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Strong's #429 - ἀνευρίσκω

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I fut. -ευρήσω: aor. -εῦρον, later -ευράμην A.R. 4.1133: Pass., aor. -ευρέθην: — find out, discover, Hdt. 1.67, 2.54, etc.; ἀγαθὰ ἀ. λογιζόμενος Id. 7.8. γ; ἀ. φόνον A. Ag. 1094; σὸν χρέος ἀνευρίσκειν πότερον.. E. IT 883; ἀ. τὴν αἰτίαν Pl. Phd. 100b; τὴν τοῦ θεοῦ φύσιν Phdr. 252e, etc.: Med., win, gain, ἱερὸν χῶρον ἀνευρομένην Epigr.Gr. 259: Pass., to be found out or discovered, ὡς ὕστερον ἀνευρέθη Th. 1.128: c. part., ἀνεύρηται ὁμοῖα παρεχομένη Hdt. 4.44.

II think out, invent, μόνος ἀνευρηκὼς τέχνην Antiph. 113, cf. Timocl. 37, Pl. Phdr. 273c; ἀ. πρόφασίν τινα Philem. 88.10, etc.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἀνευρίσκω: 2 aorist ἀνεῦρον, 3 person plural ἀνεῦραν, Luke 2:16 (T Tr WH; see εὑρίσκω); to find out by search: τινα, Luke 2:16; Acts 21:4. (In Greek writings from Herodotus down.) Cf. Winer's De verb. comp. etc. Part iii., p. 13f.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

** ἀν -ευρίσκω

(ἀνά , εὑρίσκω ),

[in LXX: 4 Maccabees 3:14*;]

to find out by search, discover (v. Field, Notes, 47 f.): Luke 2:16, Acts 21:4.†

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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

Syll 154 bis (late iv/B.C.), 803.26 (iii/B.C.). The adjective ἀνεύρετος is found on the recto of P Amh II. 125 (late i/A.D.), where a petition concludes, οἱ δὲ λοιποὶ αυ ̣̓τ ̣ω ̣̑[ν ἐν ] συνώδῳ ἄνδ (ρες) κ ̄ε ̅̄ ἀνεύρητοι ἐγένοιτο (l. ἀνεύρετοι ἐγένοντο), καὶ ἀφήλπακαν) (l. ἀφήρπακαν) ἡμῶν ἱμάτια κτλ.


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List of Word Forms
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