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Strong's #1744 - ἐνδύνω

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  1. to put on, to envelop in, to hide in
    1. literally: to put on, clothe with a garment
    2. metaph. put on armour
  2. to creep into, insinuate one's self into, to enter
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2 Timothy 1
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


From G1722 and G1416

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἐνδύνω (2 Timothy 3:6) and ἐνδύω (Mark 15:17 R G); 1 aorist ἐνέδυσά; 1 aorist middle ἐνεδυσάμην; perfect participle middle or passive ἐνδεδυμένος; the Sept. for לָבַשׁ; as in the classics,

1. transitive, (properly, to envelop in, to hide in), to put on: τινα τί, a. in a literal sense, to put on, clothe with a garment: Matthew 27:31; (with τινα alone, Matthew 27:28 L WH marginal reading); Mark 15:17 R G, 20; Luke 15:22. Middle to put on oneself, be clothed with: τί (Buttmann, 191 (166); cf. Winer's Grammar, § 32,5), Matthew 6:25; Luke 12:22; (Luke 8:27 T WH Tr text); Mark 6:9; Arts 12:21; ἐνδεδυμένος with the accusative of a thing, Mark 1:6; Matthew 22:11 (Buttmann, 148 (129); cf. Winer's Grammar, § 32, 2); Revelation 1:13; Revelation 15:6; Revelation 19:14; ἐνδυσάμενος (opposed to γυμνός) clothed with a body, 2 Corinthians 5:3, on which passage see γέ, 3 c. (Aristotle, de anima 1, 3 at the end, p. 407b, 23 ψυχήν ... ἐνδύεσθαι σῶμα).

b. in metaphorical phrases: of armor figuratively so called, ἐνδύεσθαι τά ὅπλα (L marginal reading ἔργα) τοῦ φωτός, Romans 13:12; τήν πανοπλίαν τοῦ Θεοῦ, τόν θώρακα τῆς δικαιοσύνης, Ephesians 6:11, 14; θώρακα πίστεως, 1 Thessalonians 5:8 (with double accusative, of object and predicate, θώρακα δικαιοσύνην, Wis. 5:19 (18) (cf. Isaiah 59:17); properly, ὅπλα, Xenophon, Cyril 1, 4, 18; τόν θώρακα, an. 1,8, 3). to be furnished with anything, adorned with a virtue, as if clothed with a garment, ἐνδύεσθαι ἀφθαρσίαν, ἀθανασίαν, 1 Corinthians 15:53f; (σπλάγχνα οἰκτιρμοῦ, Colossians 3:12); δύναμιν, Luke 24:49 (ἰσχύν, Isaiah 51:9; (Isaiah 53:1); δύναμιν, εὐπρέπειαν, Psalm 92:1 (); αἰσχύνην, Psalm 34:26 (); Psalm 131:18 (); 1 Macc. 1:29; δικαιοσύνην, Job 29:14; Psalm 131:9 (); σωτηρίαν, ibid. 16; etc.); δυεῖν ἀλκήν, Homer, Iliad (9, 231); 19, 36; ἑννυσθαι and ἐπιεννυσθαι ἀλκήν, Iliad 20, 381; Odyssey 9, 214 etc.; many similar examples in Hebrew and Arabic, cf. Gesenius, Thesaurus ii., 742; Latininduere novum ingenium, Livy 3, 33); τόν καινόν ἄνθρωπον, i. e. a new purpose and life, Ephesians 4:24; Colossians 3:10; Ἰησοῦν Χριστόν, to become so possessed of the mind of Christ as in thought, feeling, and action to resemble him and, as it were, reproduce the life he lived, Romans 13:14; Galatians 3:27; (similarly the Greeks and Romans said (cf. Winer's Grammar, 30), τόν Ταρκυνιον ἐνδύεσθαι, Dionysius Halicarnassus 11, 5, 5; ῤίψας τόν στρατιώτην ἐνεδυ τόν σοφιστην, Libanius, epistle 968;proditorem et hostem induere, Tacitus, ann. 16, 28; cf. Fritzsche on Romans, iii., p. 143f; Wieseler on Galatians, p. 317ff; (Gataker, Advers. misc. 1, 9, p. 223ff)).

2. intransitive, to creep into, insinuate oneself into; to enter: ἐνδύνοντες εἰς τάς οἰκίας, 2 Timothy 3:6. (Compare: ἐπενδύω.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἐν -δύνω , see (ἐνδύω . G1746)

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

P Lond 121.271 (magic—iii/A.D.) (= I.P.93) ]νδυνε. See further s.v. ἐνδύω.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
ενδυνοντες ενδύνοντες ἐνδύνοντες endunontes endynontes endýnontes
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