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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.
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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 - For no one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws them to me, and at the last day I will raise them up.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:32 - And when I am lifted up from the earth, I will draw everyone to myself.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:10 - Then Simon Peter drew a sword and slashed off the right ear of Malchus, the high priest’s slave.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 21:6 - Then he said, “Throw out your net on the right-hand side of the boat, and you’ll get some!” So they did, and they couldn’t haul in the net because there were so many fish in it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 21:11 - So Simon Peter went aboard and dragged the net to the shore. There were 153 large fish, and yet the net hadn’t torn.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:19 - Her masters’ hopes of wealth were now shattered, so they grabbed Paul and Silas and dragged them before the authorities at the marketplace.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:30 - The whole city was rocked by these accusations, and a great riot followed. Paul was grabbed and dragged out of the Temple, and immediately the gates were closed behind him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 2:6 - But you dishonor the poor! Isn’t it the rich who oppress you and drag you into court?
 
 
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