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(ηὔξανον), αὐξήσω, ηὔξησα, -, -, ηὐξήθην
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to cause to grow; (intr.) grow, increase
also spelled αὔξω, trans. to cause to grow or increase; pass. to be increased, enlarged, Mt. 13:32; 1 Cor. 3:6, 7; intrans. to increase, grow, Mt. 6:28; Mk. 4:8

Greek-English Concordance for αὐξάνω

Matthew 6:28 And why are you anxious about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow (auxanousin | αὐξάνουσιν | pres act ind 3 pl); they do not toil nor do they spin;
Matthew 13:32 It is the smallest of all the seeds; but when it is grown (auxēthē | αὐξηθῇ | aor pass subj 3 sg), it is larger than all the garden plants and becomes a tree so that the birds of the air come and nest in its branches.”
Mark 4:8 But other seed fell into good soil good and produced grain, sprouting, growing (auxanomena | αὐξανόμενα | pres pass ptcp nom pl neut), and bearing thirty, sixty, and even a hundredfold.”
Luke 1:80 And the child grew (ēyxanen | ηὔξανεν | imperf act ind 3 sg) and became strong in spirit, and he was in wilderness areas until the day of his public appearance to Israel.
Luke 2:40 And the child grew (ēyxanen | ηὔξανεν | imperf act ind 3 sg) and became strong, filled with wisdom; and the favor of God was upon him.
Luke 12:27 Consider the lilies, how they grow (auxanei | αὐξάνει | pres act ind 3 sg). They neither toil nor spin, yet I tell you, not even Solomon in all his glory clothed himself like one of these.
Luke 13:19 It is like a mustard seed that a man took and threw into his garden. It grew (ēyxēsen | ηὔξησεν | aor act ind 3 sg) and became a tree, and the birds of the sky made nests in its branches.”
John 3:30 He must increase (auxanein | αὐξάνειν | pres act inf ), but I must decrease.”
Acts 6:7 And the word of God continued to spread (ēyxanen | ηὔξανεν | imperf act ind 3 sg), and the number of disciples increased greatly in Jerusalem, and a large group of priests became obedient to the faith.
Acts 7:17 “But as the time of the promise drew near, which God had granted to Abraham, our people increased (ēyxēsen | ηὔξησεν | aor act ind 3 sg) and multiplied in Egypt,
Acts 12:24 But the word of God continued to advance (ēyxanen | ηὔξανεν | imperf act ind 3 sg) and gain adherents.
Acts 19:20 So the word of the Lord continued to spread (ēyxanen | ηὔξανεν | imperf act ind 3 sg) and grow in power.
1 Corinthians 3:6 I planted, Apollos watered, but God has been causing the growth (ēyxanen | ηὔξανεν | imperf act ind 3 sg).
1 Corinthians 3:7 So neither the one who plants nor the one who waters is anything, but God is the one who gives the growth (auxanōn | αὐξάνων | pres act ptcp nom sg masc).
2 Corinthians 9:10 The one who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food will supply and multiply your seed and enlarge (auxēsei | αὐξήσει | fut act ind 3 sg) the harvest of your righteousness.
2 Corinthians 10:15 We will not go beyond proper limits by boasting in the labors of others, but we have hope that as your faith continues to grow (auxanomenēs | αὐξανομένης | pres pass ptcp gen sg fem), our area of activity among you will be greatly enlarged,
Ephesians 4:15 but, speaking the truth in love, may grow (auxēsōmen | αὐξήσωμεν | aor act subj 1 pl) up in every way into him who is the head, Christ,
Colossians 1:6 which has come to you. Just as in the entire world it is bearing fruit and growing (auxanomenon | αὐξανόμενον | pres pass ptcp nom sg neut), so also is it among you from the day you heard it and understood the grace of God in truth;
Colossians 1:10 that you may walk worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to him, bearing fruit in every good work, good and increasing (auxanomenoi | αὐξανόμενοι | pres pass ptcp nom pl masc) in the knowledge of God,
1 Peter 2:2 like newborn babes, crave the milk that is pure and spiritual, so that by it you may grow up (auxēthēte | αὐξηθῆτε | aor pass subj 2 pl) to salvation,
2 Peter 3:18 But grow (auxanete | αὐξάνετε | pres act imperative 2 pl) in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be the glory both now and in the eternal day. Amen.