4692. speudó
Strong's Concordance
speudó: to hasten, urge on
Original Word: σπεύδω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: speudó
Phonetic Spelling: (spyoo'-do)
Short Definition: I hasten, desire earnestly
Definition: I hasten, urge on, desire earnestly.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
Definition
to hasten, urge on
NASB Translation
hastening (1), hurried (1), hurry (2), hurrying (1), make haste (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4692: σπεύδω

σπεύδω; imperfect ἔσπευδον; 1 aorist ἔσπευσα; (cognate with German sich sputen (cf. English speed, Latinstudeo; Vanicek, p. 1163; Fick 4:279)); from Homer down; the Sept. for מִהַר, also for בִּהֵל, etc.;

1. intransitive, (cf. Winers Grammar, § 38, 1; Buttmann, 130, 4), to hasten: as often in the Greek writings, followed by an infinitive Acts 20:16; ἦλθον σπεύσαντες, they came with haste, Luke 2:16; σπεύσας κατάβηθι (A. V. make haste and come down), κατέβη, Luke 19:5, 6; σπεῦσον καί ἔξελθε (A. V. make haste and get thee quickly out), Acts 22:18.

2. to desire earnestly: τί, 2 Peter 3:12; (Isaiah 16:5; examples from Greek authors are given by Passow, under the word, 2 vol. ii., p. 1501; (Liddell and Scott, under the word, II.)).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
hasten, hurry

Probably strengthened from pous; to "speed" ("study"), i.e. Urge on (diligently or earnestly); by implication, to await eagerly -- (make, with) haste unto.

see GREEK pous

Forms and Transliterations
έσπευδε εσπευδεν ἔσπευδεν εσπεύδετο έσπευσα εσπεύσαν έσπευσαν έσπευσας έσπευσε έσπευσεν σπεύδε σπεύδει σπεύδειν σπευδοντας σπεύδοντας σπεύδοντες σπεύδων σπευσαντες σπεύσαντες σπευσας σπεύσας σπεύσασα σπεύσατε σπεύσης Σπευσον σπεύσον Σπεῦσον σπεύσουσι σπεύσουσιν espeuden éspeuden speudontas speúdontas speusantes speúsantes speusas speúsas Speuson Speûson
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Strong's Greek 4692
6 Occurrences


ἔσπευδεν — 1 Occ.
σπεύδοντας — 1 Occ.
σπεύσαντες — 1 Occ.
σπεύσας — 2 Occ.
Σπεῦσον — 1 Occ.

Luke 2:16 V-APA-NMP
GRK: καὶ ἦλθαν σπεύσαντες καὶ ἀνεῦραν
NAS: they came in a hurry and found their way
KJV: And they came with haste, and found
INT: And they came having hurried and found

Luke 19:5 V-APA-NMS
GRK: αὐτόν Ζακχαῖε σπεύσας κατάβηθι σήμερον
NAS: to him, Zaccheus, hurry and come down,
KJV: Zacchaeus, make haste, and come down;
INT: him Zacchaeus having hurried come down today

Luke 19:6 V-APA-NMS
GRK: καὶ σπεύσας κατέβη καὶ
NAS: And he hurried and came down
KJV: And he made haste, and came down, and
INT: And having hurried he came down and

Acts 20:16 V-IIA-3S
GRK: τῇ Ἀσίᾳ ἔσπευδεν γὰρ εἰ
NAS: in Asia; for he was hurrying to be in Jerusalem,
KJV: Asia: for he hasted, if it were
INT: Asia he was hastened indeed if

Acts 22:18 V-AMA-2S
GRK: λέγοντά μοι Σπεῦσον καὶ ἔξελθε
NAS: Him saying to me, 'Make haste, and get
KJV: unto me, Make haste, and
INT: saying to me Make haste and go away

2 Peter 3:12 V-PPA-AMP
GRK: προσδοκῶντας καὶ σπεύδοντας τὴν παρουσίαν
NAS: looking for and hastening the coming
KJV: and hasting unto the coming
INT: expecting and hastening the coming

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