EPILAMBANW in Heb 2:16

gimelnus at juno.com gimelnus at juno.com
Mon Nov 15 16:54:08 EST 1999


LAMBANW generally means either "to take" or "to receive." The verb in Heb
2:16 has an EPI prefixed to it. From my understanding, when EPI  is
prefixed to a verb, it intensifies the word. Thus, could the word mean
either "he fully took (for) himself," or "he fully received (for)
himself?" 

On Sun, 14 Nov 1999 10:0:29 "Dmitriy Reznik" <dpreznik at usa.net> writes:
> Dear friends,
> Could you please help me to understand the meaning of EPILAMBANW in 
> the 
> context of Heb 2:16?
> OU GAR DHPOU AGGELWN EPILAMBANETAI ALLA SPERMATOS ABRAAM 
> EPILAMBANETAI.
> Is it related to its usage in Heb 8:9?
> 
> Thank you. 
> 
> Dmitriy Reznik
> 
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