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Lexicon :: Strong's G2059 - hermēneuō

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ἑρμηνεύω
Transliteration
hermēneuō (Key)
Pronunciation
her-mayn-yoo'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
From a presumed derivative of Ἑρμῆς (G2060) (as the god of language)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:661,256

Strong’s Definitions

ἑρμηνεύω hermēneúō, her-mayn-yoo'-o; from a presumed derivative of G2060 (as the god of language); to translate:—interpret.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's G2059 in the following manner: by interpretation (3x), being interpreted (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's G2059 in the following manner: by interpretation (3x), being interpreted (1x).
  1. to explain in words, expound

  2. to interpret

    1. to translate what has been spoken or written in a foreign tongue into the vernacular

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἑρμηνεύω hermēneúō, her-mayn-yoo'-o; from a presumed derivative of G2060 (as the god of language); to translate:—interpret.
STRONGS NT 2059: ἑρμηνεύω
ἑρμηνεύω: [present passive ἑρμηνεύομαι]; (from Ἑρμῆς, who was held to be the god of speech, writing, eloquence, learning);
1. to explain in words, expound: [Sophocles, Euripides], Xenophon, Plato, others.
2. to interpret, i. e. to translate what has been spoken or written in a foreign tongue into the vernacular (Xenophon, an. 5, 4, 4): John 1:38 (John 1:39) R G T, John 1:42 (John 1:43); John 9:7; Hebrews 7:2. (2 Esdr. 4:7 for תַּרְגֵּם.)
[Compare: δι-, μεθερμηνεύω.]
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

John
1:38; 1:39; 1:42; 1:43; 9:7
Hebrews
7:2

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2059 matches the Greek ἑρμηνεύω (hermēneuō),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:38 - στραφεὶς δὲ Ἰησοῦς καὶ θεασάμενος αὐτοὺς ἀκολουθοῦντας λέγει αὐτοῖς τί ζητεῖτε οἱ δὲ εἶπαν αὐτῷ ῥαββί λέγεται μεθερμηνευόμενον διδάσκαλε ποῦ μένεις
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:42 - ἤγαγεν αὐτὸν πρὸς τὸν Ἰησοῦν ἐμβλέψας αὐτῷ Ἰησοῦς εἶπεν σὺ εἶ Σίμων υἱὸς Ἰωάννου σὺ κληθήσῃ Κηφᾶς ἑρμηνεύεται G2059 Πέτρος
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:7 - καὶ εἶπεν αὐτῷ ὕπαγε νίψαι εἰς τὴν κολυμβήθραν τοῦ Σιλωάμ ἑρμηνεύεται G2059 ἀπεσταλμένος ἀπῆλθεν οὖν καὶ ἐνίψατο καὶ ἦλθεν βλέπων
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:2 - καὶ δεκάτην ἀπὸ πάντων ἐμέρισεν Ἀβραάμ πρῶτον μὲν ἑρμηνευόμενος G2059 βασιλεὺς δικαιοσύνης ἔπειτα δὲ καὶ βασιλεὺς Σαλήμ ἐστιν βασιλεὺς εἰρήνης

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