1864. epagónizomai
Strong's Concordance
epagónizomai: to contend with or for
Original Word: ἐπαγωνίζομαι
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: epagónizomai
Phonetic Spelling: (ep-ag-o-nid'-zom-ahee)
Definition: to contend with or for
Usage: I contend earnestly for.
HELPS Word-studies

1864 epagōnízomai (from 1909 /epí, "focused on" and 73 /agṓn, "a contest, competition") – properly, to contend (literally, "struggle upon, appropriately"), i.e. with skill and commitment in opposing whatever is not of faith (God's persuasion).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from epi and agónizomai
to contend with or for
NASB Translation
contend earnestly (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1864: ἐπαγωνίζομαι

ἐπαγωνίζομαι; to contend: τίνι, for a thing, Jude 1:3. (τῷ Ἀννιβα, against Hannibal, Plutarch, Fab. 23, 2; ταῖς νικαις, added a new contest to his victories, id. Cim. 13, 4; by others in different senses.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
earnestly contend

From epi and agonizomai; to struggle for -- earnestly contend foreign

see GREEK epi

see GREEK agonizomai

Forms and Transliterations
επαγωνιζεσθαι επαγωνίζεσθαι ἐπαγωνίζεσθαι επάδοντι επαδόντων επάδων επάσαι epagonizesthai epagonízesthai epagōnizesthai epagōnízesthai
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Englishman's Concordance
Jude 1:3 V-PNM/P
GRK: ὑμῖν παρακαλῶν ἐπαγωνίζεσθαι τῇ ἅπαξ
NAS: to you appealing that you contend earnestly for the faith
KJV: and exhort [you] that ye should earnestly contend for the faith
INT: to you exhorting [you] to contend earnestly for the once for all

Strong's Greek 1864
1 Occurrence

ἐπαγωνίζεσθαι — 1 Occ.

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