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Lexicon :: Strong's G2240 - hēkō

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hēkō (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primary verb
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TDNT Reference: 2:926,306

Strong’s Definitions

ἥκω hḗkō, hay'-ko; a primary verb; to arrive, i.e. be present (literally or figuratively):—come.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 27x

The KJV translates Strong's G2240 in the following manner: come (27x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 27x
The KJV translates Strong's G2240 in the following manner: come (27x).
  1. to have come, have arrived, be present

  2. metaph.

    1. to come to one, i.e. to seek an intimacy with one, become his follower: to come upon one (unexpectedly)

    2. to come upon one, of things endured

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἥκω hḗkō, hay'-ko; a primary verb; to arrive, i.e. be present (literally or figuratively):—come.
ἥκω; imperfect ἧκον (Acts 28:23, where L T Tr WH ἦλθον); future ἥξω; 1 aorist ἧξα (Luke 13:35 R G; Revelation 2:25; Revelation 3:9 Rec.); perfect ἧκα (often in the Sept., as Genesis 42:7, 9; Genesis 45:16; [Genesis 47:4]; Joshua 9:12 (7); Job 16:22, etc.; in the N. T. once, Mark 8:3 Rst L T Tr text, see, WHs Appendix, p. 169; the older and more elegant writers [Aeschylus, Herodotus, Thucydides, others] use only the present imperfect and future; cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 743f; Bttm. Ausf. Spr. ii. 205; [Veitch, under the word]; Winers Grammar, 87 (83); [Buttmann, 59 (51)]); Sept. for בּוא; to have come, have arrived, be present [Winers Grammar, 274 (258); Buttmann, 203 (176]); hence, imperfect with force of pluperfect (cf. Matthiae, ii., p. 1136; Krüger, § 53, 1, 4): absolutely of persons, Matthew 24:50; Mark 8:3; Luke 12:46; Luke 15:27; John 8:42; Hebrews 10:7, 9, 37; 1 John 5:20; Revelation 2:25; Revelation 3:9; Revelation 15:4; followed by ἀπό with the genitive of place, Matthew 8:11; Luke 13:29; by ἐκ with the genitive of place, Romans 11:26; with addition of εἰς with accusative of place, John 4:47; μακρόθεν, Mark 8:3; πρός τινα, Acts 28:23 Rec.; metaphorically, to come to one i. e. seek an intimacy with one, become his follower: John 6:37; ἐπί τινα, to come upon one (unexpectedly), Revelation 3:3. of time and events: absolutely, Matthew 24:14; John 2:4; 2 Peter 3:10; Revelation 18:8; ἕως ἄν ἥξῃ [L T WH Tr in brackets ἥξει; see above and Buttmann, 231 (199)] (namely, καιρός), ὅτε εἴπητε, Luke 13:35; ἐπί τινα, metaphorically, to come upon one, of things to be endured (as evils, calamitous times): Matthew 23:36; Luke 19:43. [Compare: ἀν-, καθήκω.]
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

42:7; 42:9; 45:16; 47:4
8:11; 23:36; 24:14; 24:50
8:3; 8:3; 8:3
12:46; 13:29; 13:35; 13:35; 15:27; 19:43
2:4; 4:47; 6:37; 8:42
28:23; 28:23
10:7; 10:9; 10:37
2 Peter
1 John
2:25; 2:25; 3:3; 3:9; 3:9; 15:4; 18:8

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2240 matches the Greek ἥκω (hēkō),
which occurs 26 times in 25 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:11 - I tell you, many will come from east and west and recline at table with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:36 - Truly, I say to you, all these things will come upon this generation.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:14 - And this gospel of the kingdom will be proclaimed throughout the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:50 - the master of that servant will come on a day when he does not expect him and at an hour he does not know
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:3 - And if I send them away hungry to their homes, they will faint on the way. And some of them have come from far away.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:46 - the master of that servant will come on a day when he does not expect him and at an hour he does not know, and will cut him in pieces and put him with the unfaithful.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:29 - And people will come from east and west, and from north and south, and recline at table in the kingdom of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:35 - Behold, your house is forsaken. And I tell you, you will not see me until you say, ‘Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!’”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:27 - And he said to him, ‘Your brother has come, and your father has killed the fattened calf, because he has received him back safe and sound.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:43 - For the days will come upon you, when your enemies will set up a barricade around you and surround you and hem you in on every side
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:4 - And Jesus said to her, “Woman, what does this have to do with me? My hour has not yet come.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:47 - When this man heard that Jesus had come from Judea to Galilee, he went to him and asked him to come down and heal his son, for he was at the point of death.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:37 - All that the Father gives me will come to me, and whoever comes to me I will never cast out.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:42 - Jesus said to them, “If God were your Father, you would love me, for I came from God and I am here. I came not of my own accord, but he sent me.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 11:26 - And in this way all Israel will be saved, as it is written,
“The Deliverer will come from Zion,
he will banish ungodliness from Jacob”;
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:7 - Then I said, ‘Behold, I have come to do your will, O God,
as it is written of me in the scroll of the book.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:9 - then he added, “Behold, I have come to do your will.” He does away with the first in order to establish the second.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:37 - For,
“Yet a little while,
and the coming one will come and will not delay;
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:10 - But the day of the Lord will come like a thief, and then the heavens will pass away with a roar, and the heavenly bodies[fn] will be burned up and dissolved, and the earth and the works that are done on it will be exposed.[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 5:20 - And we know that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding, so that we may know him who is true; and we are in him who is true, in his Son Jesus Christ. He is the true God and eternal life.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:25 - Only hold fast what you have until I come.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:3 - Remember, then, what you received and heard. Keep it, and repent. If you will not wake up, I will come like a thief, and you will not know at what hour I will come against you.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:9 - Behold, I will make those of the synagogue of Satan who say that they are Jews and are not, but lie—behold, I will make them come and bow down before your feet, and they will learn that I have loved you.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 15:4 - Who will not fear, O Lord,
and glorify your name?
For you alone are holy.
All nations will come
and worship you,
for your righteous acts have been revealed.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 18:8 - For this reason her plagues will come in a single day,
death and mourning and famine,
and she will be burned up with fire;
for mighty is the Lord God who has judged her.”
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