Kerdaino

The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 2770 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
kerdaivnwfrom (2771)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Kerdaino3:672,428
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
ker-dah'-ee-no Verb
Definition
  1. to gain, acquire, to get gain
  2. metaph.
    1. of gain arising from shunning or escaping from evil (where we say "to spare one's self", "be spared")
    2. to gain any one i.e. to win him over to the kingdom of God, to gain one to faith in Christ
    3. to gain Christ's favour and fellowship
King James Word Usage - Total: 17
gain 13, win 2, get gain 1, vr gain 1
KJV Verse Count
Matthew5
Mark1
Luke1
Acts1
1 Corinthians4
Philippians1
James1
1 Peter1


Total15
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 Kerdaino". "The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon". .