G4052 περισσεύω - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number

LSJ Gloss:
to be over and above
I exceed, am left over
(a) intrans: I exceed the ordinary (the necessary), abound, overflow; am left over, (b) trans: I cause to abound.
to superabound (in quantity or quality), be in excess, be superfluous; also (transitively) to cause to superabound or excel
Derivation: from G4053;

KJV Usage: (make, more) abound, (have, have more) abundance (be more) abundant, be the better, enough and to spare, exceed, excel, increase, be left, redound, remain (over and above).

to abound/exceed
(< περισσός), [in LXX: 1Ki.2:33 (מַרְבִּית),
Refs 1Ki.2:36 Ecc.3:19
(יָתַר ni., יוׄתֵר),
Refs Tob.4:16, Sir.10:27 11:12 19:24
, Sir 30:38 (
Refs Sir.33:29), 1Ma.3:30
* ;]
__I. Prop., intrans.,
__1. of things, to be over and above the number (Hes.), hence,
__(a) to be or remain over:
Refs Mat.14:20 15:37, Luk.9:17, Jhn.6:12-13
__(b) to abound, be in abundance:
Refs Mrk.12:44, Luk.12:15 21:4, Act.16:5, Rom.3:7 5:15, 2Co.1:5 8:2 9:12, Php.1:26
__2. Of persons,
__(a) to abound in, have in abundance:
Refs 1Co.14:12 15:58, Php.4:12, 18
; with genitive, Luk.15:17 T;
__(b) to be superior or better, to excel: absol.,
Refs 1Co.3:9 8:8
; with dative ref., 2Co.3:9; before ἐν,
Refs Rom.15:13, 1Co.15:58, 2Co.3:9 8:7, Col.2:7
; μᾶλλον,
Refs 1Th.4:1 4:10
; μ καὶ μ., Php.1:9; πλεῖον, Mat.5:20.
__II. In late writers (Lft., Notes, 48 f.), trans.,
__(a) to make to abound: with accusative before εἰς,
Refs 2Co.4:15 9:8, Eph.1:8
; pass.,
Refs Mat.13:12 25:29
; with genitive of thing(s), Luk.15:17, WH;
__(b) to make to excel: with accusative of person(s), dative of thing(s), 1Th.3:12 (cf. ὑπερ-περισσεύω).†
SYN.: πλεονάζω (AS)
1) to exceed a fixed number of measure, to be left over and above a certain number or measure
1a) to be over, to remain
1b) to exist or be at hand in abundance
1b1) to be great (abundant)
1b2) a thing which comes in abundance, or overflows unto one, something falls to the lot of one in large measure
1b3) to redound unto, turn out abundantly for, a thing
1c) to abound, overflow
1c1) to be abundantly furnished with, to have in abundance, abound in (a thing), to be in affluence
1c2) to be pre-eminent, to excel
1c3) to excel more than, exceed
2) to make to abound
2a) to furnish one richly so that he has abundance
2b) to make abundant or excellent"Abounding" is used of a flower going from a bud to full bloom.

From G4053; to superabound (in quantity or quality), be in excess, be superfluous; also (transitively) to cause to superabound or excel

KJV Usage: (make, more) abound, (have, have more) abundance, (be more) abundant, be the better, enough and to spare, exceed, excel, increase, be left, redound, remain (over and above).

View how G4052 περισσεύω is used in the Bible

First 30 of 41 occurrences of G4052 περισσεύω

Matthew 5:20 shall exceed
Matthew 13:12 he shall have more abundance:
Matthew 14:20 that remained
Matthew 15:37 abundance
Matthew 25:29 he shall have abundance:
Mark 12:44 abundance;
Luke 9:17 that remained
Luke 12:15 the abundance
Luke 15:17 enough and to spare,
Luke 21:4 abundance
John 6:12 that remain,
John 6:13 remained over and above
Acts 16:5 increased
Romans 3:7 hath more abounded
Romans 5:15 hath abounded
Romans 15:13 may abound
1 Corinthians 8:8 are we the better;
1 Corinthians 14:12 ye may excel
1 Corinthians 15:58 abounding
2 Corinthians 1:5 abound
2 Corinthians 1:5 aboundeth
2 Corinthians 3:9 exceed
2 Corinthians 4:15 may
2 Corinthians 4:15 abound
2 Corinthians 8:2 superabounded
2 Corinthians 8:7 ye abound
2 Corinthians 8:7 ye abound
2 Corinthians 9:8 to make
2 Corinthians 9:8 abound
2 Corinthians 9:8 things, may abound

Distinct usage

4 abound
3 abounding
2 that remained
2 may abound
2 ye abound
2 abundance
1 shall exceed
1 he shall have more abundance:
1 he shall have abundance:
1 that remain,
1 remained over and above
1 hath more abounded
1 are we the better;
1 exceed
1 may
1 he hath abounded
1 how to abound:
1 to abound
1 abound:
1 ye would abound
1 that ye increase
1 enough and to spare,
1 increased
1 abundance;
1 superabounded
1 the abundance
1 aboundeth
1 ye may excel
1 to make
1 things, may abound
1 may be more abundant
1 hath abounded

Corresponding Hebrew Words

perisseuo H3498 yatar ni.
perisseuo H4768 marbit

Related words

G4052 περισσεύω

G4050 περισσεία
From G4052; surplusage, that is, superabundance

KJV Usage: abundance (-ant, [-ly]), superfluity.

G4051 περίσσευμα
From G4052; a surplus, or superabundance

KJV Usage: abundance, that was left, over and above.

G5248 ὑπερπερισσεύω
From G5228 and G4052; to super abound

KJV Usage: abound much more, exceeding.

G4053 περισσός

From G4012 (in the sense of beyond); superabundant (in quantity) or superior (in quality); by implication excessive; adverb (with G1537) violently; neuter (as noun) preeminence

KJV Usage: exceeding abundantly above, more abundantly, advantage, exceedingly, very highly, beyond measure, more, superfluous, vehement [-ly].

G4055 περισσότερος
Comparative of G4053; more superabundant (in number, degree or character)

KJV Usage: more abundant, greater (much) more, overmuch.

G4057 περισσῶς
Adverb from G4053; superabundantly

KJV Usage: exceedingly, out of measure, the more.