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Entry for Strong's #4084 - πιάζω

Transliteration
piázō
Phonetics
pee-ad'-zo  
Word Origin
probably another form of (971)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to lay hold of
  2. to take, capture
    1. of fishes
  3. to apprehend
    1. of a man, in order to imprison him
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 270 ‑ אָחַז (aw‑khaz');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (12) NAS (12) HCS (12)
John 8
Acts 2
2 Corinthians 1
Revelation 1
John 8
Acts 2
2 Corinthians 1
Revelation 1
John 8
Acts 2
2 Corinthians 1
Revelation 1
BYZ TIS TR
V-AAI-2P 1
V-AAI-3P 1
V-AAI-3S 1
V-AAN 4
V-AAP-NSM 2
V-AAS-3P 2
V-API-3S 1
V-AAI-2P 1
V-AAI-3P 1
V-AAI-3S 1
V-AAN 4
V-AAP-NSM 2
V-AAS-3P 2
V-API-3S 1
V-AAI-2P 1
V-AAI-3P 1
V-AAI-3S 1
V-AAN 4
V-AAP-NSM 2
V-AAS-3P 2
V-API-3S 1
NA WH
V-AAI-2P 1
V-AAI-3P 1
V-AAI-3S 1
V-AAN 4
V-AAP-NSM 2
V-AAS-3P 2
V-API-3S 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

πιάζω,

Dor. and later Att. for πιέζω (q. v.).

πῐέζω,

impf. ἐπίεζον, Ep. πίεζον Od. 12.174, etc.: fut. πιέσω Diph. 18.3; Ep. πιέσσω Nonn. D. 4.146: aor. ἐπίεσα Hp. Fract. 6, Hdt. 9.63, Th. 2.52, etc. (but subj. πιέξῃς Hp. Fract. 5, inf. πιέξαι IG 42(1).123.116 (Epid., iv B.C. ), part. πιέξας (v.l. πιάξας ) Nic. Al. 224 ): pf. πεπίεκα Demetr.Lac. Herc. 1012.44: Pass., fut. πιεσθήσομαι Gal. 11.317 ( δια -), Heliod ap. Orib. 10.18.15: aor. ἐπιέσθην Od. 8.336, Sol. 13.37, Hdt. 4.11, etc.; ἐπιέχθην Hp. Fract. 5, etc.: pf. πεπίεσμαι Arist. Mu. 392b33, Procl. Hyp. 5.49, cj. in Alciphr. 3.55 . etc.; πεπίεγμαι Hp. Fract. 5 . From πῐεζέω we have πιεζέουσι v.l. in Id. Fract. 31: impf. πιέζευν v.l. in Od. 12.174, 196; part. πιεζεῦντα Hp. Off. 25, Fract. 9, πιεζεῦσαν Herod. 8.47: Pass., part. πιεζεύμενος Hdt. 3.146, 6.108, 8.142 (always with v.l. - όμενος ), Hp. Nat.Puer. 21, πιεζούμενος Plb. 3.74.2; imper. πιεζείσθω IG 4.364.7 (Corinth, iv A.D. ): impf. ἐπιεζοῦντο Plb. 11.33.3; so in later Gr., as Plu. Thes. 6, Alc. 2, etc.; Dor., Aeol., and later Gr. πῐάζω Alcm. 44, Alc. 148: aor. 1 ἐπίᾰσα LXX Song of Solomon 2:15, Ev.John 8:20; ἐπίαξα Theoc. 4.35, ( ἀμφ -) Ep.. 6: Pass., fut. πιασθήσομαι LXX Si. 23.21: aor. ἐπιάσθην Revelation 19:20 : pf. πεπίασμαι POxy. 812 (i B. C.), Dsc. 1.15, Hippiatr. 34: press tight, squeeze, χειρὶ ἑλὼν ἐπίεζε βραχίονα Il. 16.510, cf. Hes. Op. 497; ἀστεμφέως ἐχέμεν μᾶλλόν τε π . Od. 4.419; μ' ἐν δεσμοῖσι δέον μᾶλλόν τε πίεζον 12.196, cf. 164; π. τὰ χείλεα compress them, Hp. VM 22; ῥύγχος εἰς ὄξος π . Axionic. 8.5; π. τοὺς ὑπευθύνους squeezing them (like figs), to try if they are ripe, Ar. Eq. 259; σφόδρα π. αὐτοῦ τὸν πόδα Pl. Phd. 117e; π. [τὴν δεξιὰν] ἐμπαθῶς Plb. 31.24.9: abs., X. Mem. 3.10.13, Arist. Rh. 1361b17: Pass., to be pressed tight, ἐν δεσμοῖς Od. 8.336, cf. Hp. Fract. 25, al.; of wrestlers, Plu. Alc. 2; πιέζεται ὅσα πόρους ἔχει κενούς are compressible, Arist. Mete. 386b1 .

