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Lexicon :: Strong's G2233 - hēgeomai

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hēgeomai (Key)
ha-ge'-o-mi (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
Middle voice of a (presumed) strengthened form of ἄγω (G71)
28x in 16 unique form(s)
28x in 16 unique form(s)
103x in 23 unique form(s)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:907,303

Strong’s Definitions

ἡγέομαι hēgéomai, hayg-eh'-om-ahee; middle voice of a (presumed) strengthened form of G71; to lead, i.e. command (with official authority); figuratively, to deem, i.e. consider:—account, (be) chief, count, esteem, governor, judge, have the rule over, suppose, think.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 28x

The KJV translates Strong's G2233 in the following manner: count (10x), think (4x), esteem (3x), have rule over (3x), be governor (2x), miscellaneous (6x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 28x
The KJV translates Strong's G2233 in the following manner: count (10x), think (4x), esteem (3x), have rule over (3x), be governor (2x), miscellaneous (6x).
  1. to lead

    1. to go before

    2. to be a leader

      1. to rule, command

      2. to have authority over

      3. a prince, of regal power, governor, viceroy, chief, leading as respects influence, controlling in counsel, overseers or leaders of the churches

      4. used of any kind of leader, chief, commander

      5. the leader in speech, chief, spokesman

  2. to consider, deem, account, think

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἡγέομαι hēgéomai, hayg-eh'-om-ahee; middle voice of a (presumed) strengthened form of G71; to lead, i.e. command (with official authority); figuratively, to deem, i.e. consider:—account, (be) chief, count, esteem, governor, judge, have the rule over, suppose, think.
STRONGS NT 2233: ἡγέομαι
ἡγέομαι, -οῦμαι; perfect ἥγημαι; 1 aorist ἡγησάμην; (from ἄγω [cf. Curtius, p. 688]); deponent middle; from Homer down;
1. to lead, i. e.
a. to go before;
b. to be a leader; to rule, command; to have authority over: in the N. T. so only in the present participle ἡγούμενος, a prince, of regal power (Ezekiel 43:7 for מֶלֶךְ; Sir. 17:17), Matthew 2:6; a (royal) governor, viceroy, Acts 7:10; chief, Luke 22:26 (opposed to διακονῶν); leading as respects influence, controlling in counsel, ἔν τισι, among any, Acts 15:22; with the genitive of the person over whom one rules, so of the overseers or leaders of Christian churches: Hebrews 13:7, 17, 24 (οἴκου, 2 Chronicles 31:13; τῶν πατριῶν, 1 Esdr. 5:65 (66), 67 (68); τῆς πόλεως, Judges 9:51 Alex.; a military leader, 1 Macc. 9:30; 2 Macc. 14:16; used also in Greek writings of any kind of a leader, chief, commander, Sophocles Phil. 386; often in Polybius; Diodorus 1, 4 and 72; Lucian, Alex. 44; others); with the genitive of the thing, τοῦ λόγου, the leader in speech, chief speaker, spokesman: Acts 14:12 of Mercury, who is called also τοῦ λόγου ἡγεμών in Jamblichus' de myster., at the beginning.
2. (like the Latin duco) equivalent to to consider, deem, account, think: with two accusatives, one of the objects, the other of the predicate, Acts 26:2; Philippians 2:3, 6 (on which see ἁρπαγμός, Philippians 2:2 [Winer's Grammar, § 44, 3 c.]); Philippians 3:7 [cf. Buttmann, 59 (51); Winer's Grammar, 274 (258)]; 1 Timothy 1:12; 1 Timothy 6:1; Hebrews 10:29; Hebrews 11:11, 26; 2 Peter 1:13; 2 Peter 2:13; 2 Peter 3:9, 15. τινὰ ὥς τινα, 2 Thessalonians 3:15 [(cf. Winer's Grammar, § 65, 1 a.]); τινά ὑπερεκπερισσῶς, to esteem one exceedingly, 1 Thessalonians 5:13 (περὶ πολλοῦ, Herodotus 2, 115; περὶ πλείστου, Thucydides 2, 89); with accusative of the thing followed by ὅταν, James 1:2; ἁναγκαῖον, followed by an infinitive, 2 Corinthians 9:5; Philippians 2:25; δίκαιον, followed by an infinitive, 2 Peter 1:13; followed by an accusative with an infinitive, Philippians 3:8.
[Compare: δι-, ἐκ-, δι-, ἐξ-, προηγέομαι.
Synonyms: δοκέω 1, ἡγέομαι 2, νομίζω 2, οἴομαι: ἡγ. and νομ. denote a belief resting not on one's inner feeling or sentiment, but on the due consideration of external grounds, the weighing and comparing of facts; δοκ. and οἴ., on the other hand, describe a subjective judgment growing out of inclination or a view of facts in their relation to us. ἡγ. denotes a more deliberate and careful judgment than νομ.; οἴ. a subjective judgment which has feeling rather than thought (δοκ.) for its ground. Cf. Schmidt ch. 17.]
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2 Chronicles
7:10; 14:12; 15:22; 26:2
2 Corinthians
2:2; 2:3; 2:6; 2:25; 3:7; 3:8
1 Thessalonians
2 Thessalonians
1 Timothy
1:12; 6:1
10:29; 11:11; 11:26; 13:7; 13:17; 13:24
2 Peter
1:13; 1:13; 2:13; 3:9; 3:15

