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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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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.
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 42 times in 41 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 3:2 - “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven [fn]is at hand.” G1448
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:17 - From that time Jesus began to [fn]preach and say, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.” G1448
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:7 - “And as you go, [fn]preach, saying, ‘The kingdom of heaven [fn]is at hand.’ G1448
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:1 - When they had approached G1448 Jerusalem and had come to Bethphage, at the Mount of Olives, then Jesus sent two disciples,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:34 - “When the [fn]harvest time approached, G1448 he sent his slaves to the vine-growers to receive his produce.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:45 - Then He *came to the disciples and *said to them, [fn]Are you still sleeping and resting? Behold, the hour is at hand G1448 and the Son of Man is being betrayed into the hands of sinners.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:46 - “Get up, let us be going; behold, the one who betrays Me is at hand!” G1448
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:15 - and saying, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God [fn]is at hand; G1448 repent and [fn]believe in the gospel.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 11:1 - As they *approached G1448 Jerusalem, at Bethphage and Bethany, near the Mount of Olives, He *sent two of His disciples,
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:42 - “Get up, let us be going; behold, the one who betrays Me is at hand!” G1448
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:12 - Now as He approached G1448 the gate of the city, [fn]a dead man was being carried out, the [fn]only son of his mother, and she was a widow; and a sizeable crowd from the city was with her.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:9 - and heal those in it who are sick, and say to them, ‘The kingdom of God has come G1448 near G1448 to you.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:11 - ‘Even the dust of your city which clings to our feet we wipe off in protest against you; yet [fn]be sure of this, that the kingdom of God has come G1448 near.’ G1448
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:33 - “Sell your possessions and give to charity; make yourselves money belts which do not wear out, an unfailing treasure in heaven, where no thief comes G1448 near G1448 nor moth destroys.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:1 - Now all the tax collectors and the [fn]sinners were coming G1448 near G1448 Him to listen to Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:25 - “Now his older son was in the field, and when he came and approached G1448 the house, he heard music and dancing.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:35 - As [fn]Jesus was approaching G1448 Jericho, a blind man was sitting by the road begging.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:40 - And Jesus stopped and commanded that he be brought to Him; and when he came G1448 near, G1448 He questioned him,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:29 - When He approached G1448 Bethphage and Bethany, near the [fn]mount that is called Olivet, He sent two of the disciples,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:37 - As soon G1448 as He was approaching, G1448 near the descent of the Mount of Olives, the whole crowd of the disciples began to praise God [fn]joyfully with a loud voice for all the [fn]miracles which they had seen,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:41 - When He approached G1448 Jerusalem, He saw the city and wept over it,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:8 - And He said, “See to it that you are not misled; for many will come in My name, saying, ‘I am He,’ and, ‘The time is near.’ G1448 Do not go after them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:20 - “But when you see Jerusalem surrounded by armies, then [fn]recognize that her desolation is near. G1448
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:28 - “But when these things begin to take place, straighten up and lift up your heads, because your redemption is drawing G1448 near.” G1448
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:1 - Now the Feast of Unleavened Bread, which is called the Passover, was approaching. G1448
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:47 - While He was still speaking, behold, a crowd came, and the one called Judas, one of the twelve, was preceding them; and he approached G1448 Jesus to kiss Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:15 - While they were talking and discussing, Jesus Himself approached G1448 and began traveling with them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:28 - And they approached G1448 the village where they were going, and He acted as though He were going farther.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:17 - “But as the time of the promise was approaching G1448 which God had assured to Abraham, the people increased and multiplied in Egypt,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:3 - As he was traveling, it happened that he was approaching G1448 Damascus, and suddenly a light from heaven flashed around him;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:9 - On the next day, as they were on their way and approaching G1448 the city, Peter went up on the housetop about the [fn]sixth hour to pray.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:33 - Then the [fn]commander came G1448 up and took hold of him, and ordered him to be bound with two chains; and he began asking who he was and what he had done.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:6 - “But it happened that as I was on my way, approaching G1448 Damascus about noontime, a very bright light suddenly flashed from heaven all around me,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:15 - “Now therefore, you [fn]and the [fn]Council notify the [fn]commander to bring him down to you, as though you were going to determine his case by a more thorough investigation; and we for our part are ready to slay him before he comes G1448 near G1448 the place.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:12 - The night is almost gone, and the day is near. G1448 Therefore let us lay aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:30 - because he came G1448 close G1448 to death [fn]for the work of Christ, risking his life to complete [fn]what was deficient in your service to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:19 - (for the Law made nothing perfect), and on the other hand there is a bringing in of a better hope, through which we draw G1448 near G1448 to God.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:25 - not forsaking our own assembling together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another; and all the more as you see the day drawing G1448 near. G1448
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:8 - Draw G1448 near G1448 to God and He will draw G1448 near G1448 to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 5:8 - You too be patient; strengthen your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is near. G1448
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:7 - The end of all things [fn]is near; G1448 therefore, be of sound judgment and sober spirit for the purpose of [fn]prayer.
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