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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 NT 4851: συμφέρω
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 - “If your right eye makes you [fn]stumble, tear it out and throw it from you; for it is better G4851 for you [fn]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 - “If your right hand makes you [fn]stumble, cut it off and throw it from you; for it is 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 stumble, it [fn]would be better G4851 for him to have a [fn]heavy millstone hung around his neck, and to be drowned in the depth 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 better G4851 not to marry.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:50 - nor do you take into account that it is expedient G4851 for you that one man die for the people, and that the whole nation not perish.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:7 - “But I tell you the truth, it is to your advantage G4851 that I go away; for if I do not go away, 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 expedient G4851 for one man to die on 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 counted up the price of them and found it [fn]fifty thousand pieces of silver.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:20 - how I did not shrink from declaring to you anything that was profitable, G4851 and teaching you publicly and [fn]from house to house,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:12 - All things are lawful for me, but not all things are profitable. G4851 All things are lawful for me, but I will not be mastered by anything.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:35 - This I say for your own benefit; G4851 not to put a restraint upon you, but [fn]to promote what is appropriate and to secure undistracted devotion to the Lord.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:23 - All things are lawful, but not all things are profitable. G4851 All things are lawful, but not all things edify.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:33 - just as I also please all men in all things, not seeking my own profit G4851 but the profit 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 to 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 not profitable; 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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