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Lexicon :: Strong's G837 - auxanō

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auxanō (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A prolonged form of a primary verb
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 8:517,*

Strong’s Definitions

αὐξάνω auxánō, owx-an'-o; a prolonged form of a primary verb; to grow ("wax"), i.e. enlarge (literal or figurative, active or passive):—grow (up), (give the) increase.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x

The KJV translates Strong's G837 in the following manner: grow (12x), increase (7x), give the increase (2x), grow up (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x
The KJV translates Strong's G837 in the following manner: grow (12x), increase (7x), give the increase (2x), grow up (1x).
  1. to cause to grow, augment

  2. to increase, become greater

  3. to grow, increase

    1. of plants

    2. of infants

    3. of a multitude of people

    4. of inward Christian growth

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
αὐξάνω auxánō, owx-an'-o; a prolonged form of a primary verb; to grow ("wax"), i.e. enlarge (literal or figurative, active or passive):—grow (up), (give the) increase.
αὐξάνω, and earlier (the only form in Pindar and Sophocles [Veitch, under the word says, 'Hesiod, Mimnermus, Sophocles, Thucydides always have αὔξω or ἀύξομαι, and Pindar except ἀυξάνοι from 130 (Bergk)']) αὔξω (Ephesians 2:21; Colossians 2:19); imperfect ηὔξανον; future αὐξήσω; 1 aorist ηὔξησα; [passive, present αὐξάνομαι]; 1 aorist,
1. transitive, to cause to grow, to augment: 1 Corinthians 3:6; 2 Corinthians 9:10. Passive to grow, increase, become greater: Matthew 13:32; Mark 4:8 L T Tr WH; 2 Corinthians 10:15; Colossians 1:6 [not Rec.]; εἰς τὴν ἐπίγνωσιν τοῦ Θεοῦ unto the knowledge of God, Colossians 1:10 (G L T Tr WH τῇ ἐπιγνώσει τοῦ θεοῦ); εἰς σωτηρίαν [not Rec.] to the attaining of salvation, 1 Peter 2:2.
2. according to later usage (from Aristotle, an. post. 1, 13, p. 78b, 6, etc., down; but nowhere in the Sept. [cf. Buttmann, 54 (47); 145 (127); Winers Grammar, § 38, 1]) intransitive, to grow, increase: of plants, Matthew 6:28; Mark 4:8 Rec.; Luke 12:27 [not Tdf.; Tr marginal reading brackets αὐξ.]; Luke 13:19; of infants, Luke 1:80; Luke 2:40; of a multitude of people, Acts 7:17. of inward Christian growth: εἰς Χριστόν, in reference to [Winer's Grammar, 397 (371); yet cf. Ellicott at the passage] Christ, Ephesians 4:15; εἰς ναόν, so as to form a temple, Ephesians 2:21; ἐν χάριτι, 2 Peter 3:18; with an accusative of the substance, τὴν αὔξησιν, Colossians 2:19 [cf. Winers Grammar, § 32, 2; Buttmann, § 131, 5, also Bp. Lightfoot's note at the passage]; of the external increase of the gospel it is said λόγος ηὔξανε: Acts 6:7; Acts 12:24; Acts 19:20; of the growing authority of a teacher and the number of his adherents (opposed to ἐλαττοῦσθαι), John 3:30. [Compare: συν-, ὑπεραυξάνω.]

Related entry:
αὔξω, see αὐξάνω.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

6:28; 13:32
4:8; 4:8
1:80; 2:40; 12:27; 13:19
6:7; 7:17; 12:24; 19:20
1 Corinthians
2 Corinthians
9:10; 10:15
2:21; 2:21; 4:15
1:6; 1:10; 2:19; 2:19
1 Peter
2 Peter

