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The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 4098 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
pivptwa reduplicated and contracted form of peto {pet'-o}, (which occurs only as an alternate in certain tenses), probably akin to (4072) through the idea of alighting
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
pip'-to Verb
  1. to descend from a higher place to a lower
    1. to fall (either from or upon)
      1. to be thrust down
    2. metaph. to fall under judgment, came under condemnation
  2. to descend from an erect to a prostrate position
    1. to fall down
      1. to be prostrated, fall prostrate
      2. of those overcome by terror or astonishment or grief or under the attack of an evil spirit or of falling dead suddenly
      3. the dismemberment of a corpse by decay
      4. to prostrate one's self
      5. used of suppliants and persons rendering homage or worship to one
      6. to fall out, fall from i.e. shall perish or be lost
      7. to fall down, fall into ruin: of buildings, walls etc.
    2. to be cast down from a state of prosperity
      1. to fall from a state of uprightness
      2. to perish, i.e come to an end, disappear, cease 2b
    3. of virtues
      1. to lose authority, no longer have force 2b
    4. of sayings, precepts, etc.
      1. to be removed from power by death
      2. to fail of participating in, miss a share in
King James Word Usage - Total: 90
fall 69, fall down 19, light 1, fail 1
KJV Verse Count
1 Corinthians3

Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Pipto". "The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon". .

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