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Lexicon :: Strong's G1670 - helkō

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ἕλκω
Transliteration
helkō (Key)
Pronunciation
hel-koo'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably akin to αἱρέω (G138)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:503,227

Strong’s Definitions

ἑλκύω helkýō, hel-koo'-o; probably akin to G138; to drag (literally or figuratively):—draw. Compare G1667.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x

The KJV translates Strong's G1670 in the following manner: draw (8x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x
The KJV translates Strong's G1670 in the following manner: draw (8x).
  1. to draw, drag off

  2. metaph., to draw by inward power, lead, impel

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἑλκύω helkýō, hel-koo'-o; probably akin to G138; to drag (literally or figuratively):—draw. Compare G1667.
STRONGS NT 1670: ἕλκω
ἕλκω (and in later writings ἑλκύω also [Veitch, under the word; Winer's Grammar, 86 (82)]); imperfect εἷλκον (Acts 21:30); future ἑλκύσω [ἑλκ. Rec.elz John 12:32]; 1 aorist εἵλκυσα ([infinitive (John 21:6) ἑλκύσαι Rbez elz L T WH, -κύσαι Rst G Tr]; cf. Bttm. Ausf. Spr. § 114, vol. ii., p. 171; Krüger § 40, under the word; [Lob. Paralip., p. 35f; Veitch, under the word]); from Homer down; Sept. for מָשַׁך; to draw;
1. properly: τὸ δίκτυον, John 21:6, 11; μάχαιραν, i. e. unsheathe, John 18:10 (Sophocles Ant. 1208 (1233), etc.); τινά, a person forcibly and against his will (our drag, drag off), ἔξω τοῦ ἱεροῦ, Acts 21:30; εἰς τὴν ἀγοράν, Acts 16:19; εἰς κριτήρια, James 2:6 (πρὸς τὸν δῆμον, Aristophanes eqq. 710; and in Latin, as Caesar b. g. 1, 53 (54, 4) cum trinis catenis vinctus traheretur, Livy 2, 27 cum a lictoribus jam traheretur).
2. metaphorically, to draw by inward power, lead, impel: John 6:44 (so in Greek also; as ἐπιθυμίας... ἑλκουσης ἐπὶ ἡδονάς, Plato, Phaedr., p. 238 a.; ὑπὸ τῆς ἡδονῆς ἑλκόμενοι, Aelian h. a. 6, 31; likewise 4 Macc. 14:13; 15:8 (4 Macc 15:11). trahit sua quemque voluptas, Vergil, ecl. 2, 65); πάντας ἑλκύσω πρὸς ἐμαυτόν, I by my moral, my spiritual, influence will win over to myself the hearts of all, John 12:32. Cf. Meyer on John 6:44; [Trench, § 21, Compare: ἐξέλκω.]

Related entry:
See STRONGS NT 1670: ἑλκύω
ἑλκύω, see ἕλκω.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Ecclesiastes
2
John
6:44; 6:44; 12:32; 12:32; 18:10; 21:6; 21:6; 21:11
Acts
16:19; 21:30; 21:30
James
2:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1670 matches the Greek ἕλκω (helkō),
which occurs 8 times in 8 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:44 - “No one can come to Me unless the Father who sent Me draws G1670 him; and I will raise him up on the last day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:32 - “And I, if I am lifted up from the earth, will draw G1670 all men to Myself.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:10 - Simon Peter then, having a sword, drew G1670 it and struck the high priest’s slave, and cut off his right ear; and the slave’s name was Malchus.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 21:6 - And He said to them, “Cast the net on the right-hand side of the boat and you will find a catch. So they cast, and then they were not able to haul G1670 it in because of the great number of fish.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 21:11 - Simon Peter went up and drew G1670 the net to land, full of large fish, a hundred and fifty-three; and although there were so many, the net was not torn.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:19 - But when her masters saw that their hope of profit was [fn]gone, they seized Paul and Silas and dragged G1670 them into the market place before the authorities,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:30 - Then all the city was provoked, and [fn]the people rushed together, and taking hold of Paul they dragged G1670 him out of the temple, and immediately the doors were shut.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 2:6 - But you have dishonored the poor man. Is it not the rich who oppress you and [fn]personally drag G1670 you into [fn]court?

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