II press or weigh down, of a heavy weight, Σικελία αὐτοῦ π. στέρνα Pi. P. 1.19, cf. Ar. Pax 1032: and in Pass., ὁ δ' ὦμος . . πιέζεται Id. Ra. 30, cf. X. Cyr. 7.5.11: metaph., oppress, distress, π. τινὰ ἡ δαπάνη Hdt. 5.35; λιμός A. Ch. 250; καὶ πρὸς π. χρημάτων ἀχηνία (Abresch for προσπιέζει ) ib. 301; συμφορὰ δ'ἑτέρους ἑτέρα π . E. Alc. 894 (lyr.); αὐχμὸς π. τὰς ἀμπέλους Ar. Nu. 1120; π. ἡ ἀνάγκη ib. 437, cf. Th. 2.52: freq. in Pass., ὑπὸ νούσοισι Sol. 13.37; ὑπὸ λιμοῦ Th. 1.126; πολέμῳ Hdt. 4.11, 6.34; τῇ νούσῳ Pherecyd. ap. D.L. 1.122, cf. Th. 7.47; ταῖς εἰσφοραῖς Lys. 28.3; ταῖς συμφοραῖς X. Cyr. 7.2.20; σπάνει σίτου Id. HG 5.4.56, etc.: abs., Hdt. 7.121, etc.; of a river, to be exhausted from the heat of the sun, Id. 2.25 .

2. press hard, of a victorious army, τοὺς ἐναντίους Id. 9.63: Pass., τὴν πιεζομένην μάλιστα τῶν μοιρέων ib. 60; εἴ πῃ πιέζοιντο Th. 1.49, cf. X. HG 2.4.34; ὑπό τινων ib. 7.1.43 .

3. bear hardly upon, τινα Pl. Cra. 409a; τῷ λόγῳ Plu. Alc. 6; ὑπὸ τῶν ἐλέγχων πιέζεσθαι Phld. D. 3.8; of a point in the argument, hold fast to, Pl. Lg. 965d; press it, Plb. 3.21.3, Demetr.Lac. l.c., etc.; lay stress on, Plu. 2.31e: c. dat., insist upon, τοῖσι περιπάτοισι Hp. Insomn. 88 . determine precisely, ἀποστήματα Procl. Hyp. 5.19, cf. 49 ( Pass. ); π. δεῖ πῶς ἓν ἐκεῖνο καὶ ἕτερον Porph. Sent. 36 .

4. repress, stifle, ἐν θυμῷ χόλον Pi. O. 6.37; τὸν τῦφον Plu. Alc. 4 .

5. outweigh, τἀγαθῷ τὸ δυστυχές E. Hipp. 637, cf. Supp. 249 (s. v.l.).

III later, lay hold of, ταῦρον . . πιάξας τᾶς ὁπλᾶς by the hoof, Theoc. 4.35; αὐτὸν τῆς χειρός Acts 3:7, cf. Ev.John 7:30, etc.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

πιάζω (Doric for πιέζω, cf. Buttmann, 66 (58)): 1 aorist ἐπίασα; 1 aorist passive ἐπιασθην;

1. to lay hold of: τινα τῆς χειρός, Acts 3:7 (Theocritus, 4, 35).

2. to take, capture: fishes, John 21:3, 10; θηρίον, passive, Revelation 19:20 (Song of Solomon 2:15). to take i. e. apprehend: a man, in order to imprison him, John 7:30, 32, 44; John 8:20; John 10:39; John 11:57; Acts 12:4; 2 Corinthians 11:32. (Compare: ὑποπιάζω.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

πιάζω

(cf. MGr. πιάνω ; v. Kennedy, Sources, 155), Doric and late Att.. for πιέζω in its later senses;

[in LXX: (H270), Sirach 23:21*;]

1. to lay hold of: Acts 3:7 (Theocr.).

2. to take, capture, apprehend: John 7:30; John 7:32; John 7:44; John 8:20; John 10:39; John 11:57; John 21:3; John 21:10 Acts 12:4, 2 Corinthians 11:32, Revelation 19:20 (v. MM, xx).†


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Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

";very pitiful."; This word, confined in the NT to James 5:11, is said to be found elsewhere only in Hermas Mand. iv. 3. 5, Sim. v. 7. 4. It is the equivalent of the LXX πολυέλεος (Psa. 102꞉8 [MT Psalms 103:8]). See s.v. σπλάγχνον.

 

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List of Word Forms
επιασαν επίασαν ἐπίασαν επιασατε επιάσατε ἐπιάσατε επιασεν επίασεν ἐπίασεν επιασθη επιάσθη ἐπιάσθη πιαίνει πιαίνεται πιανάτω πιανθήσεται πιανθήσονται πιασαι πιάσαι πιασας πιάσας πιάσατε πιασωσιν πιάσωσιν epiasan epíasan epiasate epiásate epiasen epíasen epiasthe epiasthē epiásthe epiásthē piasai piásai piasas piásas piasosin piasōsin piásosin piásōsin
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