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Study Resources :: Dictionaries :: Get, Got, Gotten

Dictionaries :: Get, Got, Gotten

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Get, Got, Gotten:

(a) In the sense of acquiring:

1 Strong's Number: g2147 Greek: heurisko

Get, Got, Gotten:

"to find," is translated "get" in Luk 9:12, of victuals.

2 Strong's Number: g2932 Greek: ktaomai

Get, Got, Gotten:

"to acquire, procure for oneself, gain," is rendered "get" in the RV of Mat 10:9 and AV marg. (AV, text, "provide"); in Luk 18:12 (for AV, "possess").

3 Strong's Number: g2770 Greek: kerdaino

Get, Got, Gotten:

"to gain," is rendered "have gotten" in Act 27:21, RV (of injury and loss); the word is there used metaphorically, however, of avoiding, or saving oneself from. For the meaning, "to get gain," Jam 4:13, see GAIN.


(1) For pleonekteo; "to get an advantage of" (AV, in 2Cr 2:11; RV, "an advantage may be gained over,"), see ADVANTAGE.

(2) In Rev 15:2, AV, nikao, "to conquer, prevail over," is translated "had gotten the victory" (RV, "come victorious").

(3) In Rev 3:17, RV, plouteo, "to become rich," is rendered "I have gotten riches."

(b) In the sense of going:

4 Strong's Number: g1826 Greek: exeimi

Get, Got, Gotten:

"to go or come out," is used in Act 27:43 of "getting" to land.
See DEPART, GO, No. 23.

5 Strong's Number: g5217 Greek: hupago

Get, Got, Gotten:

"to go away, withdraw," is rendered "get," "get... hence," in Mat 4:10; 16:23; Mar 8:33; some mss. have it in Luk 4:8.
See DEPART, GO, No. 8.

6 Strong's Number: g1831 Greek: exerchomai

Get, Got, Gotten:

"to come or go out," is translated "get... out" in Luk 13:31; Act 7:3; 22:18.
See COME, No. 3, GO (Notes).

7 Strong's Number: g2597 Greek: katabaino

Get, Got, Gotten:

"to descend," is translated "get... down," in Act 10:20.
See COME, No. 19.

8 Strong's Number: g1684 Greek: embaino

Get, Got, Gotten:

"to enter," is translated "they got into" in Jhn 6:24 (of boats), RV [AV, "took (shipping)."].
See COME, No. 21.

9 Strong's Number: g576 Greek: apobaino

Get, Got, Gotten:

"to go from," is translated "they got out" in Jhn 21:9, RV (AV, "were come to").
See COME, 21 (Note).

Note: In Act 21:1, AV, apospao, "to withdraw or part from," is rendered "we had gotten (from)," RV, "had parted (from)." After the scene described at the end of ch. 20, it may well have the force of "being reft away" (or tearing themselves away) from them. Cp. the same verb in Luk 22:41 ("He was reft away from them").


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