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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 - λέγω γὰρ ὑμῖν ὅτι ἐὰν μὴ περισσεύσῃ G4052 δικαιοσύνη ὑμῶν πλεῖον τῶν γραμματέων καὶ Φαρισαίων οὐ μὴ εἰσέλθητε εἰς τὴν βασιλείαν τῶν οὐρανῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:12 - ὅστις γὰρ ἔχει δοθήσεται αὐτῷ καὶ περισσευθήσεται· G4052 ὅστις δὲ οὐκ ἔχει καὶ ἔχει ἀρθήσεται ἀπ᾽ αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:20 - καὶ ἔφαγον πάντες καὶ ἐχορτάσθησαν καὶ ἦραν τὸ περισσεῦον G4052 τῶν κλασμάτων δώδεκα κοφίνους πλήρεις
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:37 - καὶ ἔφαγον πάντες καὶ ἐχορτάσθησαν καὶ ἦραν τὸ περισσεῦον G4052 τῶν κλασμάτων ἑπτὰ σπυρίδας πλήρεις
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:29 - τῷ γὰρ ἔχοντι παντὶ δοθήσεται καὶ περισσευθήσεται G4052 ἀπὸ δὲ τοῦ μὴ ἔχοντος καὶ ἔχει ἀρθήσεται ἀπ᾽ αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:44 - πάντες γὰρ ἐκ τοῦ περισσεύοντος G4052 αὐτοῖς ἔβαλον αὕτη δὲ ἐκ τῆς ὑστερήσεως αὐτῆς πάντα ὅσα εἶχεν ἔβαλεν ὅλον τὸν βίον αὐτῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:17 - καὶ ἔφαγον καὶ ἐχορτάσθησαν πάντες καὶ ἤρθη τὸ περισσεῦσαν G4052 αὐτοῖς κλασμάτων κόφινοι δώδεκα
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:15 - εἶπεν δὲ πρὸς αὐτούς Ὁρᾶτε καὶ φυλάσσεσθε ἀπὸ τῆς πλεονεξίας ὅτι οὐκ ἐν τῷ περισσεύειν G4052 τινὶ ζωὴ αὐτοῦ ἐστιν ἐκ τῶν ὑπαρχόντων αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:17 - εἰς ἑαυτὸν δὲ ἐλθὼν εἶπεν Πόσοι μίσθιοι τοῦ πατρός μου περισσεύουσιν G4052 ἄρτων ἐγὼ δὲ λιμῷ ἀπόλλυμαι
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:4 - ἅπαντες γὰρ οὗτοι ἐκ τοῦ περισσεύοντος G4052 αὐτοῖς ἔβαλον εἰς τὰ δῶρα τοῦ Θεοῦ, αὕτη δὲ ἐκ τοῦ ὑστερήματος αὐτῆς ἅπαντα τὸν βίον ὃν εἶχεν ἔβαλεν
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:12 - ὡς δὲ ἐνεπλήσθησαν λέγει τοῖς μαθηταῖς αὐτοῦ Συναγάγετε τὰ περισσεύσαντα G4052 κλάσματα ἵνα μή τι ἀπόληται
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:13 - συνήγαγον οὖν καὶ ἐγέμισαν δώδεκα κοφίνους κλασμάτων ἐκ τῶν πέντε ἄρτων τῶν κριθίνων ἐπερίσσευσεν G4052 τοῖς βεβρωκόσιν
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:5 - αἱ μὲν οὖν ἐκκλησίαι ἐστερεοῦντο τῇ πίστει καὶ ἐπερίσσευον G4052 τῷ ἀριθμῷ καθ᾽ ἡμέραν
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 3:7 - εἰ γὰρ ἀλήθεια τοῦ θεοῦ ἐν τῷ ἐμῷ ψεύσματι ἐπερίσσευσεν G4052 εἰς τὴν δόξαν αὐτοῦ τί ἔτι κἀγὼ ὡς ἁμαρτωλὸς κρίνομαι
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:15 - Ἀλλ οὐχ ὡς τὸ παράπτωμα οὕτως καὶ τὸ χάρισμα· εἰ γὰρ τῷ τοῦ ἑνὸς παραπτώματι οἱ πολλοὶ ἀπέθανον πολλῷ μᾶλλον χάρις τοῦ θεοῦ καὶ δωρεὰ ἐν χάριτι τῇ τοῦ ἑνὸς ἀνθρώπου Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ εἰς τοὺς πολλοὺς ἐπερίσσευσεν G4052
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:13 - δὲ θεὸς τῆς ἐλπίδος πληρώσαι ὑμᾶς πάσης χαρᾶς καὶ εἰρήνης ἐν τῷ πιστεύειν εἰς τὸ περισσεύειν G4052 ὑμᾶς ἐν τῇ ἐλπίδι ἐν δυνάμει πνεύματος ἁγίου
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 8:8 - βρῶμα δὲ ἡμᾶς οὐ παρίστησιν τῷ θεῷ· οὔτε γὰρ ἐὰν φάγωμεν περισσεύομεν G4052 οὔτε ἐὰν μὴ φάγωμεν ὑστερούμεθα
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:12 - οὕτως καὶ ὑμεῖς ἐπεὶ ζηλωταί ἐστε πνευμάτων πρὸς τὴν οἰκοδομὴν τῆς ἐκκλησίας ζητεῖτε ἵνα περισσεύητε G4052
