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Study Resources :: Dictionaries :: Can (Canst, Could, Cannot)

Dictionaries :: Can (Canst, Could, Cannot)

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
1 Strong's Number: g1410 Greek: dunamai

Can (Canst, Could, Cannot):

See ABILITY, B, No. 1.

2 Strong's Number: g2480 Greek: ischuo

Can (Canst, Could, Cannot):

is translated "I can do" in Phl 4:13; see ABLE, B. No. 4.

3 Strong's Number: g2192 Greek: echo

Can (Canst, Could, Cannot):

"to have," is translated "could" in Mar 14:8, lit., "she hath done what she had;" in Luk 14:14, for the AV, "cannot," the RV has "they have not wherewith;" in Act 4:14, "could say nothing against" is, lit., "had nothing to say against;" in Hbr 6:13, "he could swear" is, lit., "He had (by none greater) to swear."

4 Strong's Number: g1097 Greek: ginosko

Can (Canst, Could, Cannot):

"to know," is so rendered in the RV of Mat 16:3, "ye know how to," for AV, "ye can" (dunamai is used in the next sentence). This verb represents knowledge as the effect of experience. In Act 21:37, for "canst thou speak Greek?" the RV has "dost... "

5 Strong's Number: g1492 Greek: oida

Can (Canst, Could, Cannot):

"to know by perception," is the word in Pilate's remark "make it as sure as ye can" (marg. "sure, as ye know"), Mat 27:65. The phrases "cannot tell," "canst not tell," etc. are in the RV rendered "know not," etc., Mat 21:27; Mar 11:33; Luk 20:7; Jhn 3:8; 8:14; 16:18; 2Cr 12:2, 3.

6 Strong's Number: g2076 Greek: esti

Can (Canst, Could, Cannot):

meaning "it is," is translated "we cannot," in Hbr 9:5, lit., "it is not possible (now to speak);" so in 1Cr 11:20; see margin.

7 Strong's Number: g1735 Greek: endechomai

Can (Canst, Could, Cannot):

"to accept, admit, allow of," is used impersonally in Luk 13:33, "it can (not) be," i.e., it is not admissible.


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