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Lexicon :: Strong's G1377 - diōkō

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διώκω
Transliteration
diōkō (Key)
Pronunciation
dee-o'-ko
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A prolonged (and causative) form of a primary verb dio (to flee; cf the base of δειλός (G1169) and διάκονος (G1249))
mGNT
45x in 26 unique form(s)
TR
44x in 27 unique form(s)
LXX
70x in 26 unique form(s)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:229,177

Strong’s Definitions

διώκω diṓkō, dee-o'-ko; a prolonged (and causative) form of a primary verb δίω díō (to flee; compare the base of G1169 and G1249); to pursue (literally or figuratively); by implication, to persecute:—ensue, follow (after), given to, (suffer) persecute(-ion), press forward.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 44x

The KJV translates Strong's G1377 in the following manner: persecute (28x), follow after (6x), follow (4x), suffer persecution (3x), miscellaneous (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 44x
The KJV translates Strong's G1377 in the following manner: persecute (28x), follow after (6x), follow (4x), suffer persecution (3x), miscellaneous (3x).
  1. to make to run or flee, put to flight, drive away

  2. to run swiftly in order to catch a person or thing, to run after

    1. to press on: figuratively of one who in a race runs swiftly to reach the goal

    2. to pursue (in a hostile manner)

  3. in any way whatever to harass, trouble, molest one

    1. to persecute

    2. to be mistreated, suffer persecution on account of something

  4. without the idea of hostility, to run after, follow after: someone

  5. metaph., to pursue

    1. to seek after eagerly, earnestly endeavour to acquire

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
διώκω diṓkō, dee-o'-ko; a prolonged (and causative) form of a primary verb δίω díō (to flee; compare the base of G1169 and G1249); to pursue (literally or figuratively); by implication, to persecute:—ensue, follow (after), given to, (suffer) persecute(-ion), press forward.
STRONGS NT 1377: διώκω
διώκω; imperfect ἐδίωκον; future διώξω (Matthew 23:34; Luke 21:12; John 15:20; 2 Samuel 22:38; Wis. 19:2; a rarer form for the more common Attic διώξομαι, cf. Bttm. Ausf. Spr: 2:154; Winers Grammar, 84 (80); [Buttmann, 53 (46); especially Veitch, under the word; Rutherford, New Phryn., p. 377]); 1 aorist ἐδίωξα; passive [present διώκομαι]; perfect participle δεδιωγμένος; 1 future διωχθήσομαι; (from δίω, to flee); Sept. commonly for רָדַף;
1. to make to run or flee, put to flight, drive away: (τινὰ) ἀπό πόλεως εἰς πόλιν, Matthew 23:34, cf. 10:23 Griesbach.
2. to run swiftly in order to catch some person or thing, to run after; absolutely (Homer, Iliad 23, 344; Sophocles El. 738, etc.; διώκειν δρόμῳ, Xenophon, an. 6, 5, 25; cf. 7, 2, 20), to press on: figuratively, of one who in a race runs swiftly to reach the goal, Philippians 3:12 (where distinguished from καταλαμβάνειν [cf. Herodotus 9, 58; Lucian, Hermot. 77]), Philippians 3:14. to pursue (in a hostile manner): τινά, Acts 26:11; Revelation 12:13. Hence,
3. in any way whatever to harass, trouble, molest one; to persecute, (cf. Latin persequor, German verfolgen): Matthew 5:10-12, 44; Matthew 10:23; Luke 21:12; [Luke 11:49 WH Tr marginal reading]; John 5:16; John 15:20; Acts 7:52; Acts 9:4; Acts 22:4, 7; Acts 26:14; Romans 12:14; 1 Corinthians 4:12; 1 Corinthians 15:9; 2 Corinthians 4:9; Galatians 1:13, 23; Galatians 4:29; Galatians 5:11; Philippians 3:6; 2 Timothy 3:12; passive with a dative denoting the cause, to be maltreated, suffer persecution on account of something, Galatians 6:12 [here L marginal reading T read διώκονται (others, -κωνται), see WHs Appendix, p. 169; on the dative see Winers Grammar, § 31, 6 c.; Buttmann, 186 (161)].
4. without the idea of hostility, to run after, follow after: someone, Luke 17:23.
5. metaphorically, with the accusative of thing, to pursue i. e. to seek after eagerly, earnestly endeavor to acquire: Romans 9:30 (distinguished here from καταλαμβάνειν); 1 Timothy 6:11; 2 Timothy 2:22, (in both passages opposed to φεύγειν); νόμον δικαιοσύνης, Romans 9:31, (Proverbs 15:9; τὸ δίκαιον, Deuteronomy 16:20; Sir. 27:8, where distinguished from καταλαμβάνειν); τ. φιλοξενίαν, Romans 12:13; τὰ τῆς εἰρήνης, Romans 14:19 [here L marginal reading Tr marginal reading WH marginal reading T read διώκομεν (for the διώκωμεν of others), see WH's Appendix, p. 169]; τ. ἀγάπην, 1 Corinthians 14:1; τὸ ἀγαθόν, 1 Thessalonians 5:15; εἰρήνην, Hebrews 12:14; 1 Peter 3:11 (here joined with ζητεῖν τι); times without number in Greek writings (from Homer, Iliad 17, 75 διώκειν ἀκιχητα on; as τιμάς, ἀρετήν, τὰ καλά, [cf. Winer's Grammar, 30]). [Compare: ἐκ-, καταδιώκω.]
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Deuteronomy
16:20
2 Samuel
22:38
Proverbs
15:9
Matthew
5:10; 5:11; 5:12; 5:44; 10:23; 10:23; 23:34; 23:34
Luke
11:49; 17:23; 21:12; 21:12
John
5:16; 15:20; 15:20
Acts
7:52; 9:4; 22:4; 22:7; 26:11; 26:14
Romans
9:30; 9:31; 12:13; 12:14; 14:19
1 Corinthians
4:12; 14:1; 15:9
2 Corinthians
4:9
Galatians
1:13; 1:23; 4:29; 5:11; 6:12
Philippians
3:6; 3:12; 3:14
1 Thessalonians
5:15
1 Timothy
6:11
2 Timothy
2:22; 3:12
Hebrews
12:14
1 Peter
3:11
Revelation
12:13

