Strong's Enhanced Concordance

The Aionian Bible un-translates and instead transliterates ten special words to help us better understand the extent of God’s love for individuals and all mankind, and the nature of afterlife destinies. The original translation is unaltered and an inline note is appended to 63 Old Testament and 200 New Testament verses. Compare the definitions below to the Aionian Glossary. Follow the blue link below to study the word's usage. Search for any Strong's number: g1-21369 and h1-9049.
to turn
Strongs:
g1994
Word:
ἐπιστρέφω
Tyndale
Word:
ἐπιστρέφω
Transliteration:
epistrephō
Gloss:
to turn
Morphhology:
Greek, Verb
Definition:
ἐπι-στρέφω [very freq. in LXX, chiefly for שׁוּב, in its various senses, also for פָּנָה, etc;] 1) trans, to turn about, round or towards, hence metaph, to turn, cause to return (to God, virtue, etc.): Luk.1:16-17 (cf. Mal.3:24), Jas.5:19-20. 2) Intrans, (a) to turn, turn oneself around: Act.16:18; with inf, Rev.1:12; before πρός, Act.9:40; so also pass. (cl.), Mrk.5:30 8:33, Jhn.21:20; metaph, of turning to God (see Field, Notes, 246 ff.), ἐπὶ τ. κύριον (θεόν), Act.9:35 11:21 14:15 15:19 26:20; πρὸς τ. θεόν, 1Th.1:9, 2Co.3:16; ἀπὸ σκότους εἰς φῶς, Act.26:18; pass, 1Pe.2:25; (b) to return (as in MGr.): Luk.8:55, Act.15:36; before ὀπίσω, with inf, Mat.24:18; before εἰς, Mat.12:44, Mrk.13:16, Luk.2:39 17:31; ἐπί, 2Pe.2:22; metaph, before ἐπί, Gal.4:9; πρός, Luk.17:4; of moral reform, Mat.13:15, Mrk.4:12, Luk.22:32, Act.3:19 28:27; pass, Mat.10:13 (Cremer, 531, 881). (AS)
Liddell-Scott-Jones
Word:
ἐπιστρέφω
Transliteration:
epistrephō
Gloss:
to turn
Morphhology:
Greek, Verb
Definition:
ἐπι-στρέφω, perfect ἐπέστροφα [Refs 4th c.BC+]:—turn about, turn round, νῶτον Oracle texts cited in [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἐ. τὰς ναῦς tack [Refs 5th c.BC+]; also, put an enemy to flight, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; wheel about, τοὺς ἱππεῖς [Refs 1st c.AD+]; wheel through a right angle, [Refs 1st c.BC+] b). intransitive, turn about, turn round, ἕλκε δ᾽ ἐπιστρέψας [Refs 8th c.BC+]; here only in [Refs 8th c.BC+], and perhaps transitive, whirl, but see [Refs 5th c.BC+]; of ships, put about, [Refs 2nd c.BC+]; of a wild boar, turn upon the hunter, ἐπί τινα [Refs 5th c.BC+]; return, ἀπὸ τῆς στρατείας Epist. Philipp. in [NT]; of an illness, recur, falsa lectio for{ὑπο-}, [Refs 5th c.BC+]: as Hebraism, with infinitive, as periphrasis of πάλιν, ἐπιστρέψει. εὐφρανθῆναι [LXX]; so with καί and finite Verb, ἐπέστρεψεν καὶ ᾠκοδόμησεν[LXX] 2). turn towards, νόημα [Refs 6th c.BC+]; ἐ. τινά turn his attention towards one, [Refs 2nd c.AD+]; τινὰ πρός τι, εἰς ἑαυτόν, [Refs 1st c.AD+]; οἱ τὴν Ἑλλάδα ἐπεστροφότες ἐπὶ σοφίαν [Refs 4th c.BC+]; ἐ. πίστιν press a pledge upon one, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἐ. τὴν φάλαγγα bring it into action, [Refs 1st