4052. perisseuó
Strong's Concordance
perisseuó: to be over and above, to abound
Original Word: περισσεύω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: perisseuó
Phonetic Spelling: (per-is-syoo'-o)
Definition: to be over and above, to abound
Usage: (a) intrans: I exceed the ordinary (the necessary), abound, overflow; am left over, (b) trans: I cause to abound.
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4052 perisseúō (from 4012 /perí, "all-around" which indicates abundance or surplus) – properly, exceed, go beyond the expected measure, i.e. above and beyond ("more than . . . "); "what goes further (more), surpasses" (J. Thayer).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from perissos
to be over and above, to abound
NASB Translation
abound (10), abounded (1), abounding (1), abundance (2), abundant (1), better (1), cause (1), cause* (1), excel (2), has an abundance (1), have an abundance (3), have more than enough (1), having abundance (1), increasing (1), lavished (1), left over (4), leftover (1), live in prosperity (1), make...abound (1), overflowed (1), overflowing (2), surpasses (1), surplus (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4052: περισσεύω

περισσεύω; imperfect ἐπερίσσευον (Acts 16:5); future infinitive περισσεύσειν (Philippians 4:12 Rec.bez); 1 aorist ἐπερίσσευσα; passive, present περισσεύομαι (Luke 15:17, see below); 1 future 3 person singular περισσευθήσεται; (περισσός, which see);

1. intransitive and properly, to exceed a fixed number or measure; to be over and above a certain number or measure: μύριοι εἰσιν ἀριθμόν ... εἷς δέ περισσεύει, Hesiod from 14, 4 (clxix. (187), edition Göttling); hence,

a. to be over, to remain: John 6:12; τό περισσεῦον τῶν κλασμάτων, equivalent to τά περισσευοντα κλάσματα, Matthew 14:20; Matthew 15:37; περισσεύει μοι τί, John 6:13 (Tobit 4:16); τό περισσεῦσαν τίνι, what remained over to one, Luke 9:17.

b. to exist or be at hand in abundance: τίνι, Luke 12:15; τό περισσεῦον τίνι, one's abundance, wealth ((R. V. superfluity); opposed to ὑστέρησις), Mark 12:44; opposed to ὑστέρημα, Luke 21:4: to be great (abundant), 2 Corinthians 1:5b; 2 Corinthians 9:12; Philippians 1:26; περισσεύει τί εἰς τινα, "a thing comes in abundance, or overflows, unto one; something falls to the lot of one in large measure": Romans 5:15; 2 Corinthians 1:5a; περισσεύω εἰς τί, to redound unto, turn out abundantly for, a thing, 2 Corinthians 8:2; ἀλήθεια τοῦ Θεοῦ ἐν τῷ ἐμῷ ψεύσματι ἐπερίσσευσεν εἰς τήν δόξαν αὐτοῦ, i. e. by my lie it came to pass that God's veracity became the more conspicuous, and becoming thus more thoroughly known increased his glory, Romans 3:7; to be increased, τῷ ἀριθμῷ, Acts 16:5.

c. to abound, overflow, i. e. α. to be abundantly furnished with, to have in abundance, abound in (a thing): absolutely (A. V. to abound), to be in affluence, Philippians 4:18; opposed to ὑστερεῖσθαι; Philippians 4:12; in spiritual gifts, 1 Corinthians 14:12; with a genitive of the thing in which one abounds (Winers Grammar, § 30, 8b.; (cf. Buttmann, § 132, 12)): ἄρτων, Luke 15:17 R G L T Tr marginal reading β. to be pre-eminent, to excel (cf. Buttmann, § 132, 22): absolutely, 1 Corinthians 8:8; followed by ἐν with a dative of the virtues or the actions in which one excels (Buttmann, § 132, 12), 1 Corinthians 15:13; 1 Corinthians 15:58; 2 Corinthians 3:9 (here L T Tr WH omit ἐν); ; Colossians 2:7; περισσεύητε μᾶλλον, to excel still more, to increase in excellence, 1 Thessalonians 4:1, 10; μᾶλλον καί μᾶλλον περισσεύῃ, Philippians 1:9; περισσεύσῃ ... πλεῖον, to excel more than (A. V. exceed; cf. Buttmann, § 132, 20 and 22), Matthew 5:20, (περισσεύειν ὑπέρ τινα, 1 Macc. 3:30; τί ἐπερίσσευσεν ἄνθρωπος παρά τό κτῆνος; Ecclesiastes 3:19).

