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Lexicon :: Strong's G1811 - exakoloutheō

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ἐξακολουθέω
Transliteration
exakoloutheō (Key)
Pronunciation
ex-ak-ol-oo-theh'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:215,33

Strong’s Definitions

ἐξακολουθέω exakolouthéō, ex-ak-ol-oo-theh'-o; from G1537 and G190; to follow out, i.e. (figuratively) to imitate, obey, yield to:—follow.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's G1811 in the following manner: follow (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's G1811 in the following manner: follow (3x).
  1. to follow out or up, tread in one's steps

    1. metaph., to imitate one's ways of acting

    2. to follow one's authority

    3. to comply with, yield to

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἐξακολουθέω exakolouthéō, ex-ak-ol-oo-theh'-o; from G1537 and G190; to follow out, i.e. (figuratively) to imitate, obey, yield to:—follow.
STRONGS NT 1811: ἐξακολουθέω
ἐξακολουθέω, -ῶ: future ἐξακολουθήσω; 1 aorist participle ἐξακολουθήσας; to follow out or up, tread in one's steps;
a. τῇ ὁδῷ τινος, metaphorically, to imitate one's way of acting: 2 Peter 2:15, cf. Isaiah 56:11.
b. to follow one's authority: μύθοις, 2 Peter 1:16; Josephus, Antiquities prooem. 4, (ἀρχηγοῖς, Clement of Rome, 1 Cor. 14, 1; δυσὶ βασιλεῦσι, Test xii. Patr., p. 643 [test. Zeb. § 9]).
c. to comply with, yield to: ἀσελγείαις [Rec. ἀπωλείαις], 2 Peter 2:2, (πνεύμασι πλάνης, Test xii. Patr., p. 665 [test. Napht. § 3; τοῖς πονηροῖς διαβουλίοις, 12 Patr., p. 628 test. Isa. § 6]; cf. also Amos 2:4; Job 31:9; Sir. 5:2). Among secular authors, Polybius, Plutarch, occasionally use the word; [add Dionysius Halicarnassus, de comp. verb. § 24, p. 188, 7; Epictetus diss. 1, 22, 16].
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Job
31:9
Isaiah
56:11
Amos
2:4
2 Peter
1:16; 2:2; 2:15

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1811 matches the Greek ἐξακολουθέω (exakoloutheō),
which occurs 3 times in 3 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:16 - For we did not follow G1811 cleverly devised tales when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but we were eyewitnesses of His majesty.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:2 - Many will follow G1811 their indecent behavior, and because of them the way of the truth will be maligned;
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:15 - abandoning the right way, they have gone astray, having followed G1811 the way of Balaam, the son of Beor, who loved the [fn]reward of unrighteousness;

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