2021. epicheireó
Strong's Concordance
epicheireó: to put one's hand to, hence to attempt
Original Word: ἐπιχειρέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: epicheireó
Phonetic Spelling: (ep-ee-khi-reh'-o)
Definition: to put one's hand to, to attempt
Usage: I take in hand, attempt.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from epi and cheir
to put one's hand to, hence to attempt
NASB Translation
attempted (1), attempting (1), undertaken (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2021: ἐπιχειρέω

ἐπιχειρέω, ἐπιχείρῳ: imperfect ἐπεχείρουν; 1 aorist ἐπεχείρησα; (χείρ);

1. properly, to put the hand to (Homer, Odyssey 24, 386, 395).

2. often from Herodotus down, to take in hand, undertake, attempt (anything to be done), followed by the infinitive: Luke 1:1; Acts 9:29; Acts 19:13; (2 Macc. 2:29 2Macc. 7:19). Grimm treats of this word more at length in the Jahrbb. f. deutsche Theol. for 1871, p. 36f.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
go about, take in hand.

From epi and cheir; to put the hand upon, i.e. Undertake -- go about, take in hand (upon).

see GREEK epi

see GREEK cheir

Forms and Transliterations
επεχειρησαν επεχείρησαν ἐπεχείρησαν επεχείρησεν επεχειρουν επεχείρουν ἐπεχείρουν επιχειρήση επίχειρον επιχειρούσιν epecheiresan epecheirēsan epecheíresan epecheírēsan epecheiroun epecheíroun
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Englishman's Concordance
Luke 1:1 V-AIA-3P
GRK: ΕΠΕΙΔΗΠΕΡ ΠΟΛΛΟΙ ἐπεχείρησαν ἀνατάξασθαι διήγησιν
NAS: as many have undertaken to compile
KJV: as many have taken in hand to set forth in order
INT: FORASMUCH AS many have undertaken to draw up a narration

Acts 9:29 V-IIA-3P
GRK: οἱ δὲ ἐπεχείρουν ἀνελεῖν αὐτόν
NAS: with the Hellenistic [Jews]; but they were attempting to put him to death.
KJV: but they went about to slay
INT: moreover they attempted to put to death him

Acts 19:13 V-AIA-3P
GRK: Ἐπεχείρησαν δέ τινες
NAS: who went from place to place, attempted to name
KJV: exorcists, took upon them to call
INT: attempted moreover some of

Strong's Greek 2021
3 Occurrences

ἐπεχείρησαν — 2 Occ.
ἐπεχείρουν — 1 Occ.

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