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Strong's #4052 - περισσεύω

Transliteration
perisseúō
Phonetics
per-is-syoo'-o
Origin
from (G4053)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
6:58,828
Definition
Thayer's
  1. to exceed a fixed number of measure, to be left over and above a certain number or measure
    1. to be over, to remain
    2. to exist or be at hand in abundance
      1. to be great (abundant)
      2. a thing which comes in abundance, or overflows unto one, something falls to the lot of one in large measure
      3. to redound unto, turn out abundantly for, a thing
    3. to abound, overflow
      1. to be abundantly furnished with, to have in abundance, abound in (a thing), to be in affluence
      2. to be pre-eminent, to excel
      3. to excel more than, exceed
  2. to make to abound
    1. to furnish one richly so that he has abundance
    2. to make abundant or excellent
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3498 ‑ יָתַר (yaw‑thar');  4768 ‑ מַרְבִּית (mar‑beeth');  
Frequency Lists  
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KJV (41)
Matthew
5
Mark
1
Luke
4
John
2
Acts
1
Romans
3
1 Corinthians
3
2 Corinthians
12
Ephesians
1
Philippians
5
Colossians
1
1 Thessalonians
3
NAS (54)
Matthew
9
Mark
1
Luke
9
John
3
Acts
1
Romans
3
1 Corinthians
3
2 Corinthians
12
Ephesians
1
Philippians
8
Colossians
1
1 Thessalonians
3
HCS (39)
Matthew
5
Mark
1
Luke
4
John
2
Acts
1
Romans
3
1 Corinthians
3
2 Corinthians
10
Ephesians
1
Philippians
5
Colossians
1
1 Thessalonians
3
BSB (39)
Matthew
5
Mark
1
Luke
4
John
2
Acts
1
Romans
3
1 Corinthians
3
2 Corinthians
10
Ephesians
1
Philippians
5
Colossians
1
1 Thessalonians
3
ESV (35)
Matthew
4
Mark
1
Luke
3
John
1
Acts
1
Romans
3
1 Corinthians
3
2 Corinthians
10
Ephesians
1
Philippians
5
1 Thessalonians
3
WEB (39)
Matthew
5
Mark
1
Luke
4
John
2
Acts
1
Romans
3
1 Corinthians
3
2 Corinthians
11
Ephesians
1
Philippians
4
Colossians
1
1 Thessalonians
3
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

περισσ-εύω,

Att. περισς-ττεύω, impf. ἐπερίσσευον ( περιέσσευον is condemned by Phryn. 20), ( περισσός )

to be over and above the number, μύριοί εἰσιν ἀριθμόν . ., εἷς δὲ π . Hes. Fr. 160; περιττεύσουσιν ἡμῶν οἱ πολέμιοι the enemy will go beyond us, outflank us, X. An. 4.8.11 .

II to be more than enough, remain over, τἀρκοῦντα καὶ περιττεύοντα Id. Smp. 4.35; τὸ π. [ἀργύριον ] Id. Vect. 4.7; ἂν ᾖ τι . . περιττεῦον Pl. Lg. 855b; εἴ τι π. ἀπὸ τῶν τόκων SIG 672.19 (Delph., ii B. C. ); ἡ περιττεύουσα τροφή Arist. HA 619a20; τὸ π. τῶν κλασμάτων Ev.Matthew 14:20; τοσοῦτον τῷ Περικλεῖ ἐπερίσσευσε, κτλ . such abundance of reason had Pericles for his belief, Th. 2.65; τοσόνδ' ἐπερίσσευσεν αὐτοῖς εὐνοίας J. AJ 19.1.18; τὸ ἀνδρεῖον ἐπερίττευεν αὐτῇ D.H. 3.11 .

2. in bad sense, to be superfluous, τὰ περισσεύοντα τῶν λόγων S. El. 1288; ἵν' ἐμοὶ περιττεύῃ, i. e. that I may be over-rich, Diog.Oen. 64 .

III of persons, abound in, χορηγίᾳ, opp. ἐλλείπω, Plb. 18.35.5, etc.; αἱ ἐκκλησίαι ἐπερίσσευον τῷ ἀριθμῷ Acts 16:5 : Med., c. gen., περισσεύονται ἄρτων have more than enough of . ., Ev.Luke 15:17 .

2. to be superior, π. παρά τινα to be better than . ., LXX Ecclesiastes 3:19; ὑπέρ τινα ib. 1 Maccabees 3:30 (v.l.); be better, have the advantage, Cor. 14.12; π. μᾶλλον abound more and more, sc. in Christian graces, Thess. 4.1, 11: Med., περισσευόμεθα, opp. ὑστερούμεθα, Cor. 8.8 .

causal, make to abound, πᾶσαν χάριν π . Cor. 9.8; τινὰς τῇ ἀγάπῃ Thess. 3.12: Pass., to be made to abound, Ev.Matthew 13:12, Ev.Matthew 25:29.

