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Lexicon :: Strong's G2425 - hikanos

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hikanos (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
From hiko [hikano or hikneomai, akin to ἥκω (G2240)] (to arrive)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:293,361

Strong’s Definitions

ἱκανός hikanós, hik-an-os'; from ἵκω híkō ( ἱκάνω hikánō or ἱκνέομαι hiknéomai, akin to G2240) (to arrive); competent (as if coming in season), i.e. ample (in amount) or fit (in character):—able, + content, enough, good, great, large, long (while), many, meet, much, security, sore, sufficient, worthy.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 41x

The KJV translates Strong's G2425 in the following manner: many (11x), much (6x), worthy (5x), long (4x), sufficient (3x), miscellaneous (12x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 41x
The KJV translates Strong's G2425 in the following manner: many (11x), much (6x), worthy (5x), long (4x), sufficient (3x), miscellaneous (12x).
  1. sufficient

    1. many enough, enough

    2. sufficient in ability, i.e. meet, fit

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἱκανός hikanós, hik-an-os'; from ἵκω híkō ( ἱκάνω hikánō or ἱκνέομαι hiknéomai, akin to G2240) (to arrive); competent (as if coming in season), i.e. ample (in amount) or fit (in character):—able, + content, enough, good, great, large, long (while), many, meet, much, security, sore, sufficient, worthy.
ἱκανός, ἱκανή, ἱκανόν (from ἵκω, ἱκανῷ; properly, 'reaching to', 'attaining to'; hence, 'adequate'); as in Greek writings from Herodotus and Thucydides down, sufficient;
a. of number and quantity; with nouns, many enough, or enough with a genitive: ὄχλος ἱκανός, a great multitude (A. V. often much people), Mark 10:46; Luke 7:12; Acts 11:24, 26; Acts 19:26; λαός, Acts 5:37 R G; κλαυθμός, Acts 20:37; ἀργύρια ἱκανά (A. V. large money, cf. the colloquial, 'money enough'), Matthew 28:12; λαμπάδες, Acts 20:8; λόγοι, Luke 23:9; φῶς ἱκανόν, a considerable light (A. V. a great light), Acts 22:6. of time: ἱκανῷ χρόνῳ (cf. Winers Grammar, § 31, 9; Buttmann, § 133, 26) for a long time (Luke 8:27 T Tr text WH); Acts 8:11; also ἱκανόν χρόνον, Acts 14:3; and plural Luke 20:9; ἐξ ἱκανοῦ, of a long time, now for a long time, Luke 23:8 R G; also ἐκ χρόνων, ἱκανῶν, Luke 8:27 R G L Tr marginal reading; Luke 23:8 L T Tr WH; (ἀπό ἱκανῶν ἐτῶν, these many years, Romans 15:23 WH Tr text); ἱκανοῦ... χρόνου διαγενομένου, much time having elapsed, Acts 27:9; ἐφ' ἱκανόν for a long while, Acts 20:11 (2 Macc. 8:25; Diodorus 13, 100; Palaeph. 28); ἡμέραι (cf. Lightfoot on Galatians, p. 89 n.), Acts 9:23, 43; Acts 18:18; Acts 27:7. absolutely, ἱκανοί, many, a considerable number: Luke 7:11 (R G L brackets T Tr marginal reading brackets); Acts 12:12; Acts 14:21; Acts 19:19; 1 Corinthians 11:30 (1 Macc. 13:49, etc.). ἱκανόν ἐστιν, it is enough, equivalent to enough has been said on this subject, Luke 22:38 (for Jesus, saddened at the paltry ideas of the disciples, breaks off in this way the conversation; the Jews, when a companion uttered anything absurd, were accustomed to use the phrase לָכֶם רַב (A. V. let it suffice thee, etc.), as in Deuteronomy 3:26, where the Sept. ἱκανούσθω) ἱκανόν τῷ τοιούτῳ ἐπιτιμία αὕτη, SC. ἐστι, sufficient... is this punishment, 2 Corinthians 2:6; after the Latin idiom satisfacere alicui, τό ἱκανόν ποιεῖν τίνι, to take away from one every ground of complaint (A. V. to content), Mark 15:15 (Polybius 32, 7, 13; Appendix, Puff., p. 68, Toll. edition (sec. 74, i., p. 402 edition Schweig.); (Diogenes Laërtius 4, 50); τό ἱκανο λαμβάνω (Latinsatisaccipio), to take security (either by accepting sponsors, or by a deposit of money until the case had been decided), Acts 17:9.
b. sufficient in ability, i. e. meet, fit (German tüchtig (A. V. worthy, able, etc.)): πρός τί, for something, 2 Corinthians 2:16; followed by an infinitive (Buttmann, 260 (223f)), Matthew 3:11; Mark 1:7; Luke 3:16; 1 Corinthians 15:9; 2 Corinthians 3:5; 2 Timothy 2:2; followed by ἵνα with subjunctive (Buttmann, 240 (207); cf. Winer's Grammar, 335 (314)): Matthew 8:8; Luke 7:6.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

3:11; 8:8; 28:12
1:7; 10:46; 15:15
3:16; 7:6; 7:11; 7:12; 8:27; 8:27; 20:9; 22:38; 23:8; 23:8; 23:9
5:37; 8:11; 9:23; 9:43; 11:24; 11:26; 12:12; 14:3; 14:21; 17:9; 18:18; 19:19; 19:26; 20:8; 20:11; 20:37; 22:6; 27:7; 27:9
1 Corinthians
11:30; 15:9
2 Corinthians
2:6; 2:16; 3:5
2 Timothy

