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Lexicon :: Strong's G1448 - eggizō

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en-gē'-zō (Key)
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42x in 18 unique form(s)
43x in 21 unique form(s)
125x in 42 unique form(s)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:330,194

Strong’s Definitions

ἐγγίζω engízō, eng-id'-zo; from G1451; to make near, i.e. (reflexively) approach:—approach, be at hand, come (draw) near, be (come, draw) nigh.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 43x

The KJV translates Strong's G1448 in the following manner: draw nigh (12x), be at hand (9x), come nigh (8x), come near (5x), draw near (4x), miscellaneous (5x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 43x
The KJV translates Strong's G1448 in the following manner: draw nigh (12x), be at hand (9x), come nigh (8x), come near (5x), draw near (4x), miscellaneous (5x).
  1. to bring near, to join one thing to another

  2. to draw or come near to, to approach

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἐγγίζω engízō, eng-id'-zo; from G1451; to make near, i.e. (reflexively) approach:—approach, be at hand, come (draw) near, be (come, draw) nigh.
STRONGS NT 1448: ἐγγίζω
ἐγγίζω; imperfect ἤγγιζον; Attic future ἐγγιῶ (James 4:8 [Buttmann 37 (32); Winer's Grammar § 13, 1 c.]); 1 aorist ἤγγισα; perfect ἤγγικα (ἐγγύς); in Greek writings from Polybius and Diodorus on; Sept. for נִגַשׁ and קָרַב.
1. transitive, to bring near, to join one thing to another: Polybius 8, 6, 7; Sept., Genesis 48:10; Isaiah 5:8.
2. intransitive, to draw or come near, to approach; absolutely, Matthew 21:34; Luke 18:40; [Luke 19:41]; Luke 21:28; 22:1; 24:15; Acts 7:17; Acts 21:33; Acts 23:15; [Hebrews 10:25]; perfect ἤγγικε, has come nigh, is at hand: βασιλ. τοῦ θεοῦ, Matthew 3:2; Matthew 4:17; Matthew 10:7; Mark 1:15; Luke 10:11; with the addition ἐφ’ ὑμᾶς, Luke 10:9; ἐρήμωσις, Luke 21:20; ὥρα, Matthew 26:45; παραδιδούς με, Matthew 26:46; [Mark 14:42 (where Tdf. ἤγγισεν)]; καιρός, Luke 21:8; ἡμέρα, Romans 13:12; τὸ τέλος, 1 Peter 4:7; παρουσία τοῦ κυρίου, James 5:8. Construed with the dative of the person or the place approached: Luke 7:12; Luke 15:1, 25; Luke 22:47: Acts 9:3; Acts 10:9; Acts 22:6; ἐγγίζειν τῷ θεῷ (in the Sept. used especially of the priests entering the temple to offer sacrifices or to perform other ministrations there, Exodus 19:22; Exodus 34:30; Leviticus 10:3, etc.): to worship God, Matthew 15:8 Rec., from Isaiah 29:13; to turn one's thoughts to God, to become acquainted with him, Hebrews 7:19; James 4:8; θεὸς ἐγγίζει τινί, God draws near to one in the bestowment of his grace and help, James 4:8. Followed by εἰς and the accusative of the place: Matthew 21:1; Mark 11:1; Luke 18:35; Luke 19:29; Luke 24:28; [followed by πρός with the dative, Luke 19:37, see Buttmann, § 147, 28; others regard this as a pregnant construction, cf. Winer's Grammar, §§ 48, e.; 66, 2 d.]; μέχρι θανάτου ἤγγισε, to draw nigh unto, be at the point of, death, Philippians 2:30 (ἐγγίζειν εἰς θάνατον, Job 33:22); with an adverb of place, ὅπου κλέπτης οὐκ ἐγγίζει, Luke 12:33.
[Compare: προσεγγίζω.]
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

19:22; 34:30
5:8; 29:13
3:2; 4:17; 10:7; 15:8; 21:1; 21:34; 26:45; 26:46
1:15; 11:1; 14:42
7:12; 10:9; 10:11; 12:33; 15:1; 15:25; 18:35; 18:40; 19:29; 19:37; 19:41; 21:8; 21:20; 21:28; 22:1; 22:47; 24:15; 24:28
7:17; 9:3; 10:9; 21:33; 22:6; 23:15
7:19; 10:25
4:8; 4:8; 4:8; 5:8
1 Peter