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:58 - Ὥστε ἀδελφοί μου ἀγαπητοί ἑδραῖοι γίνεσθε ἀμετακίνητοι περισσεύοντες G4052 ἐν τῷ ἔργῳ τοῦ κυρίου πάντοτε εἰδότες ὅτι κόπος ὑμῶν οὐκ ἔστιν κενὸς ἐν κυρίῳ
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:5 - ὅτι καθὼς περισσεύει G4052 τὰ παθήματα τοῦ Χριστοῦ εἰς ἡμᾶς οὕτως διὰ Χριστοῦ περισσεύει G4052 καὶ παράκλησις ἡμῶν
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 3:9 - εἰ γὰρ διακονίᾳ τῆς κατακρίσεως δόξα πολλῷ μᾶλλον περισσεύει G4052 διακονία τῆς δικαιοσύνης ἐν δόξῃ
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 4:15 - τὰ γὰρ πάντα δι᾽ ὑμᾶς ἵνα χάρις πλεονάσασα διὰ τῶν πλειόνων τὴν εὐχαριστίαν περισσεύσῃ G4052 εἰς τὴν δόξαν τοῦ θεοῦ
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:2 - ὅτι ἐν πολλῇ δοκιμῇ θλίψεως περισσεία τῆς χαρᾶς αὐτῶν καὶ κατὰ βάθους πτωχεία αὐτῶν ἐπερίσσευσεν G4052 εἰς τὸν πλοῦτον τῆς ἁπλότητος αὐτῶν·
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:7 - ἀλλ᾽ ὥσπερ ἐν παντὶ περισσεύετε G4052 πίστει καὶ λόγῳ καὶ γνώσει καὶ πάσῃ σπουδῇ καὶ τῇ ἐξ ὑμῶν ἐν ἡμῖν ἀγάπῃ ἵνα καὶ ἐν ταύτῃ τῇ χάριτι περισσεύητε G4052
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:8 - δυνατὸς δὲ θεὸς πᾶσαν χάριν περισσεῦσαι G4052 εἰς ὑμᾶς ἵνα ἐν παντὶ πάντοτε πᾶσαν αὐτάρκειαν ἔχοντες περισσεύητε G4052 εἰς πᾶν ἔργον ἀγαθόν
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:12 - ὅτι διακονία τῆς λειτουργίας ταύτης οὐ μόνον ἐστὶν προσαναπληροῦσα τὰ ὑστερήματα τῶν ἁγίων ἀλλὰ καὶ περισσεύουσα G4052 διὰ πολλῶν εὐχαριστιῶν τῷ θεῷ
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:8 - ἡς ἐπερίσσευσεν G4052 εἰς ἡμᾶς ἐν πάσῃ σοφίᾳ καὶ φρονήσει
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:9 - καὶ τοῦτο προσεύχομαι ἵνα ἀγάπη ὑμῶν ἔτι μᾶλλον καὶ μᾶλλον περισσεύῃ G4052 ἐν ἐπιγνώσει καὶ πάσῃ αἰσθήσει
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:26 - ἵνα τὸ καύχημα ὑμῶν περισσεύῃ G4052 ἐν Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ ἐν ἐμοὶ διὰ τῆς ἐμῆς παρουσίας πάλιν πρὸς ὑμᾶς
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:12 - οἶδα δὲ ταπεινοῦσθαι οἶδα καὶ περισσεύειν· G4052 ἐν παντὶ καὶ ἐν πᾶσιν μεμύημαι καὶ χορτάζεσθαι καὶ πεινᾶν καὶ περισσεύειν G4052 καὶ ὑστερεῖσθαι·
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:18 - ἀπέχω δὲ πάντα καὶ περισσεύω· G4052 πεπλήρωμαι δεξάμενος παρὰ Ἐπαφροδίτου τὰ παρ᾽ ὑμῶν ὀσμὴν εὐωδίας θυσίαν δεκτήν εὐάρεστον τῷ θεῷ
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 2:7 - ἐρριζωμένοι καὶ ἐποικοδομούμενοι ἐν αὐτῷ καὶ βεβαιούμενοι ἐν τῇ πίστει καθὼς ἐδιδάχθητε περισσεύοντες G4052 ἐν αὐτῇ ἐν εὐχαριστίᾳ
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 3:12 - ὑμᾶς δὲ κύριος πλεονάσαι καὶ περισσεύσαι G4052 τῇ ἀγάπῃ εἰς ἀλλήλους καὶ εἰς πάντας καθάπερ καὶ ἡμεῖς εἰς ὑμᾶς
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:1 - τὸ Λοιπὸν οὖν ἀδελφοί ἐρωτῶμεν ὑμᾶς καὶ παρακαλοῦμεν ἐν κυρίῳ Ἰησοῦ καθὼς παρελάβετε παρ᾽ ἡμῶν Τὸ πῶς δεῖ ὑμᾶς περιπατεῖν καὶ ἀρέσκειν θεῷ ἵνα περισσεύητε G4052 μᾶλλον
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:10 - καὶ γὰρ ποιεῖτε αὐτὸ εἰς πάντας τοὺς ἀδελφοὺς τοὺς ἐν ὅλῃ τῇ Μακεδονίᾳ παρακαλοῦμεν δὲ ὑμᾶς ἀδελφοί περισσεύειν G4052 μᾶλλον

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