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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 28 times in 28 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:13 - “You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt has become tasteless, how [fn]can it be made salty again? It is G2480 no longer good G2480 for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by people.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:28 - And when He came to the other side into the country of the Gadarenes, two demon-possessed men confronted Him as they were coming out of the tombs. They were so extremely violent that no one could G2480 pass by that way.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:12 - But when Jesus heard this, He said, It is not those who are healthy G2480 who need a physician, but those who are sick.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:40 - And He *came to the disciples and *found them sleeping, and He *said to Peter, “So, you men could G2480 not keep watch with Me for one hour?
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 2:17 - And hearing this, Jesus *said to them, It is not those who are healthy G2480 who need a physician, but those who are sick; I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:4 - because he had often been bound with shackles and chains, and the chains had been torn apart by him and the shackles broken in pieces; and no one was G2480 strong G2480 enough G2480 to subdue him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:18 - and [fn]whenever it seizes him, it slams him to the ground, and he foams at the mouth and grinds his teeth and becomes stiff. And I told Your disciples so that they would cast it out, but they could G2480 not do it.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:37 - And He *came and *found them sleeping, and *said to Peter, “Simon, are you asleep? Could G2480 you not [fn]keep watch for one hour?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:48 - he is like a man building a house, who [fn]dug deep and laid a foundation on the rock; and when there was a flood, the river burst against that house and yet it could G2480 not shake it, because it had been well built.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:43 - And a woman who had suffered a chronic flow of blood for twelve years, and could G2480 not be healed by anyone,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:24 - “Strive to enter through the narrow door; for many, I tell you, will seek to enter and will not be G2480 able G2480.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:6 - And they could G2480 offer no reply to this.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:29 - “Otherwise, when he has laid a foundation and is G2480 not able G2480 to finish, all who are watching it will begin to ridicule him,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:30 - saying, ‘This person began to build, and was G2480 not able G2480 to finish!’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 16:3 - “And the manager said to himself, ‘What am I to do, since my [fn]master is taking the management away from me? I am G2480 not strong G2480 enough G2480 to [fn]dig; I am ashamed to beg.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:26 - And they were unable G2480 to catch Him in a statement in the presence of the people; and they were amazed at His answer, and said nothing.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 21:6 - And He said to them, “Cast the net on the right-hand side of the boat, and you will find the fish. So they cast it, and then they were G2480 not able G2480 to haul it in because of the great quantity of fish.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:10 - But they were unable G2480 to [fn]cope with his wisdom and the Spirit by whom he was speaking.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:10 - “Since this is the case, why are you putting God to the test by placing upon the neck of the disciples a yoke which neither our forefathers nor we have been G2480 able G2480 to bear?
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:16 - And the man in whom was the evil spirit, pounced on them and subdued all of them and overpowered G2480 them, so that they fled out of that house naked and wounded.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:20 - So [fn]the word of the Lord was growing and prevailing G2480 mightily.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:7 - After Paul arrived, the Jews who had come down from Jerusalem stood around him, bringing many, and serious, charges against him which they could G2480 not prove,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 27:16 - Running under the shelter of a small island called Cauda, we were G2480 able G2480 to get the ship’s [fn]boat under control only with difficulty.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:6 - For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision means G2480 anything, but faith working through love.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:13 - I can G2480 do G2480 all things [fn]through Him who strengthens me.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:17 - For a [fn]covenant is valid only when people are dead, [fn]for it is never in G2480 force G2480 while the one who made it lives.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 5:16 - Therefore, confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another so that you may be healed. A [fn]prayer of a righteous person, when it is [fn]brought about, can G2480 accomplish much.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 12:8 - and they did not prevail G2480, and there was no longer a place found for them in heaven.

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