1461. egkentrizo
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egkentrizo: I graft in
Original Word: ἐγκεντρίζω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: egkentrizo
Phonetic Spelling: (eng-ken-trid'-zo)
Short Definition: I graft in
Definition: I graft in, ingraft.

HELPS word-Studies

1461 egkentrízō (from 1722 /en, "in" and kentrizō, "to prick, puncture") – properly, to engraft (insert) by making a puncture to graft a living shoot into another living plant (tree).

In the NT, 1461 (egkentrízō) always refers to God combining His two redeemed ethnic groups (OT, NT believers) into one people (Heb ʽam, Gk laos). 1461 (egkentrízō) occurs six times, all in Ro 11:17-24.

STRONGS NT 1461: ἐγκεντρίζω

ἐγκεντρίζω (T WH ἐνκεντρίζω, see ἐν, III. 3): 1 aorist ἐνεκεντρισα; passive, 1 aorist ἐνεκεντρίσθην; 1 future ἐγκεντρισθήσομαι; to cut into for the sake of inserting a scion; to inoculate, ingraft, graft in, (Aristotle quoted in Athen. 14, 68 (p. 653 d.); Theophrastus, h., p. 2, 2, 5; Antoninus 11, 8): τινα, Romans 11:17, 19, 23, 24 (cf. Winers Grammar, § 52, 4, 5); in these passages Paul likens the heathen who by becoming Christians have been admitted into fellowship with the people for whom the Messianic salvation is destined, to scions from wild trees inserted into a cultivated stock; (cf. Beet on verse 24; B. D. under the word ).

graft into.

From en and a derivative of kentron; to prick in, i.e. Ingraft -- graff in(-to).

see GREEK en

see GREEK kentron

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