714. arkeó
Strong's Concordance
arkeó: to assist, suffice
Original Word: ἀρκέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: arkeó
Phonetic Spelling: (ar-keh'-o)
Short Definition: I am sufficient, I suffice, am content, satisfied
Definition: I keep off, assist; I suffice; pass: I am satisfied.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. verb
Definition
to assist, suffice
NASB Translation
content (3), enough (2), satisfied (1), sufficient (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 714: ἀρκέω

ἀρκέω, ἄρκῳ; 1 aorist ἠρκεσα; (passive, present ἀρκοῦμαι); 1 future ἀρκεσθήσομαι; to be possessed of unfailing strength; to be strong, to suffice, to be enough (as against any danger; hence, to defend, ward off, in Homer; (others make this the radical meaning, cf. Latarceo; Curtius, § 7)): with the dative of person, Matthew 25:9; John 6:7; ἀρκεῖ σοι χάρις my grace is sufficient for thee, namely, to enable thee to bear the evil manfully; there is, therefore, no reason why thou shouldst ask for its removal, 2 Corinthians 12:9; impersonally, ἀρκεῖ ἡμῖν 'tis enough for us, we are content, John 14:8. Passive (as in Greek writings) to be satisfied, contented: τίνι, with a thing, Luke 3:14; Hebrews 13:5; 1 Timothy 6:8; (2 Macc. 5:15); ἐπί τίνι, 3 John 1:10. (Compare: ἐπαρκέω.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
be content, be enough, suffice.

Apparently a primary verb (but probably akin to airo through the idea of raising a barrier); properly, to ward off, i.e. (by implication) to avail (figuratively, be satisfactory) -- be content, be enough, suffice, be sufficient.

see GREEK airo

Forms and Transliterations
αρκει αρκεί ἀρκεῖ αρκεισθε αρκείσθε ἀρκεῖσθε αρκέσει αρκεση αρκέση ἀρκέσῃ αρκεσθησομεθα αρκεσθησόμεθα ἀρκεσθησόμεθα αρκέσουσί αρκουμενοι αρκούμενοι ἀρκούμενοι αρκουμενος αρκούμενος ἀρκούμενος αρκούν αρκουσιν αρκούσιν ἀρκοῦσιν ηρκέσθη arkei arkeî arkeisthe arkeîsthe arkese arkesē arkései arkésēi arkesthesometha arkesthesómetha arkesthēsometha arkesthēsómetha arkoumenoi arkoúmenoi arkoumenos arkoúmenos arkousin arkoûsin
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8 Occurrences


ἀρκεῖ — 2 Occ.
ἀρκεῖσθε — 1 Occ.
ἀρκέσῃ — 1 Occ.
ἀρκεσθησόμεθα — 1 Occ.
ἀρκούμενοι — 1 Occ.
ἀρκούμενος — 1 Occ.
ἀρκοῦσιν — 1 Occ.

Matthew 25:9 V-ASA-3S
GRK: οὐ μὴ ἀρκέσῃ ἡμῖν καὶ
NAS: No, there will not be enough for us and you [too]; go
KJV: there be not enough for us and
INT: none not even it might suffice for us and

Luke 3:14 V-PMM/P-2P
GRK: συκοφαντήσητε καὶ ἀρκεῖσθε τοῖς ὀψωνίοις
NAS: accuse [anyone] falsely, and be content with your wages.
KJV: and be content with your
INT: accuse falsely and be content with the wages

John 6:7 V-PIA-3P
GRK: ἄρτοι οὐκ ἀρκοῦσιν αὐτοῖς ἵνα
NAS: worth of bread is not sufficient for them, for everyone
KJV: is not sufficient for them, that
INT: loaves not are sufficient for them that

John 14:8 V-PIA-3S
GRK: πατέρα καὶ ἀρκεῖ ἡμῖν
NAS: us the Father, and it is enough for us.
KJV: the Father, and it sufficeth us.
INT: Father and it is enough for us

2 Corinthians 12:9 V-PIA-3S
GRK: εἴρηκέν μοι Ἀρκεῖ σοι ἡ
NAS: to me, My grace is sufficient for you, for power
KJV: My grace is sufficient for thee: for
INT: he said to me suffices you the

1 Timothy 6:8 V-FIP-1P
GRK: σκεπάσματα τούτοις ἀρκεσθησόμεθα
NAS: with these we shall be content.
KJV: let us be therewith content.
INT: coverings with these we will be satisfied

Hebrews 13:5 V-PPM/P-NMP
GRK: ὁ τρόπος ἀρκούμενοι τοῖς παροῦσιν
NAS: is free from the love of money, being content with what you have;
KJV: [be] without covetousness; [and be] content with such things as ye have:
INT: the manner of life [be] satisfied with present [circumstances]

3 John 1:10 V-PPM/P-NMS
GRK: καὶ μὴ ἀρκούμενος ἐπὶ τούτοις
NAS: words; and not satisfied with this,
KJV: and not content therewith, neither
INT: and not satisfied with these

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