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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 39 times in 35 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:20 - “For I say to you that unless your righteousness far surpasses G4052 that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will not enter the kingdom of heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:12 - “For whoever has, to him more shall be given, and he will have G4052 an G4052 abundance G4052; but whoever does not have, even what he has shall be taken away from him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:20 - And they all ate and were satisfied, and they picked up what was left G4052 over G4052 of the broken pieces: twelve full baskets.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:37 - And they all ate and were satisfied, and they picked up what was left G4052 over G4052 of the broken pieces, seven large baskets full.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:29 - “For to everyone who has, more shall be given, and he will have G4052 an G4052 abundance G4052; but from the one who does not have, even what he does have shall be taken away.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:44 - for they all put in out of their [fn]surplus G4052, but she, out of her poverty, put in all she owned, [fn]all she had to live on.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:17 - And they all ate and were satisfied; and [fn]the broken pieces which they had left G4052 over G4052 were picked up, twelve baskets full.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:15 - But He said to them, “Beware, and be on your guard against every form of greed; for not even when one is G4052 affluent G4052 does his life consist of his possessions.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:17 - “But when he came to [fn]his senses, he said, ‘How many of my father’s hired laborers have G4052 more G4052 than G4052 enough G4052 bread, but I am dying here [fn]from hunger!
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:4 - for they all [fn]contributed to the [fn]offering from their [fn]surplus G4052; but she, from her poverty, put in all [fn]that she had to live on.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:12 - And when they had eaten their fill, He *said to His disciples, “Gather up the leftover G4052 pieces so that nothing will be lost.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:13 - So they gathered them up, and filled twelve baskets with pieces from the five barley loaves which were left G4052 over G4052 by those who had eaten.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:5 - So the churches were being strengthened [fn]in the faith, and were increasing G4052 in number daily.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 3:7 - But if through my lie the truth of God abounded G4052 to His glory, why am I also still being judged as a sinner?
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:15 - But [fn]the gracious gift is not like the offense. For if by the offense of the one the many died, much more did the grace of God and the gift by the grace of the one Man, Jesus Christ, overflow G4052 to the many.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:13 - Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you will abound G4052 in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 8:8 - Now food will not bring us [fn]close to God; we are neither [fn]the worse if we do not eat, nor [fn]the better G4052 if we do eat.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:12 - So you too, since you are eager to possess [fn]spiritual gifts, strive to excel G4052 for the edification of the church.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:58 - Therefore, my beloved brothers and sisters, be firm, immovable, always excelling G4052 in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:5 - For just as the sufferings of Christ are [fn]ours in abundance G4052, so also our comfort is G4052 abundant G4052 through Christ.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 3:9 - For if the ministry of condemnation has glory, much more does the ministry of righteousness excel G4052 in glory.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 4:15 - For all things are for your sakes, so that grace, having [fn]spread to more and more people, will cause G4052 thanksgiving to G4052 overflow G4052 to the glory of God.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:2 - that in a [fn]great ordeal of affliction their abundance of joy and their deep poverty overflowed G4052 in the wealth of their liberality.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:7 - But just as you excel G4052 in everything, in faith, speaking, knowledge, and in all earnestness and in the [fn]love we inspired in you, see that you also excel G4052 in this gracious work.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:8 - And God is able to make G4052 all grace overflow G4052 to you, so that, always having all sufficiency in everything, you may have G4052 an G4052 abundance G4052 for every good deed;
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:12 - For the ministry of this service is not only fully supplying the needs of the [fn]saints, but is also overflowing G4052 through many thanksgivings to God.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:8 - which He [fn]lavished G4052 on [fn]us. In all wisdom and insight
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:9 - And this I pray, that your love may overflow G4052 still more and more in real knowledge and all discernment,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:26 - so that your pride in Christ Jesus may be G4052 abundant G4052 because of me by my coming to you again.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:12 - I know how to get along with little, and I also know how to live G4052 in G4052 prosperity G4052; in any and every circumstance I have learned the secret of being filled and going hungry, both of having G4052 abundance G4052 and suffering need.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:18 - But I have received everything in full and have G4052 an G4052 abundance G4052; I am [fn]amply supplied, having received from Epaphroditus [fn]what you have sent, [fn]a fragrant aroma, an acceptable sacrifice, pleasing to God.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 2:7 - having been firmly rooted and now being built up in Him and established [fn]in [fn]your faith, just as you were instructed, and overflowing G4052 [fn]with gratitude.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 3:12 - and may the Lord cause G4052 you to increase and overflow G4052 in love for one another, and for all people, just as we also do for you;
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:1 - Finally then, brothers and sisters, we request and urge you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received instruction from us as to how you ought to [fn]walk and please God (just as you actually do [fn]walk), that you excel G4052 even more.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:10 - for indeed you practice it toward all the brothers and sisters who are in all Macedonia. But we urge you, brothers and sisters, to excel G4052 even more,

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