Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God


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ἐμπεσοῦμαι, ἐνέπεσον, -, -, -
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to fall into
to fall into, Mt. 12:11; Lk. 14:5; to encounter, Lk. 10:36; to be involved in, 1 Tim. 3:6, 7; 6:9; εἰς χειρας, to fall under the chastisement of, Heb. 10:31

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Matthew 12:11 But he said to them, “What man is there among you who has only one sheep, and if it falls (empesē | ἐμπέσῃ | aor act subj 3 sg) into a pit on the Sabbath, will he not take hold of it and lift it out?
Luke 6:39 He spoke to them also a parable: “Can a blind man lead a blind man? Won’t they (empesountai | ἐμπεσοῦνται | fut mid ind 3 pl) both fall (empesountai | ἐμπεσοῦνται | fut mid ind 3 pl) into a ditch?
Luke 10:36 Which of these three, do you think, became a neighbor to the man (empesontos | ἐμπεσόντος | aor act ptcp gen sg masc) who fell among the robbers?”
1 Timothy 3:6 not a recent convert, lest having become conceited, he (empesē | ἐμπέσῃ | aor act subj 3 sg) fall (empesē | ἐμπέσῃ | aor act subj 3 sg) into the judgment of the devil.
1 Timothy 3:7 And it is also necessary for an overseer to have a good reputation with those outside, lest he (empesē | ἐμπέσῃ | aor act subj 3 sg) fall (empesē | ἐμπέσῃ | aor act subj 3 sg) into reproach, which is the snare of the devil.
1 Timothy 6:9 But those wishing to be rich fall (empiptousin | ἐμπίπτουσιν | pres act ind 3 pl) into temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful passions that plunge the people into ruin and destruction.
Hebrews 10:31 It is terrifying to fall (empesein | ἐμπεσεῖν | aor act inf ) into the hands of the living God.