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ἐπιράπτω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἐπιράπτω
Greek transliteration: 
epiraptō
Simplified transliteration: 
epirapto
Principal Parts: 
-, -, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1976
GK Number: 
2165
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
1
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
cv-4
Gloss: 
to sew on
Definition: 
also ἐπιρράπτω, to sew on, Mk. 2:21*

Greek-English Concordance for

Mark 2:21 “No one sews (epiraptei | ἐπιράπτει | pres act ind 3 sg) a piece of unshrunk cloth unshrunk sews (epiraptei | ἐπιράπτει | pres act ind 3 sg) on an old garment. old If he does, the patch pulls away from it, the new from the old, and the worse. tear becomes worse.