epicheireó: to put one's hand to, hence to attemptOriginal Word: ἐπιχειρέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Phonetic Spelling: (ep-ee-khi-reh'-o)
Short Definition: I take in hand, attempt
Definition: I take in hand, attempt.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from epi and cheir
to put one's hand to, hence to attempt
attempted (1), attempting (1), undertaken (1).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 2021: ἐπιχειρέω
ἐπιχειρέω, ἐπιχείρῳ: imperfect ἐπεχείρουν; 1 aorist ἐπεχείρησα; (χείρ);
1. properly, to put the hand to (Homer, Odyssey 24, 386, 395).
2. often from Herodotus down, to take in hand, undertake, attempt (anything to be done), followed by the infinitive: Luke 1:1; Acts 9:29; Acts 19:13; (2 Macc. 2:29 2Macc. 7:19). Grimm treats of this word more at length in the Jahrbb. f. deutsche Theol. for 1871, p. 36f. see GREEK epi see GREEK cheir
see GREEK epi
see GREEK cheir
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 2021
ἐπεχείρησαν — 2 Occ.
ἐπεχείρουν — 1 Occ.
Luke 1:1 V-AIA-3P
GRK: ΕΠΕΙΔΗΠΕΡ ΠΟΛΛΟΙ ἐπεχείρησαν ἀνατάξασθαι διήγησιν
NAS: as many have undertaken to compile
KJV: as many have taken in hand to set forth in order
INT: FORASMUCH AS many have undertaken to draw up a narration
Acts 9:29 V-IIA-3P