Near (Adverb), Near (come, draw), Nearer - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Near (Adverb), Near (come, draw), Nearer

[ A-1,Adverb,G1451, engus ]
near, nigh," is used
(a) of place, e.g., Luke 19:11, "nigh;" John 3:23; John 11:54, "near;" John 6:19, John 6:23, "nigh;" metaphorically in Romans 10:8; Ephesians 2:13, Ephesians 2:17, "nigh;"
(b) of time, e.g., Matthew 24:32-Matthew 24:33, "nigh;" so Luke 21:30-Luke 21:31; as a preposition, Hebrews 6:8, "nigh unto (a curse)," and Hebrews 8:13, "nigh unto (vanishing away)." See HAND (at), NIGH, READY.

[ A-2,Adverb,G1452, enguteron ]
the comparative degree of No. 1, and the neuter of the adjective enguteros, used adverbially, occurs in Romans 13:11.

[ A-3,Adverb,G4139, plesion ]
"near, close by, neighboring" (the neuter of the adjective plesios, used as an adverb), occurs in John 4:5. See NEIGHBOR.

[ B-1,Adjective,G316, anankaios ]
"necessary," is used, in a secondary sense, of persons connected by bonds of nature or friendship, with the meaning "intimate," in Acts 10:24, "(his) near (friends);" it is found in this sense in the papyri. See NECESSARY, NEEDFUL.

[ C-1,Verb,G1448, engizo ]
transitively, "to bring near" (not in NT; in the Sept., e.g., Genesis 48:10; Isaiah 5:8); intransitively, "to draw near," e.g., Matthew 21:34; Luke 18:40; Luke 19:41, RV, "draw nigh;" See APPROACH, A.

[ C-2,Verb,G4334, prosechomai ]
"to come to, go to," is translated "drew near" in Acts 7:31; Hebrews 10:22. See COME, No. 10.

[ C-3,Verb,G4317, prosago ]
is used
(a) transitively, "to bring," Acts 16:20; 1 Peter 3:18;
(b) intransitively, "to draw near," in the latter sense in Acts 27:27.

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