1720. emphusaó
Strong's Concordance
emphusaó: to breathe into or upon
Original Word: ἐμφυσάω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: emphusaó
Phonetic Spelling: (em-foo-sah'-o)
Definition: to breathe into or upon
Usage: I breathe into, breathe upon.
HELPS Word-studies

1720 emphysáō (from 1722 /en, "in" and physaō, "breathe, blow") – properly, breathe (blow) in. 1720 (emphysáō) is only used in Jn 20:22 where Christ breathed into the apostles. By "breathing in Christ's inbreathing," 1720 (emphysáō) prefigures "the promise of the Father," fulfilled on the Day of Pentecost (Lk 24:49; Ac 1:4; Ac 2:1f).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from en and phusaó (to blow)
to breathe into or upon
NASB Translation
breathed (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1720: ἐμφυσάω

ἐμφυσάω, ἐμφύσω (see ἐν, III. 3): 1 aorist ἐνεφύσησα; to blow or breathe on: τινα, John 20:22, where Jesus, after the manner of the Hebrew prophets, expresses by the symbolic act of breathing upon the apostles the communication of the Holy Spirit to them — having in view the primary meaning of the words רוּחַ and πνεῦμα (cf. e. g. Ezekiel 37:5). (the Sept.; Dioscorides (?), Aretaeus (?), Geoponica, others; (to inflate, Aristotle, others).)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
breathe on.

From en and phusao (to puff) (compare phuo); to blow at or on -- breathe on.

see GREEK en

see GREEK phuo

Forms and Transliterations
εμφύσησον εμφυσήσω εμφυσών ενεφύσησε ενεφυσησεν ενεφύσησεν ἐνεφύσησεν enephusesen enephusēsen enephysesen enephysēsen enephýsesen enephýsēsen
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Englishman's Concordance
John 20:22 V-AIA-3S
GRK: τοῦτο εἰπὼν ἐνεφύσησεν καὶ λέγει
NAS: this, He breathed on them and said
KJV: this, he breathed on [them], and
INT: this having said he breathed into [them] and says

Strong's Greek 1720
1 Occurrence

ἐνεφύσησεν — 1 Occ.

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