Entangle - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words


[ 1,,G3802, pagideuo ]

[ 2,,G1707, empleko ]
to weave in" (en, "in," pleko, "to weave"), hence, metaphorically, to be involved, entangled in, is used in the Passive Voice in 2 Timothy 2:4, "entangleth himself;" 2 Peter 2:20, "are entangled." In the Sept., Proverbs 28:18.

[ 3,,G1758, enecho ]
"to hold in," is said
(a) of being "entangled" in a yoke of bondage, such as Judaism, Galatians 5:1. Some mss. have the word in 2 Thessalonians 1:4, the most authentic have anecho, "to endure;"
(b) with the meaning to set oneself against, be urgent against, said of the plotting of Herodias against John the Baptist, Mark 6:19, RV, "set herself against," AV, "had a quarrel against;" of the effort of the scribes and Pharisees to provoke the Lord to say something which would provide them with a ground of accusation against Him, Luke 11:53, RV, "to press upon," marg., "to set themselves vehemently against," AV, "to urge."

Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words