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1377 matches the Greek διώκω (diōkō),
which occurs 45 times in 44 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:10 - μακάριοι οἱ δεδιωγμένοι G1377 ἕνεκεν δικαιοσύνης ὅτι αὐτῶν ἐστιν βασιλεία τῶν οὐρανῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:11 - μακάριοί ἐστε ὅταν ὀνειδίσωσιν ὑμᾶς καὶ διώξωσιν G1377 καὶ εἴπωσιν πᾶν πονηρὸν καθ᾽ ὑμῶν ψευδόμενοι ἕνεκεν ἐμοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:12 - χαίρετε καὶ ἀγαλλιᾶσθε ὅτι μισθὸς ὑμῶν πολὺς ἐν τοῖς οὐρανοῖς οὕτως γὰρ ἐδίωξαν G1377 τοὺς προφήτας τοὺς πρὸ ὑμῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:44 - ἐγὼ δὲ λέγω ὑμῖν ἀγαπᾶτε τοὺς ἐχθροὺς ὑμῶν καὶ προσεύχεσθε ὑπὲρ τῶν διωκόντων G1377 ὑμᾶς
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:23 - ὅταν δὲ διώκωσιν G1377 ὑμᾶς ἐν τῇ πόλει ταύτῃ φεύγετε εἰς τὴν ἑτέραν ἀμὴν γὰρ λέγω ὑμῖν οὐ μὴ τελέσητε τὰς πόλεις τοῦ Ἰσραὴλ ἕως ἂν ἔλθῃ υἱὸς τοῦ ἀνθρώπου
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:34 - διὰ τοῦτο ἰδοὺ ἐγὼ ἀποστέλλω πρὸς ὑμᾶς προφήτας καὶ σοφοὺς καὶ γραμματεῖς ἐξ αὐτῶν ἀποκτενεῖτε καὶ σταυρώσετε καὶ ἐξ αὐτῶν μαστιγώσετε ἐν ταῖς συναγωγαῖς ὑμῶν καὶ διώξετε G1377 ἀπὸ πόλεως εἰς πόλιν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:49 - διὰ τοῦτο καὶ σοφία τοῦ θεοῦ εἶπεν ἀποστελῶ εἰς αὐτοὺς προφήτας καὶ ἀποστόλους καὶ ἐξ αὐτῶν ἀποκτενοῦσιν καὶ διώξουσιν G1377
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:23 - καὶ ἐροῦσιν ὑμῖν ἰδοὺ ἐκεῖ ἰδοὺ ὧδε μὴ ἀπέλθητε μηδὲ διώξητε G1377
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:12 - πρὸ δὲ τούτων πάντων ἐπιβαλοῦσιν ἐφ᾽ ὑμᾶς τὰς χεῖρας αὐτῶν καὶ διώξουσιν G1377 παραδιδόντες εἰς τὰς συναγωγὰς καὶ φυλακάς ἀπαγομένους ἐπὶ βασιλεῖς καὶ ἡγεμόνας ἕνεκεν τοῦ ὀνόματός μου
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:16 - καὶ διὰ τοῦτο ἐδίωκον G1377 οἱ Ἰουδαῖοι τὸν Ἰησοῦν ὅτι ταῦτα ἐποίει ἐν σαββάτῳ
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:20 - μνημονεύετε τοῦ λόγου οὗ ἐγὼ εἶπον ὑμῖν οὐκ ἔστιν δοῦλος μείζων τοῦ κυρίου αὐτοῦ εἰ ἐμὲ ἐδίωξαν G1377 καὶ ὑμᾶς διώξουσιν G1377 εἰ τὸν λόγον μου ἐτήρησαν καὶ τὸν ὑμέτερον τηρήσουσιν
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:52 - τίνα τῶν προφητῶν οὐκ ἐδίωξαν G1377 οἱ πατέρες ὑμῶν καὶ ἀπέκτειναν τοὺς προκαταγγείλαντας περὶ τῆς ἐλεύσεως τοῦ δικαίου οὗ νῦν ὑμεῖς προδόται καὶ φονεῖς ἐγένεσθε
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:4 - καὶ πεσὼν ἐπὶ τὴν γῆν ἤκουσεν φωνὴν λέγουσαν αὐτῷ Σαοὺλ Σαούλ τί με διώκεις G1377
