Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #1909: epi (pronounced ep-ee')

a primary preposition; properly, meaning superimposition (of time, place, order, etc.), as a relation of distribution (with the genitive case), i.e. over, upon, etc.; of rest (with the dative case) at, on, etc.; of direction (with the accusative case) towards, upon, etc.:--about (the times), above, after, against, among, as long as (touching), at, beside, X have charge of, (be-, (where-))fore, in (a place, as much as, the time of, -to), (because) of, (up-)on (behalf of), over, (by, for) the space of, through(-out), (un-)to(-ward), with. In compounds it retains essentially the same import, at, upon, etc. (literally or figuratively).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon:



1) upon, on, at, by, before

2) of position, on, at, by, over, against

3) to, over, on, at, across, against

Part of Speech: preposition

Relation: a root


This word is used 890 times:

Matthew 1:11: "and his brethren, about the time they were carried away to Babylon:"
Matthew 2:22: "that Archelaus did reign in Judea in the room of his father"
Matthew 3:7: "and Sadducees come to his baptism, he said unto them,"
Matthew 3:13: "Jesus from Galilee to Jordan unto John, to be baptized"
Matthew 3:16: "a dove, and lighting upon him:"
Matthew 4:4: "Man shall not live by bread alone, but by"
Matthew 4:4: "bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of"
Matthew 4:5: "city, and setteth him on a pinnacle of the temple,"
Matthew 4:6: "He shall give his angels charge concerning thee: and in their hands they shall bear thee up,"
Matthew 5:15: "under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all"
Matthew 5:23: "thou bring thy gift to the altar, and there rememberest"
Matthew 5:39: "whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn"
Matthew 5:45: "he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and"
Matthew 5:45: "on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust."
Matthew 6:10: "Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven."
Matthew 6:19: "Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth"
Matthew 6:27: "add one cubit unto his stature?"
Matthew 7:24: "which built his house upon a rock:"
Matthew 7:25: "not; for it was founded upon a rock."
Matthew 7:26: "built his house upon the sand:"
Matthew 7:28: "the people were astonished at his doctrine:"
Matthew 9:2: "to him a man sick of the palsy, lying on a bed: and Jesus seeing"
Matthew 9:6: "of man hath power on earth to forgive sins, (then"
Matthew 9:9: "named Matthew, sitting at the receipt of custom: and he saith"
Matthew 9:15: "children of the bridechamber mourn, as long as the bridegroom"
Matthew 9:16: "a piece of new cloth unto an old garment, for that which is put in to fill it up"
Matthew 9:18: "and lay thy hand upon her, and she shall live."
Matthew 10:13: "let your peace come upon it: but if it be not"
Matthew 10:18: "And ye shall be brought before governors and kings for my sake,"
Matthew 10:21: "and the children shall rise up against their parents, and cause them to be put to death."
Matthew 10:27: "the ear, that preach ye upon the housetops."
Matthew 10:29: "them shall not fall on the ground without your"
Matthew 10:34: "I am come to send peace on earth: I came not to send"
Matthew 11:29: "Take my yoke upon you, and learn of"
Matthew 12:18: "I will put my spirit upon him, and he shall show judgment"
Matthew 12:26: "cast out Satan, he is divided against himself; how shall then his"
Matthew 12:28: "kingdom of God is come unto you."
Matthew 12:49: "he stretched forth his hand toward his disciples, and said, Behold"
Matthew 13:2: "whole multitude stood on the shore."
Matthew 13:5: "Some fell upon stony places, where they had not"
Matthew 13:7: "And some fell among thorns; and the thorns"
Matthew 13:8: "But other fell into good ground, and brought forth"
Matthew 13:14: "And in them is fulfilled the prophecy of Isaiah, which saith,"
Matthew 13:20: "But he that received the seed into stony places, the same is he that heareth the"
Matthew 13:23: "But he that received seed into the good ground is he that heareth"
Matthew 13:48: "when it was full, they drew to shore, and sat down, and gathered"
Matthew 14:8: "John Baptist's head in a charger."
Matthew 14:11: "his head was brought in a charger, and given to the"
Matthew 14:14: "multitude, and was moved with compassion toward them, and he healed their"
Matthew 14:19: "the multitude to sit down on the grass, and took"

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