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Entry for Strong's #1840 - ἐξισχύω

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Thayer's Definition
  1. to be eminently able, able, to have full strength
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Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
Ephesians 1
Ephesians 1
Ephesians 1
V-AAS-2P 1
V-AAS-2P 1
V-AAS-2P 1
V-AAS-2P 1

Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἐξισχύω [ ],

I have strength enough, be able, ὥστε ποιεῖν Str. 17.1.3: c. inf. only, LXX Si. 7.6, Ephesians 3:18, J. BJ 1.23.2; ἐξίσχυσεν τὰ βιβλείδια ἀθετηθῆναι procured the rejection of the petition, POxy. 1120.7 (iii A. D.): abs., prevail, Str. 16.1.15, Jul. Or. 5.160c; ἐξισχῦσαι καὶ κρατῆσαι τῶν πολλῶν Plu. 2.801e.

II c. gen., τὸ δαιμόνιον παίδων ἐξισχῦον fate prevailing over the children, Ael. VH 6.13, cf. Steph. in Hp. 1.71D.

III Med., of flames, gather force, Thphr. Ign. 71.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἐξισχύω: 1 aorist subjunctive 2 person plural ἐξισχύσητε, to be eminently able, to have full strength (cf. ἐκ, VI. 6) followed by an infinitive Ephesians 3:18. (Sir. 7:6; rare in Greek writings, as Dioscor., Strabo, Plutarch.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

**† ἐξ -ισχύω ,

[in LXX: Sirach 7:6*;]

to have strength enough, to be quite able: c. inf., Ephesians 3:18.†

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

BGU I. 275.11 (A.D. 215) καὶ ἐπείρασαν αὐτὴν (sc. μηχανὴν) ἐπανοῖξαι καὶ οὐκ ἐξείσχυ ̣σαν ̣, P Oxy VIII. 1120.7 (early iii/A.D.) ἀλλὰ οὗτος ἐξείσχυσεν τὰ βιβλείδια ἀθετηθῆναι, ";but his influence procured the rejection of the petition."; See also Vett. Val. p. 288.12 πολλάκις γὰρ ὑπ᾽ ὄψιν προδείξαντες τὸ ἀποτέλεσμα ἠτόνησαν διὰ τὸ ἐπὶ δυναστικοῦ τόπου ἕτερον τετευχότα ἐξισχῦσαι. These examples make it at least doubtful whether it is possible to give the verb the intensive meaning ";be fully able,"; ";be strong"; (RV), often assigned to it in Ephesians 3:18.


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
εξισχυσητε εξισχύσητε ἐξισχύσητε εξιχνίασα εξιχνιάσαι εξιχνιάσαμεν εξιχνίασας εξιχνίασεν εξιχνιάσεται εξιχνιάση εξιχνιασμοί εξιχνίασον εξοδία εξοδίας εξόδιον εξόδιόν εξοδίου εξωδιάσθη exischusete exischusēte exischysete exischysēte exischýsete exischýsēte
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