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Lexicon :: Strong's G1006 - boskō

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βόσκω
Transliteration
boskō (Key)
Pronunciation
bos'-ko
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A prol. form of a primary verb, cf βιβρώσκω (G977) & βοῦς (G1016)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

Trench's Synonyms: xxv. βόσκω, ποιμαίνω.

Strong’s Definitions

βόσκω bóskō, bos'-ko; a prolonged form of a primary verb (compare G977, G1016); to pasture; by extension to, fodder; reflexively, to graze:—feed, keep.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x

The KJV translates Strong's G1006 in the following manner: feed (8x), keep (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x
The KJV translates Strong's G1006 in the following manner: feed (8x), keep (1x).
  1. to feed

    1. portraying the duty of a Christian teacher to promote in every way the spiritual welfare of the members of the church

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
βόσκω bóskō, bos'-ko; a prolonged form of a primary verb (compare G977, G1016); to pasture; by extension to, fodder; reflexively, to graze:—feed, keep.
STRONGS NT 1006: βόσκω
βόσκω; as in Greek writings from Homer down, to feed: Mark 5:14; Luke 15:15; ἀρνία, πρόβατα, John 21:15, 17 (in a figurative discourse portraying the duty of a Christian teacher to promote in every way the spiritual welfare of the members of the church); βόσκων a herdsman: Matthew 8:33; Luke 8:34. In the passive and middle [present participle βοσκόμενος, cf. Winers Grammar, § 38, 2 note] of flocks or herds, to feed, graze: Matthew 8:30; Mark 5:11; Luke 8:32. (In Sept. for רָעָה.)
[Synonyms: βόσκειν, ποιμαίνειν: π. is the wider, β. the narrower term; the former includes oversight, the latter denotes nourishment; π. may be rendered tend, β. specifically feed. See Trench § 25; Meyer on John as above; Schmidt ch. 200.]
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
8:30; 8:33
Mark
5:11; 5:14
Luke
8:32; 8:34; 15:15
John
21:15; 21:17

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1006 matches the Greek βόσκω (boskō),
which occurs 9 times in 9 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:30 - Now there was a herd of many pigs feeding G1006 at a distance from them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:33 - And the herdsmen G1006 ran away, and went to the city and reported everything, [fn]including what had happened to the demon-possessed men.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:11 - Now there was a large herd of pigs feeding G1006 [fn]nearby on the mountain.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:14 - Their herdsmen G1006 ran away and reported it in the city and in the countryside. And the people came to see what it was that had happened.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:32 - Now there was a herd of many pigs feeding G1006 there on the mountain; and the demons begged Him to permit them to enter [fn]the pigs. And He gave them permission.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:34 - Now when the herdsmen G1006 saw what had happened, they ran away and reported everything in the city, and in the country.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:15 - “So he went and [fn]hired himself out to one of the citizens of that country, and he sent him into his fields to feed G1006 pigs.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 21:15 - Now when they had finished breakfast, Jesus *said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you [fn]love Me more than these?” He *said to Him, “Yes, Lord; You know that I [fn]love You.” He *said to him, “Tend G1006 My lambs.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 21:17 - He *said to him the third time, “Simon, son of John, do you [fn]love Me?” Peter was [fn]hurt because He said to him the third time, “Do you [fn]love Me?” And he said to Him, “Lord, You know all things; You know that I [fn]love You.” Jesus *said to him, “Tend G1006 My sheep.

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