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Lexicon :: Strong's G5348 - phthanō

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φθάνω
Transliteration
phthanō
Pronunciation
fthä'-nō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Apparently a primary verb
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 9:88,1258

Strong’s Definitions

φθάνω phthánō, fthan'-o; apparently a primary verb; to be beforehand, i.e. anticipate or precede; by extension, to have arrived at:—(already) attain, come, prevent.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x

The KJV translates Strong's G5348 in the following manner: come (4x), already attain (1x), attain (1x), prevent (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x
The KJV translates Strong's G5348 in the following manner: come (4x), already attain (1x), attain (1x), prevent (1x).
  1. to come before, precede, anticipate

  2. to come to, arrive at

  3. to reach, attain to

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
φθάνω phthánō, fthan'-o; apparently a primary verb; to be beforehand, i.e. anticipate or precede; by extension, to have arrived at:—(already) attain, come, prevent.
STRONGS NT 5348: φθάνω
φθάνω: 1 aorist ἔφθασα (Winer's Grammar, § 15 under the word); perfect ἐφθακα (1 Thessalonians 2:16 L text WH marginal reading); from Homer down;
1. to come before, precede, anticipate: ἡμεῖς οὐ μή φθάσωμεν (see μή, IV. 2) τούς κοιμηθέντας, we shall not get the start of those who have fallen asleep, i. e. we shall not attain to the fellowship of Christ sooner than the dead, nor have precedence in blessedness, 1 Thessalonians 4:15; ἔφθασεν ἐπ' αὐτούς ὀργή, (God's penal) wrath came upon them unexpectedly, 1 Thessalonians 2:16; ἔφθασεν ἐφ' ὑμᾶς βασιλεία τοῦ Θεοῦ, the kingdom of God has come upon you sooner than you expected, Matthew 12:28; Luke 11:20; (but all the preceding examples except the first are referred by the majority of recent interpretations to the following heading; — a meaning especially common when the verb is construed with prepositions).
2. in the Alex. (and other later) writings the idea of priority disappears, to come to, arrive at: εἰς τί, Philippians 3:16; to reach, attain to, a thing, Romans 9:31; ἄχρι τίνος, 2 Corinthians 10:14; (τίνι, to a thing, Tobit 5:19; ἕως τοῦ οὐρανοῦ, Test xii. Patr., p. 530 (i. e. test. Rub. 5 at the end); μεγαλωσύνη σου ἐμεγαλύνθη καί ἔφθασεν εἰς τόν οὐρανόν, Daniel 4:19, Theod. (cf. 17, 25; φθάνειν ἕως τῶν οὐρανῶν, 2 Chronicles 28:9; ἔφθασεν μήν ἕβδομος, 2 Esdr. 3:1; Philo de mund. opif. § 1; de legg. alleg. 3:76; de confus. lingg. § 29; Plutarch, apotheg. Lacon. § 28; de Alex. s. virt. s. fort. orat. 2:5. Cf. Sophocles Lexicon, under the word; Geldart, Modern Greek, p. 206; Winer's Grammar, § 2, 1 b.)). (Compare: προφθάνω.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2 Chronicles
28:9
Daniel
4:19
Matthew
12:28
Luke
11:20
Romans
9:31
2 Corinthians
10:14
Philippians
3:16
1 Thessalonians
2:16; 2:16; 4:15

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5348 matches the Greek φθάνω (phthanō),
which occurs 9 times in 7 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:28 - But if I cast out devils by the Spirit of God, then the kingdom of God is come G5348 unto you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:20 - But if I with the finger of God cast out devils, no doubt the kingdom of God is come G5348 upon you.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 9:31 - But Israel, which followed after the law of righteousness, hath G5348 not attained G5348 to the law of righteousness.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 10:14 - For we stretch not ourselves beyond our measure, as though we reached not unto you: for we are come G5348 as far as to you also in preaching the gospel of Christ:
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:16 - Nevertheless, whereto we have already attained, G5348 let us walk by the same rule, let us mind the same thing.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 2:16 - Forbidding us to speak to the Gentiles that they might be saved, to fill up their sins alway: for the wrath is come G5348 upon them to the uttermost.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:15 - For this we say unto you by the word of the Lord, that we which are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord shall G5348 not prevent G5348 them which are asleep.
 
 
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