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ἐκπίπτω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἐκπίπτω
Greek transliteration: 
ekpiptō
Simplified transliteration: 
ekpipto
Principal Parts: 
-, ἐξέπεσον ορ ἐξέπεσα, ἐκπέπτωκα, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1601
GK Number: 
1738
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
10
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
cv-1b(3)
Gloss: 
to fall off; to fail; to run aground, be dashed to pieces
Definition: 
to fall off, or from, Acts 12:7; 27:32; met. to fall from, forfeit, lose, Gal. 5:4; 2 Pet. 3:17; to be cast ashore, Acts 27:17, 26, 29; to fall to the ground, be fruitless, ineffectual, Rom. 9:6; to cease, come to an end, Jas. 1:11; 1 Pet. 1:24*

Greek-English Concordance for

Acts 12:7 And behold, an angel of the Lord suddenly appeared, and a light shone in the cell. He struck the side of Peter and woke him, saying, “Get up quickly.” And the chains fell (exepesan | ἐξέπεσαν | aor act ind 3 pl) off his hands.
Acts 27:17 After hoisting it up, they passed cables under the ship to hold it together. Then, fearing that they (ekpesōsin | ἐκπέσωσιν | aor act subj 3 pl) would (ekpesōsin | ἐκπέσωσιν | aor act subj 3 pl) run (ekpesōsin | ἐκπέσωσιν | aor act subj 3 pl) aground (ekpesōsin | ἐκπέσωσιν | aor act subj 3 pl) on the Syrtis, they lowered the sea anchor, and thus they let the ship be driven along.
Acts 27:26 But we must run (ekpesein | ἐκπεσεῖν | aor act inf ) aground on some island.”
Acts 27:29 Fearing that we (ekpesōmen | ἐκπέσωμεν | aor act subj 1 pl) might (ekpesōmen | ἐκπέσωμεν | aor act subj 1 pl) run (ekpesōmen | ἐκπέσωμεν | aor act subj 1 pl) aground (ekpesōmen | ἐκπέσωμεν | aor act subj 1 pl) on the rocky coast, they dropped four anchors from the stern and prayed for day to come.
Acts 27:32 Then the soldiers cut the ropes from the dinghy and let it drift (ekpesein | ἐκπεσεῖν | aor act inf ) away.
Romans 9:6 But it is not as though the word of God had failed (ekpeptōken | ἐκπέπτωκεν | perf act ind 3 sg). For not all who are descended from Israel are actually Israel;
Galatians 5:4 You have cut yourself off from Christ, you who are trying to be justified by the law; you (exepesate | ἐξεπέσατε | aor act ind 2 pl) have (exepesate | ἐξεπέσατε | aor act ind 2 pl) fallen (exepesate | ἐξεπέσατε | aor act ind 2 pl) away (exepesate | ἐξεπέσατε | aor act ind 2 pl) from grace.
James 1:11 For the sun rises with its scorching heat and withers the meadow; its flower falls (exepesen | ἐξέπεσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) and its beauty fades. In the same way the rich man will fade away while pursuing his business.
1 Peter 1:24 For “All flesh is like grass, and all its glory like the flower of grass; the grass dries up and its flower falls (exepesen | ἐξέπεσεν | aor act ind 3 sg);
2 Peter 3:17 You therefore, dear friends, knowing this beforehand, be on your guard that you (ekpesēte | ἐκπέσητε | aor act subj 2 pl) are not led astray by the error of these lawless people and fall (ekpesēte | ἐκπέσητε | aor act subj 2 pl) from your stable position.