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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #5623 - ὠφελέω

Transliteration
ōpheléō
Phonetics
o-fel-eh'-o
Origin
from the same as (G5622)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
None
Definition
Thayer's
  1. to assist, to be useful or advantageous, to profit
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (19)
Matthew
3
Mark
4
Luke
2
John
2
Romans
1
1 Corinthians
2
Galatians
1
Hebrews
4
NAS (16)
Matthew
3
Mark
3
Luke
1
John
3
Romans
1
1 Corinthians
2
Galatians
1
Hebrews
2
HCS (15)
Matthew
3
Mark
3
Luke
1
John
2
Romans
1
1 Corinthians
2
Galatians
1
Hebrews
2
BSB (15)
Matthew
3
Mark
3
Luke
1
John
2
Romans
1
1 Corinthians
2
Galatians
1
Hebrews
2
ESV (14)
Matthew
2
Mark
3
Luke
1
John
2
Romans
1
1 Corinthians
2
Galatians
1
Hebrews
2
WEB (18)
Matthew
3
Mark
4
Luke
2
John
2
Romans
1
1 Corinthians
2
Galatians
1
Hebrews
3
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ὠφελ-έω,

fut. -ήσω Ar. Av. 358, etc.: aor. ὠφέλησα Hdt. 3.127, etc.: pf. -ηκα Hp. Acut. 44, Pl. Grg. 511e, etc.: plpf. ὠφελήκη Id. Ap. 31d: Pass., fut. ὠφεληθήσομαι And. 2.22, Isaiah 10:16, Hp. Int. 35, X. Cyr. 3.2.20; more freq. fut. Med. in pass. sense, ὠφελήσομαι Th. 6.18, 7.67, Pl. R. 343c, X. Mem. 1.6.14, v.l. in Lys. 19.61: aor. ὠφελήθην Th. 2.39, 5.90, etc.: pf. ὠφέλημαι A. Pr. 222, Pl. Grg. 512a, etc.: plpf. ὠφέλητο Th. 6.60: (ὄφελος):

help, aid, succour, first in Hdt. (v. infr.); opp. βλάπτω, Th. 6.14, Pl. Phd. 107d; opp. ζημιόω, Isoc. 6.5.

Construction:

I abs., to be of use or service, τὰ μηδὲν ὠφελοῦντα A. Pr. 44, cf. S. Fr. 196, E. IA 348 (troch.), X. Oec. 1.9; οὐδὲν ὠφελεῖ Th. 2.87; τὸ πολλάκις ὠφελοῦν Isoc. 8.35.

2. c. acc. pers., to be of service to, benefit, Hdt. 2.95, A. Pr. 507; τὰς ψυχὰς ὠ. διδάσκοντες X. Cyr. 2.3.23; ὠ. τινα ἔς τι to be of use to one towards a thing, Th. 4.75; τί δέ μ' ὠφελήσουσ' οἱ ῥυθμοὶ πρὸς τἄλφιτα; how will rhythms help me to earn my bread? Ar. Nu. 648: abs., ἐπὶ τοῖς δεινοῖσιν E. Fr. 84; διὰ τῶν ὤτων Plu. 2.38c, cf. 145b: c. part., αὐτοὺς ὠφελεῖ προσκείμενον E. Hipp. 970. esp. of a general, enrich his soldiers by booty, Plu. Aem. 29; τοὺς στρατιώτας ὠφεληκὼς ἀπὸ τῶν στρατειῶν Id. Caes. 12; cf. ὠφέλεια 11.3.

3. in Poets also (v. Thom.Mag. p.408R.) c. dat. pers., A. Pr. 342, Pers. 842, S. Ant. 560, E. Or. 666, 681, Heracl. 681, Ar. Av. 421 (lyr.); also in Antipho 6.38, and v.l. in Th. 5.23; the compds. προσωφελέω, ἐπωφελέω, συνωφελέω also take both constructions.

4. c. gen., dub. in οὐδεὶς ἔρωτος τοῦδ' ἐφαίνετ' ὠφελῶν S. OC 436 (fort. leg. ἔρωτ' ἐς τόνδ').

5. c. acc. cogn., ὠφελίαν ὠ. τινα to render him a service, Pl. R. 519e, cf. Euthd. 275e; ὠφελίαν κοινῇ -οῦνται πάντες οἱ δημιουργοί Id. R. 346c: with a neut. Adj., οὐδέν τινα ὠ. to do one no service, Hdt. 3.126, E. Alc. 875 (lyr.); πολλά, πλέον, πλεῖστον, ὡς πλεῖστα ὠ. τινα, Isoc. 3.30, E. Andr. 679, 681, Th. 6.14.

II Pass., receive help or succour, derive profit or advantage, πρός τινος from a person or thing, Hdt. 2.68; ἔκ τινος A. Pr. 222, Antipho 3.2.3; ἀπό τινος Th. 3.64, X. Oec. 1.15, cf. Gorg. Pal. 10; ὑπό or παρά τινος, Pl. Grg. 512a, Amat. 132d; ὠ. τοῦ νόμου to derive benefit from.., Antipho 5.17 (dub. l.); τινι by a thing, Th. 3.67; διά τι ib. 13; παρ' ἐμοῦ ὠφελεῖσθαι to make something out of me, Antipho 2.2.13; ἐκ τῶν ὑμετέρων help the mselves, Lys. 27.7: esp. of troops, acquire booty, πολλὰ παρὰ τὴν στρατείαν ὠ. Plu. Cat.Ma. 10; ὠ. δι' ἁρπαγῆς Id. Mar 19; ὠφελεῖσθαι πρός τι acquire advantage towards a thing, X. Cyn. 5.27: c. part., ὠφελεῖσθαι ἰδών to be profited by the sight of a thing, Th. 2.39: c. adj. neut., οὐδὲν ὠφελουμένη S. Ant. 550: πολλὰ ὠφελεῖσθαι οὐδὲν πονοῦντες X. Cyr. 3.2.0.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ὠφελέω , -

(< ὄφελος ),

[in LXX chiefly for H3276 hi.;]

to help, benefit, do good, profit: absol., Romans 2:25; οὐδέν (do no good; v. Field, Notes, 21), Matthew 27:24, John 6:63; John 12:19; c. acc pers., Hebrews 4:2; c. dupl. acc, Mark 8:36, 1 Corinthians 14:6, Galatians 5:2; pass., Hebrews 13:9; c. acc, Matthew 15:5; Matthew 16:26, Mark 5:26; Mark 7:11, Luke 9:25, 1 Corinthians 13:3.†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
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Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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