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Lexicon :: Strong's G2480 - ischyō

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ἰσχύω
Transliteration
ischyō (Key)
Pronunciation
is-khoo'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:397,378

Strong’s Definitions

ἰσχύω ischýō, is-khoo'-o; from G2479; to have (or exercise) force (literally or figuratively):—be able, avail, can do(-not), could, be good, might, prevail, be of strength, be whole, + much work.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 29x

The KJV translates Strong's G2480 in the following manner: can (could) (9x), be able (6x), avail (3x), prevail (3x), be whole (2x), cannot (with G3756) (1x), can do (1x), may (1x), miscellaneous (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 29x
The KJV translates Strong's G2480 in the following manner: can (could) (9x), be able (6x), avail (3x), prevail (3x), be whole (2x), cannot (with G3756) (1x), can do (1x), may (1x), miscellaneous (3x).
  1. to be strong

    1. to be strong in body, to be robust, to be in sound health

  2. to have power

    1. to have power as shown by extraordinary deeds

      1. to exert, wield power, to have strength to overcome

    2. to be a force, avail

    3. to be serviceable

    4. to be able, can

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἰσχύω ischýō, is-khoo'-o; from G2479; to have (or exercise) force (literally or figuratively):—be able, avail, can do(-not), could, be good, might, prevail, be of strength, be whole, + much work.
STRONGS NT 2480: ἰσχύω
ἰσχύω; imperfect ἴσχυον; future ἰσχύσω; 1 aorist ἴσχυσα; (ἰσχύς); the Sept. for חָזַק, אָמֵץ, עָצַם, etc.; to be strong, i. e.:
1. to be strong in body, to be robust, to be in sound health: οἱ ἰσχύοντες, as a substantive, Matthew 9:12; Mark 2:17 (Sophocles Tr. 234; Xenophon, Cyril 6, 1, 24; joined with ὑγιαίνειν, id. mem. 2, 7, 7).
2. to have power (from Aeschylus down), i. e.
a. to have a power evinced in extraordinary deeds, i. e. to exert, wield, power: so of the gospel, Acts 19:20; Hebraistically, to have strength to overcome: οὐκ ἴσχυσαν (A. V. prevailed not i. e.) succumbed, were conquered (so יָכֹל לֹא, Genesis 32:26 (25)), Revelation 12:8; κατά τίνος, against one, i. e. to use one's strength against one, to treat him with violence, Acts 19:16.
b. equivalent to to be of force, avail (German gelten): Hebrews 9:17; τί, Galatians 5:6, and Rec. in Galatians 6:15.
c. to be serviceable: εἰς τί (A. V. good for), Matthew 5:13.
d. followed by an infinitive to be able, can: Matthew 8:28; Matthew 26:40; Mark 5:4; (Mark 9:18 (infinitive to be supplied)); Mark 14:37; Luke 6:48; Luke 8:43; (Luke 13:24); Luke 14:6,29f; 16:3; 20:26; John 21:6; Acts 6:10; Acts 15:10; Acts 25:7; Acts 27:16 (Plutarch, Pomp. 58). with the accusative, πάντα, Philippians 4:13; πολύ, James 5:16. (Compare: ἐνισχύω, ἐξισχύω, ἐπισχύω, κατισχύω.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Genesis
32:26
Matthew
5:13; 8:28; 9:12; 26:40
Mark
2:17; 5:4; 9:18; 14:37
Luke
6:48; 8:43; 13:24; 14:6; 14:29; 16:3; 20:26
John
21:6
Acts
6:10; 15:10; 19:16; 19:20; 25:7; 27:16
Galatians
5:6; 6:15
Philippians
4:13
Hebrews
9:17
James
5:16
Revelation
12:8

