837: αὐξάνω

Verb


Dodson dictionary

G837 αὐξάνω

Transliteration: auxánō

Part(s) of speech: Verb

Definition: (a) I cause to increase, become greater (b) I increase, grow.

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

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G837 αὐξάνω

Transliteration: auxánō

Derivation: a prolonged form of a primary verb;

Definition: to grow ("wax"), i.e. enlarge (literal or figurative, active or passive)

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

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

αὐξάνω

G837 

Occurrences in the NT: 23

αὐξάνω
(and the earlier form αὔξω, Eph 2:21, Col 2:19; MM, s.v.), [in LXX chiefly for פּרה;]
1. trans., to make to grow: I Co 3:6, 7, II Co 9:10. Pass., to grow, increase, become greater: Mt 13:32, Mk 4:8, II Co 10:15, Col 1:6; τῇ ἐπιγνώσει τ. θεοῦ, Col 1:10; εἰς σωτηρίαν, I Pe 2:2.
2. In later Gk. (but nowhere in LXX), intrans., to grow, increase: of plants, Mt 6:28, Lk 12:27 13:19; of infants, Lk 1:80 2:40; of a multitude, Ac 7:17; of the increase of the Gospel: ὁ λόγος ηὔξανε, Ac 6:7 12:24 19:20; of Christ as a leader, Jo 3:30; of Christian character: εἰς Χριοτόν, Eph 4:15; εἰς ναόν, Eph 2:21; ἐν χάριτι, II Pe 3:18; τὴν αὔξησιν τ. θεσῦ, Col 2:19 (cf. συν, ὑπερ-αυξάνω).†

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