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Strong's #2177 - ἐφάλλομαι

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  1. to leap upon, spring upon
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Strong #: 6743 ‑ צָלֵחַ (tsaw‑lakh', tsaw‑lay'‑akh);  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


fut. - αλοῦμαι LXX 1 Samuel 10:6 : aor. 2 ἐπᾶλτο, part. ἐπάλμενος, ἐπιάλμενος (v. infr.): regul. aor. 2 inf. - αλέσθαι IG 4.951.27 (Epid., iv B. C.):

spring upon, so as to attack, c. dat., Ἀστεροπαίῳ ἐπᾶλτο Il. 21.140, cf. 13.643; Τρώεσσιν ἐπάλμενος 11.489, etc.; ἐπάλμενος ὀξέϊ δουρί ib. 421, cf. Od. 14.220: without hostile sense, c. gen., ἵππων ἐπιάλμενος having leaped upon the chariot, Il. 7.15; κύσσε.. μιν.. ἐπιάλμενος Od. 24.320; of fame, ἐς Αἰθίοπας ἐπᾶλτο Pi. N. 6.50: rare in Prose, ἐπὶ τὸν οὐδὸν ἐ. (a Homeric reminiscence) Pl. Ion 535b; ἐπὶ τὰν χῆρα IG l.c.; ἐπί τινας Acts 19:16; ἵπποις Plu. 2.139b; θαλάττης Alciphr. 1.10; ζῴῳ, in hostile sense, Philum. Ven. 33.3; εἰς τοὐπίσω ἐ., of an exercise, Gal. 6.145: metaph., of the spirit of prophecy, LXX l. c.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἐφάλλομαι; 2 aorist participle ἐφαλόμενος L T Tr WH; (ἐπί and ἅλλομαι, which see); from Homer down; to leap upon, spring upon: ἐπί τινα, Acts 19:16 (here R G present participle); (1 Samuel 10:6; 1 Samuel 11:6; 1 Samuel 16:13).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἐφάλλομαι ,

[in LXX for H6743, 1 Samuel 10:6; 1 Samuel 11:6; 1 Samuel 16:13*;]

to leap upon: seq. ἐπί c. acc pers. Acts 19:16.†

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

Ostr 1220.7 (ii/iii A.D.) καὶ ἐνθάδε ἐφάλλομαι μὴ ἔχων [ . . .., Syll 802.27 (iii/B.C.) ἐδόκει. . . . [τ ]ὸν θεὸν ἐφαλέσθαι ἐπὶ τᾶν χῆρα, with reference to the healing of a powerless hand in the Asclepieum of Epidaurus.


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
εφαλείται εφαλλόμενος εφαλομενος ἐφαλόμενος εφαμαρτείν εφήλατο ephalomenos ephalómenos
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