5177: τυγχάνω

Verb


Dodson dictionary

G5177 τυγχάνω

Transliteration: tynchánō

Part(s) of speech: Verb

Definition: (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)

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G5177 τυγχάνω

Transliteration: tynchánō

Derivation: 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;

Definition: akin to the base of G5088 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 G1487), i.e. perchance; or (present participle) as adjective, usual (as if commonly met with, with G3756, extraordinary), neuter (as adverb) perhaps; or (with another verb) as adverb, by accident (as it were)

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

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

τυγχάνω

G5177 

Occurrences in the NT: 12

τυγχάνω
[in LXX: De 19:5 (מָצָא), Jb 3:21 7:2 17:1, Pr 24:58 (30:23) (without definite Heb. equiv.), Wi 15:19, I Mac 11:42, III Mac 3:7, al. ;]
I. Trans.
1. to hit (opp. to ἁμαρτάνω, to miss the mark: Hom., Xen., al.).
2. to hit upon, light upon;
(a) of persons, to meet with, fall in with: absol., ptcp., ὁ τυχών, a chance person, anyone (Lat. quivis), οὐ τυχών, not common or ordinary, Ac 19:11 28:2;
(b) of things, to reach, get, obtain: c. gen. rei. Lk 20:35, Ac 24:3 26:22 27:3, II Ti 2:10 He 8:6 11:35.
II. Intrans., to happen; of things, to happen, chance, befall: impers., εἰ τύχοι, it may be, perhaps, I Co 14:10 15:37; so ptcp., τυχόν (old acc. absol.; v. M, Pr., 74), I Co 16:6

(cf. ἐν-, ὑπερ-εν-, ἐπι-, παρα-, συν-τυγχάνω).†

From: Abbott-Smith, George, "A Manual Greek-English Lexicon of the Greek New Testament", 1922. Public Domain.

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Occurrences in the Greek New Testament

Text: Nestle's 1904 edition