c.AD+] 2.b). intransitive, turn (oneself) towards, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἐ. εἰς or πρὸς ἑαυτόν, of νοῦς, reflect, [Refs 3rd c.AD+]; τὸ ἐπιστρέφον βαθρικόν the steps leading to the sarcophagus, Judeich Altertümervon Hierapolis [Refs] 3). turn or convert from an error, correct, cause to repent, [Refs 1st c.AD+]; warn, [Refs 2nd c.AD+]; coerce, [Refs 4th c.AD+] 3.b). passive, to be converted, return, ἐπὶ Κύριον [LXX]; intransitive, repent,[LXX+NT] 3.c). Philos, cause to return to the source of Being, τινὰς εἰς τὰ ἐναντία καὶ τὰ πρῶτα [Refs 3rd c.AD+]:—passive, [Refs 3rd c.AD+]; τὸ προϊὸν ἀπό τινος -στρέφεται πρὸς ἐκεῖνο ἀφ᾽ οὗ πρόεισιν [Refs 5th c.AD+]:—also intransitive in active, ἐ. εἰς ἑαυτόν [Refs 3rd c.AD+]; τὸ γεννηθὲν φύσει πρὸς τὸ γεννῆσαν ἐ. [Refs 3rd c.AD+]; οὐδὲν τῶν σωμάτων πρὸς ἑαυτὸ πέφυκεν ἐ. [Refs 5th c.AD+] 4). curve, twist, ὀδύνη σε περὶ τὰ σπλάγχν᾽ ἔοικ᾽ ἐπιστρέφειν variant in [Refs 5th c.BC+]:—passive, to be distorted, ἢν τράχηλος ἐπιστραφῇ [Refs 5th c.BC+]; of hair, curl, οἷς ἐπέστραπται τὸ τρίχιον [Refs 4th c.BC+]; ἐπεστραμμένος, of a tree, crooked, [Refs 4th c.BC+]; of fir-needles, bent, [Refs] II). middle and passive, especially in aorist 2 passive ἐπεστράφην [ᾰ], also ἐπεστρέφθην [Refs 3rd c.AD+]: Doric dialect 3rd.pers. singular future passive -στραφησεῖται[Refs]:—turn oneself round, turn about, ἤϊε ἐπιστρεφόμενος constantly turning, as if to look behind one, [Refs 5th c.BC+] turned to gaze on it, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; so of a lion retreating, [Refs 4th c.BC+]; δι᾽ οὗ πάσας ἐπιστρέφεσθαι τὰς περιφοράς by which all the revolving spheres are turned, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; δόξα τῇδ᾽ ἐπεστράφη thus turned about, changed, [Refs 5th c.BC+] II.2). go back-and forwards, πάντῃ [Refs]; κατ᾽ ἄλσος [Refs 4th c.BC+] wanders over the earth, with collateral sense of observing, studying it, [Refs 8th c.BC+]: also with accusative loci, turn to a place, πόθεν γῆς τῆσδ᾽ ἐπεστράφης πέδο; [Refs 5th c.BC+] walk in. , [Refs 5th c.BC+]; of the sun, revolve, [Refs 2nd c.AD+] II.3). turn the mind towards, pay attention to, regard [Refs 6th c.BC+]; τῶν ἰδίων οὐδὲν ἐ. [Refs 6th c.BC+]: absolutely, return to oneself, pay attention, ἐπιστραφείς [Refs 5th c.BC+]; οὐκ ἐπεστράφη, ={οὐκ ἐφρόντισε} (just above), [Refs 4th c.BC+] II.3.b). conduct oneself, behave, ἀξίως τᾶς τιμᾶς [Refs 3rd c.BC+] II.4). c.accusative, θεοῦ νιν κέλευσμ᾽ ἐπεστράφη turned against her, [Refs 5th c.BC+] II.5). perfect participle passive ἐπεστραμμένος, ={ἐπιστρεφής}, earnest, vehement, λέγειν ἐπεστραμμένα [Refs 5th c.BC+]
Strongs
Word:
ἐπιστρέφω
Transliteration:
epistréphō
Pronounciation:
ep-ee-stref'-o
Language:
Greek
Morphhology:
Verb
Definition:
to revert (literally, figuratively or morally); come (go) again, convert, (re-)turn (about, again); from g1909 (ἐπί) and g4762 (στρέφω);