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Luke 21:34

Lest haply your hearts be overcharged (mh pote barhqwsin ai kardiai umwn). First aorist passive subjunctive of barew, an old verb to weigh down, depress, with mh pote. With surfeiting (en krepalh). A rather late word, common in medical writers for the nausea that follows a debauch. Latin crapula, the giddiness caused by too much wine. Here only in the N.T. Drunkenness (meqh). From mequ (wine). Old word but in the N.T. only here and Romans 13:13 ; Galatians 5:21 . Cares of this life (merimnai biwtikai). Anxieties of life. The adjective biwtiko is late and in the N.T. only here and 1 Corinthians 6:3 . Come on you (episth). Second aorist active subjunctive of episthmi, ingressive aorist. Construed also with mh pote. Suddenly (epnidio). Adjective in predicate agreeing with hmera (day). As a snare (w pagi). Old word from phgnumi, to make fast a net or trap. Paul uses it several times of the devil's snares for preachers ( 1 Timothy 3:7 ; 2 Timothy 2:26 ).

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