5177: τυγχάνω


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Dodson dictionary

5177
τυγχάνω,       Verb
(a) gen: I obtain, (b) absol: I chance, happen; ordinary, everyday, it may chance, perhaps.

From: Public Domain Greek-English lexicon by John Jeffrey Dodson (2010)

HELPS Lexicon excerpt

5177 tygxánō (from tyxō, "become ready") – properly, to strike (hit the mark, "spot on," "hit the bulls-eye"); to light upon, fall in line with; "happen to find oneself," i.e. in the scene of life the Lord has already prepared (BAGD; cf. Eph 2:10 with Ps 139:16).

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Strong's Greek Dictionary

5177
τυγχάνω (tynchánō)
probably for an obsolete τύχω (týchō) (for which the middle voice of another alternate τεύχω (teúchō) (to make ready or bring to pass) is used in certain tenses; akin to the base of 5088 through the idea of effecting; properly, to affect; or (specially), to hit or light upon (as a mark to be reached), i.e. (transitively) to attain or secure an object or end, or (intransitively) to happen (as if meeting with); but in the latter application only impersonal (with 1487), i.e. perchance; or (present participle) as adjective, usual (as if commonly met with, with 3756, extraordinary), neuter (as adverb) perhaps; or (with another verb) as adverb, by accident (as it were)
:--be, chance, enjoy, little, obtain, X refresh…self, + special. Compare 5180.

From: Strong's Greek Dictionary by James Strong (1890)