2425. hikanos
Strong's Concordance
hikanos: sufficient, fit
Original Word: ἱκανός, ή, όν
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: hikanos
Phonetic Spelling: (hik-an-os')
Short Definition: sufficient, worthy, many, much
Definition: (a) considerable, sufficient, of number, quantity, time, (b) of persons: sufficiently strong (good, etc.), worthy, suitable, with various constructions, (c) many, much.
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2425 hikanós (an adjective, derived from the root, hikō, "arrive, come to") – "properly, reach to (attain); hence, adequate, sufficient" (J. Thayer).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from hikneomai (to come, reach, attain to)
sufficient, fit
NASB Translation
able (1), adequate (2), aloud (1), considerable (4), enough (1), fit (4), good many (1), large (1), large sum (1), length* (1), long (5), long while (1), many (9), number (1), pledge (1), satisfy* (1), sizeable (1), some (1), sufficient (1), very bright (1), worthy (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2425: ἱκανός

ἱκανός, ἱκανή, ἱκανόν (from ἵκω, ἱκανῷ; properly, 'reaching to', 'attaining to'; hence, 'adequate'); as in Greek writings from Herodotus and Thucydides down, sufficient;

a. of number and quantity; with nouns, many enough, or enough with a genitive: ὄχλος ἱκανός, a great multitude (A. V. often much people), Mark 10:46; Luke 7:12; Acts 11:24, 26; Acts 19:26; λαός, Acts 5:37 R G; κλαυθμός, Acts 20:37; ἀργύρια ἱκανά (A. V. large money, cf. the colloquial, 'money enough'), Matthew 28:12; λαμπάδες, Acts 20:8; λόγοι, Luke 23:9; φῶς ἱκανόν, a considerable light (A. V. a great light), Acts 22:6. of time: ἱκανῷ χρόνῳ (cf. Winers Grammar, § 31, 9; Buttmann, § 133, 26) for a long time (Luke 8:27 T Tr text WH); Acts 8:11; also ἱκανόν χρόνον, Acts 14:3; and plural Luke 20:9; ἐξ ἱκανοῦ, of a long time, now for a long time, Luke 23:8 R G; also ἐκ χρόνων, ἱκανῶν, Luke 8:27 R G L Tr marginal reading; Luke 23:8 L T Tr WH; (ἀπό ἱκανῶν ἐτῶν, these many years, Romans 15:23 WH Tr text); ἱκανοῦ ... χρόνου διαγενομένου, much time having elapsed, Acts 27:9; ἐφ' ἱκανόν for a long while, Acts 20:11 (2 Macc. 8:25; Diodorus 13, 100; Palaeph. 28); ἡμέραι (cf. Lightfoot on Galatians, p. 89 n.), Acts 9:23, 43; Acts 18:18; Acts 27:7. absolutely, ἱκανοί, many, a considerable number: Luke 7:11 (R G L brackets T Tr marginal reading brackets); Acts 12:12; Acts 14:21; Acts 19:19; 1 Corinthians 11:30 (1 Macc. 13:49, etc.). ἱκανόν ἐστιν, it is enough, equivalent to enough has been said on this subject, Luke 22:38 (for Jesus, saddened at the paltry ideas of the disciples, breaks off in this way the conversation; the Jews, when a companion uttered anything absurd, were accustomed to use the phrase לָכֶם רַב (A. V. let it suffice thee, etc.), as in Deuteronomy 3:26, where the Sept. ἱκανούσθω) ἱκανόν τῷ τοιούτῳ ἐπιτιμία αὕτη, SC. ἐστι, sufficient ... is this punishment, 2 Corinthians 2:6; after the Latin idiom satisfacere alicui, τό ἱκανόν ποιεῖν τίνι, to take away from one every ground of complaint (A. V. to content), Mark 15:15 (Polybius 32, 7, 13; Appendix, Puff., p. 68, Toll. edition (sec. 74, i., p. 402 edition Schweig.); (Diogenes Laërtius 4, 50); τό ἱκανο λαμβάνω (Latinsatisaccipio), to take security (either by accepting sponsors, or by a deposit of money until the case had been decided), Acts 17:9.

