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Entry for Strong's #4085 - πιέζω

Transliteration
piézō
Phonetics
pee-ed'-zo  
Word Origin
another form for (4084)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to press, press together
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1869 ‑ דָּרַךְ (daw‑rak');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
Luke 1
Luke 1
Luke 1
BYZ TIS TR
V-RPP-ASN 1
V-RPP-ASN 1
V-RPP-ASN 1
NA WH
V-RPP-ASN 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

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 Ca. 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

πιέζω: perfect passive participle πεπιεσμενος; from Homer down; to press, press together: Luke 6:38. The Sept. once for דָּרַך, Micah 6:15.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

πιέζω ,

[in LXX : Micah 6:15 (H1869)*;]

1. to press, press down or together: Luke 6:38 (cl).

2. Later, to seize (see πιάζω ).†


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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

For the literal meaning ";precious,"; ";costly,"; as in Mark 14:3, cf. PSI VI. 616.25 (iii/B.C.) τῶν πολυτελῆ (= ῶν) στρωμάτων, OGIS 90.33 f. (Rosetta stone—B.C. 196) τὸ Ἀπιεῖον ἔργοις πολυτελέσιν κατεσκεύασεν. . . λίθων πολυτελῶν πλῆθος οὐκ ὀλίγον, ib. 132.7 (B.C. 130) ἐπὶ τὴν συνα [γω ]γὴν τῆς πολυτ [ε ]λοῦς λιθείας, and Syll.3 783.41 (after B.C. 27) μετὰ πάσης δαπάνης πολυτελοῦς.

For the comp. cf. PSI IV. 418.19 (iii/B.C.) εἴ σοι ἡμῶν πολυτελέστερον τὸ τριβώνιον φαίνεται εἶναι, ὀθόνιόν τι ἡμῖν σύνταξον δοῦναι, ";if our old cloak seems to you rather precious, give orders that a piece of linen cloth be given to us."; The subst. πολυτέλεια occurs in OGIS 383.69 (mid. i/B.C.) εἰς θυσιῶν πολυτέλειαν.

 

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List of Word Forms
πεπιεσμενον πεπιεσμένον πιέσεις pepiesmenon pepiesménon
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