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2233 matches the Greek ἡγέομαι (hēgeomai),
which occurs 28 times in 27 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:6 - ‘But you, Bethlehem, in the land of Judah,
Are not the least among the rulers of Judah;
For out of you shall come a Ruler
Who will shepherd My people Israel.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:26 - “But not so among you; on the contrary, he who is greatest among you, let him be as the younger, and he who governs as he who serves.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:10 - “and delivered him out of all his troubles, and gave him favor and wisdom in the presence of Pharaoh, king of Egypt; and he made him governor over Egypt and all his house.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:12 - And Barnabas they called Zeus, and Paul, Hermes, because he was the chief speaker.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:22 - Then it pleased the apostles and elders, with the whole church, to send chosen men of their own company to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas, namely, Judas who was also named Barsabas,[fn] and Silas, leading men among the brethren.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:2 - “I think myself happy, King Agrippa, because today I shall answer for myself before you concerning all the things of which I am accused by the Jews,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:5 - Therefore I thought it necessary to exhort the brethren to go to you ahead of time, and prepare your generous gift beforehand, which you had previously promised, that it may be ready as a matter of generosity and not as a grudging obligation.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:3 - Let nothing be done through selfish ambition or conceit, but in lowliness of mind let each esteem others better than himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:6 - who, being in the form of God, did not consider it robbery to be equal with God,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:25 - Yet I considered it necessary to send to you Epaphroditus, my brother, fellow worker, and fellow soldier, but your messenger and the one who ministered to my need;
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:7 - But what things were gain to me, these I have counted loss for Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:8 - Yet indeed I also count all things loss for the excellence of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and count them as rubbish, that I may gain Christ
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:13 - and to esteem them very highly in love for their work’s sake. Be at peace among yourselves.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:15 - Yet do not count him as an enemy, but admonish him as a brother.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 1:12 - And I thank Christ Jesus our Lord who has enabled me, because He counted me faithful, putting me into the ministry,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:1 - Let as many bondservants as are under the yoke count their own masters worthy of all honor, so that the name of God and His doctrine may not be blasphemed.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:29 - Of how much worse punishment, do you suppose, will he be thought worthy who has trampled the Son of God underfoot, counted the blood of the covenant by which he was sanctified a common thing, and insulted the Spirit of grace?
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:11 - By faith Sarah herself also received strength to conceive seed, and she bore a child[fn] when she was past the age, because she judged Him faithful who had promised.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:26 - esteeming the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures in[fn] Egypt; for he looked to the reward.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 13:7 - Remember those who rule over you, who have spoken the word of God to you, whose faith follow, considering the outcome of their conduct.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 13:17 - Obey those who rule over you, and be submissive, for they watch out for your souls, as those who must give account. Let them do so with joy and not with grief, for that would be unprofitable for you.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 13:24 - Greet all those who rule over you, and all the saints. Those from Italy greet you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:2 - My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials,
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:13 - Yes, I think it is right, as long as I am in this tent, to stir you up by reminding you,
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:13 - and will receive the wages of unrighteousness, as those who count it pleasure to carouse in the daytime. They are spots and blemishes, carousing in their own deceptions while they feast with you,
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:9 - The Lord is not slack concerning His promise, as some count slackness, but is longsuffering toward us,[fn] not willing that any should perish but that all should come to repentance.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:15 - and consider that the longsuffering of our Lord is salvation—as also our beloved brother Paul, according to the wisdom given to him, has written to you,
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