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Strongs Number: G1909


Greek Word
ἐπί
Transliteration
epi
Phonetic
ep-ee'
Part of Speech
Preposition
Strongs Definition

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-(idiom) 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

Thayers Definition

1. upon, on, at, by, before

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

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

Origin
A primary preposition properly meaning superimposition (of time place order etc.) as a relation of distribution [with the genitive case] that is over :upon etc.
Bible Usage
upon etc. (literally or figuratively).