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Entry for Strong's #4121 - πλεονάζω

Transliteration
pleonázō
Phonetics
pleh-on-ad'-zo  
Word Origin
from (4119)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
6:263,864
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to superabound
    1. of things
      1. to exist in abundance
      2. to increase
      3. be augmented
  2. to make to increase: one in a thing
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3513 ‑ כָּבַד (kaw‑bad, kaw‑bade');  4767 ‑ מִרְבָּה (meer‑baw');  5736 ‑ עָדַף (aw‑daf');  6186 ‑ עָרַךְ (aw‑rak');  7235 ‑ רָבָה (raw‑baw');  7971 ‑ שָׁלַח (shaw‑lakh');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (9) NAS (10) HCS (9)
Romans 2
2 Corinthians 2
Philippians 1
1 Thessalonians 1
2 Thessalonians 1
2 Peter 1
Romans 2
2 Corinthians 2
Philippians 1
1 Thessalonians 1
2 Thessalonians 1
2 Peter 1
Romans 3
2 Corinthians 2
Philippians 1
1 Thessalonians 1
2 Thessalonians 1
2 Peter 1
BYZ TIS TR
V-AAI-3S 2
V-AAO-3S 1
V-AAP-NSF 1
V-AAS-3S 2
V-PAI-3S 1
V-PAP-ASM 1
V-PAP-NPN 1
V-AAI-3S 2
V-AAO-3S 1
V-AAP-NSF 1
V-AAS-3S 2
V-PAI-3S 1
V-PAP-ASM 1
V-PAP-NPN 1
V-AAI-3S 2
V-AAO-3S 1
V-AAP-NSF 1
V-AAS-3S 2
V-PAI-3S 1
V-PAP-ASM 1
V-PAP-NPN 1
NA WH
V-AAS-3S 1
V-AAI-3S 2
V-AAO-3S 2
V-AAP-NSF 2
V-AAS-3S 2
V-PAI-3S 1
V-PAP-ASM 1
V-PAP-NPN 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

πλεον-άζω

(rarely πλειονάζω, q.v.), fut. -άσω: pf. πεπλεόνακα D.S. 1.90: Pass., pf. -ασμαι Hp. Fract. 7, etc.: aor. -άσθην Id. Art. 47: ( πλέον ):

to be more, esp. to be more than enough, superfluous, opp. ἐλλείπειν, ὑπολείπειν, Arist. EN 1106a31, Col. 799a18; τὸ πλεονάζον the excess, PRev.Laws 57.13 (iii B. C.), LXX Exodus 26:12; π. παρά c. acc., to be in excess of . ., ib. Numbers 3:46; ἐπλεόνασεν ἡ ἁμαρτία Ep.Romans 5:20; of animals, have more than the due number of limbs, opp. κολοβὰ γίνεσθαι, Arist. GA 770b32; of visits, to be frequent, Plb. 4.3.12; of the sea, encroach, Arist. Mete. 351b6, cf. Plu. 2.366b; πάθος defined as ὁρμὴ πλεονάζουσα, Zeno Stoic. 1.50; εἰκασία ἐστὶ μεταφορὰ πλεονάζουσα simile is expanded metaphor, Demetr. Eloc. 80; τὸ ς πλεονάσαν used to excess, D.H. Comp. 14: Gramm., to be redundant, Demetr.Lac. Herc. 1012.21, etc.; Ἀρίσταρχος οὐκ ἔλεγε πλεονάζειν τὸ ἄρθρον A.D. Synt. 6.2; also of letters, τὸ ε πλεονάζει (in -ώρων ) Id. Pron. 58.25; but π. τῷ ῑ to have an added (as in ἐμεῖο ), ib. 38.20; cf. 111.6 .

2. c. gen., exceed, opp. λείπω, Ptol. Geog. 1.20.7: abs., τὸ -άζον ἔργον the extra work, PLille 1v . 16 (iii B. C.); τοὺς -άζοντας τῶν ρκέ (sc. ἐρίφους ) the odd 25 out of 125, PCair.Zen. 422.7 (iii B. C.) .

II of persons, go beyond bounds, take or claim too much, Isoc. 2.33, 12.85, D. 9.24, 39.14: c. dat., presume upon . ., εὐτυχίᾳ Th. 1.120; but π. κυνηγεσίαις go beyond bounds in . ., Str. 11.5.1; of a writer, τοῖς ὀνόμασι π. Id. 3.3.7: abs., to be lengthy, tedious, Id. 9.1.16, D.S. 1.90, LXX 2 Maccabees 2:32; περί τινος Parmenisc. ap. Ath. 4.156d .

