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Lexicon :: Strong's G1670 - helkō

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ἕλκω
Transliteration
helkō
Pronunciation
he'l-kō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably akin to αἱρέω (G138)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:503,227

Trench's Synonyms: xxi. σύρω, ἕλκω.

Strong’s Definitions

ἑλκύω helkýō, hel-koo'-o; probably akin to G138; to drag (literally or figuratively):—draw. Compare G1667.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x

The KJV translates Strong's G1670 in the following manner: draw (8x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x
The KJV translates Strong's G1670 in the following manner: draw (8x).
  1. to draw, drag off

  2. metaph., to draw by inward power, lead, impel

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἑλκύω helkýō, hel-koo'-o; probably akin to G138; to drag (literally or figuratively):—draw. Compare G1667.
STRONGS NT 1670: ἕλκω
ἕλκω (and in later writings ἑλκύω also [Veitch, under the word; Winer's Grammar, 86 (82)]); imperfect εἷλκον (Acts 21:30); future ἑλκύσω [ἑλκ. Rec.elz John 12:32]; 1 aorist εἵλκυσα ([infinitive (John 21:6) ἑλκύσαι Rbez elz L T WH, -κύσαι Rst G Tr]; cf. Bttm. Ausf. Spr. § 114, vol. ii., p. 171; Krüger § 40, under the word; [Lob. Paralip., p. 35f; Veitch, under the word]); from Homer down; Sept. for מָשַׁך; to draw;
1. properly: τὸ δίκτυον, John 21:6, 11; μάχαιραν, i. e. unsheathe, John 18:10 (Sophocles Ant. 1208 (1233), etc.); τινά, a person forcibly and against his will (our drag, drag off), ἔξω τοῦ ἱεροῦ, Acts 21:30; εἰς τὴν ἀγοράν, Acts 16:19; εἰς κριτήρια, James 2:6 (πρὸς τὸν δῆμον, Aristophanes eqq. 710; and in Latin, as Caesar b. g. 1, 53 (54, 4) cum trinis catenis vinctus traheretur, Livy 2, 27 cum a lictoribus jam traheretur).
2. metaphorically, to draw by inward power, lead, impel: John 6:44 (so in Greek also; as ἐπιθυμίας... ἑλκουσης ἐπὶ ἡδονάς, Plato, Phaedr., p. 238 a.; ὑπὸ τῆς ἡδονῆς ἑλκόμενοι, Aelian h. a. 6, 31; likewise 4 Macc. 14:13; 15:8 (4 Macc 15:11). trahit sua quemque voluptas, Vergil, ecl. 2, 65); πάντας ἑλκύσω πρὸς ἐμαυτόν, I by my moral, my spiritual, influence will win over to myself the hearts of all, John 12:32. Cf. Meyer on John 6:44; [Trench, § 21, Compare: ἐξέλκω.]

Related entry:
See STRONGS NT 1670: ἑλκύω
ἑλκύω, see ἕλκω.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Ecclesiastes
2
John
6:44; 6:44; 12:32; 12:32; 18:10; 21:6; 21:6; 21:11
Acts
16:19; 21:30; 21:30
James
2:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1670 matches the Greek ἕλκω (helkō),
which occurs 8 times in 8 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:44 - No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws him. And I will raise him up on the last day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:32 - And I, when I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all people to myself.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:10 - Then Simon Peter, having a sword, drew it and struck the high priest’s servant[fn] and cut off his right ear. (The servant’s name was Malchus.)
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 21:6 - He said to them, “Cast the net on the right side of the boat, and you will find some.” So they cast it, and now they were not able to haul it in, because of the quantity of fish.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 21:11 - So Simon Peter went aboard and hauled the net ashore, full of large fish, 153 of them. And although there were so many, the net was not torn.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:19 - But when her owners saw that their hope of gain was gone, they seized Paul and Silas and dragged them into the marketplace before the rulers.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:30 - Then all the city was stirred up, and the people ran together. They seized Paul and dragged him out of the temple, and at once the gates were shut.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 2:6 - But you have dishonored the poor man. Are not the rich the ones who oppress you, and the ones who drag you into court?
 
 
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