Word Summary
epitynchanō: to light upon, to obtain
Original Word: ἐπιτυγχάνω
Transliteration: epitynchanō
Phonetic Spelling: (ep-ee-toong-khan'-o)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to light upon, to obtain
Meaning: to light upon, to obtain
Strong's Concordance

From epi and tugchano; to chance upon, i.e. (by implication) to attain -- obtain.

see GREEK epi

see GREEK tugchano

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2013: ἐπιτυγχάνω

ἐπιτυγχάνω: 2 aorist ἐπέτυχον;

1. to light or hit upon any person or thing (Aristophanes, Thucydides, Xenophon, Plato).

2. to attain to, obtain: James 4:2; with the genitive of thing, Hebrews 6:15; Hebrews 11:33; with the accusative of thing: τοῦτο, Romans 11:7 (where Rec. τούτου). Cf. Matthiae, § 328; (Winer's Grammar, 200 (188)).