τυγχάνω in the New Testament

Definitions

Thayer

1) to hit the mark
1a) of one discharging a javelin or arrow
2) to reach, attain, obtain, get, become master of
3) to happen, chance, fall out
3a) to specify, to take a case, as for example
4) to meet one
5) of he who meets one or presents himself unsought, any chance, ordinary, common person
6) to chance to be
Part of Speech: verb
Citing in TDNT: 8:238, 1191

Strong

G5177
Probably for an obsolete τύχω tuchô (for which the middle voice of another alternate τεύχω teuchô [to make ready or bring to pass] is used in certain tenses; akin to the base of G5088 through the idea of effecting; properly to affect; or (specifically) to hit or light upon (as a mark to be reached), that is, (transitively) to attain or secure an object or end, or (intransitively) to happen (as if meeting with); but in the latter application only impersonally (with G1487), that is, perchance; or (present participle) as adjective usual (as if commonly met with, with G3756, extraordinary), neuter (as adverb) perhaps; or (with another verb) as adverb by accident (as it were): - be, chance, enjoy, little, obtain, X refresh . . . self, + special. Compare G5180.

Louw-Nida

GlossSection
perhaps71.10
(εἰ τύχοι) probably71.13
experience90.61

Classical Greek Dictionaries

These two sites give similar information, with the definition from several dictionaries and statistics on the use of the word.

Perseus Digital Library

University of Chicago's Logion lexicon

Ulrik Petersen

Strong's dictionary

Crosswalk

Thayer's dictionary plus other information.

LaParola

From this site's dictionary (in Italian)

In the New Testament

SBL (also Westcott and Hort; Tischendorf; Byzantine)

τέτυχενverb: 3rd person perfect active indicative singular1
τυγχάνοντεςverb: present active participle nominative plural masculine1
τυχεῖνverb: aorist active infinitive2
τύχοιverb: 3rd person aorist active optative singular2
τυχὸνverb: aorist active participle accusative singular neuter1
τυχοῦσανverb: aorist active participle accusative singular feminine1
τυχούσαςverb: aorist active participle accusative plural feminine1
τυχὼνverb: aorist active participle nominative singular masculine1
τύχωσινverb: 3rd person aorist active subjunctive plural2
Total12

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