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Lexicon :: Strong's G4851 - sympherō

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συμφέρω
Transliteration
sympherō (Key)
Pronunciation
soom-fer'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
From σύν (G4862) and φέρω (G5342) (including its alternate)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 9:69,1252

Strong’s Definitions

συμφέρω symphérō, soom-fer'-o; from G4862 and G5342 (including its alternate); to bear together (contribute), i.e. (literally) to collect, or (figuratively) to conduce; especially (neuter participle as a noun) advantage:—be better for, bring together, be expedient (for), be good, (be) profit(-able for).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x

The KJV translates Strong's G4851 in the following manner: be expedient (7x), profit (4x), be profitable (3x), bring together (1x), be better (1x), be good (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x
The KJV translates Strong's G4851 in the following manner: be expedient (7x), profit (4x), be profitable (3x), bring together (1x), be better (1x), be good (1x).
  1. to bear or bring together

  2. to bear together or at the same time

    1. to carry with others

    2. to collect or contribute in order to help

    3. to help, be profitable, be expedient

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
συμφέρω symphérō, soom-fer'-o; from G4862 and G5342 (including its alternate); to bear together (contribute), i.e. (literally) to collect, or (figuratively) to conduce; especially (neuter participle as a noun) advantage:—be better for, bring together, be expedient (for), be good, (be) profit(-able for).
STRONGS G4851:
συμφέρω; 1 aorist participle συνενέγκαντες (Acts 19:19); from (Homer (in middle)), Aeschylus, Herodotus down; to bear or bring together (Latinconfero), i. e.
1. with a reference to the object, to bring together: τί, Acts 19:19.
2. with a reference to the subject, "to bear together or at the same time; to carry with other's; to collect or contribute in order to help, hence, to help, be profitable, be expedient"; συμφέρει, it is expedient, profitable, and in the same sense with a neuter plural: with the subject πάντα, 1 Corinthians 6:12; 1 Corinthians 10:23; τί τίνι, 2 Corinthians 8:10; with an infinitive of the object (as in Greek writings), Matthew 19:10; 2 Corinthians 12:1 (where L T Tr WH have συμφέρον); with the accusative and infinitive John 18:14; συμφέρει τίνι followed by ἵνα (see ἵνα, II. 2c. (Buttmann, § 139, 45; Winer's Grammar, 337 (316))), Matthew 5:29; Matthew 18:6; John 11:50; John 16:7. τό συμφέρον, that which is profitable (Sophocles, Euripides, Xenophon, Demosthenes, others): 1 Corinthians 12:7; plural (Plato, de rep. 1, p. 341 e.), Acts 20:20; advantage, profit, Hebrews 12:10; τό... σύμφορον τίνος (often in Greek writings) the advantage of one, one's profit, 1 Corinthians 7:35; 1 Corinthians 10:33 (in both passaagaes, L T Tr WH read σύμφορον, which see).
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
5:29; 18:6; 19:10
John
11:50; 16:7; 18:14
Acts
19:19; 19:19; 20:20
1 Corinthians
6:12; 7:35; 10:23; 10:33; 12:7
2 Corinthians
8:10; 12:1
Hebrews
12:10

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4851 matches the Greek συμφέρω (sympherō),
which occurs 17 times in 17 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:29 - “Now if your right eye is causing you to sin, tear it out and throw it away from you; for it is G4851 better G4851 for you to lose one of the parts of your body, [fn]than for your whole body to be thrown into [fn]hell.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:30 - “And if your right hand is causing you to sin, cut it off and throw it away from you; for it is G4851 better G4851 for you [fn]to lose one of the parts of your body, [fn]than for your whole body to go into [fn]hell.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:6 - but whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in Me to [fn]sin, it is G4851 better G4851 for him that a [fn]heavy millstone be hung around his neck, and that he be drowned in the depths of the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 19:10 - The disciples *said to Him, “If the relationship of the man with his wife is like this, it is G4851 better G4851 not to marry.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:50 - nor are you taking into account that it is G4851 in G4851 your best G4851 interest G4851 that one man die for the people, and that the whole nation not perish instead.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:7 - “But I tell you the truth: it is G4851 to G4851 your advantage G4851 that I am leaving; for if I do not leave, the [fn]Helper will not come to you; but if I go, I will send Him to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:14 - Now Caiaphas was the one who had advised the Jews that it was G4851 in G4851 their best G4851 interest G4851 for one man to die in behalf of the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:19 - And many of those who practiced magic brought G4851 their books together G4851 and began burning them in the sight of everyone; and they added up the prices of [fn]the books and found it to be fifty thousand [fn]pieces of silver.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:20 - how I did not shrink from declaring to you anything that was G4851 beneficial G4851, and teaching you publicly and [fn]from house to house,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:12 - All things are permitted for me, but not all things are G4851 of G4851 benefit G4851. All things are permitted for me, but I will not be mastered by anything.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:35 - I say this for your own benefit G4851, not to put a restraint on you, but [fn]to promote what is appropriate and to secure undistracted devotion to the Lord.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:23 - All things are permitted, but not all things are G4851 of G4851 benefit G4851. All things are permitted, but not all things [fn]build people up.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:33 - just as I also please everyone in all things, not seeking my own benefit G4851 but the benefit of the many, so that they may be saved.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:7 - But to each one is given the manifestation of the Spirit for the common G4851 good G4851.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:10 - I give my opinion in this matter, for this is G4851 to G4851 your advantage G4851, who were the first to begin a year ago not only to do this, but also to desire to do it.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:1 - Boasting is necessary, though it is G4851 not beneficial G4851; but I will go on to visions and revelations [fn]of the Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:10 - For they disciplined us for a short time as seemed best to them, but He disciplines us for our good G4851, so that we may share His holiness.
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