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σπουδάζω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
σπουδάζω
Greek transliteration: 
spoudazō
Simplified transliteration: 
spoudazo
Principal Parts: 
σπουδάσω, ἐσπούδασα, ἐσπούδακα, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
4704
GK Number: 
5079
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
11
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-2a(1)
Gloss: 
to be eager, make every effort, do one's best
Definition: 
to hurry; be bent upon, Gal. 2:10; to endeavor earnestly, strive, Eph. 4:3

Greek-English Concordance for

Galatians 2:10 They asked only that we should continue to remember the poor, the very thing I (espoudasa | ἐσπούδασα | aor act ind 1 sg) too was eager (espoudasa | ἐσπούδασα | aor act ind 1 sg) to do.
Ephesians 4:3 making every effort (spoudazontes | σπουδάζοντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) to preserve the unity of the Spirit by the bond of peace.
1 Thessalonians 2:17 As for us, brothers, when we were separated from you for a short time — in person but not in heart — we (espoudasamen | ἐσπουδάσαμεν | aor act ind 1 pl) were (espoudasamen | ἐσπουδάσαμεν | aor act ind 1 pl) all the more eager (espoudasamen | ἐσπουδάσαμεν | aor act ind 1 pl), with intense longing, to see you in person.
2 Timothy 2:15 Be diligent (spoudason | σπούδασον | aor act imperative 2 sg) to present yourself before God as one tried and true, an unashamed worker, correctly handling the word of truth.
2 Timothy 4:9 Do your best (spoudason | σπούδασον | aor act imperative 2 sg) to come to me soon,
2 Timothy 4:21 Do your best (spoudason | σπούδασον | aor act imperative 2 sg) to come before winter. Eubulus greets you as do Pudens and Linus and Claudia and all the brethren.
Titus 3:12 When I send Artemas to you or Tychicus, do your best (spoudason | σπούδασον | aor act imperative 2 sg) to come to me in Nicopolis, for I have decided to winter there.
Hebrews 4:11 Let us, therefore, make every effort (spoudasōmen | σπουδάσωμεν | aor act subj 1 pl) to enter that rest; otherwise one of you might fall by the same sort of disobedience.
2 Peter 1:10 Therefore, my brothers, be all the more eager (spoudasate | σπουδάσατε | aor act imperative 2 pl) to confirm your call and election. For by doing these things you will never come to ruin.
2 Peter 1:15 And I will also do my best (spoudasō | σπουδάσω | fut act ind 1 sg) to see that you will always be able to recall these things after my decease.
2 Peter 3:14 So then, dear friends, since you await these things, strive (spoudasate | σπουδάσατε | aor act imperative 2 pl) to be found without spot or blemish, at peace in him.