Holy Spirit Filling and the results of …

I found 29 different New Testament references to the Holy Spirit filling, coming upon, baptizing, etc. The following are the specific ways He “fills”:

  • plēthō = “fill” (literally or figuratively [imbue, influence, supply]); specifically to fulfil (time): – accomplish, full (. . . come), furnish.
  • epi = 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.
  • epi (eperchomai) = come upon ( to supervene, that is, arrive, occur, impend, attack, (figuratively) influence: – come (in, upon))
  • epi (erchomai) = to come or go (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively): – accompany, appear, bring, come enter, fall out, go, grow
  • ekcheō  ekchunō (epi) = to pour forth; figuratively to bestow: – gush (pour) out, run greedily (out), shed (abroad, forth), spill.
  • en = in
  • plērēs = replete, or covered over; by analogy complete: – full
  • dia = the channel of an act; through
  • zeō = to be hot (boil, of liquids; or glow, of solids), that is, (figuratively) be fervid (earnest): – be fervent
  • epipiptō = to embrace (with affection) or seize (with more or less violence; literally or figuratively): – fall into (on, upon), lie on, press upon.
  • sunechō = to hold together, that is, to compress (the ears, with a crowd or siege) or arrest (a prisoner); figuratively to compel, perplex, afflict, preoccupy: – constrain, hold, keep in, press, lie sick of, stop, be in a strait, straiten, be taken with, throng.
  • plēroō = to make replete, that is, (literally) to cram (a net), level up (a hollow), or (figuratively) to furnish (or imbue, diffuse, influence), satisfy, execute (an office), finish (a period or task), verify (or coincide with a prediction), etc.: – accomplish, X after, (be) complete, end, expire, fill (up), fulfil, (be, make) full (come), fully preach, perfect, supply.
  • chriō = to smear or rub with oil, that is, (by implication) to consecrate to an office or religious service: – anoint.
  • lambanō  = to take;  have, hold, obtain, receive

The following results appear 1 (3%) time:

  • Led. The Greek word is agō
  • To look up; by implication to recover sight: – look (up), see, receive sight. The Greek word is anablepō
  • Restoration of sight: – recovering of sight. The Greek word is anablepsis
  • Exclaimed with a loud voice  –  to exclaim: – speak out; megas – big (literally or figuratively, in a very wide application): – (+ fear) exceedingly, great (-est), high, large, loud, mighty). The Greek word is anaphōneō
  • Proclaim judgment to the nations – to announce: – bring word (again), declare, report, shew (again), tell). The Greek word is apaggellō
  • Freedom; (figuratively) pardon: – deliverance, forgiveness, liberty, remission. The Greek word is aphesis
  • To send forth, in various applications: – cry, forgive, forsake, lay aside, leave, let (alone, be, go, have), omit, put (send) away, remit, suffer, yield up. The Greek word is aphiēmi
  • To utter an oracle, reveal, speak. The Greek word is chrēmatizō
  • To attest or protest earnestly, or (by implication) hortatively: – charge, testify (unto), witness. The Greek word is diamarturomai
  • To teach (in the same broad application): – teach. The Greek word is didaskō
  • To see (literally or figuratively); by implication (in the perfect only) to know: – be aware, behold, perceive, see, be sure, tell, understand. The Greek word is eidō
  • To dream. The Greek word is enupniazomai
  • To raise up (literally or figuratively): – exalt self, poise (lift, take) up. The Greek word is epairō
  • To come or go (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively): – accompany, appear, bring, come enter, fall out, go, grow. The Greek word is erchomai
  • To announce good news (“evangelize”) especially the gospel: – declare, bring (declare, show) glad (good) tidings, preach (the gospel). The Greek word is euaggelizō
  • To be philanthropic: – do good. The Greek word is euergeteō
  • Says – by implication to mean: – ask, bid, boast, call, describe, give out, name, put forth, say (-ing, on), shew, speak, tell, utter. The Greek word is legō”
  • Something said (including the thought). The Greek word is logos
  • A witness (literally [judicially] or figuratively [generally]); by analogy a “martyr”: – martyr, record, witness. The Greek word is martus
  • To make (or declare) great, that is, increase or (figuratively) extol: – enlarge, magnify, shew great. The Greek word is megalunō
  • To gaze (that is, with wide open eyes, as at something remarkable, signifies an earnest but more continued inspection. The Greek word is optanomai  optomai
  • To indicate: – signify. The Greek word is sēmainō

The following results appear 2 (7%) times:

  • To cure (literally or figuratively): – heal, make whole. The Greek word is iaomai
  • To herald (as a public crier), especially divine truth (the gospel): – preach (-er), proclaim, publish. The Greek word is kērussō
  • All out spokenness, that is, frankness, bluntness, publicity; by implication assurance, confidence. The Greek word is parrhēsia;

The following results appear 3 (10%) times:

  • To enunciate plainly, that is, declare: – say, speak forth, utterance – used of eager, elevated, impassioned utterance.) The Greek word is apophtheggomai
  • To speak or say (by word or writing): – answer, bid, bring word, call, command, grant, say (on), speak, tell. The Greek word is epō
  • To be frank in utterance, or confident in spirit and demeanor: – be (wax) bold, (preach, speak) boldly. The Greek word is parrhēsiazomai
  • Prophesied – to foretell events, divine, speak under inspiration, exercise the prophetic office. The Greek word is prophēteuō

The following result appear 4 (13%) times:

  • The tongue; by implication a language (specifically one naturally unacquired): – tongue. The Greek word is glōssa

The following result appear 8 (27%) times:

  • to talk, that is, utter words: – preach, say, speak (after), talk, tell, utter. The Greek word is laleō

The verses included in this study are:

  • Matthew 10:19-20 (Mark 13:11, Luke 12:11012) = laleō
  • Matthew 12:18 = apaggellō
  • Matthew 22:43 (Mark 12:36) = legō
  • Luke 1:15-17 – turn many … to the Lord; turn hearts of fathers to children; disobedient to righteous; make ready people … prepared for the Lord.
  • Luke 1:35 = Mary became pregnant with Jesus
  • Luke 1:41 = anaphōneō
  • Luke 1:67 = prophēteuō
  • Luke 2:25-27 = chrēmatizō; erchomai
  • Luke 4:1 (Matthew 4:1, Mark 1:12) = agō
  • Luke 4:18 = euaggelizō (proclaim); iaomai (heal); kērussō (preach); anablepsis; aphesis
  • John 20:22 = aphiēmi
  • Acts 1:8 = martus
  • Acts 2:3 = laleō (glōssa; apophtheggomai)
  • Acts 2:14 = epairō; apophtheggomai; prophēteuō; optanomai  optomai; enupniazomai;
  • Acts 4:8  = epō
  • Acts 4:31 = laleō; parrhēsia;
  • Acts 7:55 = eidō
  • Acts 8:14-17 = nothing specifically mentioned
  • Acts 9:17-20 = anablepō; kērussō
  • Acts 10:38 = euergeteō; iaomai
  • Acts 10:44-48 = laleō (glōssa; megalunō)
  • Acts 11:15 = laleō (glōssa; apophtheggomai) (See Acts 2:3)
  • Acts 11:28 = sēmainō
  • Acts 13:9 = epō
  • Acts 13:52-14:1 = laleō
  • Acts 18:5 = diamarturomai
  • Acts 18:25 = laleō; didaskō; parrhēsiazomai
  • Acts 19:2 = laleō (glōssa); prophēteuō; parrhēsiazomai
  • Ephesians 6:17 = logos; parrhēsia; parrhēsiazomai

If I missed some, please let me know what verse I missed. I will most definitely add it.


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