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ἐπιβαρέω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἐπιβαρέω
Greek transliteration: 
epibareō
Simplified transliteration: 
epibareo
Principal Parts: 
-, ἐπεβάρησα, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1912
GK Number: 
2096
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
3
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
cv-1d(2a)
Gloss: 
to burden, weigh down excessively
Definition: 
to burden;, met. to be burdensome, chargeable to, 1 Thess. 2:9; 2 Thess. 3:8; to bear hard upon, overcharge, 2 Cor. 2:5*

Greek-English Concordance for

2 Corinthians 2:5 But if anyone has caused sorrow, he has caused sorrow not for me, but in some measure — not to overstate the case (epibarō | ἐπιβαρῶ | pres act subj 1 sg) — for all of you.
1 Thessalonians 2:9 For you recall, brothers, our labor and toil. We worked night and day so as not to become a burden (epibarēsai | ἐπιβαρῆσαι | aor act inf ) to any of you, while proclaiming to you the gospel of God.
2 Thessalonians 3:8 nor did we eat anyone’s food without paying for it. Instead we kept working night and day with toil and hardship, so we (epibarēsai | ἐπιβαρῆσαι | aor act inf ) would (epibarēsai | ἐπιβαρῆσαι | aor act inf ) not be a burden (epibarēsai | ἐπιβαρῆσαι | aor act inf ) to any of you,