) ἡσθῆναι ἐπὶ τῷ εἰς ἐμὲ περιεληλυθέναι τὴν τῶν ὅλων κηδεμονίαν. Vett. Val. p. 40.28 ποικίλως τὸν βίον περιερχομένους.


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List of Word Forms
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