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ἱκανός, -ή, -όν
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sufficient, considerable, much; appropriate, competent, worthy, deserving
befitting; sufficient, enough, Lk. 22:38; ἱκανὸν ποιειν τινι, to satisfy, gratify, Mk. 15:15; τὸ ἱκανὸν λαμβάνειν, to take security or bail of any one, Acts 17:9; or persons, adequate, competent, qualified, 2 Cor. 2:16; fit, worthy, Mt. 3:11; 8:8; of number or quantity, considerable, large, great, much, and pl. many, Mt. 28:12; Mk. 10:46

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Matthew 3:11 “I baptize you with water for repentance, but the one who comes after me is greater than I — I am not worthy (hikanos | ἱκανός | nom sg masc) even to remove his sandals. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and with fire.
Matthew 8:8 But the centurion replied, “Lord, I am not worthy (hikanos | ἱκανός | nom sg masc) for you to come under my roof, but just say the word and my servant will be healed.
Matthew 28:12 And when the priests had met with the elders and worked out a plan, they gave a considerable (hikana | ἱκανά | acc pl neut) sum (hikana | ἱκανά | acc pl neut) of money to the soldiers
Mark 1:7 And he was proclaiming, saying, is coming “The one who is more powerful than I is coming after me; not I am not worthy (hikanos | ἱκανός | nom sg masc) to stoop down and untie the thong of his sandals. his
Mark 10:46 And they came to Jericho. And as he was going out from Jericho with his disciples and a considerable (hikanou | ἱκανοῦ | gen sg masc) crowd, a blind beggar, Bartimaeus the son of Timaeus, was sitting by the road.
Mark 15:15 So Pilate, wishing to (hikanon | ἱκανόν | acc sg neut) satisfy (hikanon | ἱκανόν | acc sg neut) the crowd, released to them Barabbas; and having scourged Jesus, he handed him over to be crucified.
Luke 3:16 John gave an answer to all, saying, “I indeed baptize you with water, but there is coming one who is mightier than I, of whom I am not worthy (hikanos | ἱκανός | nom sg masc) to untie the thong of his sandals. He it is who will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.
Luke 7:6 So Jesus went with them. And when he was not far from the house, the centurion sent friends, saying to him, “Lord, do not trouble yourself, for I am not worthy (hikanos | ἱκανός | nom sg masc) that you should come under my roof.
Luke 7:12 As Jesus approached the gate of the town, a man who had died was being carried out — the only son of his mother (she was a widow). A large (hikanos | ἱκανός | nom sg masc) crowd was with her.
Luke 8:27 When he stepped out on the land, a man from the town met him, who was possessed by demons, and for a long (hikanō | ἱκανῷ | dat sg masc) time had not worn clothes or had lived in a house but among the tombs.
Luke 8:32 A large (hikanōn | ἱκανῶν | gen pl masc) herd of pigs was grazing there on the hillside; and the demons begged Jesus to permit them to go into them, and he gave them permission.
Luke 20:9 Then he began to tell the people this parable: “A man planted a vineyard and leased it to tenants; then he went away for quite (hikanous | ἱκανούς | acc pl masc) some (hikanous | ἱκανούς | acc pl masc) time.
Luke 22:38 So they said, “Lord, look! Here are two swords.” Then he told them, “It is enough.” (hikanon | ἱκανόν | nom sg neut)
Luke 23:8 Upon seeing Jesus, Herod was very glad, since for a long (hikanōn | ἱκανῶν | gen pl masc) time he had been wanting to see him, because of what he had heard about him, and he was hoping to see some miraculous sign done by him.
Luke 23:9 So Herod questioned him with many (hikanois | ἱκανοῖς | dat pl masc) words; but Jesus gave him no answer,
Acts 8:11 And they paid attention to him because for a long (hikanō | ἱκανῷ | dat sg masc) time he had amazed them by his magic.
Acts 9:23 Now after some (hikanai | ἱκαναί | nom pl fem) days had passed, the Jews plotted together to kill him,
Acts 9:43 And he stayed a number (hikanas | ἱκανάς | acc pl fem) of days in Joppa with a certain Simon, a tanner.