2. of Time, π. τὰς ὥρας make them longer, Ath. 2.42b .

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

περισσεύω

(< περισσός ),

[in LXX: 1 Samuel 2:33 (H4768), 1 Samuel 2:36 Ecclesiastes 3:19 (H3498 ni., יוׄתֵר ), Tobit 4:16, Sirach 10:27; Sirach 11:12; Sirach 19:24, Sir 30:38 (Sirach 33:29), 1 Maccabees 3:30*;]

I. Prop., intrans.,

1. of things, to be over and above the number (Hes.), hence,

(a) to be or remain over: Matthew 14:20; Matthew 15:37, Luke 9:17, John 6:12-13;

(b) to abound, be in abundance: Mark 12:44, Luke 12:15; Luke 21:4, Acts 16:5, Romans 3:7; Romans 5:15, 2 Corinthians 1:5; 2 Corinthians 8:2; 2 Corinthians 9:12, Philippians 1:26.

2. Of persons,

(a) to abound in, have in abundance: 1 Corinthians 14:12; 1 Corinthians 15:58, Philippians 4:12; Philippians 4:18; c. gen., Luke 15:17 T;

(b) to be superior or better, to excel: absol., 1 Corinthians 3:9; 1 Corinthians 8:8; c. dat. ref., 2 Corinthians 3:9; seq. ἐν , Romans 15:13, 1 Corinthians 15:58, 2 Corinthians 3:9; 2 Corinthians 8:7, Colossians 2:7; μᾶλλον , 1 Thessalonians 4:1; 1 Thessalonians 4:10; μ καὶ μ ., Philippians 1:9; πλεῖον , Matthew 5:20.

II. In late writers (Lft., Notes, 48 f.), trans.,

(a) to make to abound: c. acc seq. εἰς , 2 Corinthians 4:15; 2 Corinthians 9:8, Ephesians 1:8; pass., Matthew 13:12; Matthew 25:29; c. gen. rei, Luke 15:17, WH;

(b) to make to excel: c. acc pers., dat. rei, 1 Thessalonians 3:12 (cf. ὑπερ -περισσεύω ).†

SYN.: πλεονάζω G4121.


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

P Lond 46.25 (iv/A.D.) (= I. p. 66) ἐν συστροφῇ πρὸς πνευματικ (ὴν) ἀπειλή [ν, ";shortly, for spiritual threatening"; (Ed.). See also Vett. Val. pp. 111 πνευματικῆς ἤτοι αἰσθητικῆς κινήσεως, 231.20 περὶ καταδίκης καὶ πνευματικοῦ κινδύνου, and for πνευματώδης ib. 13.9 ψυχεινοί, πνευματώδεις.

 

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List of Word Forms
επερισσευον επερίσσευον ἐπερίσσευον επερισσευσαν ἐπερίσσευσαν επερίσσευσε επερισσευσεν επερίσσευσεν ἐπερίσσευσεν περιοσσεύση περισσευει περισσεύει περισσευειν περισσεύειν περισσευετε περισσεύετε περισσευη περισσεύη περισσεύῃ περισσευητε περισσεύητε περισσευθησεται περισσευθήσεται περισσευομεν περισσεύομεν περισσευον περισσεύον περισσεῦον περισσευονται περισσεύονται περισσευοντες περισσεύοντες περισσευοντος περισσεύοντος περισσευουσα περισσεύουσα περισσεύουσιν περισσευσαι περισσεύσαι περισσεῦσαι περισσευσαν περισσεύσαν περισσεῦσαν περισσευσαντα περισσεύσαντα περισσεύσει περισσευση περισσεύση περισσεύσῃ περισσευω περισσεύω περισσεύων eperisseuon eperísseuon eperisseusan eperísseusan eperisseusen eperísseusen perisseue perisseuē perisseuei perisseúei perisseúēi perisseuein perisseúein perisseuete perisseuēte perisseúete perisseúēte perisseuo perisseuō perisseúo perisseúō perisseuomen perisseúomen perisseuon perisseûon perisseuontai perisseúontai perisseuontes perisseúontes perisseuontos perisseúontos perisseuousa perisseúousa perisseusai perisseúsai perisseûsai perisseusan perisseûsan perisseusanta perisseúsanta perisseuse perisseusē perisseúsei perisseúsēi perisseuthesetai perisseuthēsetai perisseuthḗsetai
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