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(ἐρ(ρ)ίπτουν), -, ἔρ(ρ)ιψα, -, ἔρ(ρ)ιμμαι, ἐρ(ρ)ίθην
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to throw, drop; to lay; (pass.) to be helpless, laid out
also spelled ῥιπτέω, to hurl, throw, cast; to throw or cast down, Mt. 27:5; Lk. 4:35; 17:2; to throw or cast out, Acts 27:19, 29; to lay down, set down, Mt. 15:30; pass. to be dispersed, scattered, Mt. 9:36*

Greek-English Concordance for ῥίπτω

Matthew 9:36 And when he saw the crowds, he had compassion on them, because they were distressed and dejected (errimmenoi | ἐρριμμένοι | perf pass ptcp nom pl masc), like sheep without a shepherd.
Matthew 15:30 And great crowds came to him, bringing with them those who were lame, blind, crippled, mute, and many others; and they put (erripsan | ἔρριψαν | aor act ind 3 pl) them down (erripsan | ἔρριψαν | aor act ind 3 pl) at his feet and he healed them.
Matthew 27:5 Then he threw (rhipsas | ῥίψας | aor act ptcp nom sg masc) the silver coins into the temple and left; and going away, he hanged himself.
Luke 4:35 But Jesus rebuked him, saying, “Be quiet, and come out of him!” And when the demon had thrown (rhipsan | ῥίψαν | aor act ptcp nom sg neut) him down (rhipsan | ῥίψαν | aor act ptcp nom sg neut) in their midst, he came out of him, having done him no harm.
Luke 17:2 It is better for him if a millstone is hung around his neck and he is cast (erriptai | ἔρριπται | perf pass ind 3 sg) into the sea than that he should cause one of these little ones to stumble.
Acts 27:19 and on the third day they (erripsan | ἔρριψαν | aor act ind 3 pl) threw (erripsan | ἔρριψαν | aor act ind 3 pl) the ship’s tackle overboard (erripsan | ἔρριψαν | aor act ind 3 pl) with their own hands.
Acts 27:29 Fearing that we might run aground on the rocky coast, they dropped (rhipsantes | ῥίψαντες | aor act ptcp nom pl masc) four anchors from the stern and prayed for day to come.