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:5 - εἶπεν δέ τίς εἶ κύριε δέ ἐγώ εἰμι Ἰησοῦς ὃν σὺ διώκεις G1377
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:4 - ὃς ταύτην τὴν ὁδὸν ἐδίωξα G1377 ἄχρι θανάτου δεσμεύων καὶ παραδιδοὺς εἰς φυλακὰς ἄνδρας τε καὶ γυναῖκας
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:7 - ἔπεσά τε εἰς τὸ ἔδαφος καὶ ἤκουσα φωνῆς λεγούσης μοι Σαοὺλ Σαούλ τί με διώκεις G1377
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:8 - ἐγὼ δὲ ἀπεκρίθην τίς εἶ κύριε εἶπέν τε πρός με ἐγώ εἰμι Ἰησοῦς Ναζωραῖος ὃν σὺ διώκεις G1377
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:11 - καὶ κατὰ πάσας τὰς συναγωγὰς πολλάκις τιμωρῶν αὐτοὺς ἠνάγκαζον βλασφημεῖν περισσῶς τε ἐμμαινόμενος αὐτοῖς ἐδίωκον G1377 ἕως καὶ εἰς τὰς ἔξω πόλεις
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:14 - πάντων τε καταπεσόντων ἡμῶν εἰς τὴν γῆν ἤκουσα φωνὴν λέγουσαν πρός με τῇ Ἑβραΐδι διαλέκτῳ Σαοὺλ Σαούλ τί με διώκεις G1377 σκληρόν σοι πρὸς κέντρα λακτίζειν
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:15 - ἐγὼ δὲ εἶπα τίς εἶ κύριε δὲ κύριος εἶπεν ἐγώ εἰμι Ἰησοῦς ὃν σὺ διώκεις G1377
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 9:30 - τί οὖν ἐροῦμεν ὅτι ἔθνη τὰ μὴ διώκοντα G1377 δικαιοσύνην κατέλαβεν δικαιοσύνην δικαιοσύνην δὲ τὴν ἐκ πίστεως
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 9:31 - Ἰσραὴλ δὲ διώκων G1377 νόμον δικαιοσύνης εἰς νόμον οὐκ ἔφθασεν
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:13 - ταῖς χρείαις τῶν ἁγίων κοινωνοῦντες τὴν φιλοξενίαν διώκοντες G1377
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:14 - εὐλογεῖτε τοὺς διώκοντας G1377 ὑμᾶς εὐλογεῖτε καὶ μὴ καταρᾶσθε
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 14:19 - ἄρα οὖν τὰ τῆς εἰρήνης διώκωμεν G1377 καὶ τὰ τῆς οἰκοδομῆς τῆς εἰς ἀλλήλους
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 4:12 - καὶ κοπιῶμεν ἐργαζόμενοι ταῖς ἰδίαις χερσίν λοιδορούμενοι εὐλογοῦμεν διωκόμενοι G1377 ἀνεχόμεθα
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:1 - διώκετε G1377 τὴν ἀγάπην ζηλοῦτε δὲ τὰ πνευματικά μᾶλλον δὲ ἵνα προφητεύητε
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:9 - ἐγὼ γάρ εἰμι ἐλάχιστος τῶν ἀποστόλων ὃς οὐκ εἰμὶ ἱκανὸς καλεῖσθαι ἀπόστολος διότι ἐδίωξα G1377 τὴν ἐκκλησίαν τοῦ θεοῦ
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 4:9 - διωκόμενοι G1377 ἀλλ᾽ οὐκ ἐγκαταλειπόμενοι καταβαλλόμενοι ἀλλ᾽ οὐκ ἀπολλύμενοι
