ἐφίστημι

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From ἐπί (epí, upon) +‎ ῐ̔́στημῐ (hístēmi, I stand)

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ἐφῐ́στημῐ (ephístēmi)

  1. (transitive, active voice of present, imperfect, future, and 1st aorist tenses)
    1. I set or place upon
    2. I set over
    3. I set up, establish, institute
    4. I set by or near to
    5. I stop, halt
    6. I fix my mind upon, attend to
      1. (with accusative of person) I arrest the attention of
  2. (intransitive, middle and passive voice, active voice of perfect, pluperfect, and 2nd aorist)
    1. I stand upon
      1. I am imposed upon
      2. I stand on the top or surface
    2. I am set over
    3. I stand by or near
      1. (in a hostile sense) I stand against
      2. (figuratively, of events) I impend, am at hand
    4. I halt, stop
    5. I fix my mind on, give my attention to

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