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Occupy

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1: περιπατέω

(Strong's #4043 — Verb — peripateo — per-ee-pat-eh'-o )

"to walk," is sometimes used of the state in which one is living, or of that to which a person is given, e.g., Hebrews 13:9 , "(meats, wherein they that) occupied themselves," RV (marg., "walked;" AV, "have been occupied"), i.e., exercising themselves about different kinds of food, regarding some as lawful, others as unlawful (referring especially to matters of the ceremonial details of the law).

Notes: (1) For "occupy," in the AV of Luke 19:13 , see TRADE. (2) For "occupieth," in the AV of 1 Corinthians 14:16 , see FILL , No. 2.

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Occupy'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/o/occupy.html. 1940.

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