2. by later Greek usage transitively (cf. Winers Grammar, p. 23; § 38,1), to make to abound, i. e.

a. to furnish one richly so that he has abundance: passive, Matthew 13:12; Matthew 25:29; with the genitive of the thing with which one is furnished, passive, Luke 15:17 WH Tr text; τί εἰς τινα, to make a thing to abound unto one, to confer a thing abundantly upon one, 2 Corinthians 9:8; Ephesians 1:8.

b. to make abundant or excellent: τί, 2 Corinthians 4:15; to cause one to excel: τινα, with a dative of the thing, 1 Thessalonians 3:12. (τάς ὥρας, to extend the hours beyond the prescribed time, Athen. 2, p. 42 b.) (Compare: ὑπερπερισσεύω.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
abound, have an abundance

From perissos; to superabound (in quantity or quality), be in excess, be superfluous; also (transitively) to cause to superabound or excel -- (make, more) abound, (have, have more) abundance (be more) abundant, be the better, enough and to spare, exceed, excel, increase, be left, redound, remain (over and above).

see GREEK perissos

Forms and Transliterations
επερισσευον επερίσσευον ἐπερίσσευον επερισσευσαν ἐπερίσσευσαν επερίσσευσε επερισσευσεν επερίσσευσεν ἐπερίσσευσεν περιοσσεύση περισσευει περισσεύει περισσευειν περισσεύειν περισσευετε περισσεύετε περισσευη περισσεύη περισσεύῃ περισσευητε περισσεύητε περισσευθησεται περισσευθήσεται περισσευομεν περισσεύομεν περισσευον περισσεύον περισσεῦον περισσευονται περισσεύονται περισσευοντες περισσεύοντες περισσευοντος περισσεύοντος περισσευουσα περισσεύουσα περισσεύουσιν περισσευσαι περισσεύσαι περισσεῦσαι περισσευσαν περισσεύσαν περισσεῦσαν περισσευσαντα περισσεύσαντα περισσεύσει περισσευση περισσεύση περισσεύσῃ περισσευω περισσεύω περισσεύων eperisseuon eperísseuon eperisseusan eperísseusan eperisseusen eperísseusen perisseue perisseuē perisseuei perisseúei perisseúēi perisseuein perisseúein perisseuete perisseuēte perisseúete perisseúēte perisseuo perisseuō perisseúo perisseúō perisseuomen perisseúomen perisseuon perisseûon perisseuontai perisseúontai perisseuontes perisseúontes perisseuontos perisseúontos perisseuousa perisseúousa perisseusai perisseúsai perisseûsai perisseusan perisseûsan perisseusanta perisseúsanta perisseuse perisseusē perisseúsei perisseúsēi perisseuthesetai perisseuthēsetai perisseuthḗsetai
Interlinear GreekInterlinear HebrewStrong's NumbersEnglishman's Greek ConcordanceEnglishman's Hebrew ConcordanceParallel Texts
Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 5:20 V-ASA-3S
GRK: ἐὰν μὴ περισσεύσῃ ὑμῶν ἡ
NAS: your righteousness surpasses [that] of the scribes
KJV: righteousness shall exceed [the righteousness] of the scribes
INT: if not shall abound your

Matthew 13:12 V-FIP-3S
GRK: αὐτῷ καὶ περισσευθήσεται ὅστις δὲ
NAS: to him [more] shall be given, and he will have an abundance; but whoever
KJV: and he shall have more abundance: but
INT: to him and he will be in abundance whoever moreover

Matthew 14:20 V-PPA-ANS
GRK: ἦραν τὸ περισσεῦον τῶν κλασμάτων
NAS: up what was left over of the broken pieces,
KJV: of the fragments that remained twelve
INT: they took up that which was over and above of the fragments

Matthew 15:37 V-PPA-ANS
GRK: καὶ τὸ περισσεῦον τῶν κλασμάτων
NAS: up what was left over of the broken pieces,
KJV: of the broken [meat] that was left seven
INT: and that which was over and above of the fragments

Matthew 25:29 V-FIP-3S
GRK: δοθήσεται καὶ περισσευθήσεται τοῦ δὲ
NAS: [more] shall be given, and he will have an abundance; but from the one who does not have,
KJV: and he shall have abundance: but
INT: will be given and [he] will have in abundance moreover

Mark 12:44 V-PPA-GNS
GRK: ἐκ τοῦ περισσεύοντος αὐτοῖς ἔβαλον
NAS: put in out of their surplus, but she, out of her poverty,
KJV: of their abundance; but she
INT: out of that which was abounding to them cast [in]

Luke 9:17 V-APA-NNS
GRK: ἤρθη τὸ περισσεῦσαν αὐτοῖς κλασμάτων
NAS: and the broken pieces which they had left over were picked
KJV: of fragments that remained to them
INT: was taken up the having been over and above to them of fragments

Luke 12:15 V-PNA
GRK: ἐν τῷ περισσεύειν τινὶ ἡ
NAS: one has an abundance does his life
KJV: in the abundance of
INT: in the abundance to anyone the

Luke 15:17 V-PIM-3P
GRK: πατρός μου περισσεύονται ἄρτων ἐγὼ
NAS: hired men have more than enough bread,
KJV: have bread enough and to spare, and
INT: father of me have abundance of bread I