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2480 matches the Greek ἰσχύω (ischyō),
which occurs 29 times in 29 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:13 - ὑμεῖς ἐστε τὸ ἅλας τῆς γῆς ἐὰν δὲ τὸ ἅλας μωρανθῇ ἐν τίνι ἁλισθήσεται εἰς οὐδὲν ἰσχύει G2480 ἔτι εἰ μὴ βληθὲν ἔξω καταπατεῖσθαι ὑπὸ τῶν ἀνθρώπων
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:28 - καὶ ἐλθόντος αὐτοῦ εἰς τὸ πέραν εἰς τὴν χώραν τῶν Γαδαρηνῶν ὑπήντησαν αὐτῷ δύο δαιμονιζόμενοι ἐκ τῶν μνημείων ἐξερχόμενοι χαλεποὶ λίαν ὥστε μὴ ἰσχύειν G2480 τινὰ παρελθεῖν διὰ τῆς ὁδοῦ ἐκείνης
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:12 - δὲ ἀκούσας εἶπεν οὐ χρείαν ἔχουσιν οἱ ἰσχύοντες G2480 ἰατροῦ ἀλλ᾽ οἱ κακῶς ἔχοντες
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:40 - καὶ ἔρχεται πρὸς τοὺς μαθητὰς καὶ εὑρίσκει αὐτοὺς καθεύδοντας καὶ λέγει τῷ Πέτρῳ οὕτως οὐκ ἰσχύσατε G2480 μίαν ὥραν γρηγορῆσαι μετ᾽ ἐμοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 2:17 - καὶ ἀκούσας Ἰησοῦς λέγει αὐτοῖς ὅτι οὐ χρείαν ἔχουσιν οἱ ἰσχύοντες G2480 ἰατροῦ ἀλλ᾽ οἱ κακῶς ἔχοντες οὐκ ἦλθον καλέσαι δικαίους ἀλλὰ ἁμαρτωλούς
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:4 - διὰ τὸ αὐτὸν πολλάκις πέδαις καὶ ἁλύσεσιν δεδέσθαι καὶ διεσπάσθαι ὑπ᾽ αὐτοῦ τὰς ἁλύσεις καὶ τὰς πέδας συντετρῖφθαι καὶ οὐδεὶς ἴσχυεν G2480 αὐτὸν δαμάσαι
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:18 - καὶ ὅπου ἐὰν αὐτὸν καταλάβῃ ῥήσσει αὐτόν καὶ ἀφρίζει καὶ τρίζει τοὺς ὀδόντας καὶ ξηραίνεται καὶ εἶπα τοῖς μαθηταῖς σου ἵνα αὐτὸ ἐκβάλωσιν καὶ οὐκ ἴσχυσαν G2480
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:37 - καὶ ἔρχεται καὶ εὑρίσκει αὐτοὺς καθεύδοντας καὶ λέγει τῷ Πέτρῳ Σίμων καθεύδεις οὐκ ἴσχυσας G2480 μίαν ὥραν γρηγορῆσαι
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:48 - ὅμοιός ἐστιν ἀνθρώπῳ οἰκοδομοῦντι οἰκίαν ὃς ἔσκαψεν καὶ ἐβάθυνεν καὶ ἔθηκεν θεμέλιον ἐπὶ τὴν πέτραν πλημμύρης δὲ γενομένης προσέρηξεν ποταμὸς τῇ οἰκίᾳ ἐκείνῃ καὶ οὐκ ἴσχυσεν G2480 σαλεῦσαι αὐτὴν διὰ τὸ καλῶς οἰκοδομῆσθαι αὐτήν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:43 - καὶ γυνὴ οὖσα ἐν ῥύσει αἵματος ἀπὸ ἐτῶν δώδεκα ἥτις ἰατροῖς προσαναλώσασα ὅλον τὸν βίον οὐκ ἴσχυσεν G2480 ἀπ᾽ οὐδενὸς θεραπευθῆναι
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:24 - ἀγωνίζεσθε εἰσελθεῖν διὰ τῆς στενῆς θύρας ὅτι πολλοί λέγω ὑμῖν ζητήσουσιν εἰσελθεῖν καὶ οὐκ ἰσχύσουσιν G2480
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:6 - καὶ οὐκ ἴσχυσαν G2480 ἀνταποκριθῆναι πρὸς ταῦτα
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:29 - ἵνα μήποτε θέντος αὐτοῦ θεμέλιον καὶ μὴ ἰσχύοντος G2480 ἐκτελέσαι πάντες οἱ θεωροῦντες ἄρξωνται αὐτῷ ἐμπαίζειν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:30 - λέγοντες ὅτι οὗτος ἄνθρωπος ἤρξατο οἰκοδομεῖν καὶ οὐκ ἴσχυσεν G2480 ἐκτελέσαι