b. sufficient in ability, i. e. meet, fit (German tüchtig (A. V. worthy, able, etc.)): πρός τί, for something, 2 Corinthians 2:16; followed by an infinitive (Buttmann, 260 (223f)), Matthew 3:11; Mark 1:7; Luke 3:16; 1 Corinthians 15:9; 2 Corinthians 3:5; 2 Timothy 2:2; followed by ἵνα with subjunctive (Buttmann, 240 (207); cf. Winer's Grammar, 335 (314)): Matthew 8:8; Luke 7:6.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
able, sufficient

From hiko (hikano or hikneomai, akin to heko) (to arrive); competent (as if coming in season), i.e. Ample (in amount) or fit (in character) -- able, + content, enough, good, great, large, long (while), many, meet, much, security, sore, sufficient, worthy.

see GREEK heko

Forms and Transliterations
ικανα ικανά ἱκανὰ ικαναι ικαναί ἱκαναί ἱκαναὶ ικαναις ικαναίς ἱκαναῖς ικανας ικανάς ἱκανὰς ικανοι ικανοί ἱκανοί ἱκανοὶ ικανοις ικανοίς ἱκανοῖς Ικανον ικανόν Ἱκανόν ἱκανὸν ικανος ικανός ἱκανός ἱκανὸς ικανου ικανού ἱκανοῦ ικανους ικανούς ἱκανούς ἱκανοὺς ικανω ικανώ ἱκανῷ ικανων ικανών ἱκανῶν πολλῶν hikana hikanà hikanai hikanaí hikanaì hikanais hikanaîs hikanas hikanàs hikano hikanō hikanoi hikanoí hikanoì hikanôi hikanō̂i hikanois hikanoîs Hikanon Hikanón hikanòn hikanôn hikanōn hikanō̂n hikanos hikanós hikanòs hikanou hikanoû hikanous hikanoús hikanoùs ikana ikanai ikanais ikanas ikano ikanō ikanoi ikanois Ikanon ikanōn ikanos ikanou ikanous pollon pollôn pollōn pollō̂n
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39 Occurrences

ἱκανὰ — 1 Occ.
ἱκαναί — 2 Occ.
ἱκαναῖς — 1 Occ.
ἱκανὰς — 2 Occ.
ἱκανῷ — 2 Occ.
ἱκανῶν — 2 Occ.
ἱκανοὶ — 5 Occ.
ἱκανοῖς — 1 Occ.
ἱκανὸν — 9 Occ.
ἱκανὸς — 10 Occ.
ἱκανοῦ — 2 Occ.
ἱκανούς — 2 Occ.

Matthew 3:11 Adj-NMS
GRK: οὐκ εἰμὶ ἱκανὸς τὰ ὑποδήματα
NAS: than I, and I am not fit to remove
KJV: I am not worthy to bear: he
INT: not I am fit the sandals

Matthew 8:8 Adj-NMS
GRK: οὐκ εἰμὶ ἱκανὸς ἵνα μου
NAS: I am not worthy for You to come
KJV: not worthy that
INT: not I am worthy that of me

Matthew 28:12 Adj-ANP
GRK: λαβόντες ἀργύρια ἱκανὰ ἔδωκαν τοῖς
NAS: they gave a large sum of money
KJV: they gave large money
INT: having taken silver pieces much they gave to the

Mark 1:7 Adj-NMS
GRK: οὐκ εἰμὶ ἱκανὸς κύψας λῦσαι
NAS: than I, and I am not fit to stoop down
KJV: not worthy to stoop down
INT: not I am fit having stooped down to untie

Mark 10:46 Adj-GMS
GRK: καὶ ὄχλου ἱκανοῦ ὁ υἱὸς
NAS: with His disciples and a large crowd,
KJV: and a great number of people,
INT: and a crowd large a son

Mark 15:15 Adj-ANS
GRK: ὄχλῳ τὸ ἱκανὸν ποιῆσαι ἀπέλυσεν
KJV: willing to content the people,
INT: crowd that which [was] satisfactory to do released

Luke 3:16 Adj-NMS
GRK: οὐκ εἰμὶ ἱκανὸς λῦσαι τὸν
NAS: than I, and I am not fit to untie
KJV: I am not worthy to unloose: he
INT: not I am fit to untie the

