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(ἐπεκείμην), -, -, -, -, -
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to lay upon; to press, crowd upon, demand insistently
to lie upon, be placed upon, Jn. 11:38; 21:9; to press, urge upon, Lk. 5:1; Acts 27:20; be urgent, importunate upon, Lk. 23:23; to be imposed upon, be imposed by law, Heb. 9:10; by necessity, 1 Cor. 9:16

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Luke 5:1 It happened that, when the crowd was pressing (epikeisthai | ἐπικεῖσθαι | pres mid inf ) around him and listening to the word of God, that he was standing beside the lake of Gennesaret
Luke 23:23 But they were insistent (epekeinto | ἐπέκειντο | imperf mid ind 3 pl), demanding with loud cries that he should be crucified, and their cries prevailed.
John 11:38 Then Jesus, once more deeply moved, came to the tomb. It was a cave, and a stone was lying (epekeito | ἐπέκειτο | imperf mid ind 3 sg) across it.
John 21:9 When they had come ashore, they saw a charcoal fire ready with fish lying (epikeimenon | ἐπικείμενον | pres mid ptcp acc sg neut) on it, and bread.
Acts 27:20 When neither sun nor stars appeared for many days, and no small storm continued (epikeimenou | ἐπικειμένου | pres mid ptcp gen sg masc) to rage, all hope of our being saved was at last abandoned.
1 Corinthians 9:16 If I preach the gospel, I do not have a ground for boasting, for I am (epikeitai | ἐπίκειται | pres mid ind 3 sg) compelled to do so (epikeitai | ἐπίκειται | pres mid ind 3 sg). Woe is me if I do not preach the gospel!
Hebrews 9:10 but deal only with food and drink and various ceremonial washings, regulations for the body imposed (epikeimena | ἐπικείμενα | pres mid ptcp nom pl neut) until the time of correction.