The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   1619 Browse Lexicon 
Original WordWord Origin
ektenoßfrom (1618)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
ek-ten-oce'   Adverb
  1. earnestly, fervently, intensely
From a verb which means to "stretch out the hand.", thus it means tobe stretched out -- earnest, resolute, tense.
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 3
fervently 3
NAS Verse Count
1 Peter1

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 NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.