Word Summary
paraskeuazō: to prepare, make ready
Original Word: παρασκευάζω
Transliteration: paraskeuazō
Phonetic Spelling: (par-ask-yoo-ad'-zo)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to prepare, make ready
Meaning: to prepare, make ready
Strong's Concordance
prepare self, make ready.

From para and a derivative of skeuos; to furnish aside, i.e. Get ready -- prepare self, be (make) ready.

see GREEK para

see GREEK skeuos

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3903: παρασκευάζω

παρασκευάζω; perfect passive παρεσκεύασμαι; future middle παρασκευάσομαι; from Herodotus down; to make ready, prepare: namely, τό δεῖπνον (added in Herodotus 9, 82; Athen. 4, 15, p. 138), Acts 10:10 (συμπόσιον, Halt. 9, 15; 2 Macc. 2:27). Middle to make oneself ready, to prepare oneself (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 38, 2 a.): εἰς πόλεμον, 1 Corinthians 14:8 (Jeremiah 27:42 (); εἰς μάχην, εἰς ναυμαχιαν, etc., in Xenophon). Perfect passive in middle sense, to have prepared oneself, to be prepared or ready, 2 Corinthians 9:2f (see Matthiae, § 493).