ekpipto: I fall out, fall off, fall away, fade away, wither awayOriginal Word: ἐκπίπτω
Part of Speech: Verb
Phonetic Spelling: (ek-pip'-to)
Short Definition: I fall out, fall off, fall away, fade away, wither away
Definition: I fall out, fall off, fall away; hence in nautical language: I fall off from the straight course; of flowers: I fade away, wither away; I fall from, lose, forfeit; I am cast ashore; I am fruitless.
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 1601: ἐκπίπτω
ἐκπίπτω; perfect ἐκπέπτωκα; 2 aorist ἐξέπεσον; 1 aorist ἐξέπεσα (Acts 12:7 L T Tr WH; Galatians 5:4; on this aorist see (πίπτω and) ἀπέρχομαι); (from Homer down); to fall out of, to fall down from;
1. properly: αἱ ἁλύσεις ἐκ τῶν χειρῶν (see ἐκ, I. 3 (cf. Winer's Grammar, 427 (398) and De verb. comp. etc. Part ii., p. 11)), Acts 12:7 (ἐκ τῆς θήκης, Isaiah 6:13; ἐκ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ, Isaiah 14:12); absolutely: Mark 13:25 R G; Acts 27:32; James 1:11; 1 Peter 1:24; of navigators, ἐκπίπτειν εἰς (i. e. from a straight course) to fall off, i. e. be driven into (cf. Stallbaum on Plato's Phileb., p. 106f; others supply 'from deep water,' and render ἐκπίπτειν, to be cast away), Acts 27:17, 26, 29, in this last verse L T Tr] WH have adopted ἐκπίπτειν κατά; (often in Greek writings, as εἰς γῆν, Euripides, Hel. 409; εἰς τόν λιμένα, Thucydides 2, 92).
a. τίνος (Winers Grammar, 427 (398), and De verb. comp. etc. as above), to fall from a thing, to lose it: τῆς χάριτος, Galatians 5:4; τοῦ ἰδίου στηριγμοῦ, 2 Peter 3:17 (τῆς πρός τόν δῆμον εὐνοίας, Plutarch, Tib. Gracch. 21; βασιλείας, Josephus, Antiquities 7, 9, 2; also with prepositions, ἐκ τῶν ἐοντων, Herodotus 3, 14; ἀπό τῶν ἐλπίδων, Thucydides 8, 81); πόθεν, Revelation 2:5 Rec. (ἐκεῖθεν, Aelian v. h. 4, 7).
b. absolutely, to perish; to fail (properly, to fall from a place which one cannot keep, fall from its position): ἡ ἀγάπη, 1 Corinthians 13:8 R G; to fall powerless, fall to the ground, be without effect: of the divine promise of salvation by Christ, Romans 9:6. see GREEK ek see GREEK pipto
see GREEK ek
see GREEK pipto
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 1601
ἐκπέπτωκεν — 1 Occ.
ἐκπέσητε — 1 Occ.
ἐκπεσεῖν — 2 Occ.
ἐκπέσωμεν — 1 Occ.
ἐκπέσωσιν — 1 Occ.
ἐξέπεσαν — 1 Occ.
ἐξεπέσατε — 1 Occ.
ἐξέπεσεν — 2 Occ.
Acts 12:7 V-AIA-3P
GRK: τάχει καὶ ἐξέπεσαν αὐτοῦ αἱ
NAS: And his chains fell off his hands.
KJV: his chains fell off from [his] hands.
INT: haste And fell off of him the
Acts 27:17 V-ASA-3P
2 Peter 3:17 V-ASA-2P