1884. eparkeo
Strong's Concordance
eparkeo: I aid, relieve, do service, render help
Original Word: ἐπαρκέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: eparkeo
Phonetic Spelling: (ep-ar-keh'-o)
Definition: accursed
Usage: I aid, relieve, do service, render help, am strong enough for.
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1884 eparkéō (from 1909 /epí, "on, fitting" intensifying 714 /arkéō, "suffice, satisfy") – properly, "make sufficient" by supplying appropriate help, i.e. sharing aid that is especially fit ("apt, meet").

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1884: ἐπαρκέω

ἐπαρκέω, ἐπάρκω; 1 aorist (ἐπηρκεσα), subjunctive ἐπαρκέσω; properly, to avail or be strong enough for ... (see ἀρκέω); hence,

a. to ward off or drive away, τί τίνι, a thing for another's advantage equivalent to a thing from anyone (Homer), to defend.

b. to aid, give assistance, relieve (Herodotus, Aeschyl, others): τίνι, 1 Timothy 5:10; middle, to give aid from one's own resources, 1 Timothy 5:16 according to the reading ἐπαρκείσθω (L text T Tr WH marginal reading) for ἐπαρκείτω (R G L marginal reading WH text); (κατά δύναμιν ἀλλήλοις ἐπάρκειν, Xenophon, mem. 2, 7, 1).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
relieve, assist

From epi and arkeo; to avail for, i.e. Help -- relieve.

see GREEK epi

see GREEK arkeo

Forms and Transliterations
επαρκειτω επαρκείτω ἐπαρκείτω επαρκεση επαρκέση ἐπαρκέσῃ επάρσεις έπαρσιν επαρσις έπαρσις επαρυστήρα επαρυστρίδας επαρυστρίδες επηρκεσεν επήρκεσεν ἐπήρκεσεν eparkeito eparkeitō eparkeíto eparkeítō eparkese eparkesē eparkései eparkésēi eperkesen epērkesen epḗrkesen
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1 Timothy 5:10 V-AIA-3S
GRK: εἰ θλιβομένοις ἐπήρκεσεν εἰ παντὶ
NAS: if she has assisted those in distress,
KJV: if she have relieved the afflicted,
INT: if to the oppressed she imparted relief if every

1 Timothy 5:16 V-PMA-3S
GRK: ἔχει χήρας ἐπαρκείτω αὐταῖς καὶ
NAS: [dependent] widows, she must assist them and the church
KJV: widows, let them relieve them,
INT: have widows let impart relief to them and

1 Timothy 5:16 V-ASA-3S
GRK: ὄντως χήραις ἐπαρκέσῃ
NAS: so that it may assist those
KJV: that it may relieve them that are widows
INT: truly [needy] widows it might impart relief

Strong's Greek 1884
3 Occurrences


ἐπαρκείτω — 1 Occ.
ἐπαρκέσῃ — 1 Occ.
ἐπήρκεσεν — 1 Occ.











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