Word Summary
anēkō: to be fit, be proper
Original Word: ἀνήκω
Transliteration: anēkō
Phonetic Spelling: (an-ay'-ko)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to be fit, be proper
Meaning: to be fit, be proper
Strong's Concordance
fit, proper

From ana and heko; to attain to, i.e. (figuratively) be proper -- convenient, be fit.

see GREEK ana

see GREEK heko

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 433: ἀνήκω

ἀνήκω; (imperfect ἀνῆκεν); in Greek writings to have come up to, arrived at, to reach to, pertain to, followed generally by εἰς τί; hence, in later writings ἀνηκει τί τίνι something appertains to one, is due to him namely, to be rendered or performed by others (1 Macc. 10:42 1 Macc. 11:35; 2 Macc. 14:8), and then ethically τό ἀνῆκον what is due, duty (R. V. befitting), Philemon 1:8; τά οὐκ ἀνήκοντα unbecoming, discreditable, Ephesians 5:4 (L T Tr WH οὐκ ἀνῆκεν, Winers Grammar, 486 (452); (Buttmann, 850 (301))); impersonally, ὡς ἀνῆκε as was fitting, namely, ever since ye were converted to Christ, Colossians 3:18 (Winers Grammar, 270 (254); cf. Buttmann, 217 (187) and Lightfoot at the passage).