1687. embateuó
Strong's Concordance
embateuó: to set foot upon
Original Word: ἐμβατεύω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: embateuó
Phonetic Spelling: (em-bat-yoo'-o)
Definition: to set foot upon
Usage: I enter, set foot on, intrude, pry into.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
perhaps from embainó
Definition
to set foot upon
NASB Translation
taking...stand (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1687: ἐμβατεύω

ἐμβατεύω (see ἐν, III. 3); (ἐμβάτης stepping in, going in); to enter;

1. properly: πόλιν, Euripides, El. 595; πατρίδος, Sophocles O. T. 825; εἰς τό ὄρος, Josephus, Antiquities 2, 12, 1; to frequent, haunt, often of gods frequenting favorite spots, as νῆσον, Aeschylus Pers. 449; τῷ χωρίῳ, Dionysius Halicarnassus, Antiquities 1, 77; often to come into possession of a thing; thus εἰς ναῦν, Demosthenes, p. 894, 7 (6 Dindorf); τήν γῆν, Joshua 19:51 the Sept.; to invade, make a hostile incursion into, εἰς with accusative of place, 1 Macc. 12:25, etc.

2. tropically (cf. German eingehen);

a. to go into details in narrating: absolutely 2 Macc. 2:30.

b. to investigate, search into, scrutinize minutely: ταῖς ἐπιστημαις, Philo, plant. Noë § 19; μή ἑώρακε ἐμβατεύων, things which he has not seen, i. e. things denied to the sight (cf. 1 John 4:20), Colossians 2:18 — where, if with G L (in the small edition, but in the major edition it was reinserted, yet in brackets) T Tr WH Huther, Meyer, we expunge μή, we must render, going into curious and subtile speculation about things which he has seen in visions granted him; but cf. Baumg.-Crusius at the passage and Winer's Grammar, § 55, 3 e.; (also Reiche (critical commentary), Bleek, Hofm., others, defend the μή. But see Tdf. and WH. ad loc., and Lightfoots 'detached note'; cf. Buttmann, 349 (300). Some interpret (conceitedly) taking his stand on the things which etc.; see under 1); Phavorinus ἐμβατεῦσαι. ἐπιβῆναι τά ἔνδον ἐξερευνησαι σκοπησαι; (similarly Hesychius 2293, vol. ii., p. 73, Schmidt edition, cf. his note; further see references in Suidas, col. 1213 d.).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
intrude into.

From en and a presumed derivative of the base of basis; equivalent to embaino; to intrude on (figuratively) -- intrude into.

see GREEK en

see GREEK basis

see GREEK embaino

Forms and Transliterations
εμβατεύσαι εμβατευων εμβατεύων ἐμβατεύων embateuon embateuōn embateúon embateúōn
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Colossians 2:18 V-PPA-NMS
GRK: ἃ ἑόρακεν ἐμβατεύων εἰκῇ φυσιούμενος
NAS: of the angels, taking his stand on [visions] he has seen,
KJV: of angels, intruding into those things which
INT: which he has seen detailing vainly puffed up

Strong's Greek 1687
1 Occurrence


ἐμβατεύων — 1 Occ.











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