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Strong's #1864 - ἐπαγωνίζομαι

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  1. to contend
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


1. contend with, τινί Plu. Fab. 23; continue to attack, Aeschin. Ephesians 2:2.

2. c. dat. rei, contend in, εὐνοίᾳ IG 12(5).860.19 (Tenos); contend for, τῇ πίστει Judges 1:3 : lay stress on, ἐ. τῷ λόγῳ Gal. 14.246; τεκμηρίοις ἐ. Plu. Numbers 8:1-26; ἐ. τῇ λέξει τὰ ἰσοδυναμοῦντα παρατιθείς Aristid. Rh. 1p.500S.: abs., S.E. M. 3.93; exertoneself, IG 22.1343.16.

3. contend again, in games, D.H. Rh. 7.6. speak after a person, follow him, Philostr. VS 1.25.7; ἐ. τῷ λόγῳ Lib. Arg.D. 22.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἐπαγωνίζομαι; to contend: τίνι, for a thing, Jude 1:3. (τῷ Ἀννιβα, against Hannibal, Plutarch, Fab. 23, 2; ταῖς νικαις, added a new contest to his victories, id. Cim. 13, 4; by others in different senses.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἐπ -αγωνίζομαι ,


1. to contend with (Plut.).

2. to contend for (C.I., 2335, 19): c. dat. rei, Judges 1:3.†

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

Syll 732.16 (B.C. 36–5) ἀδιαλίπτως δὲ ἐπαγωνιζόμενος, Michel 394.19 ( mid. i/B.C.) διαδεξάμενός τ᾽ αὐτὸς ἐπηγωνίσατο τῇ πρὸς τὴν πόλιν ε [ ]νοίᾳ, ";vied in good will towards the city.";


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
επαγωνιζεσθαι επαγωνίζεσθαι ἐπαγωνίζεσθαι επάδοντι επαδόντων επάδων επάσαι epagonizesthai epagonízesthai epagōnizesthai epagōnízesthai
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