nikaó: to conquer, prevailOriginal Word: νικάωPart of Speech:
I conquer, overcomeDefinition:
I conquer, am victorious, overcome, prevail, subdue.
3528 nikáō(from 3529 /níkē, "victory") – properly, conquer (overcome); " 'to carry off the victory, come off victorious.' The verb implies a battle" (K. Wuest).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
to conquer, prevailNASB Translation
conquer (1), conquering (1), overcame (2), overcome (11), overcomes (10), overpowers (1), prevail (1), victorious (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 3528: νικάωνικάω
; present participle dative νικουντι
, Revelation 2:7
Lachmann Revelation 2:17 L T Tr
(yet all νικῶντας
in Revelation 15:2
) (cf. ἐρωτάω
, at the beginning); future νικήσω
; 1 aorist ἐνίκησα
; perfect νενίκηκα
); (from Homer
down); to conquer
(A. V. overcome
a. absolutely, to carry off the victory, come off victorious: of Christ, victorious over all his foes, Revelation 3:21; Revelation 6:2; ἐνίκησεν ... ἀνοῖξαι κτλ. hath so conquered that he now has the right and power to open etc. Revelation 5:5; of Christians, that hold fast their faith even unto death against the power of their foes, and their temptations and persecutions, Revelation 2:7, 11, 17, 26; Revelation 3:5, 12, 21; Revelation 21:7; with ἐκ τοῦ θηρίου added, to conquer and thereby free themselves from the power of the beast (R. V. to come victorious from; cf. Winers Grammar, 367 (344f); Buttmann, 147 (128)), Revelation 15:2. when one is arraigned or goes to law, to win the case, maintain one's cause (so in the Attic orators; also νικαν δίκην, Euripides, El. 955): Romans 3:4 (from the Sept. of Psalm 50:6<10> ()). b, with the accusative of the object: τινα, by force, Luke 11:22; Revelation 11:7; Revelation 13:7 (L omits; WH Tr marginal reading brackets the clause); of Christ the conqueror of his foes, Revelation 17:14; τόν κόσμον, to deprive it of power to harm, to subvert its influence, John 16:33; νικαν τινα or τί is used of one who by Christian constancy and courage keeps himself unharmed and spotless from his adversary's devices, solicitations, assaults: the devil, 1 John 2:13; Revelation 12:11; false teachers, 1 John 4:4; τόν κόσμον, 1 John 5:4f. νικαν τό πονηρόν ἐν τῷ ἀγαθῷ, by the force which resides in goodness, i. e. in kindness, to cause an enemy to repent of the wrong be has done one, Romans 12:21; νίκασθαι ὑπό τοῦ κακοῦ, to be disturbed by an injury and driven to avenge it, ibid. (Compare: ὑπερνικάω.)<1>
conquer, overcome, prevail
From nike; to subdue (literally or figuratively) -- conquer, overcome, prevail, get the victory.
see GREEK nike