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Lexicon :: Strong's G138 - haireō

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αἱρέω
Transliteration
haireō
Pronunciation
hī-re'-ō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably akin to αἴρω (G142)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:180,27

Strong’s Definitions

αἱρέομαι hairéomai, hahee-reh'-om-ahee; probably akin to G142; to take for oneself, i.e. to prefer:—choose. Some of the forms are borrowed from a cognate ἕλλομαι héllomai hel'-lom-ahee; which is otherwise obsolete.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's G138 in the following manner: choose (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's G138 in the following manner: choose (3x).
  1. to take for oneself, to prefer, choose

  2. to choose by vote, elect to office

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
αἱρέομαι hairéomai, hahee-reh'-om-ahee; probably akin to G142; to take for oneself, i.e. to prefer:—choose. Some of the forms are borrowed from a cognate ἕλλομαι héllomai hel'-lom-ahee; which is otherwise obsolete.
STRONGS NT 138: αἱρέω
αἱρέω, -ῶ: [thought by some to be akin to ἄγρα, ἀγρέω, χείρ, English grip, etc.; cf. Bttm. Lexil. 1:131 — but see Curtius, § 117]; to take. In the N. T. in the middle only: future αἱρήσομαι; 2 aorist εἱλόμην, but G L T Tr WH εἱλόμην, 2 Thessalonians 2:13, cf. [Tdf. Proleg., p. 123; WH's Appendix, p. 165;] Winers Grammar, § 13, 1 a.; Buttmann, 40 (35), see ἀπέρχομαι at the beginning; [participle ἑλόμενος, Hebrews 11:25]; to take for oneself, to choose, prefer: Philippians 1:22; 2 Thessalonians 2:13; μᾶλλον followed by infinitive with (common in Attic), Hebrews 11:25.
[Compare: ἀν-, ἀφ-, δι-, ἐξ-, καθ-, περι-, προαιρέω.]
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Philippians
1:22
2 Thessalonians
2:13; 2:13
Hebrews
11:25; 11:25

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G138 matches the Greek αἱρέω (haireō),
which occurs 4 times in 3 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:22 - But if I live in the flesh, this is the fruit of my labour: yet what I shall choose G138 I wot not.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 2:13 - But we are bound to give thanks alway to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, because God hath G138  from the beginning chosen G138 you to salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth:
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:25 - Choosing G138 rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season;
 
 
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