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Strong's #1619 - ἐκτενῶς

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  1. earnestly, fervently, intensely
From a verb which means to "stretch out the hand.", thus it means tobe stretched out -- earnest, resolute, tense.
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2394 ‑ חָזְקָה (khoz‑kaw');  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (1)
1 Peter 1
NAS (3)
Luke 1
Acts 1
1 Peter 1
HCS (2)
Acts 1
1 Peter 1
BSB (2)
Acts 1
1 Peter 1
ESV (1)
1 Peter 1
WEB (1)
1 Peter 1
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


Adverb from G1618

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἐκτενῶς, adverb, earnestly, fervently: Acts 12:5 L T Tr WH; ἀγαπᾶν, 1 Peter 1:22. (Jonah 3:8; Joel 1:14; 3Macc. 5:9. Polybius etc. Cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 311; (Winer's Grammar, 25; 463 (431)).)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἐκτενῶς ,


[in LXX: Jonah 3:8 (H2394), Joel 1:14, Judith 4:12, 3 Maccabees 5:9 *;]

fervently, earnestly: Acts 12:5, 1 Peter 1:22; compar., Luke 22:44 (WH br., R, mg., omits).†

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

Syll 491.3 (ii/B.C.) ἐκτενῶς τε καὶ φιλο [τί ]μως θεραπεύων διατετελέκει : cf. ib. 284.14 (ii/B.C.) e suppl. συναγωνιζόμε [νος ἐκτε ]νῶς διατελεῖ.


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
εκτενως εκτενώς ἐκτενῶς εκτήκουσαν εξετηκόμην εξέτηξας εξέτηξέ ektenos ektenôs ektenōs ektenō̂s
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