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Strong's #1977 - ἐπιῤῥίπτω

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  1. to throw upon, place upon
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5307 ‑ נָפַל (naw‑fal');  7993 ‑ שָׁלַךְ (shaw‑lak');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


(ἐπῐρίπτω AP 5.128 (Autom.)),


1. cast at, ὅτε μοι χαλκήρεα δοῦρα Τρῶες ἐπέρριψαν Od. 5.310; διώκων ἐ. ἑαυτόν throws himself upon his prey, Arist. HA 629b20; Βρούτῳ τὴν αὑτοῦ φοινικίδα ἐ. Plu. Ant. 22; χεῖρα ἐ., Lat. manum injecit, AP 9.84 (Antiphan.): metaph., ἐ. πλάνας τινί A. Pr. 738; ψευδεῖς αἰτίας ἐ. D.S. 14.12; τὴν μέριμναν ἐπὶ [θεόν ] 1 Peter 5:7; inflict, πολλὰσκληρὰ.. ἐπιρριφήσεται, c. dat., Cat.Cod.Astr. 7.146.

2.. apply a plaster or fomentation, Sor. 1.50 (Pass.), 69; σκεπάσματα Dsc. 5.88.

3.. Pass., -όμενα σκιρρώματα spreading over the surface, Id. 1.42.

4.. requisition, ἔργα PTeb. 5.249 (ii B.C.); ἱερεῖα τρέφειν ib. 183.

5.. metaph. in Pass., to be imminent, οὐ βραχὺς ἐπέρριπτο κίνδυνος Ph. 2.594.

II. throw out opinions, ἀδιορίστως ἐ. περὶ τῶν λοιπῶν, v.l. for -, Arist. Metaph. 986a34.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἐπιρρίπτω (L T Tr WH ἐπιρίπτω, see Rho): 1 aorist ἐπέρριψα; (ῤίπτω); to throw upon, place upon: τί ἐπί τί, Luke 19:35; (Vulg. projicere, to throw away, throw off): τήν μέριμναν ἐπί Θεόν, i. e. to cast upon, give up to, God, 1 Peter 5:7, from Psalm 54:23 (). (Occasionally from Homer, Odyssey 5, 310 down.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἐπι -ρίπτω

(Rec. -ρρίπτω , as in cl.),

[in LXX chiefly for H7993 hi.;]

1. to cast at.

2. to cast or place upon: c. acc seq. ἐπί , c. acc, Luke 19:35; metaph., τ . μέριμναν , 1 Peter 5:7 (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
επέρριφα επερρίφην επέρριψα επέρριψεν επέσαξαν επέσαξε επέσαξεν επεσάσσετο επέσεισε επέσεισεν επεσημήνω επέσταξαν επιριψαντες ἐπιρίψαντες επιρρίψαντες επιρρίψει επιρρίψη επίρριψον επιρρίψουσιν επιρρίψω επίσαγμα επισάξατε επισάξατέ επίσαξόν επισείει επισεσαγμένων epiripsantes epirípsantes