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 1:13 - ἠκούσατε γὰρ τὴν ἐμὴν ἀναστροφήν ποτε ἐν τῷ Ἰουδαϊσμῷ ὅτι καθ᾽ ὑπερβολὴν ἐδίωκον G1377 τὴν ἐκκλησίαν τοῦ θεοῦ καὶ ἐπόρθουν αὐτήν
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 1:23 - μόνον δὲ ἀκούοντες ἦσαν ὅτι διώκων G1377 ἡμᾶς ποτε νῦν εὐαγγελίζεται τὴν πίστιν ἥν ποτε ἐπόρθει
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:29 - ἀλλ᾽ ὥσπερ τότε κατὰ σάρκα γεννηθεὶς ἐδίωκεν G1377 τὸν κατὰ πνεῦμα οὕτως καὶ νῦν
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:11 - ἐγὼ δέ ἀδελφοί εἰ περιτομὴν ἔτι κηρύσσω τί ἔτι διώκομαι G1377 ἄρα κατήργηται τὸ σκάνδαλον τοῦ σταυροῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 6:12 - ὅσοι θέλουσιν εὐπροσωπῆσαι ἐν σαρκί οὗτοι ἀναγκάζουσιν ὑμᾶς περιτέμνεσθαι μόνον ἵνα τῷ σταυρῷ τοῦ Χριστοῦ μὴ διώκωνται G1377
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:6 - κατὰ ζῆλος διώκων G1377 τὴν ἐκκλησίαν κατὰ δικαιοσύνην τὴν ἐν νόμῳ γενόμενος ἄμεμπτος
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:12 - οὐχ ὅτι ἤδη ἔλαβον ἤδη τετελείωμαι διώκω G1377 δὲ εἰ καὶ καταλάβω ἐφ᾽ καὶ κατελήμφθην ὑπὸ Χριστοῦ Ἰησοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:14 - κατὰ σκοπὸν διώκω G1377 εἰς τὸ βραβεῖον τῆς ἄνω κλήσεως τοῦ θεοῦ ἐν Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:15 - ὁρᾶτε μή τις κακὸν ἀντὶ κακοῦ τινι ἀποδῷ ἀλλὰ πάντοτε τὸ ἀγαθὸν διώκετε G1377 καὶ εἰς ἀλλήλους καὶ εἰς πάντας
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:11 - σὺ δέ ἄνθρωπε θεοῦ ταῦτα φεῦγε δίωκε G1377 δὲ δικαιοσύνην εὐσέβειαν πίστιν ἀγάπην ὑπομονήν πραϋπαθίαν
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:22 - τὰς δὲ νεωτερικὰς ἐπιθυμίας φεῦγε δίωκε G1377 δὲ δικαιοσύνην πίστιν ἀγάπην εἰρήνην μετὰ τῶν ἐπικαλουμένων τὸν κύριον ἐκ καθαρᾶς καρδίας
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 3:12 - καὶ πάντες δὲ οἱ θέλοντες εὐσεβῶς ζῆν ἐν Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ διωχθήσονται G1377
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:14 - εἰρήνην διώκετε G1377 μετὰ πάντων καὶ τὸν ἁγιασμόν οὗ χωρὶς οὐδεὶς ὄψεται τὸν κύριον
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 3:11 - ἐκκλινάτω δὲ ἀπὸ κακοῦ καὶ ποιησάτω ἀγαθόν ζητησάτω εἰρήνην καὶ διωξάτω G1377 αὐτήν
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 12:13 - καὶ ὅτε εἶδεν δράκων ὅτι ἐβλήθη εἰς τὴν γῆν ἐδίωξεν G1377 τὴν γυναῖκα ἥτις ἔτεκεν τὸν ἄρσενα

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