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Lexicon :: Strong's G4052 - perisseuō

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περισσεύω
Transliteration
perisseuō
Pronunciation
pe-rēs-syü'-ō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 6:58,828

Strong’s Definitions

περισσεύω perisseúō, per-is-syoo'-o; from G4053; to superabound (in quantity or quality), be in excess, be superfluous; also (transitively) to cause to superabound or excel:—(make, more) abound, (have, have more) abundance (be more) abundant, be the better, enough and to spare, exceed, excel, increase, be left, redound, remain (over and above).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 39x

The KJV translates Strong's G4052 in the following manner: abound (17x), abundance (3x), remain (3x), exceed (2x), increase (2x), be left (1x), redound (1x), miscellaneous (10x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 39x
The KJV translates Strong's G4052 in the following manner: abound (17x), abundance (3x), remain (3x), exceed (2x), increase (2x), be left (1x), redound (1x), miscellaneous (10x).
  1. to exceed a fixed number of measure, to be left over and above a certain number or measure

    1. to be over, to remain

    2. to exist or be at hand in abundance

      1. to be great (abundant)

      2. a thing which comes in abundance, or overflows unto one, something falls to the lot of one in large measure

      3. to redound unto, turn out abundantly for, a thing

    3. to abound, overflow

      1. to be abundantly furnished with, to have in abundance, abound in (a thing), to be in affluence

      2. to be pre-eminent, to excel

      3. to excel more than, exceed

  2. to make to abound

    1. to furnish one richly so that he has abundance

    2. to make abundant or excellent

      "Abounding" is used of a flower going from a bud to full bloom.
Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
περισσεύω perisseúō, per-is-syoo'-o; from G4053; to superabound (in quantity or quality), be in excess, be superfluous; also (transitively) to cause to superabound or excel:—(make, more) abound, (have, have more) abundance (be more) abundant, be the better, enough and to spare, exceed, excel, increase, be left, redound, remain (over and above).
STRONGS NT 4052: περισσεύω
περισσεύω; imperfect ἐπερίσσευον (Acts 16:5); future infinitive περισσεύσειν (Philippians 4:12 Rec.bez); 1 aorist ἐπερίσσευσα; passive, present περισσεύομαι (Luke 15:17, see below); 1 future 3 person singular περισσευθήσεται; (περισσός, which see);
1. intransitive and properly, to exceed a fixed number or measure; to be over and above a certain number or measure: μύριοι εἰσιν ἀριθμόν... εἷς δέ περισσεύει, Hesiod from 14, 4 (clxix. (187), edition Göttling); hence,
a. to be over, to remain: John 6:12; τό περισσεῦον τῶν κλασμάτων, equivalent to τά περισσευοντα κλάσματα, Matthew 14:20; Matthew 15:37; περισσεύει μοι τί, John 6:13 (Tobit 4:16); τό περισσεῦσαν τίνι, what remained over to one, Luke 9:17.
b. to exist or be at hand in abundance: τίνι, Luke 12:15; τό περισσεῦον τίνι, one's abundance, wealth ((R. V. superfluity); opposed to ὑστέρησις), Mark 12:44; opposed to ὑστέρημα, Luke 21:4: to be great (abundant), 2 Corinthians 1:5b; 2 Corinthians 9:12; Philippians 1:26; περισσεύει τί εἰς τινα, "a thing comes in abundance, or overflows, unto one; something falls to the lot of one in large measure": Romans 5:15; 2 Corinthians 1:5a; περισσεύω εἰς τί, to redound unto, turn out abundantly for, a thing, 2 Corinthians 8:2; ἀλήθεια τοῦ Θεοῦ ἐν τῷ ἐμῷ ψεύσματι ἐπερίσσευσεν εἰς τήν δόξαν αὐτοῦ, i. e. by my lie it came to pass that God's veracity became the more conspicuous, and becoming thus more thoroughly known increased his glory, Romans 3:7; to be increased, τῷ ἀριθμῷ, Acts 16:5.
c. to abound, overflow, i. e.
α. to be abundantly furnished with, to have in abundance, abound in (a thing): absolutely (A. V. to abound), to be in affluence, Philippians 4:18; opposed to ὑστερεῖσθαι; Philippians 4:12; in spiritual gifts, 1 Corinthians 14:12; with a genitive of the thing in which one abounds (Winers Grammar, § 30, 8b.; (cf. Buttmann, § 132, 12)): ἄρτων, Luke 15:17 R G L T Tr marginal reading
β. to be pre-eminent, to excel (cf. Buttmann, § 132, 22): absolutely, 1 Corinthians 8:8; followed by ἐν with a dative of the virtues or the actions in which one excels (Buttmann, § 132, 12), 1 Corinthians 15:13; 1 Corinthians 15:58; 2 Corinthians 3:9 (here L T Tr WH omit ἐν); 2 Corinthians 8:7; Colossians 2:7; περισσεύητε μᾶλλον, to excel still more, to increase in excellence, 1 Thessalonians 4:1, 10; μᾶλλον καί μᾶλλον περισσεύῃ, Philippians 1:9; περισσεύσῃ... πλεῖον, to excel more than (A. V. exceed; cf. Buttmann, § 132, 20 and 22), Matthew 5:20, (περισσεύειν ὑπέρ τινα, 1 Macc. 3:30; τί ἐπερίσσευσεν ἄνθρωπος παρά τό κτῆνος; Ecclesiastes 3:19).
2. by later Greek usage transitively (cf. Winers Grammar, p. 23; § 38,1), to make to abound, i. e.
a. to furnish one richly so that he has abundance: passive, Matthew 13:12; Matthew 25:29; with the genitive of the thing with which one is furnished, passive, Luke 15:17 WH Tr text; τί εἰς τινα, to make a thing to abound unto one, to confer a thing abundantly upon one, 2 Corinthians 9:8; Ephesians 1:8.
b. to make abundant or excellent: τί, 2 Corinthians 4:15; to cause one to excel: τινα, with a dative of the thing, 1 Thessalonians 3:12. (τάς ὥρας, to extend the hours beyond the prescribed time, Athen. 2, p. 42 b.) (Compare: ὑπερπερισσεύω.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Ecclesiastes
3:19
Matthew
5:20; 13:12; 14:20; 15:37; 25:29
Mark
12:44
Luke
9:17; 12:15; 15:17; 15:17; 15:17; 21:4
John
6:12; 6:13
Acts
16:5; 16:5
Romans
3:7; 5:15
1 Corinthians
8:8; 14:12; 15:13; 15:58
2 Corinthians
1:5; 1:5; 3:9; 4:15; 8:2; 8:7; 9:8; 9:12
Ephesians
1:8
Philippians
1:9; 1:26; 4:12; 4:12; 4:18
Colossians
2:7
1 Thessalonians
3:12; 4:1; 4:10

