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Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #3373 - μηκύνω

Word Origin
from (3372)
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to make long, to lengthen
  2. in the Bible twice of plants, to cause to grow, increase
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1431 ‑ גָּדַל (gaw‑dal');  4900 ‑ מָשַׁךְ (maw‑shak');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
Mark 1
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V-PPS-3S 1
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V-PPS-3S 1

Thayer's Expanded Definition
 μηκύνω: (μῆκος); from Herodotus and Pindar down; to make long, to lengthen; in the Bible twice of plants, equivalent to to cause to grow, increase: ἐφυτευσε κύριος καί ὑετός ἐμήκυνεν (יְגַדִּל), Isaiah 44:14; hence, passive (others, middle) present μηκύνομαι; to grow up: Mark 4:27 (μηκύνηται ( Tr marginal reading μηκύνεται)).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament


(< μῆκος ),

[in LXX: (H1431 pi.), ; (H4900 ni.) *;]

to lengthen, extend: of causing plants to grow, Isa, l.c.; pass. (mid., Swete, in l), to grow: .





Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

";foolish talking"; (Ephesians 5:4) : cf. Plut. Mor. 504 B οὕτως οὐ ψέγεται τὸ πίνειν, εἰ προσείη τῷ πίνειν τὸ σιωπᾶν · ἀλλ᾽ ἡ μωρολογία μέθην ποιεῖ τὴν οἴνωσιν.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
εμήκυνεν μηκυνηται μηκύνηται μηκυνώ μηκυνώσιν μήλα μήλοις μηλόν μήλον μήλόν mekunetai mēkunētai mekynetai mekýnetai mēkynētai mēkýnētai

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