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 16:3 - εἶπεν δὲ ἐν ἑαυτῷ οἰκονόμος τί ποιήσω ὅτι κύριός μου ἀφαιρεῖται τὴν οἰκονομίαν ἀπ᾽ ἐμοῦ σκάπτειν οὐκ ἰσχύω G2480 ἐπαιτεῖν αἰσχύνομαι
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:26 - καὶ οὐκ ἴσχυσαν G2480 ἐπιλαβέσθαι αὐτοῦ ῥήματος ἐναντίον τοῦ λαοῦ καὶ θαυμάσαντες ἐπὶ τῇ ἀποκρίσει αὐτοῦ ἐσίγησαν
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 21:6 - δὲ εἶπεν αὐτοῖς βάλετε εἰς τὰ δεξιὰ μέρη τοῦ πλοίου τὸ δίκτυον καὶ εὑρήσετε ἔβαλον οὖν καὶ οὐκέτι αὐτὸ ἑλκύσαι ἴσχυον G2480 ἀπὸ τοῦ πλήθους τῶν ἰχθύων
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:10 - καὶ οὐκ ἴσχυον G2480 ἀντιστῆναι τῇ σοφίᾳ καὶ τῷ πνεύματι ἐλάλει
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:10 - νῦν οὖν τί πειράζετε τὸν θεόν ἐπιθεῖναι ζυγὸν ἐπὶ τὸν τράχηλον τῶν μαθητῶν ὃν οὔτε οἱ πατέρες ἡμῶν οὔτε ἡμεῖς ἰσχύσαμεν G2480 βαστάσαι
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:16 - καὶ ἐφαλόμενος ἄνθρωπος ἐπ᾽ αὐτοὺς ἐν ἦν τὸ πνεῦμα τὸ πονηρὸν κατακυριεύσας ἀμφοτέρων ἴσχυσεν G2480 κατ᾽ αὐτῶν ὥστε γυμνοὺς καὶ τετραυματισμένους ἐκφυγεῖν ἐκ τοῦ οἴκου ἐκείνου
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:20 - οὕτως κατὰ κράτος τοῦ κυρίου λόγος ηὔξανεν καὶ ἴσχυεν G2480
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:7 - παραγενομένου δὲ αὐτοῦ περιέστησαν αὐτὸν οἱ ἀπὸ Ἱεροσολύμων καταβεβηκότες Ἰουδαῖοι πολλὰ καὶ βαρέα αἰτιώματα καταφέροντες οὐκ ἴσχυον G2480 ἀποδεῖξαι
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 27:16 - νησίον δέ τι ὑποδραμόντες καλούμενον Καῦδα ἰσχύσαμεν G2480 μόλις περικρατεῖς γενέσθαι τῆς σκάφης
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:6 - ἐν γὰρ Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ οὔτε περιτομή τι ἰσχύει G2480 οὔτε ἀκροβυστία ἀλλὰ πίστις δι᾽ ἀγάπης ἐνεργουμένη
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 6:15 - οὔτε γὰρ περιτομή τί ἐστιν οὔτε ἀκροβυστία ἀλλὰ καινὴ κτίσις
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:13 - πάντα ἰσχύω G2480 ἐν τῷ ἐνδυναμοῦντί με
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:17 - διαθήκη γὰρ ἐπὶ νεκροῖς βεβαία ἐπεὶ μήποτε ἰσχύει G2480 ὅτε ζῇ διαθέμενος
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 5:16 - ἐξομολογεῖσθε οὖν ἀλλήλοις τὰς ἁμαρτίας καὶ εὔχεσθε ὑπὲρ ἀλλήλων ὅπως ἰαθῆτε πολὺ ἰσχύει G2480 δέησις δικαίου ἐνεργουμένη
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 12:8 - καὶ οὐκ ἴσχυσεν G2480 οὐδὲ τόπος εὑρέθη αὐτῶν ἔτι ἐν τῷ οὐρανῷ

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