Word Summary
epipherō: to bring upon or against
Original Word: ἐπιφέρω
Transliteration: epipherō
Phonetic Spelling: (ep-ee-fer'-o)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to bring upon or against
Meaning: to bring upon or against
Strong's Concordance
add, bring against, inflict

From epi and phero; to bear upon (or further), i.e. Adduce (personally or judicially (accuse, inflict)), superinduce -- add, bring (against), take.

see GREEK epi

see GREEK phero

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2018: ἐπιφέρω

ἐπιφέρω; (imperfect ἐπέφερον); 2 aorist infinitive ἐπενεγκεῖν; (present passive ἐπιφέρομαι);

1. to bring upon, bring forward: αἰτίαν, of accusers (as in Herodotus 1, 26, and in Attic writings from Thucydides down; Polybius 5, 41, 3; 40, 5, 2; Josephus, Antiquities 2, 6, 7; 4, 8, 23; Herodian, 3, 8, 13 (6 edition, Bekker)), Acts 25:18 (where L T Tr WH ἔφερον); κρίσιν, Jude 1:9.

2. to lay upon, to inflict: τήν ὀργήν, Romans 3:5 (πληγήν, Josephus, Antiquities 2, 14, 2).

3. to bring upon i. e. in addition, to add, increase: θλῖψιν τοῖς δεσμοῖς, Philippians 1:16-17Rec., but on this passage see ἐγείρω, 4 c.; (πῦρ ἐπιφέρειν πυρί, Philo, leg. ad Gaium § 18; (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 52, 4, 7)).

4. to put upon, cast upon, impose (φάρμακον, Plato, epistle 8, p. 354 b.): τί ἐπί τινα, in passive, Acts 19:12, where L T Tr WH ἀποφέρεσθαι, which see