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1448 matches the Greek ἐγγίζω (eggizō),
which occurs 43 times in 42 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 3:2 - and saying, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:17 - From that time Jesus began to preach and to say, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:7 - “And as you go, preach, saying, ‘The kingdom of heaven is at hand.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:8 - ‘These people draw near to Me with their mouth,
[fn] honor Me with their lips,
But their heart is far from Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:1 - Now when they drew near Jerusalem, and came to Bethphage,[fn] at the Mount of Olives, then Jesus sent two disciples,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:34 - “Now when vintage-time drew near, he sent his servants to the vinedressers, that they might receive its fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:45 - Then He came to His disciples and said to them, “Are you still sleeping and resting? Behold, the hour is at hand, and the Son of Man is being betrayed into the hands of sinners.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:46 - “Rise, let us be going. See, My betrayer is at hand.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:15 - and saying, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand. Repent, and believe in the gospel.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 11:1 - Now when they drew near Jerusalem, to Bethphage[fn] and Bethany, at the Mount of Olives, He sent two of His disciples;
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:42 - “Rise, let us be going. See, My betrayer is at hand.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:12 - And when He came near the gate of the city, behold, a dead man was being carried out, the only son of his mother; and she was a widow. And a large crowd from the city was with her.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:9 - “And heal the sick there, and say to them, ‘The kingdom of God has come near to you.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:11 - ‘The very dust of your city which clings to us[fn] we wipe off against you. Nevertheless know this, that the kingdom of God has come near you.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:33 - “Sell what you have and give alms; provide yourselves money bags which do not grow old, a treasure in the heavens that does not fail, where no thief approaches nor moth destroys.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:1 - Then all the tax collectors and the sinners drew near to Him to hear Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:25 - “Now his older son was in the field. And as he came and drew near to the house, he heard music and dancing.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:35 - Then it happened, as He was coming near Jericho, that a certain blind man sat by the road begging.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:40 - So Jesus stood still and commanded him to be brought to Him. And when he had come near, He asked him,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:29 - And it came to pass, when He drew near to Bethphage[fn] and Bethany, at the mountain called Olivet, that He sent two of His disciples,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:37 - Then, as He was now drawing near the descent of the Mount of Olives, the whole multitude of the disciples began to rejoice and praise God with a loud voice for all the mighty works they had seen,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:41 - Now as He drew near, He saw the city and wept over it,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:8 - And He said: “Take heed that you not be deceived. For many will come in My name, saying, ‘I am He,’ and, ‘The time has drawn near.’ Therefore[fn] do not go after them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:20 - “But when you see Jerusalem surrounded by armies, then know that its desolation is near.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:28 - “Now when these things begin to happen, look up and lift up your heads, because your redemption draws near.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:1 - Now the Feast of Unleavened Bread drew near, which is called Passover.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:47 - And while He was still speaking, behold, a multitude; and he who was called Judas, one of the twelve, went before them and drew near to Jesus to kiss Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:15 - So it was, while they conversed and reasoned, that Jesus Himself drew near and went with them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:28 - Then they drew near to the village where they were going, and He indicated that He would have gone farther.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:17 - “But when the time of the promise drew near which God had sworn to Abraham, the people grew and multiplied in Egypt
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:3 - As he journeyed he came near Damascus, and suddenly a light shone around him from heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:9 - The next day, as they went on their journey and drew near the city, Peter went up on the housetop to pray, about the sixth hour.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:33 - Then the commander came near and took him, and commanded him to be bound with two chains; and he asked who he was and what he had done.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:6 - “Now it happened, as I journeyed and came near Damascus at about noon, suddenly a great light from heaven shone around me.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:15 - “Now you, therefore, together with the council, suggest to the commander that he be brought down to you tomorrow,[fn] as though you were going to make further inquiries concerning him; but we are ready to kill him before he comes near.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:12 - The night is far spent, the day is at hand. Therefore let us cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armor of light.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:30 - because for the work of Christ he came close to death, not regarding his life, to supply what was lacking in your service toward me.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:19 - for the law made nothing perfect; on the other hand, there is the bringing in of a better hope, through which we draw near to God.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:25 - not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as is the manner of some, but exhorting one another, and so much the more as you see the Day approaching.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:8 - Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 5:8 - You also be patient. Establish your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is at hand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:7 - But the end of all things is at hand; therefore be serious and watchful in your prayers.
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