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Lexicon :: Strong's G3784 - opheilō


o-fā'-lō (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
Or (in certain tenses) its prolonged form opheileo {of-i-leh'-o}; probably from the base of ὄφελος (G3786) (through the idea of accruing)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 5:559,746

Trench's Synonyms: cvii. Additional Synonyms

KJV Translation Count — Total: 36x
The KJV translates Strongs G3784 in the following manner: ought (15x), owe (7x), be bound (2x), be (one's) duty (2x), be a debtor (1x), be guilty (1x), be indebted (1x), misc (7x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  1. to owe

    1. to owe money, be in debt for

      1. that which is due, the debt

  2. metaph. the goodwill due

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ὀφείλω opheílō, of-i'-lo; probably from the base of G3786 (through the idea of accruing); to owe (pecuniarily); figuratively, to be under obligation (ought, must, should); morally, to fail in duty:—behove, be bound, (be) debt(-or), (be) due(-ty), be guilty (indebted), (must) need(-s), ought, owe, should. See also G3785.
Thayer's Greek Lexicon

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Concordance Results Using KJV

Strong's Number G3784 matches the Greek ὀφείλω (opheilō),
which occurs 36 times in 35 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Tools specific to Mat 18:28

Mat 18:28

But the same servant went out, and found one of his fellowservants, which owed G3784 him an hundred pence: and he laid hands on him, and took him by the throat, saying, Pay me that thou owest. G3784

Tools specific to Mat 18:30

Mat 18:30

And he would not: but went and cast him into prison, till he should pay the debt. G3784

Tools specific to Mat 18:34

Mat 18:34

And his lord was wroth, and delivered him to the tormentors, till he should pay all that was due G3784 unto him.

Tools specific to Mat 23:16

Mat 23:16

Woe unto you, ye blind guides, which say, Whosoever shall swear by the temple, it is nothing; but whosoever shall swear by the gold of the temple, he is a debtor! G3784

Tools specific to Mat 23:18

Mat 23:18

And, Whosoever shall swear by the altar, it is nothing; but whosoever sweareth by the gift that is upon it, he is guilty. G3784

Tools specific to Luk 7:41

Luk 7:41

There was a certain creditor which had two debtors: the one owed G3784 five hundred pence, and the other fifty.

Tools specific to Luk 11:4

Luk 11:4

And forgive us our sins; for we also forgive every one that is indebted G3784 to us. And lead us not into temptation; but deliver us from evil.

Tools specific to Luk 16:5

Luk 16:5

So he called every one of his lord's debtors unto him, and said unto the first, How much owest thou G3784 unto my lord?

Tools specific to Luk 16:7

Luk 16:7

Then said he to another, And how much owest G3784 thou? And he said, An hundred measures of wheat. And he said unto him, Take thy bill, and write fourscore.

Tools specific to Luk 17:10

Luk 17:10

So likewise ye, when ye shall have done all those things which are commanded you, say, We are unprofitable servants: we have done that which was our duty G3784 to do.

Tools specific to Jhn 13:14

Jhn 13:14

If I then, your Lord and Master, have washed your feet; ye also ought G3784 to wash one another's feet.

Tools specific to Jhn 19:7

Jhn 19:7

The Jews answered him, We have a law, and by our law he ought G3784 to die, because he made himself the Son of God.

Tools specific to Act 17:29

Act 17:29

Forasmuch then as we are the offspring of God, we ought G3784 not to think that the Godhead is like unto gold, or silver, or stone, graven by art and man's device.

Tools specific to Rom 13:8

Rom 13:8

Owe G3784 no man any thing, but to love one another: for he that loveth another hath fulfilled the law.

Tools specific to Rom 15:1

Rom 15:1

We then that are strong ought G3784 to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves.

Tools specific to Rom 15:27

Rom 15:27

It hath pleased them verily; and their debtors they are. For if the Gentiles have been made partakers of their spiritual things, their duty is G3784 also to minister unto them in carnal things.

Tools specific to 1Co 5:10

1Co 5:10

Yet not altogether with the fornicators of this world, or with the covetous, or extortioners, or with idolaters; for then must ye needs G3784 go out of the world.

Tools specific to 1Co 7:3

1Co 7:3

Let the husband render unto the wife due G3784 benevolence: and likewise also the wife unto the husband.

Tools specific to 1Co 7:36

1Co 7:36

But if any man think that he behaveth himself uncomely toward his virgin, if she pass the flower of her age, and need G3784 so require, let him do what he will, he sinneth not: let them marry.

Tools specific to 1Co 9:10

1Co 9:10

Or saith he it altogether for our sakes? For our sakes, no doubt, this is written: that he that ploweth should G3784 plow in hope; and that he that thresheth in hope should be partaker of his hope.

Tools specific to 1Co 11:7

1Co 11:7

For a man indeed ought G3784 not to cover his head, forasmuch as he is the image and glory of God: but the woman is the glory of the man.

Tools specific to 1Co 11:10

1Co 11:10

For this cause ought G3784 the woman to have power on her head because of the angels.

Tools specific to 2Co 12:11

2Co 12:11

I am become a fool in glorying; ye have compelled me: for I ought G3784 to have been commended of you: for in nothing am I behind the very chiefest apostles, though I be nothing.

Tools specific to 2Co 12:14

2Co 12:14

Behold, the third time I am ready to come to you; and I will not be burdensome to you: for I seek not yours, but you: for the children ought G3784 not to lay up for the parents, but the parents for the children.

Tools specific to Eph 5:28

Eph 5:28

So ought G3784 men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife loveth himself.

Tools specific to 2Th 1:3

2Th 1:3

We are bound G3784 to thank God always for you, brethren, as it is meet, because that your faith groweth exceedingly, and the charity of every one of you all toward each other aboundeth;

Tools specific to 2Th 2:13

2Th 2:13

But we are bound G3784 to give thanks alway to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, because God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth:

Tools specific to Phm 1:18

Phm 1:18

If he hath wronged thee, or oweth G3784 thee ought, put that on mine account;

Tools specific to Heb 2:17

Heb 2:17

Wherefore in all things it behoved him G3784 to be made like unto his brethren, that he might be a merciful and faithful high priest in things pertaining to God, to make reconciliation for the sins of the people.

Tools specific to Heb 5:3

Heb 5:3

And by reason hereof he ought, G3784 as for the people, so also for himself, to offer for sins.

Tools specific to Heb 5:12

Heb 5:12

For when for the time ye ought G3784 to be teachers, ye have need that one teach you again which be the first principles of the oracles of God; and are become such as have need of milk, and not of strong meat.

Tools specific to 1Jo 2:6

1Jo 2:6

He that saith he abideth in him ought G3784 himself also so to walk, even as he walked.

Tools specific to 1Jo 3:16

1Jo 3:16

Hereby perceive we the love of God, because he laid down his life for us: and we ought G3784 to lay down our lives for the brethren.

Tools specific to 1Jo 4:11

1Jo 4:11

Beloved, if God so loved us, we ought G3784 also to love one another.

Tools specific to 3Jo 1:8

3Jo 1:8

We therefore ought G3784 to receive such, that we might be fellowhelpers to the truth.
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