Imposed - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Imposed

[ 1,,G1945, epikeimai ]
denotes to be placed on, to lie on,"
(a) literally, as of the stone on the sepulchre of Lazarus, John 11:38; of the fish on the fire of coals, John 21:9;
(b) figuratively, of a tempest (to press upon), Acts 27:20; of a necessity laid upon the Apostle Paul, 1 Corinthians 9:16; of the pressure of the multitude upon Christ to hear Him, Luke 5:1, "pressed upon;" of the insistence of the chief priests, rulers and people that Christ should be crucified, Luke 23:23, "were instant;" of carnal ordinances "imposed" under the Law until a time of reformation, brought in through the High Priesthood of Christ, Hebrews 9:10. See INSTANT, LIE, PRESS.

Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words