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-, ἐπέπεσον, ἐπιπέπτωκα, -, -
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to fall upon, come eagerly, embrace; to come on
to fall upon; to throw one's self upon, Lk. 15:20; Jn. 13:25; Acts 20:10, 37; to press, urge upon, Mk. 3:10; to light upon, Rom. 15:3; to come over, Acts 13:11; to come upon, fall upon mentally or spiritually, Lk. 1:12; Acts 8:16; 10:10, 44; 11:15; 19:17

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Mark 3:10 many, For he had healed many, so that all who had diseases were pressing (epipiptein | ἐπιπίπτειν | pres act inf ) forward so they could touch him. all who had diseases
Luke 1:12 Zechariah was troubled when he saw him and fear fell (epepesen | ἐπέπεσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) upon him.
Luke 15:20 So he left that place and went to his father. While he was still a long way from home, his father saw him and was filled with compassion; he (epepesen | ἐπέπεσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) ran and fell (epepesen | ἐπέπεσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) upon his neck and kissed him.
Acts 8:16 for he had not yet fallen (epipeptōkos | ἐπιπεπτωκός | perf act ptcp nom sg neut) on any one of them, but they had simply been baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.
Acts 10:44 While Peter was still speaking these words, the Holy Spirit came (epepesen | ἐπέπεσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) on all those who were listening to the message.
Acts 11:15 And as I began to speak, the Holy Spirit fell (epepesen | ἐπέπεσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) upon them just as he did upon us at the beginning.
Acts 19:17 And this became known to all the Jews and Greeks who lived in Ephesus. And fear fell (epepesen | ἐπέπεσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) upon them all, and the name of the Lord Jesus was exalted.
Acts 20:10 But Paul went down and threw (epepesen | ἐπέπεσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) himself on him, and putting his arms around him, said, “Do not be alarmed, for his life is in him.”
Acts 20:37 And there was much weeping on the part of all, and they fell (epipesontes | ἐπιπεσόντες | aor act ptcp nom pl masc) on the neck of Paul and kissed him lovingly,
Romans 15:3 For Christ did not please himself; but as it is written, “The insults of those who insult you have fallen (epepesan | ἐπέπεσαν | aor act ind 3 pl) on me.”
Revelation 11:11 But after the three and a half days, the breath of life from God entered them and they stood on their feet; and great fear fell (epepesen | ἐπέπεσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) on those who were watching them.