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Lexicon :: Strong's G1448 - engizō

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engizō (Key)
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Root Word (Etymology)
42x in 18 unique form(s)
43x in 21 unique form(s)
125x in 42 unique form(s)
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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.
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 (engizō),
which occurs 43 times in 42 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 3:2 - And saying, Repent ye: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. G1448
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:17 - From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say, Repent: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. G1448
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:7 - And as ye go, preach, saying, The kingdom of heaven is at hand. G1448
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:8 - This people draweth nigh G1448 unto me with their mouth, and honoureth me with their lips; but their heart is far from me.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:1 - And when they drew nigh G1448 unto Jerusalem, and were come to Bethphage, unto the mount of Olives, then sent Jesus two disciples,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:34 - And when the time of the fruit drew near, G1448 he sent his servants to the husbandmen, that they might receive the fruits of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:45 - Then cometh he to his disciples, and saith unto them, Sleep on now, and take your rest: behold, the hour is at hand, G1448 and the Son of man is betrayed into the hands of sinners.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:46 - Rise, let us be going: behold, he is at hand G1448 that doth betray me.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:15 - And saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: G1448 repent ye, and believe the gospel.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 11:1 - And when they came nigh G1448 to Jerusalem, unto Bethphage and Bethany, at the mount of Olives, he sendeth forth two of his disciples,
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:42 - Rise up, let us go; lo, he that betrayeth me is at hand. G1448
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:12 - Now when he came nigh G1448 to the gate of the city, behold, there was a dead man carried out, the only son of his mother, and she was a widow: and much people of the city was with her.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:9 - And heal the sick that are therein, and say unto them, The kingdom of God is come nigh G1448 unto you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:11 - Even the very dust of your city, which cleaveth on us, we do wipe off against you: notwithstanding be ye sure of this, that the kingdom of God is come nigh G1448 unto you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:33 - Sell that ye have, and give alms; provide yourselves bags which wax not old, a treasure in the heavens that faileth not, where no thief approacheth, G1448 neither moth corrupteth.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:1 - Then drew near G1448 unto him all the publicans and sinners for to hear him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:25 - Now his elder son was in the field: and as he came and drew nigh G1448 to the house, he heard musick and dancing.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:35 - And it came to pass, that as he was come nigh G1448 unto Jericho, a certain blind man sat by the way side begging:
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:40 - And Jesus stood, and commanded him to be brought unto him: and when he was come near, G1448 he asked him,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:29 - And it came to pass, when he was come nigh G1448 to Bethphage and Bethany, at the mount called the mount of Olives, he sent two of his disciples,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:37 - And when he was come nigh, G1448 even now at 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 that they had seen;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:41 - And when he was come near, G1448 he beheld the city, and wept over it,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:8 - And he said, Take heed that ye be not deceived: for many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and the time draweth near: G1448 go ye not therefore after them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:20 - And when ye shall see Jerusalem compassed with armies, then know that the desolation thereof is nigh. G1448
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:28 - And when these things begin to come to pass, then look up, and lift up your heads; for your redemption draweth nigh. G1448
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:1 - Now the feast of unleavened bread drew nigh, G1448 which is called the Passover.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:47 - And while he yet spake, behold a multitude, and he that was called Judas, one of the twelve, went before them, and drew near G1448 unto Jesus to kiss him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:15 - And it came to pass, that, while they communed together and reasoned, Jesus himself drew near, G1448 and went with them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:28 - And they drew nigh G1448 unto the village, whither they went: and he made as though he would have gone further.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:17 - But when the time of the promise drew nigh, G1448 which God had sworn to Abraham, the people grew and multiplied in Egypt,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:3 - And as he journeyed, he came near G1448 Damascus: and suddenly there shined round about him a light from heaven:
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:9 - On the morrow, as they went on their journey, and drew nigh G1448 unto the city, Peter went up upon the housetop to pray about the sixth hour:
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:33 - Then the chief captain came near, G1448 and took him, and commanded him to be bound with two chains; and demanded who he was, and what he had done.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:6 - And it came to pass, that, as I made my journey, and was come nigh G1448 unto Damascus about noon, suddenly there shone from heaven a great light round about me.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:15 - Now therefore ye with the council signify to the chief captain that he bring him down unto you to morrow, as though ye would enquire something more perfectly concerning him: and we, or ever he come near, G1448 are ready to kill him.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:12 - The night is far spent, the day is at hand: G1448 let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armour of light.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:30 - Because for the work of Christ he was nigh G1448 unto death, not regarding his life, to supply your lack of service toward me.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:19 - For the law made nothing perfect, but the bringing in of a better hope did; by the which we draw nigh G1448 unto God.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:25 - Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching. G1448
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:8 - Draw nigh G1448 to God, and he will draw nigh G1448 to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 5:8 - Be ye also patient; stablish your hearts: for the coming of the Lord draweth nigh. G1448
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:7 - But the end of all things is at hand: G1448 be ye therefore sober, and watch unto prayer.
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