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 touch
Strongs:
g681
Word:
ἅπτω
Tyndale
Word:
ἅπτω
Transliteration:
haptō
Gloss:
to touch
Morphhology:
Greek, Verb
Definition:
ἅπτω [in LXX chiefly for נָגַע;] prop, to fasten to; hence, of fire, to kindle, light: Luk.8:16 11:33 15:8, Act.28:2. Mid, with genitive, to fasten oneself to, cling to, lay hold of (so in π; MM, see word): Mat.8:3, 15, Jhn.20:17, al; of carnal intercourse, 1Co.7:1; with reference to levitical and ceremonial prohibitions, 2Co.6:17, Col.2:21; of hostile action, 1Jn.5:18 (cf. ἀν, καθ, περι- άπτω) SYN.: θιγγάνω, ψηλαφάω. ἅ. is the stronger, θ, to touch, the lighter term. ψ. is to feel, as in search of something (Tr, Syn., § xvii; Lft, Col, 201 f.) (AS)
Liddell-Scott-Jones
Word:
ἅπτω
Transliteration:
haptō
Gloss:
to touch
Morphhology:
Greek, Verb
Definition:
ἅπτω, future ἅψω: aorist ἧψα:—passive, perfect ἧμμαι, Ionic dialect ἅμμαι[Refs 5th c.BC+]: future ἅψομαι[Refs 8th c.BC+] (συν-) [Refs 2nd c.AD+] —middle, see.below (compare ἑάφθη):—fasten or bind to, used by [Refs 8th c.BC+]active, ἅψας ἀμφοτέρωθεν. ἔντερον οἰός (of a lyre-string) [Refs 8th c.BC+]; once in middle, ἁψαμένη βρόχον. ἀφ᾽ ὑψηλοῖο μελάθρου having fastened the noose to the beam (to hang herself), [Refs]; so later ἅψεται ἀμφὶ βρόχον. δείρᾳ[Refs 5th c.BC+]:—active, βρόχους ἅ. κρεμαστούς[Refs 5th c.BC+] 2) join, ἅ. χορόν[Refs 4th c.BC+]; πάλην τινὶ ἅ. fasten a contest in wrestling on one, engage with one, [Refs]: —passive, ἅπτεσθαι τὴν Μεγαρέων πόλιν καὶ Κορινθίων τοῖς τείχεσιν[Refs 4th c.BC+] II) more frequently in middle, ἅπτομαι, future ἅψομαι, aorist ἡψάμην[Refs 5th c.BC+], with perfect passive ἧμμαι[Refs 5th c.BC+]:—fasten oneself to, grasp, c.genitive, ἅψασθαι γούνων[Refs 8th c.BC+]; ἅπτεσθαί τινος, Latin manus inicere alicui, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; τῶν σφυγμῶν feel the pulse, [Refs 2nd c.AD+]: metaphorically, take hold of, cleave to, [Refs 5th c.BC+] II.b) absolutely, τῶν μὲν γὰρ πάντων βέλε᾽ ἅπτεται for the spears of all the Trojans reach their mark, [Refs 8th c.BC+] II.c) ἅ. τῆς γῆς land, [Refs 1st c.BC+] III) metaphorically, engage in, undertake, βουλευμάτων[Refs 5th c.BC+]; πολέμου prosecute it vigorously, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἐπιτηδεύματος[Refs 5th c.BC+] attack, impugn the argument of another, [Refs]; τούτων ἥψατο touched on these points, handled them, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; but also, touch on, treat superficially, [Refs 5th c.BC+] III.b) absolutely, begin, set to work, ταῖς διανοίαις[Refs 5th c.BC+] III.2) fasten upon, attack, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; of diseases, ἧπταί μου[Refs 5th c.BC+]; ὅσα ἅπτεται ἀνθρώπων all that feed on human flesh, [Refs] III.2.b) lay hands on, χρημάτων[Refs 5th c.BC+] III.3) touch, affect, ἄλγος οὐδὲν ἅπτεται νεκροῦ[Refs 5th c.BC+]; make an impression upon, ἡμῶν[Refs 2nd c.BC+] III.4) grasp with the senses, perceive, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; apprehend, τῆς αἰτίας[Refs 4th c.BC+] III.5) have intercourse with a woman, [NT+5th c.BC+] III.6) come up to, reach, overtake, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; attain, τῆς ἀληθείας[Refs 5th c.BC+]; but also with genitive, Ἡρακλέος σταλᾶν[Refs] III.7) make use of, avail oneself of, τῆς τύχης[Refs 5th c.BC+] III.8) Geometry texts, of bodies and surfaces, to be in contact, [Refs 4th c.BC+]; of lines or curves, meet, [Refs 3rd c.BC+]; touch, [Refs 3rd c.BC+]; pass through a point, [Refs 3rd c.BC+]; of points, lie on a line or curve,[Refs]; ἅπτεται τὸ σημεῖον θέσει δεδομένης εὐθείας the locus of the point is a given straight line, [Refs 3rd c.AD+] B) active, kindle, set on fire (i.e. by contact of fire), [Refs 5th c.BC+] (so in middle, [Refs 5th c.BC+]:—passive, to be set on fire, ὁ μοχλὸς ἐλάϊνος ἐν πυρὶ μέλλεν ἅψεσθαι[Refs 8th c.BC+]; ὡς ἅφθη τάχιστα τὸ λήιον. ἅψατο νηοῦ as soon as the corn caught fire, it set fire to the temple, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; πυρῆς ἤδη ἁμμένης[Refs 5th c.BC+] B.II) ἅ. πῦρ kindle a fire, [Refs]:—passive, ἄνθρακες ἡμμένοι red-hot embers, [Refs 5th c.BC+] B.III) cook, [Refs 2nd c.AD+]
Strongs
Word:
ἅπτω
Transliteration:
háptō
Pronounciation:
hap'-to
Language:
Greek
Morphhology:
Verb
Definition:
properly, to fasten to, i.e. (specially) to set on fire; kindle, light; a primary verb;