2. π. τινός have an excess of, abound in a thing, opp. ἐνδεὴς εἶναι, Arist. Pol. 1257a33, cf. Epicur. Sent. 4; but π. τοῦ καιροῦ exceed all bounds . ., of a writer, D.H. Comp. 22 .

III c. acc., state at a higher figure, Str. 6.3.10: Pass., to be magnified, exaggerated, [ νομίσειεν ἂν] ἔστιν ἃ πλεονάζεσθαι Th. 2.35, cf. Str. 2.4.3; πεπλεόνασται has been overdone, opp. ἐνδεὲς πεποίηται, Hp. Fract. 7, cf. Art. 47 .

2. make to increase, τινὰς τῇ ἀγάπῃ 1 Thessalonians 3:12 .

3. eat in too great quantity, τι Diph.Siph. ap. Ath. 8.356d, Dsc. 4.75, 82 (all Pass. ).

4. raise the price of, τι Aristid. 1.170J.

5. Pass., to be deceived, prob. f.l. for πλεονεκτεῖσθαι, Stob. 2.7.11m.

6. Gramm., use in addition or redundantly, εἰώθασιν οἱ Ἀττικοὶ τὰ ἄρθρα πλεονάζειν Sch. Ar. Pl. 5; Αἰολεῖς πλεονάζουσιν ἕτερον σύμφωνον EM 84.18: Pass., τὸ ῡ πλεοναζόμενον ψιλοῦται ib. 440.12 .

7. to be in excess of unity, partake of plurality, Procl. Inst. 2 .

Thayer's Expanded Definition

πλεονάζω; 1 aorist ἐπλεόνασα; (πλέον); the Sept. for עָדַף, and רָבָה;

1. intransitive: used of one possessing, to superabound (A. V. to have over), 2 Corinthians 8:15. of things, to exist in abundance (R. V. be multiplied), 2 Corinthians 4:15; to increase, be augmented, Romans 5:20; Romans 6:1; 2 Thessalonians 1:8; Philippians 4:17; 2 Peter 1:8.

2. transitive, to make to increase: τινα τίνι, one in a thing, 1 Thessalonians 3:12; for הִרְבָּה, Numbers 26:54; Psalm 70:21 (); add 1 Macc. 4:35. By secular writings ((from Hippocrates on)) in various other senses. (Compare: ὑπερπλεονάζω.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

πλεονάζω

(< πλέον ),

[in LXX for H5736, H7235, etc.;]

I. Intrans.

1. Of persons;

(a) to abound in (Arist.);

(b) to superabound: 2 Corinthians 8:15 (LXX).

2. Of things, to abound, superabound: Romans 5:20; Romans 6:1, 2 Corinthians 4:15, Philippians 4:17, 2 Thessalonians 1:3, 2 Peter 1:8.

II. Trans. (Numbers 26:54, Psalms 71:21; not cl, v. Lft., Notes, 48 f.), to make to abound: 1 Thessalonians 3:12 (cf. ὑπερ -πλεονάζω ).†

SYN.: περισσεύω G4052, q.v.


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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

P Tebt I. 6.27 (B.C. 140–139) φιάλας καὶ ποτήρια, ";bowls and cups,"; P Ryl II. 127.31 (A.D. 29) ποτήρια κασσιδ (έρινα) β ̄, ";2 drinking-cups of tin,"; P Fay 127.12 (ii/iii A.D.) μικ <κ >ὸν ποτήριν Θεονᾶτι τῷ μικ <κ > (a Doric form : Thumb Hellen. p. 60), ";a little cup for little Theonas,"; and from the inscrr. Syll 226 (= .3 495).14 (c. B.C. 230) τὰ ἱερὰ ποτήρια. The word is fully illustrated in SAM iii. p. 142 ff. With Matthew 23:25 ff. we may compare ποτηροπλύτης, ";washer of cups"; in Ostr 1218.5 (Rom.)

 

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List of Word Forms
επλεόνασαν επλεόνασας επλεόνασε επλεονασεν επλεόνασεν ἐπλεόνασεν πλεοναζει πλεονάζει πλεονάζον πλεοναζοντα πλεονάζοντα πλεονάζοντες πλεοναζόντων πλεονάζοντων πλεοναζούση πλεοναζούσης πλεονάκις πλεονασαι πλεονάσαι πλεονασασα πλεονάσασα πλεονάσεις πλεοναση πλεονάση πλεονάσῃ πλεόνασμα πλεονασμόν πλεονασμώ πλεονασμών πλεοναστόν πλεονάσω epleonasen epleónasen pleonasai pleonásai pleonasasa pleonásasa pleonase pleonasē pleonásei pleonásēi pleonazei pleonázei pleonazonta pleonázonta
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