The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 2186 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
efistemifrom (1909) and (2476)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
ef-is'-tay-mee Verb
  1. to place at, place upon, place over
    1. to stand by, be present
    2. to stand over one, place one's self above
      1. used esp. of persons coming upon one suddenly 1b
    3. an angel, of the advent of angels 1b
    4. of dreams
      1. of evils coming upon one
    5. to be at hand
      1. be ready,
    6. of time
      1. to come upon 1d
    7. of rain
NAS Word Usage - Total: 21
appeared 3, attacking 1, came 5, come 3, confronted 1, ready 1, set 1, standing 2, standing near 1, stood 1, stood before 1, stood near 1
NAS Verse Count
1 Thessalonians1
2 Timothy2

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 Ephistemi". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.

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