Luke 7:6 Adj-NMS
GRK: οὐ γὰρ ἱκανός εἰμι ἵνα
NAS: Yourself further, for I am not worthy for You to come
KJV: not worthy that
INT: not for worthy I am that

Luke 7:12 Adj-NMS
GRK: τῆς πόλεως ἱκανὸς ἦν σὺν
NAS: and she was a widow; and a sizeable crowd
KJV: a widow: and much people of the city
INT: of the town considerable was [was] with

Luke 8:27 Adj-DMS
GRK: καὶ χρόνῳ ἱκανῷ οὐκ ἐνεδύσατο
NAS: on any clothing for a long time,
INT: and time a long not was wearing

Luke 8:32 Adj-GMP
GRK: ἀγέλη χοίρων ἱκανῶν βοσκομένη ἐν
NAS: there was a herd of many swine
KJV: there an herd of many swine feeding
INT: a herd of pigs many feeding in

Luke 20:9 Adj-AMP
GRK: ἀπεδήμησεν χρόνους ἱκανούς
NAS: and went on a journey for a long time.
KJV: went into a far country for a long time.
INT: left the region a time long

Luke 22:38 Adj-NNS
GRK: εἶπεν αὐτοῖς Ἱκανόν ἐστιν
NAS: And He said to them, It is enough.
KJV: unto them, It is enough.
INT: he said to them Enough it is

Luke 23:8 Adj-GMP
GRK: γὰρ ἐξ ἱκανῶν χρόνων θέλων
NAS: to see Him for a long time,
KJV: of a long [season], because
INT: indeed of a long time wishing

Luke 23:9 Adj-DMP
GRK: ἐν λόγοις ἱκανοῖς αὐτὸς δὲ
NAS: And he questioned Him at some length;
KJV: with him in many words; but
INT: in words many he however

Acts 8:11 Adj-DMS
GRK: διὰ τὸ ἱκανῷ χρόνῳ ταῖς
NAS: because he had for a long time
KJV: because that of long time
INT: because the long time with the

Acts 9:23 Adj-NFP
GRK: ἐπληροῦντο ἡμέραι ἱκαναί συνεβουλεύσαντο οἱ
NAS: When many days had elapsed,
KJV: after that many days
INT: were passed days many consulted together the

Acts 9:43 Adj-AFP
GRK: δὲ ἡμέρας ἱκανὰς μεῖναι ἐν
NAS: And Peter stayed many days in Joppa
KJV: that he tarried many days in
INT: moreover days many he abode in

Acts 11:24 Adj-NMS
GRK: προσετέθη ὄχλος ἱκανὸς τῷ κυρίῳ
NAS: and of faith. And considerable numbers
KJV: of faith: and much people was added
INT: was added a crowd large to the Lord

Acts 11:26 Adj-AMS
GRK: διδάξαι ὄχλον ἱκανόν χρηματίσαι τε
NAS: and taught considerable numbers;
KJV: and taught much people. And
INT: taught a crowd large were called moreover

Acts 12:12 Adj-NMP
GRK: οὗ ἦσαν ἱκανοὶ συνηθροισμένοι καὶ
NAS: where many were gathered together
KJV: where many were
INT: where were many gathered together and

Acts 14:3 Adj-AMS
GRK: ἱκανὸν μὲν οὖν
NAS: they spent a long time
KJV: Long time therefore
INT: A long indeed Therefore

Acts 14:21 Adj-AMP
GRK: καὶ μαθητεύσαντες ἱκανοὺς ὑπέστρεψαν εἰς
NAS: and had made many disciples,
KJV: had taught many, they returned again
INT: and having discipled many they returned to

Acts 17:9 Adj-ANS
GRK: λαβόντες τὸ ἱκανὸν παρὰ τοῦ
NAS: And when they had received a pledge from Jason
KJV: when they had taken security of
INT: having taken security [money] from

Acts 18:18 Adj-AFP
GRK: προσμείνας ἡμέρας ἱκανὰς τοῖς ἀδελφοῖς
NAS: having remained many days
KJV: [there] yet a good while,
INT: having remained days many the brothers

39 Occurrences

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