Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God


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ἐπισκιάσω, ἐπεσκίασα, -, -, -
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to cast a shadow, overshadow; to envelope with a cloud
to overshadow, Mt. 17:5; met. to shed influence upon, Lk. 1:35

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Matthew 17:5 While he was still speaking, a bright cloud overshadowed (epeskiasen | ἐπεσκίασεν | aor act ind 3 sg) them and a voice from the cloud said, “This is my Son, the Beloved, in whom I am well pleased; listen to him!”
Mark 9:7 Then a cloud appeared, overshadowing (episkiazousa | ἐπισκιάζουσα | pres act ptcp nom sg fem) them, and a voice came out of the cloud, “This is my Son, the beloved, in whom I am well pleased; listen to him!”
Luke 1:35 And the angel answered, saying to her, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you and the power of the Most High will overshadow (episkiasei | ἐπισκιάσει | fut act ind 3 sg) you: therefore the child to be born will be holy; he will be called the Son of God.
Luke 9:34 While he was saying these things, a cloud came and enveloped (epeskiazen | ἐπεσκίαζεν | imperf act ind 3 sg) them; and they were afraid as they entered the cloud.
Acts 5:15 so that they carried out the sick even into the streets, and laid them on cots and mats, so that as Peter came by at least his shadow might fall (episkiasē | ἐπισκιάσῃ | aor act subj 3 sg) on some of them.