Ektenos

The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 1619 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
ejktenw'ßfrom (1618)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
EktenosNone
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
ek-ten-oce' Adverb
Definition
  1. earnestly, fervently, intensely
From a verb which means to "stretch out the hand.", thus it means tobe stretched out -- earnest, resolute, tense.
King James Word Usage - Total: 1
fervently 1
KJV Verse Count
1 Peter1


Total1
Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Ektenos". "The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon". .