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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Reach

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1: ἀκολουθέω

(Strong's #190 — Verb — akoloutheo — ak-ol-oo-theh'-o )

"to follow," is translated "have reached," in Revelation 18:5 , of the sins of Babylon. Some mss. have the verb kollaomai, "to cleave together," RV, marg.; see FOLLOW.

2: ὀρέγω

(Strong's #3713 — Verb — orego — or-eg'-om-ahee )

"to reach or stretch out," is rendered "reached after" in 1 Timothy 6:10 , RV; see DESIRE , B, No. 5.

3: φέρω

(Strong's #5342 — verb — phero — fer'-o )

"to bear, carry," is used of "reaching" forth the hand in John 20:27 (twice). See BEAR , No. 2.

4: ἐφικνέομαι

(Strong's #2185 — Verb — ephikneomai — ef-ik-neh'-om-ahee )

"to come to, reach," is used in 2 Corinthians 10:13,14 .

5: καταντάω

(Strong's #2658 — Verb — katantao — kat-an-tah'-o )

"to come to a place," is translated "reach" in Acts 27:12 , RV (AV, "attain to"). See COME , No. 28.

Note: In Philippians 3:13 , AV, epekteino, in the Middle Voice, "to stretch forward," is translated "reaching forth" (RV, "stretching forward").

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Reach'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/r/reach.html. 1940.

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