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ἀμφι-βαίνω , perf. ἀμφιβέβηκας, -κε, subj. ἀμφιβεβήκῃ, plup. ἀμφιβεβήκει: go (perf. stand) about or over, surround, with acc. or dat.; ἠέλιος μέσον οὐρανὸν ἀμφιβεβήκει (‘had reached mid-heaven in its round,’ i. e. stood at the zenith), Il. 8.68; Τρώων νέφος ἀμφιβέβηκε | νηυσίν, Il. 16.66; ἄχος φρένας ἀμφιβέβηκεν, ‘has overwhelmed,’ Od. 8.541; met., protect (the figure from an animal standing over its young), ἀργυρότοξ̓, ὃς Χρυ?σην ἀμφιβέβηκας, Il. 1. 37, Od. 9.198.
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