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2425 matches the Greek ἱκανός (hikanos),
which occurs 41 times in 41 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 3:11 - “As for me, I baptize you [fn]with water for repentance, but He who is coming after me is mightier than I, and I am not fit G2425 to remove His sandals; He will baptize you [fn]with the Holy Spirit and fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:8 - But the centurion replied, “[fn]Lord, I am not worthy G2425 for You to come under my roof, but just [fn]say the word, and my [fn]servant will be healed.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:12 - And when they had assembled with the elders and consulted together, they gave a large G2425 sum G2425 of money to the soldiers,
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:7 - And he was [fn]preaching, saying, “After me One is coming who is mightier than I, and I am not fit G2425 to bend down and untie the straps of His sandals.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:46 - Then they *came to Jericho. And later, as He was leaving Jericho with His disciples and a large G2425 crowd, a beggar who was blind named Bartimaeus, the son of Timaeus, was sitting by the road.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:15 - Intent on satisfying G2425 the crowd, Pilate released Barabbas for them, and after having Jesus flogged, he handed Him over to be crucified.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:16 - John responded to them all, saying, “As for me, I baptize you with water; but He is coming who is mightier than I, and I am not fit G2425 to untie the straps of His sandals; He will baptize you [fn]with the Holy Spirit and fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:6 - Now Jesus started on His way with them; but already, when He was not yet far from the house, the centurion sent friends, saying to Him, “[fn]Lord, do not trouble Yourself further, for I am not worthy G2425 for You to enter under my roof;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:11 - Soon afterward Jesus went to a city called Nain; and His disciples were going along with Him, [fn]accompanied by a large crowd.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:12 - Now as He approached the gate of the city, [fn]a dead man was being carried out, the only son of his mother, and she was a widow; and a sizeable G2425 crowd from the city was with her.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:27 - And when He stepped out onto the land, a man from the city met Him who was possessed with demons; and he had not put on clothing for a long G2425 time and was not living in a house, but among the tombs.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:32 - Now there was a herd of many G2425 pigs feeding there on the mountain; and the demons begged Him to permit them to enter [fn]the pigs. And He gave them permission.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:9 - But He began to tell the people this parable: “A man planted a vineyard and leased it to [fn]vine-growers, and went on a journey for a long G2425 time.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:38 - They said, “Lord, look, here are two swords.” And He said to them, “It is enough G2425.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:8 - Now Herod was overjoyed when he saw Jesus; for he had wanted to see Him for a long G2425 time, because he had been hearing about Him and was hoping to see some [fn]sign performed by Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:9 - And he questioned Him [fn]at some G2425 length G2425; but He offered him no answer at all.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:37 - “After this man, Judas of Galilee appeared in the days of the census and drew away some people after him; he also perished, and all those who followed him were scattered.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:11 - And they were paying attention to him because for a long G2425 time he had astounded them with his magic arts.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:23 - When many G2425 days had elapsed, the Jews plotted together to do away with him,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:43 - And Peter stayed in Joppa many G2425 days with a tanner named Simon.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 11:24 - for he was a good man, and full of the Holy Spirit and faith. And [fn]considerable G2425 numbers were added to the Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 11:26 - and when he had found him, he brought him to Antioch. And for an entire year they [fn]met with the church and taught [fn]considerable G2425 numbers of people; and the disciples were first called Christians in Antioch.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:12 - And when he realized this, he went to the house of Mary, the mother of John, who was also called Mark, where many G2425 were gathered together and were praying.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:3 - Therefore they spent a long G2425 time there speaking boldly with reliance upon the Lord, who was testifying to the word of His grace, granting that [fn]signs and wonders be performed by their hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:21 - And after they had preached the gospel to that city and had made a good G2425 number G2425 of disciples, they returned to Lystra, to Iconium, and to Antioch,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 17:9 - And when they had received a [fn]pledge G2425 from Jason and the others, they released them.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:18 - Now Paul, when he had remained many G2425 days longer, took leave of the brothers and sisters and sailed away to Syria, and Priscilla and Aquila were with him. [fn]Paul first had his hair cut at Cenchrea, for he was keeping a vow.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:19 - And many G2425 of those who practiced magic brought their books together and began burning them in the sight of everyone; and they added up the prices of [fn]the books and found it to be fifty thousand [fn]pieces of silver.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:26 - “You see and hear that not only in Ephesus, but in almost all of [fn]Asia, this Paul has persuaded and turned away a considerable G2425 number of people, saying that [fn]gods made by hands are not gods at all.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:8 - There were many G2425 lamps in the upstairs room where we were gathered together.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:11 - When Paul had gone back up and had broken the bread and [fn]eaten, he talked with them a long G2425 while G2425 until daybreak, and then left.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:37 - And [fn]they all began to weep aloud G2425 and [fn]embraced Paul, and repeatedly kissed him,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:6 - “But it happened that as I was on my way, approaching Damascus at about noon, a very G2425 bright G2425 light suddenly flashed from heaven all around me,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 27:7 - When we had sailed slowly for a good G2425 many G2425 days, and with difficulty had arrived off Cnidus, since the wind did not permit us to go farther, we sailed under the shelter of Crete, off Salmone;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 27:9 - When considerable G2425 time had passed and the voyage was now dangerous, since even the [fn]fast was already over, Paul started admonishing them,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 11:30 - For this reason many among you are weak and sick, and a number G2425 [fn]are asleep.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:9 - For I am the least of the apostles, [fn]and not fit G2425 to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 2:6 - Sufficient G2425 for such a person is this punishment which was imposed by the majority,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 2:16 - to the one an [fn]aroma from death to death, to the other an aroma from life to life. And who is adequate G2425 for these things?
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 3:5 - Not that we are adequate G2425 in ourselves so as to consider anything as having come from ourselves, but our adequacy is from God,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:2 - The things which you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses, entrust these to faithful [fn]people who will be able G2425 to teach others also.
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