Bill Mounce

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ἐκτενῶς

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἐκτενῶς
Greek transliteration: 
ektenōs
Simplified transliteration: 
ektenos
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1617
GK Number: 
1757
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
3
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
adverb
Gloss: 
deeply, earnestly
Definition: 
intensely, fervently, earnestly, Lk. 22:44; Acts 12:5; 1 Pet. 1:22*

Greek-English Concordance for

Luke 22:44 And being in agony he prayed more earnestly (ektenesteron | ἐκτενέστερον | adverb-comparative); and his sweat became like great drops of blood falling down to the ground.
Acts 12:5 So Peter was kept in prison, but prayer was made earnestly (ektenōs | ἐκτενῶς | adverb) to God for him by the church.
1 Peter 1:22 Since you have purified your souls by obedience to the truth so that there is a sincere love for other believers, love one another fervently (ektenōs | ἐκτενῶς | adverb) from a pure heart,