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Strongs Number: G680


Greek Word
ἅπτομαι
Transliteration
haptomai
Phonetic
hap'-tom-ahee
Part of Speech
Verb
Strongs Definition

properly to attach oneself to that is to touch (in many implied relations)

Thayers Definition

1. to fasten one's self to, adhere to, cling to

a. to touch

b. of carnal intercourse with a women or cohabitation

c. of levitical practice of having no fellowship with heathen practices. Things not to be touched appear to be both women and certain kinds of food, so celibacy and abstinence of certain kinds of food and drink are recommended.

d. to touch, assail anyone

Origin
Reflexive of G681
Bible Usage
touch.