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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 3 times in 3 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:22 - If I am to go on living in the body, this will mean fruitful labor for me. Yet what shall I choose? I do not know!
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 2:13 - But we ought always to thank God for you, brothers and sisters loved by the Lord, because God chose you as firstfruits[fn] to be saved through the sanctifying work of the Spirit and through belief in the truth.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:25 - He chose to be mistreated along with the people of God rather than to enjoy the fleeting pleasures of sin.
 
 
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