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Lexicon :: Strong's G138 - haireō

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αἱρέω
Transliteration
haireō
Pronunciation
hī-re'-ō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably akin to αἴρω (G142)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:180,27

Strong’s Definitions

αἱρέομαι hairéomai, hahee-reh'-om-ahee; probably akin to G142; to take for oneself, i.e. to prefer:—choose. Some of the forms are borrowed from a cognate ἕλλομαι héllomai hel'-lom-ahee; which is otherwise obsolete.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's G138 in the following manner: choose (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's G138 in the following manner: choose (3x).
  1. to take for oneself, to prefer, choose

  2. to choose by vote, elect to office

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
αἱρέομαι hairéomai, hahee-reh'-om-ahee; probably akin to G142; to take for oneself, i.e. to prefer:—choose. Some of the forms are borrowed from a cognate ἕλλομαι héllomai hel'-lom-ahee; which is otherwise obsolete.
STRONGS NT 138: αἱρέω
αἱρέω, -ῶ: [thought by some to be akin to ἄγρα, ἀγρέω, χείρ, English grip, etc.; cf. Bttm. Lexil. 1:131 — but see Curtius, § 117]; to take. In the N. T. in the middle only: future αἱρήσομαι; 2 aorist εἱλόμην, but G L T Tr WH εἱλόμην, 2 Thessalonians 2:13, cf. [Tdf. Proleg., p. 123; WH's Appendix, p. 165;] Winers Grammar, § 13, 1 a.; Buttmann, 40 (35), see ἀπέρχομαι at the beginning; [participle ἑλόμενος, Hebrews 11:25]; to take for oneself, to choose, prefer: Philippians 1:22; 2 Thessalonians 2:13; μᾶλλον followed by infinitive with (common in Attic), Hebrews 11:25.
[Compare: ἀν-, ἀφ-, δι-, ἐξ-, καθ-, περι-, προαιρέω.]
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Philippians
1:22
2 Thessalonians
2:13; 2:13
Hebrews
11:25; 11:25

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G138 matches the Greek αἱρέω (haireō),
which occurs 3 times in 3 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:22 - But if I live, I can do more fruitful work for Christ. So I really don’t know which is better.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 2:13 - As for us, we can’t help but thank God for you, dear brothers and sisters loved by the Lord. We are always thankful that God chose you to be among the first[fn] to experience salvation—a salvation that came through the Spirit who makes you holy and through your belief in the truth.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:25 - He chose to share the oppression of God’s people instead of enjoying the fleeting pleasures of sin.
 
 
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