Word Summary
emptyō: to spit upon
Original Word: ἐμπτύω
Transliteration: emptyō
Phonetic Spelling: (emp-too'-o)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to spit upon
Meaning: to spit upon
Strong's Concordance

From en and ptuo; to spit at or on -- spit (upon).

see GREEK en

see GREEK ptuo

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1716: ἐμπτύω

ἐμπτύω (see ἐν, III. 3); imperfect ἐνέπτυον; future ἐμπτύσω; 1 aorist ἐνέπτυσα; future passive ἐμπτυσθήσομαι; (from Herodotus down); to spit upon: τίνι, Mark 10:34; Mark 14:65; Mark 15:19; εἰς τό πρόσωπον τίνος, Matthew 26:67 (Numbers 12:14; Plutarch, ii., p. 189 a. (i. e. reg. et imper. apotheg. Phocylides, 17); κατά τό πρόσωπον τίνι, Deuteronomy 25:9); εἰς τινα, Matthew 27:30; passive to be spit upon: Luke 18:32. Musonius Rufus quoted in Stab. floril. 19, 16. Cf. Lob. ad Phryn. 10:17; (Rutherford, New Phryn., p. 66).