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G837 matches the Greek αὐξάνω (auxanō),
which occurs 35 times in 34 verses in the LXX Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:22 - καὶ ηὐλόγησεν αὐτὰ θεὸς λέγων αὐξάνεσθε G837 καὶ πληθύνεσθε καὶ πληρώσατε τὰ ὕδατα ἐν ταῖς θαλάσσαις καὶ τὰ πετεινὰ πληθυνέσθωσαν ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:28 - καὶ ηὐλόγησεν αὐτοὺς θεὸς λέγων αὐξάνεσθε G837 καὶ πληθύνεσθε καὶ πληρώσατε τὴν γῆν καὶ κατακυριεύσατε αὐτῆς καὶ ἄρχετε τῶν ἰχθύων τῆς θαλάσσης καὶ τῶν πετεινῶν τοῦ οὐρανοῦ καὶ πάντων τῶν κτηνῶν καὶ πάσης τῆς γῆς καὶ πάντων τῶν ἑρπετῶν τῶν ἑρπόντων ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:17 - καὶ πάντα τὰ θηρία ὅσα ἐστὶν μετὰ σοῦ καὶ πᾶσα σὰρξ ἀπὸ πετεινῶν ἕως κτηνῶν καὶ πᾶν ἑρπετὸν κινούμενον ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς ἐξάγαγε μετὰ σεαυτοῦ καὶ αὐξάνεσθε G837 καὶ πληθύνεσθε ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:1 - καὶ ηὐλόγησεν θεὸς τὸν Νωε καὶ τοὺς υἱοὺς αὐτοῦ καὶ εἶπεν αὐτοῖς αὐξάνεσθε G837 καὶ πληθύνεσθε καὶ πληρώσατε τὴν γῆν καὶ κατακυριεύσατε αὐτῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:7 - ὑμεῖς δὲ αὐξάνεσθε G837 καὶ πληθύνεσθε καὶ πληρώσατε τὴν γῆν καὶ πληθύνεσθε ἐπ᾽ αὐτῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:6 - καὶ αὐξανῶ G837 σε σφόδρα σφόδρα καὶ θήσω σε εἰς ἔθνη καὶ βασιλεῖς ἐκ σοῦ ἐξελεύσονται
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:20 - περὶ δὲ Ισμαηλ ἰδοὺ ἐπήκουσά σου ἰδοὺ εὐλόγησα αὐτὸν καὶ αὐξανῶ G837 αὐτὸν καὶ πληθυνῶ αὐτὸν σφόδρα δώδεκα ἔθνη γεννήσει καὶ δώσω αὐτὸν εἰς ἔθνος μέγα
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:8 - καὶ ηὐξήθη G837 τὸ παιδίον καὶ ἀπεγαλακτίσθη καὶ ἐποίησεν Αβρααμ δοχὴν μεγάλην ἡμέρᾳ ἀπεγαλακτίσθη Ισαακ υἱὸς αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:20 - καὶ ἦν θεὸς μετὰ τοῦ παιδίου καὶ ηὐξήθη G837 καὶ κατῴκησεν ἐν τῇ ἐρήμῳ ἐγένετο δὲ τοξότης
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:27 - ηὐξήθησαν G837 δὲ οἱ νεανίσκοι καὶ ἦν Ησαυ ἄνθρωπος εἰδὼς κυνηγεῖν ἄγροικος Ιακωβ δὲ ἦν ἄνθρωπος ἄπλαστος οἰκῶν οἰκίαν
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:22 - ἀπάρας δὲ ἐκεῖθεν ὤρυξεν φρέαρ ἕτερον καὶ οὐκ ἐμαχέσαντο περὶ αὐτοῦ καὶ ἐπωνόμασεν τὸ ὄνομα αὐτοῦ Εὐρυχωρία λέγων διότι νῦν ἐπλάτυνεν κύριος ἡμῖν καὶ ηὔξησεν G837 ἡμᾶς ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:3 - δὲ θεός μου εὐλογήσαι σε καὶ αὐξήσαι G837 σε καὶ πληθύναι σε καὶ ἔσῃ εἰς συναγωγὰς ἐθνῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:30 - μικρὰ γὰρ ἦν ὅσα σοι ἦν ἐναντίον ἐμοῦ καὶ ηὐξήθη G837 εἰς πλῆθος καὶ ηὐλόγησέν σε κύριος ἐπὶ τῷ ποδί μου νῦν οὖν πότε ποιήσω κἀγὼ ἐμαυτῷ οἶκον
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:11 - εἶπεν δὲ αὐτῷ θεός ἐγὼ θεός σου αὐξάνου G837 καὶ πληθύνου ἔθνη καὶ συναγωγαὶ ἐθνῶν ἔσονται ἐκ σοῦ καὶ βασιλεῖς ἐκ τῆς ὀσφύος σου ἐξελεύσονται
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:52 - τὸ δὲ ὄνομα τοῦ δευτέρου ἐκάλεσεν Εφραιμ ὅτι ηὔξησέν G837 με θεὸς ἐν γῇ ταπεινώσεώς μου
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:27 - κατῴκησεν δὲ Ισραηλ ἐν γῇ Αἰγύπτῳ ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς Γεσεμ καὶ ἐκληρονόμησαν ἐπ᾽ αὐτῆς καὶ ηὐξήθησαν G837 καὶ ἐπληθύνθησαν σφόδρα
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 48:4 - καὶ εἶπέν μοι ἰδοὺ ἐγὼ αὐξανῶ G837 σε καὶ πληθυνῶ σε καὶ ποιήσω σε εἰς συναγωγὰς ἐθνῶν καὶ δώσω σοι τὴν γῆν ταύτην καὶ τῷ σπέρματί σου μετὰ σὲ εἰς κατάσχεσιν αἰώνιον
