the Week of Proper 20 / Ordinary 25
Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
Strong's #2001 - ἐπισχύω
- to give additional strength, to make stronger
- to receive greater strength, grow stronger
I make strong or powerful, τὴν πόλιν X. Oec. 11.13.
II intr., to be or grow strong, Thphr. CP 2.1.4; prevail, D.S. 5.59, Corn. ND 7; to be urgent, ἐπίσχυον λέγοντες Luke 23:5; ὁ λόγος -ύσει πρὸς συμβουλίαν ἢ διδαχήν Vett.Val. 48.6.
ἐπισχύω: (imperfect ἐπίσχυον);
1. transitive, to give additional strength; to make stronger (Sir. 29:1; Xenophon, oec. 11, 13).
2. intransitive, to receive greater strength, grow stronger (1 Macc. 6:6; Theophr, Diodorus): ἐπίσχυον λέγοντες, they were the more urgent saying, i. e. they alleged the more vehemently, Luke 23:5.
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** ἐπ -ισχύω ,
[in LXX: Sirach 29:1, 1 Maccabees 6:6 *;]
1. to make stronger (Sir, l.c.).
2. to grow stronger; metaph., be more urgent: Luke 23:5.†
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An interesting parallel to Luke 23:5 is afforded by Vett Val. p. 48.6 τῶν δὲ τοιούτων καὶ ὁ λόγος ἐπισχύσει πρὸς συμβουλίαν ἢ διδαχήν. For the compound συνεπισχύω see BGU IV. 1189.14 (B.C. 1) ἀξιῶ ἐὰν φαίνηται ἐπιτάξαι τῷ α ̣(ὐτῷ) τοπάρχηι συνεπισχύε [ι ]ν μοι κτλ.
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