Strong's Concordance, Greek Dictionary

provide, make ready, to prepare, Greek: ἑτοιμάζω, hetoimazō (G2090)

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Here are prepare, provide, make ready and related words in the Bible. What does the source Greek word ἑτοιμάζω mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: G2090

Greek Base Word: ἑτοιμάζω

Usage: Prepare, provide, make ready

Definition: To prepare.

Detailed definition:

  1. To make ready, prepare.
    1. To make the necessary preparations, get everything ready.
  2. Metaphorically.
    1. Drawn from the Middle Eastern custom of sending on before kings on their journeys persons to level the roads and make them passable.
    2. To prepare the minds of men to give the Messiah a fit reception and secure his blessings.

Derived terms: From G2092.

See also:

  1. G2092
  2. G2680

Comments: Compare G2680.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: hɛ.tyˈmɑ.zo
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: e̞.tyˈmɑ.zow
  3. Transliteration: hetoimazō
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: heh-too-MA-zoh
  5. Modern Pronunciation: ay-too-MA-zoh

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