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Eggus

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   1451  
Original WordWord Origin
eggußfrom a primary verb agcho (to squeeze or throttle; akin to the base of (43))
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Eggus2:330,194
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
eng-goos'   Adverb
 Definition
  1. near, of place and position
    1. near
    2. those who are near access to God
      1. Jews, as opposed to those who are alien from God and his blessings
      2. The Rabbis used the term "to make nigh" as equivalent to "to make a proselyte"
  2. of time
    1. of times imminent and soon to come pass
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 31
close 1, near 27, nearby 1, nearer 1, ready 1
 
NAS Verse Count
Matthew3
Mark2
Luke3
John11
Acts3
Romans2
Ephesians2
Philippians1
Hebrews2
Revelation2


Total31
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 Eggus". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.