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  #4052 περισσεύω perisseuo {per-is-syoo'-o}

 from G4053; TDNT - 6:58,828; v

—Greek Word Study (Transliteration-Pronunciation Etymology & Grammar)

 1) to exceed a fixed number of measure, to be left over and
    above a certain number or measure
    1a) to be over, to remain
    1b) to exist or be at hand in abundance
        1b1) to be great (abundant)
        1b2) a thing which comes in abundance, or overflows unto one,
             something falls to the lot of one in large measure
        1b3) to redound unto, turn out abundantly for, a thing
    1c) to abound, overflow
        1c1) to be abundantly furnished with, to have in abundance,
             abound in (a thing), to be in affluence
        1c2) to be pre-eminent, to excel
        1c3) to excel more than, exceed
 2) to make to abound
    2a) to furnish one richly so that he has abundance
    2b) to make abundant or excellent

 "Abounding" is used of a flower going from a bud to full bloom.

—Thayer's (New Testament Greek-English Lexicon)

From G4053; to superabound (in quantity or quality), be in excess, be superfluous; also (transitively) to cause to superabound or excel:—(make, more) abound, (have, have more) abundance, (be more) abundant, be the better, enough and to spare, exceed, excel, increase, be left, redound, remain (over and above).

—Strong's (Greek Dictionary of the New Testament)

  • #4052.
  • περισσευ´ω
  • perisseuō; from 4053; to be over and above, to abound:—
  • NASB - abound(10), abounded(1), abounding(1), abundance(2), abundant(1), better(1), cause(1), cause*(1), excel(2), has an abundance(1), have an abundance(3), have more than enough(1), having abundance(1), increasing(1), lavished(1), left over(4), leftover(1), live in prosperity(1), make...abound(1), overflowed(1), overflowing(2), surpasses(1), surplus(2).

—NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries

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 AV - abound 17, abundance 3, remain 3, exceed 2, increase 2,
      be left 1, redound 1, misc 10; 39
Romans 15:13. 2 Corinthians 1:5; 8:7, 7; 9:8, 8. Philippians 1:9; 4:12, 12, 18. 1 Thessalonians 3:12; 4:1.
Romans 3:7; 5:15. 2 Corinthians 8:2. Ephesians 1:8.
2 Corinthians 1:5.
1 Corinthians 15:58. Colossians 2:7.
John 6:13.
Matthew 13:12; 25:29. Mark 12:44. Luke 12:15; 21:4.
2 Corinthians 9:12. Philippians 1:26.
1 Corinthians 8:8.
2 Corinthians 3:9.
1 Corinthians 14:12.
1 Thessalonians 4:10.
Acts 16:5.
Matthew 15:37.
2 Corinthians 9:8.
2 Corinthians 4:15.
2 Corinthians 4:15.
John 6:12.
Matthew 14:20. Luke 9:17.
Luke 15:17.
The following translates multiple Greek words:
Matthew 5:20.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)

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