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Lexicon :: Strong's G837 - auxanō

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αὐξάνω
Transliteration
auxanō (Key)
Pronunciation
owx-an'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
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.
STRONGS G837:
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.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
6:28; 13:32
Mark
4:8; 4:8
Luke
1:80; 2:40; 12:27; 13:19
John
3:30
Acts
6:7; 7:17; 12:24; 19:20
1 Corinthians
3:6
2 Corinthians
9:10; 10:15
Ephesians
2:21; 2:21; 4:15
Colossians
1:6; 1:10; 2:19; 2:19
1 Peter
2:2
2 Peter
3:18

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G837 matches the Greek αὐξάνω (auxanō),
which occurs 22 times in 22 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:28 - καὶ περὶ ἐνδύματος τί μεριμνᾶτε; καταμάθετε τὰ κρίνα τοῦ ἀγροῦ πῶς αὐξάνει· G837 οὐ κοπιᾷ, οὐδὲ νήθει·
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:32 - μικρότερον μέν ἐστιν πάντων τῶν σπερμάτων ὅταν δὲ αὐξηθῇ G837 μεῖζον τῶν λαχάνων ἐστὶν καὶ γίνεται δένδρον ὥστε ἐλθεῖν τὰ πετεινὰ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ καὶ κατασκηνοῦν ἐν τοῖς κλάδοις αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:8 - καὶ ἄλλο ἔπεσεν εἰς τὴν γῆν τὴν καλήν καὶ ἐδίδου καρπὸν ἀναβαίνοντα καὶ αὐξανόντα, G837 καὶ ἔφερεν ἓν τριάκοντα καὶ ἓν ἑξήκοντα καὶ ἓν ἑκατόν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:80 - Τὸ δὲ παιδίον ηὔξανεν G837 καὶ ἐκραταιοῦτο πνεύματι καὶ ἦν ἐν ταῖς ἐρήμοις ἕως ἡμέρας ἀναδείξεως αὐτοῦ πρὸς τὸν Ἰσραήλ
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:40 - Τὸ δὲ παιδίον ηὔξανεν G837 καὶ ἐκραταιοῦτο πνεύματι, πληρούμενον σοφίας· καὶ χάρις θεοῦ ἦν ἐπ᾽ αὐτό
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:27 - κατανοήσατε τὰ κρίνα πῶς αὐξάνει· G837 οὐ κοπιᾷ οὐδὲ νήθει· λέγω δὲ ὑμῖν οὐδὲ Σολομὼν ἐν πάσῃ τῇ δόξῃ αὐτοῦ περιεβάλετο ὡς ἓν τούτων
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:19 - ὁμοία ἐστὶν κόκκῳ σινάπεως ὃν λαβὼν ἄνθρωπος ἔβαλεν εἰς κῆπον ἑαυτοῦ καὶ ηὔξησεν G837 καὶ ἐγένετο εἰς δένδρον μέγα, καὶ τὰ πετεινὰ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ κατεσκήνωσεν ἐν τοῖς κλάδοις αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:30 - ἐκεῖνον δεῖ αὐξάνειν G837 ἐμὲ δὲ ἐλαττοῦσθαι
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:7 - Καὶ λόγος τοῦ θεοῦ ηὔξανεν G837 καὶ ἐπληθύνετο ἀριθμὸς τῶν μαθητῶν ἐν Ἰερουσαλὴμ σφόδρα πολύς τε ὄχλος τῶν ἱερέων ὑπήκουον τῇ πίστει
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:17 - Καθὼς δὲ ἤγγιζεν χρόνος τῆς ἐπαγγελίας ἡς ὡμοσεν θεὸς τῷ Ἀβραάμ ηὔξησεν G837 λαὸς καὶ ἐπληθύνθη ἐν Αἰγύπτῳ
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:24 - δὲ λόγος τοῦ θεοῦ ηὔξανεν G837 καὶ ἐπληθύνετο
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:20 - Οὕτως κατὰ κράτος λόγος τοῦ κυρίου ηὔξανεν G837 καὶ ἴσχυεν
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:6 - ἐγὼ ἐφύτευσα Ἀπολλῶς ἐπότισεν ἀλλ᾽ θεὸς ηὔξανεν· G837
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:7 - ὥστε οὔτε φυτεύων ἐστίν τι οὔτε ποτίζων ἀλλ᾽ αὐξάνων G837 θεός
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:10 - δὲ ἐπιχορηγῶν σπέρμα τῷ σπείροντι καὶ ἄρτον εἰς βρῶσιν χορηγήσαι καὶ πληθυναῖ τὸν σπόρον ὑμῶν καὶ αὐξήσαι G837 τὰ γεννήματα τῆς δικαιοσύνης ὑμῶν·
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 10:15 - οὐκ εἰς τὰ ἄμετρα καυχώμενοι ἐν ἀλλοτρίοις κόποις ἐλπίδα δὲ ἔχοντες αὐξανομένης G837 τῆς πίστεως ὑμῶν ἐν ὑμῖν μεγαλυνθῆναι κατὰ τὸν κανόνα ἡμῶν εἰς περισσείαν
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 2:21 - ἐν πᾶσα οἰκοδομὴ συναρμολογουμένη αὔξει G837 εἰς ναὸν ἅγιον ἐν κυρίῳ
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:15 - ἀληθεύοντες δὲ ἐν ἀγάπῃ αὐξήσωμεν G837 εἰς αὐτὸν τὰ πάντα ὅς ἐστιν κεφαλή Χριστός
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:10 - περιπατῆσαι ὑμᾶς ἀξίως τοῦ κυρίου εἰς πᾶσαν ἀρεσκείαν ἐν παντὶ ἔργῳ ἀγαθῷ καρποφοροῦντες καὶ αὐξανόμενοι G837 εἰς τὴν ἐπιγνώσιν τοῦ θεοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 2:19 - καὶ οὐ κρατῶν τὴν κεφαλήν ἐξ οὗ πᾶν τὸ σῶμα διὰ τῶν ἁφῶν καὶ συνδέσμων ἐπιχορηγούμενον καὶ συμβιβαζόμενον αὔξει G837 τὴν αὔξησιν τοῦ θεοῦ
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:2 - ὡς ἀρτιγέννητα βρέφη τὸ λογικὸν ἄδολον γάλα ἐπιποθήσατε ἵνα ἐν αὐτῷ αὐξηθῆτε G837
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:18 - αὐξάνετε G837 δὲ ἐν χάριτι καὶ γνώσει τοῦ κυρίου ἡμῶν καὶ σωτῆρος Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ αὐτῷ δόξα καὶ νῦν καὶ εἰς ἡμέραν αἰῶνος ἀμήν
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