πίπτω πέτω 





Parts of Speech

TDNT 6:161

Root Word (Etymology)

a reduplicated and contracted form of transliterated: peto

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: Pronounced: pet'-o, (which occurs only as an alternate in certain tenses), probably akin to 4072 thr

KJV Translation Count — 90x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: fall (69), fall down (19), light (1), fail (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to descend from a higher place to a lower
a. to fall (either from or upon)
1. to be thrust down
b. metaph. to fall under judgment, came under condemnation
2. to descend from an erect to a prostrate position
a. to fall down
1. to be prostrated, fall prostrate
2. of those overcome by terror or astonishment or grief or under the attack of an evil spirit or of falling dead suddenly
3. the dismemberment of a corpse by decay
4. to prostrate one's self
5. used of suppliants and persons rendering homage or worship to one
6. to fall out, fall from i.e. shall perish or be lost
7. to fall down, fall into ruin: of buildings, walls etc.
b. to be cast down from a state of prosperity
1. to fall from a state of uprightness
2. to perish, i.e come to an end, disappear, cease
a. of virtues
3. to lose authority, no longer have force
a. of sayings, precepts, etc.
4. to be removed from power by death
5. to fail of participating in, miss a share in

Strong's Definitions

pip'-to; a reduplicated and contracted form of πέτω, pet'-o (which occurs only as an alternate in certain tenses); probably akin to (4072) (πέτομαι) through the idea of alighting; to fall (literal or figurative): — fail, fall (down), light on.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell G4098, and worshipped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts; gold, and frankincense, and myrrh.


And saith unto him, All these things will I give thee, if thou wilt G4098 G4098 and worship me.


And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell not: for it was founded upon a rock.


And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell: and great was the G4098 of it.


Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing? and one of them shall not G4098 on the ground without your Father.


And when he sowed, some seeds fell by the way side, and the fowls came and devoured them up:


Some fell upon stony places, where they had not much earth: and forthwith they sprung up, because they had no deepness of earth:


And some fell among thorns; and the thorns sprung up, and choked them:


But other fell into good ground, and brought forth fruit, some an hundredfold, some sixtyfold, some thirtyfold.


Let them alone: they be blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall G4098 into the ditch.