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Lexicon :: Strong's G1586 - eklegomai

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ἐκλέγομαι
Transliteration
eklegomai (Key)
Pronunciation
ek-le'-go-mi (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Middle voice from ἐκ (G1537) and λέγω (G3004) (in its primary sense)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 4:144,505

Strong’s Definitions

ἐκλέγομαι eklégomai, ek-leg'-om-ahee; middle voice from G1537 and G3004 (in its primary sense); to select:—make choice, choose (out), chosen.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x

The KJV translates Strong's G1586 in the following manner: choose (19x), choose out (1x), make choice (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x
The KJV translates Strong's G1586 in the following manner: choose (19x), choose out (1x), make choice (1x).
  1. to pick out, choose, to pick or choose out for one's self

    1. choosing one out of many, i.e. Jesus choosing his disciples

    2. choosing one for an office

    3. of God choosing whom he judged fit to receive his favours and separated from the rest of mankind to be peculiarly his own and to be attended continually by his gracious oversight

      1. i.e. the Israelites

    4. of God the Father choosing Christians, as those whom he set apart from the irreligious multitude as dear unto himself, and whom he has rendered, through faith in Christ, citizens in the Messianic kingdom: (James 2:5) so that the ground of the choice lies in Christ and his merits only

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἐκλέγομαι eklégomai, ek-leg'-om-ahee; middle voice from G1537 and G3004 (in its primary sense); to select:—make choice, choose (out), chosen.
STRONGS NT 1586: ἐκλέγω
ἐκλέγω: perfect passive participle ἐκλελεγμένος, once in Luke 9:35 L marginal reading T Tr WH; middle, imperfect ἐξελεγομην (Luke 14:7); 1 aorist ἐξελεξάμην; in Greek writings from Herodotus down; the Sept. for בָּחַר; to pick out, choose; in the N. T. (except Luke 9:35, where the reading is doubtful) always middle, ἐκλέγομαι, to pick or choose out for oneself: τί, Luke 10:42; Luke 14:7; τινα, one from among many (of Jesus choosing his disciples), John 6:70; John 13:18; John 15:16; Acts 1:2; ἀπό τινων, from a number of persons (Sir. 45:16), Luke 6:13: ἐκ τοῦ κόσμου, John 15:19; used of choosing one for an office, Acts 6:5; followed by ἐκ τινων, Acts 1:24; to discharge some business, Acts 15:22, 25; ἐν ἡμῖν (others ὑμῖν) ἐξελέξατο Θεός, followed by the accusative and infinitive denoting the end, God made choice among us i. e. in our ranks, Acts 15:7, where formerly many, misled by the Hebrew בְּ בָּחַר (1 Samuel 16:9; 1 Kings 8:16, etc., and the Sept. of these passages), wrongly regarded ἐν ἡμῖν as the object on which the mind of the chooser was as it were fixed; (Winers Grammar, § 32, 3 a.; Buttmann, 159 (138)). Especially is God said ἐκλέξασθαι those whom he has judged fit to receive his favors and separated from the rest of mankind to be peculiarly his own and to be attended continually by his gracious oversight: thus of the Israelites, Acts 13:17 (Deuteronomy 14:2 (cf. Deuteronomy 4:37); 2 Macc. 5:19); of Christians, as those whom he has set apart from among the irreligious multitude as dear unto himself, and whom he has rendered, through faith in Christ, citizens in the Messianic kingdom: Mark 13:20; 1 Corinthians 1:27f; with two accusatives, one of the object, the other of the predicate (Winer's Grammar, § 32, 4 b.), James 2:5; τινα ἐν Χριστῷ, so that the ground of the choice lies in Christ and his merits, followed by the accusative with an infinitive denoting the end, Ephesians 1:4. In Luke 9:35 L marginal reading T Tr WH Jesus is called υἱός τοῦ Θεοῦ ἐκλελεγμένος (R G L text ἀγαπητός), as being dear to God beyond all others and exalted by him to the preeminent dignity of Messiah; but see ἐκλεκτός, 1 b.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Deuteronomy
4:37; 14:2
1 Samuel
16:9
1 Kings
8:16
Mark
13:20
Luke
6:13; 9:35; 9:35; 9:35; 10:42; 14:7; 14:7
John
6:70; 13:18; 15:16; 15:19
Acts
1:2; 1:24; 6:5; 13:17; 15:7; 15:22; 15:25
1 Corinthians
1:27
Ephesians
1:4
James
2:5

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1586 matches the Greek ἐκλέγομαι (eklegomai),
which occurs 23 times in 20 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:20 - “Unless the Lord had shortened those days, no [fn]life would have been saved; but for the sake of the [fn]elect, whom He chose, G1586 He shortened the days.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:13 - And when day came, He called His disciples to Him and chose G1586 twelve of them, whom He also named as apostles:
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:35 - Then a voice came out of the cloud, saying, “This is My Son, My Chosen G1586 One; listen to Him!”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:42 - but only one thing is necessary, for Mary has chosen G1586 the good part, which shall not be taken away from her.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:7 - And He began speaking a parable to the invited guests when He noticed how they had been picking G1586 out the places of honor at the table, saying to them,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:70 - Jesus answered them, “Did I Myself not choose G1586 you, the twelve, and yet one of you is a devil?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 13:18 - “I do not speak of all of you. I know the ones I have chosen; G1586 but it is that the Scripture may be fulfilled, ‘HE WHO EATS MY BREAD HAS LIFTED UP HIS HEEL AGAINST ME.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:16 - “You did not choose G1586 Me but I chose G1586 you, and appointed you that you would go and bear fruit, and that your fruit would remain, so that whatever you ask of the Father in My name He may give to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:19 - “If you were of the world, the world would love its own; but because you are not of the world, but I chose G1586 you out of the world, because of this the world hates you.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 1:2 - until the day when He was taken up to heaven, after He had [fn]by the Holy Spirit given orders to the apostles whom He had chosen. G1586
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 1:24 - And they prayed and said, “You, Lord, who know the hearts of all men, show which one of these two You have chosen G1586
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:5 - The statement found approval with the whole [fn]congregation; and they chose G1586 Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Spirit, and Philip, Prochorus, Nicanor, Timon, Parmenas and [fn]Nicolas, a [fn]proselyte from Antioch.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:17 - “The God of this people Israel chose G1586 our fathers and [fn]made the people great during their stay in the land of Egypt, and with an uplifted arm He led them out from it.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:7 - After there had been much debate, Peter stood up and said to them, “Brethren, you know that [fn]in the early days God made G1586 a choice G1586 among you, that by my mouth the Gentiles would hear the word of the gospel and believe.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:22 - Then it seemed good to the apostles and the elders, with the whole church, to choose G1586 men from among them to send to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas—Judas called Barsabbas, and Silas, leading men among the brethren,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:25 - it seemed good to us, having [fn]become of one mind, to select G1586 men to send to you with our beloved Barnabas and Paul,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 1:27 - but God has chosen G1586 the foolish things of the world to shame the wise, and God has chosen G1586 the weak things of the world to shame the things which are strong,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 1:28 - and the base things of the world and the despised God has chosen, G1586 the things that are not, so that He may nullify the things that are,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:4 - just as He chose G1586 us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we would be holy and blameless before [fn]Him. In love
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 2:5 - Listen, my beloved brethren: did not God choose G1586 the poor [fn]of this world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which He promised to those who love Him?
 
 
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