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Lexicon :: Strong's G4052 - perisseuō

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περισσεύω
Transliteration
perisseuō (Key)
Pronunciation
per-is-syoo'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 6:58,828

Strong’s Definitions

περισσεύω perisseúō, per-is-syoo'-o; from G4053; to superabound (in quantity or quality), be in excess, be superfluous; also (transitively) to cause to superabound or excel:—(make, more) abound, (have, have more) abundance (be more) abundant, be the better, enough and to spare, exceed, excel, increase, be left, redound, remain (over and above).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 39x

The KJV translates Strong's G4052 in the following manner: abound (17x), abundance (3x), remain (3x), exceed (2x), increase (2x), be left (1x), redound (1x), miscellaneous (10x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 39x
The KJV translates Strong's G4052 in the following manner: abound (17x), abundance (3x), remain (3x), exceed (2x), increase (2x), be left (1x), redound (1x), miscellaneous (10x).
  1. to exceed a fixed number of measure, to be left over and above a certain number or measure

    1. to be over, to remain

    2. to exist or be at hand in abundance

      1. to be great (abundant)

      2. a thing which comes in abundance, or overflows unto one, something falls to the lot of one in large measure

      3. to redound unto, turn out abundantly for, a thing

    3. to abound, overflow

      1. to be abundantly furnished with, to have in abundance, abound in (a thing), to be in affluence