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:22 - υἱὸς ηὐξημένος G837 Ιωσηφ υἱὸς ηὐξημένος G837 ζηλωτός υἱός μου νεώτατος πρός με ἀνάστρεψον
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:7 - οἱ δὲ υἱοὶ Ισραηλ ηὐξήθησαν G837 καὶ ἐπληθύνθησαν καὶ χυδαῖοι ἐγένοντο καὶ κατίσχυον σφόδρα σφόδρα ἐπλήθυνεν δὲ γῆ αὐτούς
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:30 - κατὰ μικρὸν μικρὸν ἐκβαλῶ αὐτοὺς ἀπὸ σοῦ ἕως ἂν αὐξηθῇς G837 καὶ κληρονομήσῃς τὴν γῆν
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:9 - καὶ ἐπιβλέψω ἐφ᾽ ὑμᾶς καὶ αὐξανῶ G837 ὑμᾶς καὶ πληθυνῶ ὑμᾶς καὶ στήσω τὴν διαθήκην μου μεθ᾽ ὑμῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:7 - ἐξελεύσεται ἄνθρωπος ἐκ τοῦ σπέρματος αὐτοῦ καὶ κυριεύσει ἐθνῶν πολλῶν καὶ ὑψωθήσεται Γωγ βασιλεία αὐτοῦ καὶ αὐξηθήσεται G837 βασιλεία αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 4:14 - ἐν ἐκείνῃ τῇ ἡμέρᾳ ηὔξησεν G837 κύριος τὸν Ἰησοῦν ἐναντίον παντὸς τοῦ γένους Ισραηλ καὶ ἐφοβοῦντο αὐτὸν ὥσπερ Μωυσῆν ὅσον χρόνον ἔζη
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:24 - καὶ ἔτεκεν γυνὴ υἱὸν καὶ ἐκάλεσεν τὸ ὄνομα αὐτοῦ Σαμψων καὶ ηὐλόγησεν αὐτὸν κύριος καὶ ηὐξήθη G837 τὸ παιδάριον
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 14:2 - καὶ ἔγνω Δαυιδ ὅτι ἡτοίμησεν αὐτὸν κύριος ἐπὶ Ισραηλ ὅτι ηὐξήθη G837 εἰς ὕψος βασιλεία αὐτοῦ διὰ τὸν λαὸν αὐτοῦ Ισραηλ
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 17:10 - καὶ ἀφ᾽ ἡμερῶν ὧν ἔταξα κριτὰς ἐπὶ τὸν λαόν μου Ισραηλ καὶ ἐταπείνωσα ἅπαντας τοὺς ἐχθρούς σου καὶ αὐξήσω G837 σε καὶ οἶκον οἰκοδομήσει σοι κύριος
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 23:17 - καὶ ἦσαν υἱοὶ τῷ Ελιεζερ Ρααβια ὁ ἄρχων καὶ οὐκ ἦσαν τῷ Ελιεζερ υἱοὶ ἕτεροι καὶ υἱοὶ Ρααβια ηὐξήθησαν G837 εἰς ὕψος
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 11:23 - καὶ ηὐξήθη G837 παρὰ πάντας τοὺς υἱοὺς αὐτοῦ ἐν πᾶσιν τοῖς ὁρίοις Ιουδα καὶ Βενιαμιν καὶ ἐν ταῖς πόλεσιν ταῖς ὀχυραῖς καὶ ἔδωκεν αὐταῖς τροφὰς πλῆθος πολὺ καὶ ᾐτήσατο πλῆθος γυναικῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:10 - δὲ κύριος ηὔξησεν G837 τὸν Ιωβ εὐξαμένου δὲ αὐτοῦ καὶ περὶ τῶν φίλων αὐτοῦ ἀφῆκεν αὐτοῖς τὴν ἁμαρτίαν ἔδωκεν δὲ κύριος διπλᾶ ὅσα ἦν ἔμπροσθεν Ιωβ εἰς διπλασιασμόν
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:24 - (LXX 104:24)καὶ ηὔξησεν G837 τὸν λαὸν αὐτοῦ σφόδρα καὶ ἐκραταίωσεν αὐτὸν ὑπὲρ τοὺς ἐχθροὺς αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 61:11 - καὶ ὡς γῆν αὔξουσαν G837 τὸ ἄνθος αὐτῆς καὶ ὡς κῆπος τὰ σπέρματα αὐτοῦ οὕτως ἀνατελεῖ κύριος δικαιοσύνην καὶ ἀγαλλίαμα ἐναντίον πάντων τῶν ἐθνῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:16 - καὶ ἔσται ἐὰν πληθυνθῆτε καὶ αὐξηθῆτε G837 ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς ἐν ταῖς ἡμέραις ἐκείναις λέγει κύριος οὐκ ἐροῦσιν ἔτι κιβωτὸς διαθήκης ἁγίου Ισραηλ οὐκ ἀναβήσεται ἐπὶ καρδίαν οὐκ ὀνομασθήσεται οὐδὲ ἐπισκεφθήσεται καὶ οὐ ποιηθήσεται ἔτι
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 22:30 - γράψον τὸν ἄνδρα τοῦτον ἐκκήρυκτον ἄνθρωπον ὅτι οὐ μὴ αὐξηθῇ G837 ἐκ τοῦ σπέρματος αὐτοῦ ἀνὴρ καθήμενος ἐπὶ θρόνου Δαυιδ ἄρχων ἔτι ἐν τῷ Ιουδα
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:3 - καὶ ἐγὼ εἰσδέξομαι τοὺς καταλοίπους τοῦ λαοῦ μου ἀπὸ πάσης τῆς γῆς οὗ ἐξῶσα αὐτοὺς ἐκεῖ καὶ καταστήσω αὐτοὺς εἰς τὴν νομὴν αὐτῶν καὶ αὐξηθήσονται G837 καὶ πληθυνθήσονται
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