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Strong's #2427 - ἱκανόω

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  1. to make sufficient, render fit
    1. to equip one with adequate power to perform duties of one
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1767 ‑ דַּי (dahee);  6994 ‑ קָטֹן (kaw‑tone');  7227 ‑ רַב (rab);  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


I make sufficient, qualify, 2 Corinthians 3:6 : Pass., to be empowered, PTeb. 20.8 (ii B.C.); to be made complete, brought to perfection, of the soul, τῷ περιέχοντι Hierocl. p.9A.

II Pass., to be satisfied, content, τινι D.H. 2.74: abs., Teles p.39 H., cf. LXX Ma. 3.10; ἱκανούσθω ὑμῖν, c. inf., let it suffice you.., i.e. do it no more, LXX 1 Kings 12:28, al.: abs., ib. Numbers 16:7.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἱκανόω, ἱκανῷ: 1 aorist ἱκανωσα; (ἱκανός); to make sufficient, render fit; with two accusatives, one of the objects, the other of the predicate: to equip one with adequate power to perform the duties of one, 2 Corinthians 3:6; τινα εἰς τί, Colossians 1:12. (Sept; Dionysius Halicarnassus, others.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἱκανόω , -

(< ἱκανός ),

[in LXX chiefly for H7227;]

to make sufficient, render fit: c. dupl. acc, 2 Corinthians 3:6; c. acc pers. seq. εἰς , Colossians 1:12.†

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 Tebt I. 20.8 (B.C. 113) ἐὰν λογάρια ἀπαιτῶνται ἱκανωθῆναί σε μέχρι τοῦ με παραγενέ [σθαι, ";if accounts are demanded consider that you have full powers until my arrival"; (Edd.). See also Anz Subsidia, p. 353.


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
ικανούμενος ικανούσθω ικανωθήναι ικανώς ικανωσαντι ικανώσαντι ἱκανώσαντι ικανωσεν ικάνωσεν ἱκάνωσεν ικέτευον ικέτευσον hikanosanti hikanōsanti hikanṓsanti hikanosen hikanōsen hikánosen hikánōsen ikanosanti ikanōsanti ikanosen ikanōsen
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