      2. to be pre-eminent, to excel

      3. to excel more than, exceed

  2. to make to abound

    1. to furnish one richly so that he has abundance

    2. to make abundant or excellent

      "Abounding" is used of a flower going from a bud to full bloom.
Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
περισσεύω perisseúō, per-is-syoo'-o; from G4053; to superabound (in quantity or quality), be in excess, be superfluous; also (transitively) to cause to superabound or excel:—(make, more) abound, (have, have more) abundance (be more) abundant, be the better, enough and to spare, exceed, excel, increase, be left, redound, remain (over and above).
STRONGS NT 4052: περισσεύω
περισσεύω; imperfect ἐπερίσσευον (Acts 16:5); future infinitive περισσεύσειν (Philippians 4:12 Rec.bez); 1 aorist ἐπερίσσευσα; passive, present περισσεύομαι (Luke 15:17, see below); 1 future 3 person singular περισσευθήσεται; (περισσός, which see);
1. intransitive and properly, to exceed a fixed number or measure; to be over and above a certain number or measure: μύριοι εἰσιν ἀριθμόν... εἷς δέ περισσεύει, Hesiod from 14, 4 (clxix. (187), edition Göttling); hence,
a. to be over, to remain: John 6:12; τό περισσεῦον τῶν κλασμάτων, equivalent to τά περισσευοντα κλάσματα, Matthew 14:20; Matthew 15:37; περισσεύει μοι τί, John 6:13 (Tobit 4:16); τό περισσεῦσαν τίνι, what remained over to one, Luke 9:17.
b. to exist or be at hand in abundance: τίνι, Luke 12:15; τό περισσεῦον τίνι, one's abundance, wealth ((R. V. superfluity); opposed to ὑστέρησις), Mark 12:44; opposed to ὑστέρημα, Luke 21:4: to be great (abundant), 2 Corinthians 1:5b; 2 Corinthians 9:12; Philippians 1:26; περισσεύει τί εἰς τινα, "a thing comes in abundance, or overflows, unto one; something falls to the lot of one in large measure": Romans 5:15; 2 Corinthians 1:5a; περισσεύω εἰς τί, to redound unto, turn out abundantly for, a thing, 2 Corinthians 8:2; ἀλήθεια τοῦ Θεοῦ ἐν τῷ ἐμῷ ψεύσματι ἐπερίσσευσεν εἰς τήν δόξαν αὐτοῦ, i. e. by my lie it came to pass that God's veracity became the more conspicuous, and becoming thus more thoroughly known increased his glory, Romans 3:7; to be increased, τῷ ἀριθμῷ, Acts 16:5.
c. to abound, overflow, i. e.
α. to be abundantly furnished with, to have in abundance, abound in (a thing): absolutely (A. V. to abound), to be in affluence, Philippians 4:18; opposed to ὑστερεῖσθαι; Philippians 4:12; in spiritual gifts, 1 Corinthians 14:12; with a genitive of the thing in which one abounds (Winers Grammar, § 30, 8b.; (cf. Buttmann, § 132, 12)): ἄρτων, Luke 15:17 R G L T Tr marginal reading
β. to be pre-eminent, to excel (cf. Buttmann, § 132, 22): absolutely, 1 Corinthians 8:8; followed by ἐν with a dative of the virtues or the actions in which one excels (Buttmann, § 132, 12), 1 Corinthians 15:13; 1 Corinthians 15:58; 2 Corinthians 3:9 (here L T Tr WH omit ἐν); 2 Corinthians 8:7; Colossians 2:7; περισσεύητε μᾶλλον, to excel still more, to increase in excellence, 1 Thessalonians 4:1, 10; μᾶλλον καί μᾶλλον περισσεύῃ, Philippians 1:9; περισσεύσῃ... πλεῖον, to excel more than (A. V. exceed; cf. Buttmann, § 132, 20 and 22), Matthew 5:20, (περισσεύειν ὑπέρ τινα, 1 Macc. 3:30; τί ἐπερίσσευσεν ἄνθρωπος παρά τό κτῆνος; Ecclesiastes 3:19).
2. by later Greek usage transitively (cf. Winers Grammar, p. 23; § 38,1), to make to abound, i. e.
a. to furnish one richly so that he has abundance: passive, Matthew 13:12; Matthew 25:29; with the genitive of the thing with which one is furnished, passive, Luke 15:17 WH Tr text; τί εἰς τινα, to make a thing to abound unto one, to confer a thing abundantly upon one, 2 Corinthians 9:8; Ephesians 1:8.
b. to make abundant or excellent: τί, 2 Corinthians 4:15; to cause one to excel: τινα, with a dative of the thing, 1 Thessalonians 3:12. (τάς ὥρας, to extend the hours beyond the prescribed time, Athen. 2, p. 42 b.) (Compare: ὑπερπερισσεύω.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Ecclesiastes
3:19
Matthew
5:20; 13:12; 14:20; 15:37; 25:29
Mark
12:44
Luke
9:17; 12:15; 15:17; 15:17; 15:17; 21:4
John
6:12; 6:13
Acts
16:5; 16:5
Romans
3:7; 5:15
1 Corinthians
8:8; 14:12; 15:13; 15:58
2 Corinthians
1:5; 1:5; 3:9; 4:15; 8:2; 8:7; 9:8; 9:12
Ephesians
1:8
Philippians
1:9; 1:26; 4:12; 4:12; 4:18
Colossians
2:7
1 Thessalonians
3:12; 4:1; 4:10

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4052 matches the Greek περισσεύω (perisseuō),
which occurs 3 times in 3 verses in the LXX Greek.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:33 - καὶ ἄνδρα οὐκ ἐξολεθρεύσω σοι ἀπὸ τοῦ θυσιαστηρίου μου ἐκλιπεῗν τοὺς ὀφθαλμοὺς αὐτοῦ καὶ καταρρεῗν τὴν ψυχὴν αὐτοῦ καὶ πᾶς περισσεύων G4052 οἴκου σου πεσοῦνται ἐν ῥομφαίᾳ ἀνδρῶν
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:36 - καὶ ἔσται περισσεύων G4052 ἐν οἴκῳ σου ἥξει προσκυνεῗν αὐτῷ ὀβολοῦ ἀργυρίου λέγων παράρριψόν με ἐπὶ μίαν τῶν ἱερατειῶν σου φαγεῗν ἄρτον
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 3:19 - ὅτι συνάντημα υἱῶν τοῦ ἀνθρώπου καὶ συνάντημα τοῦ κτήνους συνάντημα ἓν αὐτοῗς ὡς θάνατος τούτου οὕτως θάνατος τούτου καὶ πνεῦμα ἓν τοῗς πᾶσιν καὶ τί ἐπερίσσευσεν G4052 ἄνθρωπος παρὰ τὸ κτῆνος οὐδέν ὅτι τὰ πάντα ματαιότης

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