2001. epischuó
Strong's Concordance
epischuó: to grow stronger
Original Word: ἐπισχύω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: epischuó
Phonetic Spelling: (ep-is-khoo'-o)
Definition: to grow stronger
Usage: I persist, insist, am more urgent.
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2001 episxýō (from 1908 /epēreázō, "focused on," intensifying 2480/isx, "engaging, combative strength") – properly, to apply strength in a focused, persistent way; "to insist on" (L & N, 1, 68.71).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from epi and ischuó
to grow stronger
NASB Translation
insisting (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2001: ἐπισχύω

ἐπισχύω: (imperfect ἐπίσχυον);

1. transitive, to give additional strength; to make stronger (Sir. 29:1; Xenophon, oec. 11, 13).

2. intransitive, to receive greater strength, grow stronger (1 Macc. 6:6; Theophr, Diodorus): ἐπίσχυον λέγοντες, they were the more urgent saying, i. e. they alleged the more vehemently, Luke 23:5.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
grow fiercer.

From epi and ischuo; to avail further, i.e. (figuratively) insist stoutly -- be the more fierce.

see GREEK epi

see GREEK ischuo

Forms and Transliterations
επισχυον επίσχυον ἐπίσχυον epischuon epischyon epíschyon
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Englishman's Concordance
Luke 23:5 V-IIA-3P
GRK: οἱ δὲ ἐπίσχυον λέγοντες ὅτι
NAS: But they kept on insisting, saying,
KJV: And they were the more fierce, saying,
INT: but they were insisting saying

Strong's Greek 2001
1 Occurrence

ἐπίσχυον — 1 Occ.

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