Luke 21:4 V-PPA-GNS
GRK: ἐκ τοῦ περισσεύοντος αὐτοῖς ἔβαλον
NAS: for they all out of their surplus put
KJV: have of their abundance cast in unto
INT: out of that which was abounding to them cast

John 6:12 V-APA-ANP
GRK: Συναγάγετε τὰ περισσεύσαντα κλάσματα ἵνα
NAS: Gather up the leftover fragments
KJV: the fragments that remain, that nothing
INT: Gather together the having over and above fragments that

John 6:13 V-AIA-3P
GRK: κριθίνων ἃ ἐπερίσσευσαν τοῖς βεβρωκόσιν
NAS: which were left over by those
KJV: which remained over and above unto them that had eaten.
INT: barley which were over and above to those who had eaten

Acts 16:5 V-IIA-3P
GRK: πίστει καὶ ἐπερίσσευον τῷ ἀριθμῷ
NAS: in the faith, and were increasing in number
KJV: and increased in number
INT: faith and abounded the in number

Romans 3:7 V-AIA-3S
GRK: ἐμῷ ψεύσματι ἐπερίσσευσεν εἰς τὴν
NAS: of God abounded to His glory,
KJV: of God hath more abounded through
INT: my lie abounded to the

Romans 5:15 V-AIA-3S
GRK: τοὺς πολλοὺς ἐπερίσσευσεν
NAS: Jesus Christ, abound to the many.
KJV: Jesus Christ, hath abounded unto many.
INT: the many did abound

Romans 15:13 V-PNA
GRK: εἰς τὸ περισσεύειν ὑμᾶς ἐν
NAS: so that you will abound in hope
KJV: that ye may abound in hope,
INT: for to abound you in

1 Corinthians 8:8 V-PIA-1P
GRK: ἐὰν φάγωμεν περισσεύομεν
NAS: nor the better if
KJV: we eat, are we the better; neither,
INT: if we eat have we an advantage

1 Corinthians 14:12 V-PSA-2P
GRK: ζητεῖτε ἵνα περισσεύητε
NAS: [gifts], seek to abound for the edification
KJV: that ye may excel to
INT: seek that you might abound

1 Corinthians 15:58 V-PPA-NMP
GRK: γίνεσθε ἀμετακίνητοι περισσεύοντες ἐν τῷ
NAS: always abounding in the work
KJV: always abounding in
INT: be immovable abounding in the

2 Corinthians 1:5 V-PIA-3S
GRK: ὅτι καθὼς περισσεύει τὰ παθήματα
NAS: are ours in abundance, so
KJV: the sufferings of Christ abound in us,
INT: Because as abound the sufferings

2 Corinthians 1:5 V-PIA-3S
GRK: τοῦ χριστοῦ περισσεύει καὶ ἡ
NAS: our comfort is abundant through
KJV: consolation also aboundeth by Christ.
INT: Christ abounds also the

2 Corinthians 3:9 V-PIA-3S
GRK: πολλῷ μᾶλλον περισσεύει ἡ διακονία
NAS: of righteousness abound in glory.
KJV: of righteousness exceed in
INT: much rather abounds the ministry

2 Corinthians 4:15 V-ASA-3S
GRK: τὴν εὐχαριστίαν περισσεύσῃ εἰς τὴν
NAS: to more and more people may cause the giving of thanks
KJV: of many redound to
INT: thanksgiving might cause to exceed to the

2 Corinthians 8:2 V-AIA-3S
GRK: πτωχεία αὐτῶν ἐπερίσσευσεν εἰς τὸ
NAS: poverty overflowed in the wealth
KJV: deep poverty abounded unto the riches
INT: poverty of them abounded to the

2 Corinthians 8:7 V-PIA-2P
GRK: ἐν παντὶ περισσεύετε πίστει καὶ
NAS: But just as you abound in everything,
KJV: Therefore, as ye abound in every
INT: in every [way] you abound in faith and

Strong's Greek 4052
39 Occurrences

ἐπερίσσευον — 1 Occ.
ἐπερίσσευσαν — 1 Occ.
ἐπερίσσευσεν — 4 Occ.
περισσεύῃ — 2 Occ.
περισσεύητε — 4 Occ.
περισσεύει — 3 Occ.
περισσεύειν — 5 Occ.
περισσεύετε — 1 Occ.
περισσεύω — 1 Occ.
περισσεύομεν — 1 Occ.
περισσεῦον — 2 Occ.
περισσεύονται — 1 Occ.
περισσεύοντες — 2 Occ.
περισσεύοντος — 2 Occ.
περισσεύουσα — 1 Occ.
περισσεῦσαι — 2 Occ.
περισσεῦσαν — 1 Occ.
περισσεύσαντα — 1 Occ.
περισσεύσῃ — 2 Occ.
περισσευθήσεται — 2 Occ.

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