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Lexicon :: Strong's G837 - auxanō

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αὐξάνω
Transliteration
auxanō
Pronunciation
au-ksä'-nō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A prolonged form of a primary verb
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 8:517,*

Strong’s Definitions

αὐξάνω auxánō, owx-an'-o; a prolonged form of a primary verb; to grow ("wax"), i.e. enlarge (literal or figurative, active or passive):—grow (up), (give the) increase.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x

The KJV translates Strong's G837 in the following manner: grow (12x), increase (7x), give the increase (2x), grow up (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x
The KJV translates Strong's G837 in the following manner: grow (12x), increase (7x), give the increase (2x), grow up (1x).
  1. to cause to grow, augment

  2. to increase, become greater

  3. to grow, increase

    1. of plants

    2. of infants

    3. of a multitude of people

    4. of inward Christian growth

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
αὐξάνω auxánō, owx-an'-o; a prolonged form of a primary verb; to grow ("wax"), i.e. enlarge (literal or figurative, active or passive):—grow (up), (give the) increase.
STRONGS NT 837: αὐξάνω
αὐξάνω, and earlier (the only form in Pindar and Sophocles [Veitch, under the word says, 'Hesiod, Mimnermus, Sophocles, Thucydides always have αὔξω or ἀύξομαι, and Pindar except ἀυξάνοι from 130 (Bergk)']) αὔξω (Ephesians 2:21; Colossians 2:19); imperfect ηὔξανον; future αὐξήσω; 1 aorist ηὔξησα; [passive, present αὐξάνομαι]; 1 aorist,
1. transitive, to cause to grow, to augment: 1 Corinthians 3:6; 2 Corinthians 9:10. Passive to grow, increase, become greater: Matthew 13:32; Mark 4:8 L T Tr WH; 2 Corinthians 10:15; Colossians 1:6 [not Rec.]; εἰς τὴν ἐπίγνωσιν τοῦ Θεοῦ unto the knowledge of God, Colossians 1:10 (G L T Tr WH τῇ ἐπιγνώσει τοῦ θεοῦ); εἰς σωτηρίαν [not Rec.] to the attaining of salvation, 1 Peter 2:2.
2. according to later usage (from Aristotle, an. post. 1, 13, p. 78b, 6, etc., down; but nowhere in the Sept. [cf. Buttmann, 54 (47); 145 (127); Winers Grammar, § 38, 1]) intransitive, to grow, increase: of plants, Matthew 6:28; Mark 4:8 Rec.; Luke 12:27 [not Tdf.; Tr marginal reading brackets αὐξ.]; Luke 13:19; of infants, Luke 1:80; Luke 2:40; of a multitude of people, Acts 7:17. of inward Christian growth: εἰς Χριστόν, in reference to [Winer's Grammar, 397 (371); yet cf. Ellicott at the passage] Christ, Ephesians 4:15; εἰς ναόν, so as to form a temple, Ephesians 2:21; ἐν χάριτι, 2 Peter 3:18; with an accusative of the substance, τὴν αὔξησιν, Colossians 2:19 [cf. Winers Grammar, § 32, 2; Buttmann, § 131, 5, also Bp. Lightfoot's note at the passage]; of the external increase of the gospel it is said λόγος ηὔξανε: Acts 6:7; Acts 12:24; Acts 19:20; of the growing authority of a teacher and the number of his adherents (opposed to ἐλαττοῦσθαι), John 3:30. [Compare: συν-, ὑπεραυξάνω.]

Related entry:
See STRONGS NT 837: αὔξω
αὔξω, see αὐξάνω.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
6:28; 13:32
Mark
4:8; 4:8
Luke
1:80; 2:40; 12:27; 13:19
John
3:30
Acts
6:7; 7:17; 12:24; 19:20
1 Corinthians
3:6
2 Corinthians
9:10; 10:15
Ephesians
2:21; 2:21; 4:15
Colossians
1:6; 1:10; 2:19; 2:19
1 Peter
2:2
2 Peter
3:18

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G837 matches the Greek αὐξάνω (auxanō),
which occurs 22 times in 22 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:28 - “So why do you worry about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:32 - “which indeed is the least of all the seeds; but when it is grown it is greater than the herbs and becomes a tree, so that the birds of the air come and nest in its branches.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:8 - “But other seed fell on good ground and yielded a crop that sprang up, increased and produced: some thirtyfold, some sixty, and some a hundred.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:80 - So the child grew and became strong in spirit, and was in the deserts till the day of his manifestation to Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:40 - And the Child grew and became strong in spirit,[fn] filled with wisdom; and the grace of God was upon Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:27 - “Consider the lilies, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin; and yet I say to you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:19 - “It is like a mustard seed, which a man took and put in his garden; and it grew and became a large[fn] tree, and the birds of the air nested in its branches.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:30 - “He must increase, but I must decrease.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:7 - Then the word of God spread, and the number of the disciples multiplied greatly in Jerusalem, and a great many of the priests were obedient to the faith.
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 12:24 - But the word of God grew and multiplied.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:20 - So the word of the Lord grew mightily and prevailed.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:6 - I planted, Apollos watered, but God gave the increase.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:7 - So then neither he who plants is anything, nor he who waters, but God who gives the increase.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:10 - Now may[fn] He who supplies seed to the sower, and bread for food, supply and multiply the seed you have sown and increase the fruits of your righteousness,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 10:15 - not boasting of things beyond measure, that is, in other men’s labors, but having hope, that as your faith is increased, we shall be greatly enlarged by you in our sphere,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 2:21 - in whom the whole building, being fitted together, grows into a holy temple in the Lord,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:15 - but, speaking the truth in love, may grow up in all things into Him who is the head—Christ—
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:10 - that you may walk worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing Him, being fruitful in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God;
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 2:19 - and not holding fast to the Head, from whom all the body, nourished and knit together by joints and ligaments, grows with the increase that is from God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:2 - as newborn babes, desire the pure milk of the word, that you may grow thereby,[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:18 - but grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To Him be the glory both now and forever. Amen.
 
 
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