Acts 11:24 for he was a good man, full of the Holy Spirit and of faith. And a considerable (hikanos | ἱκανός | nom sg masc) number (hikanos | ἱκανός | nom sg masc) of people were brought to the Lord.
Acts 11:26 and when he had found him, he brought him to Antioch. For a whole year they met with the church and taught a considerable (hikanon | ἱκανόν | acc sg masc) number (hikanon | ἱκανόν | acc sg masc) of people. And in Antioch the disciples were first called Christians.
Acts 12:12 When he realized this, he went to the house of Mary, the mother of John whose other name was Mark, where there were many (hikanoi | ἱκανοί | nom pl masc) gathered together and praying.
Acts 14:3 So they stayed there for a considerable (hikanon | ἱκανόν | acc sg masc) time, speaking out boldly about the Lord, who witnessed to the message of his grace, granting signs and wonders to be done through their hands.
Acts 14:21 After they had preached the good news in that city and made many (hikanous | ἱκανούς | acc pl masc) disciples, they returned to Lystra, then on to Iconium and to Antioch,
Acts 17:9 And when they had taken bail (hikanon | ἱκανόν | acc sg neut) from Jason and the others, they let them go.
Acts 18:18 Paul, after remaining there for a number (hikanas | ἱκανάς | acc pl fem) of (hikanas | ἱκανάς | acc pl fem) days, said farewell to the brothers and sailed away to Syria, and with him were Priscilla and Aquila. At Cenchreae he had his head shaved, for he had taken a vow.
Acts 19:19 And a number (hikanoi | ἱκανοί | nom pl masc) of those who had practiced magic arts collected their books and burned them up in the sight of all. And they calculated the value of them and found it to be fifty thousand pieces of silver.
Acts 19:26 And you see and hear that not only in Ephesus but in almost all of Asia this Paul has persuaded and turned away a considerable (hikanon | ἱκανόν | acc sg masc) number of people, saying that gods made by hand are not gods at all.
Acts 20:8 There were a number (hikanai | ἱκαναί | nom pl fem) of (hikanai | ἱκαναί | nom pl fem) lamps in the upper room where we had gathered.
Acts 20:11 Then Paul went back upstairs, and after he had broken bread and eaten, he spoke with them a considerable time, until dawn, and so he departed.
Acts 20:37 And there was much (hikanos | ἱκανός | nom sg masc) weeping on the part of all, and they fell on the neck of Paul and kissed him lovingly,
Acts 22:6 As I journeyed and came near to Damascus, about noon suddenly out of heaven there flashed a brilliant (hikanon | ἱκανόν | acc sg neut) light all around me.
Acts 27:7 We sailed slowly for a number (hikanais | ἱκαναῖς | dat pl fem) of days and arrived with difficulty off Cnidus, and as the wind did not allow us to go farther, we sailed under the lee of Crete off Salmone.
Acts 27:9 Since considerable (hikanou | ἱκανοῦ | gen sg masc) time had passed and the voyage was now dangerous because the fast had already gone by, Paul advised them,
1 Corinthians 11:30 That is why many of you are weak and sick, and quite (hikanoi | ἱκανοί | nom pl masc) a (hikanoi | ἱκανοί | nom pl masc) few (hikanoi | ἱκανοί | nom pl masc) are dead.
1 Corinthians 15:9 For I am the least of the apostles, unworthy (hikanos | ἱκανός | nom sg masc) to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.
2 Corinthians 2:6 This punishment on such a person by the majority is enough (hikanon | ἱκανόν | nom sg neut) for him,
2 Corinthians 2:16 we are a deadly fume that kills, but to the former we are a life-giving fragrance that brings life. And who is adequate (hikanos | ἱκανός | nom sg masc) for ministry like this?
2 Corinthians 3:5 Not that we are adequate (hikanoi | ἱκανοί | nom pl masc) in ourselves to consider anything as coming from us, but our adequacy comes from God,
2 Timothy 2:2 and what you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses, entrust these things to faithful men, who will also be able (hikanoi | ἱκανοί | nom pl masc) to teach others.