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4052 matches the Greek περισσεύω (perisseuō),
which occurs 55 times in 35 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:20 - For I tell you that unless your righteousness surpasses that of the Pharisees and the teachers of the law, you will certainly not enter the kingdom of heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:12 - Whoever has will be given more, and they will have an abundance. Whoever does not have, even what they have will be taken from them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:20 - They all ate and were satisfied, and the disciples picked up twelve basketfuls of broken pieces that were left over.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:37 - They all ate and were satisfied. Afterward the disciples picked up seven basketfuls of broken pieces that were left over.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:29 - For whoever has will be given more, and they will have an abundance. Whoever does not have, even what they have will be taken from them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:44 - They all gave out of their wealth; but she, out of her poverty, put in everything—all she had to live on.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:17 - They all ate and were satisfied, and the disciples picked up twelve basketfuls of broken pieces that were left over.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:15 - Then he said to them, “Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; life does not consist in an abundance of possessions.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:17 - “When he came to his senses, he said, ‘How many of my father’s hired servants have food to spare, and here I am starving to death!
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:4 - All these people gave their gifts out of their wealth; but she out of her poverty put in all she had to live on.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:12 - When they had all had enough to eat, he said to his disciples, “Gather the pieces that are left over. Let nothing be wasted.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:13 - So they gathered them and filled twelve baskets with the pieces of the five barley loaves left over by those who had eaten.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:5 - So the churches were strengthened in the faith and grew daily in numbers.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 3:7 - Someone might argue, “If my falsehood enhances God’s truthfulness and so increases his glory, why am I still condemned as a sinner?”
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:15 - But the gift is not like the trespass. For if the many died by the trespass of the one man, how much more did God’s grace and the gift that came by the grace of the one man, Jesus Christ, overflow to the many!
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:13 - May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 8:8 - But food does not bring us near to God; we are no worse if we do not eat, and no better if we do.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:12 - So it is with you. Since you are eager for gifts of the Spirit, try to excel in those that build up the church.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:58 - Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:5 - For just as we share abundantly in the sufferings of Christ, so also our comfort abounds through Christ.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 3:9 - If the ministry that brought condemnation was glorious, how much more glorious is the ministry that brings righteousness!
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 4:15 - All this is for your benefit, so that the grace that is reaching more and more people may cause thanksgiving to overflow to the glory of God.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:2 - In the midst of a very severe trial, their overflowing joy and their extreme poverty welled up in rich generosity.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:7 - But since you excel in everything—in faith, in speech, in knowledge, in complete earnestness and in the love we have kindled in you[fn]—see that you also excel in this grace of giving.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:8 - And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:12 - This service that you perform is not only supplying the needs of the Lord’s people but is also overflowing in many expressions of thanks to God.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:8 - that he lavished on us. With all wisdom and understanding,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:9 - And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:26 - so that through my being with you again your boasting in Christ Jesus will abound on account of me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:12 - I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:18 - I have received full payment and have more than enough. I am amply supplied, now that I have received from Epaphroditus the gifts you sent. They are a fragrant offering, an acceptable sacrifice, pleasing to God.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 2:7 - rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 3:12 - May the Lord make your love increase and overflow for each other and for everyone else, just as ours does for you.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:1 - As for other matters, brothers and sisters, we instructed you how to live in order to please God, as in fact you are living. Now we ask you and urge you in the Lord Jesus to do this more and more.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:10 - And in fact, you do love all of God’s family throughout Macedonia. Yet we urge you, brothers and sisters, to do so more and more,
 
 
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