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Lexicon :: Strong's G3784 - opheilō

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ὀφείλω
Transliteration
opheilō
Pronunciation
o-fā'-lō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
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

Strong’s Definitions

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.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 36x

The KJV translates Strong's 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), miscellaneous (7x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 36x
The KJV translates Strong's 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), miscellaneous (7x).
  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.
STRONGS NT 3784: ὀφείλω
ὀφείλω; imperfect ὤφειλον; present passive participle ὀφειλόμενος; from Homer down; to owe;
a. properly, to owe money, be in debt for: τίνι τί, Matthew 18:28; Luke 16:5; without a dative, Matthew 18:28; Luke 7:41; Luke 16:7; Philemon 1:18; τό ὀφειλόμενον, that which is due, the debt, Matthew 18:30; αὐτῷ (which L Tr WH omit), that due to him, Matthew 18:34.
b. metaphorically: τί, passive τήν εὔνοιαν ὀφειλομένην, the good-will due (A. V. (not R. V.) due benevolence), 1 Corinthians 7:3 Rec.; μηδενί μηδέν ὀφείλετε (here ὀφείλετε, on account of what precedes and what follows, must be taken in its broadest sense, both literal and tropical), εἰ μή τό ἀλλήλους ἀγαπᾶν, owe no one anything except to love one another, because we must never cease loving and the debt of love can never be paid, Romans 13:8. absolutely, to be a debtor, be bound: Matthew 23:16, 18; followed by an infinitive to be under obligation, bound by duty or necessity, to do something; it behooves one; one ought; used thus of a necessity imposed either by law and duty, or by reason, or by the times, or by the nature of the matter under consideration (according to Westcott (Epistles of John, p. 5), Cremer, others, denoting obligation in its special and personal aspects): Luke 17:10; John 13:14; John 19:7 (ὀφείλει ἀποθανεῖν, he ought to die); Acts 17:29; Romans 15:1, 27; 1 Corinthians 5:10; (1 Corinthians 7:36 (A. V. need so requireth)); 1 Corinthians 9:10; 11:7,10; 2 Corinthians 12:14; Ephesians 5:28; 2 Thessalonians 1:3; 2 Thessalonians 2:13; Hebrews 2:17; Hebrews 5:3, 12; 1 John 2:6; 1 John 3:16; 1 John 4:11; 3 John 1:8; ὤφειλον συνίστασθαι, I ought to have been commended, i. e. I can demand commendation, 2 Corinthians 12:11.
c. after the Chaldee (see ὀφειλέτης, b., ὀφείλημα, b.), ὀφείλω τίνι, to have wronged one and not yet made amends to him (A. V. indebted), Luke 11:4. (Compare: προσοφείλω.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
18:28; 18:28; 18:30; 18:34; 23:16; 23:18
Luke
7:41; 11:4; 16:5; 16:7; 17:10
John
13:14; 19:7
Acts
17:29
Romans
13:8; 15:1; 15:27
1 Corinthians
5:10; 7:3; 7:36; 9:10; 11:7; 11:10
2 Corinthians
12:11; 12:14
Ephesians
5:28
2 Thessalonians
1:3; 2:13
Philemon
1:18
Hebrews
2:17; 5:3; 5:12
1 John
2:6; 3:16; 4:11
3 John
1:8

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

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

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 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
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:30 - And he would not: but went and cast him into prison, till he should pay the debt. G3784
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:34 - And his lord was wroth, and delivered him to the tormentors, till he should pay all that was due G3784 unto him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 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
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 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
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:41 - There was a certain creditor which had two debtors: the one owed G3784 five hundred pence, and the other fifty.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 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.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 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?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 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.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 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.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 13:14 - If I then, your Lord and Master, have washed your feet; ye also ought G3784 to wash one another's feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 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.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 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.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:8 - Owe G3784 no man any thing, but to love one another: for he that loveth another hath fulfilled the law.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:1 - We then that are strong ought G3784 to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 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.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 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.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:3 - Let the husband render unto the wife due G3784 benevolence: and likewise also the wife unto the husband.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 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.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 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.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 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.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 11:10 - For this cause ought G3784 the woman to have power on her head because of the angels.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 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.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 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.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:28 - So ought G3784 men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife loveth himself.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 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;
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 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:
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:18 - If he hath wronged thee, or oweth G3784 thee ought, put that on mine account;
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 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.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:3 - And by reason hereof he ought, G3784 as for the people, so also for himself, to offer for sins.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 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.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 2:6 - He that saith he abideth in him ought G3784 himself also so to walk, even as he walked.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 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.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 4:11 - Beloved, if God so loved us, we ought G3784 also to love one another.
Unchecked Copy Box3Jo 1:8 - We therefore ought G3784 to receive such, that we might be fellowhelpers to the truth.
 
 
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