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Lexicon :: Strong's G2097 - euangelizō

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euangelizō (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
54x in 29 unique form(s)
55x in 28 unique form(s)
22x in 15 unique form(s)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:707,*

Strong’s Definitions

εὐαγγελίζω euangelízō, yoo-ang-ghel-id'-zo; from G2095 and G32; to announce good news ("evangelize") especially the gospel:—declare, bring (declare, show) glad (good) tidings, preach (the gospel).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 55x

The KJV translates Strong's G2097 in the following manner: preach (23x), preach the Gospel (22x), bring good tidings (2x), show glad tidings (2x), bring glad tidings (1x), declare (1x), declare glad tidings (1x), miscellaneous (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 55x
The KJV translates Strong's G2097 in the following manner: preach (23x), preach the Gospel (22x), bring good tidings (2x), show glad tidings (2x), bring glad tidings (1x), declare (1x), declare glad tidings (1x), miscellaneous (3x).
  1. to bring good news, to announce glad tidings

    1. used in the OT of any kind of good news

      1. of the joyful tidings of God's kindness, in particular, of the Messianic blessings

    2. in the NT used especially of the glad tidings of the coming kingdom of God, and of the salvation to be obtained in it through Christ, and of what relates to this salvation

    3. glad tidings are brought to one, one has glad tidings proclaimed to him

    4. to proclaim glad tidings

      1. instruct (men) concerning the things that pertain to Christian salvation

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
εὐαγγελίζω euangelízō, yoo-ang-ghel-id'-zo; from G2095 and G32; to announce good news ("evangelize") especially the gospel:—declare, bring (declare, show) glad (good) tidings, preach (the gospel).
εὐαγγελίζω: 1 aorist ἐυηγγελισα (Revelation 10:7; Revelation 14:6; 1 Samuel 31:9; 2 Samuel 18:19; Winers Grammar, 71 (69); (Buttmann, 35 (30))); passive, present εὐαγγελίζομαι; perfect participle εὐηγγελισμένοι (Hebrews 4:2); 1 aorist ἐυηγγελίσθην; middle, present εὐαγγελίζομαι; imperfect ἐυηγγελιζομην (Acts 8:25 L T Tr WH); 1 aorist εὐηγγελισάμην; (εὐάγγελος bringing good news); the Sept. for בִּשֵּׂר; to bring good news, to announce glad tidings; Vulg.evangelizo (etc.); used in the O. T. of any kind of good news: 1 Samuel 31:9; 2 Samuel 1:20; 1 Chronicles 10:9; of the joyful tidings of God's kindnesses, Psalm 39:10 (Psalms 40:10); τό σωτήριον Θεοῦ, Psalm 95:2 (Ps. 96:2); in particular, of the Messianic blessings: Isaiah 40:9; Isaiah 52:7; Isaiah 60:6; Isaiah 61:1, etc.; in the N. T. used especially of the glad tidings of the coming kingdom of God, and of the salvation to be obtained in it through Christ, and of what relates to this salvation.
I. In the active (rare in Greek authors also, in fact found only in later Greek, as Polyaen. 5, 7; ἐυηγγελικει αὐτῷ, Dio Cassius, 61, 13; cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 268; (Winer's Grammar, 24)): with the dative of the person to whom the news is brought, Revelation 10:7 Rec.; with the accusative of the person to whom the announcement is made, ibid. G L T Tr WH, Revelation 14:6 R G; by a construction not found elsewhere, ἐπί τινα (cf. German dieBorschaftaneinenbringen), ibid. G L T Tr WH.
II. Passive (cf. Winers Grammar, 229 (215); Buttmann, 188 (163)); of persons, glad tidings are brought to one, one has glad tidings proclaimed to him: Matthew 11:5; Luke 7:22; Hebrews 4:2, 6; of things, to be proclaimed: εὐαγγελίζεται βασιλεία τοῦ Θεοῦ, the glad tidings are published of the kingdom of God close at hand, Luke 16:16; τό εὐαγγέλιον, the joyful announcement of man's salvation is delivered, Galatians 1:11 (Buttmann, 148 (129f)); τό ῤῆμα τό εὐαγγελισθέν εἰς ὑμᾶς, the word of good tidings brought unto you (see εἰς, A. I. 5 b. (cf. Winer's Grammar, 213 (200))), 1 Peter 1:25; impersonally, εὐηγγελίσθη τίνι, the good news of salvation was declared, 1 Peter 4:6.
III. as deponent middle (in Greek writings from Aristophanes eqq. 643 down), to proclaim glad tidings; specifically, to instruct (men) concerning the things that pertain to Christian salvation: simply, Luke 9:6; Luke 20:1; Acts 14:7; Romans 15:20; 1 Corinthians 1:17; 1 Corinthians 9:16, 18; τίνι λόγῳ εὐηγγελισάμην ὑμῖν εἰ κατέχετε, if ye hold fast in your minds with what word (i. e. with what interpretation; for he contrasts his own view of Christian salvation with his opponents' doctrine of the resurrection) I preached to you the glad tidings of salvation, 1 Corinthians 15:2. with the dative of person (as common in Greek writings), to anyone: Luke 4:18 from Isaiah 61:1; specifically, to bring to one the good tidings concerning Jesus as the Messiah: Galatians 1:8; Galatians 4:13; Romans 1:15; ἐυαγγελίζειν with the accusative of the thing: universally, τήν πίστιν τίνος, to bring good tidings of the faith in which one excels, 1 Thessalonians 3:6; of Messianic blessings: εἰρήνην, Acts 10:36; Romans 10:15 (R G Tr marginal reading brackets) (from Isaiah 52:7); τήν βασιλείαν τοῦ Θεοῦ, Luke 8:1; τά περί τῆς βασιλείας τοῦ Θεοῦ, Acts 8:12 (where G L T Tr WH omit τά; cf. Josephus, Antiquities 15, 7, 2 μέν... τῇ γυναικί περί τούτων εὐηγγελίζετο); τήν πίστιν, the necessity of having faith in Christ, Galatians 1:23. τί τίνι (Buttmann, 150 (131)), Luke 1:19; Luke 2:10; Acts 17:18 (T Tr WH omit the dative); Ephesians 2:17; τίνι τῆς βασιλείας τοῦ Θεοῦ, Luke 4:43; ἐυαγγελίζειν Ἰησοῦν τόν Χριστόν or (so L T Tr WH) τόν Χριστόν Ἰησοῦν, to proclaim the glad news of Jesus the Christ, Acts 5:42, and (which comes to the same thing) τόν κύριον Ἰησοῦν, Acts 11:20; τόν υἱόν τοῦ Θεοῦ ἐν τοῖς ἔθνεσι, among the Gentiles, Galatians 1:16; τόν Ἰησοῦν τίνι, Acts 8:35; with καί τήν ἀνάστασιν τίνι added, Acts 17:18 (where T Tr WH omit αὐτοῖς); τόν λόγον, to announce the glad tidings of the Messiah, or of the kingdom of God, or of eternal salvation offered through Christ, Acts 8:4; τόν λόγον τοῦ κυρίου, Acts 15:35; τό εὐαγγέλιον, 1 Corinthians 15:1; with the dative of the person added to whom it is preached, 2 Corinthians 11:7; τόν πλοῦτον (τό πλοῦτος) τοῦ Χριστοῦ ἐν τοῖς ἔθνεσι, among the Gentiles (but L T Tr WH omit ἐν), Ephesians 3:8. By a construction unknown to the earlier Greeks (cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 268), with the accusative of the person to whom the announcement is made (Winer's Grammar, 223 (209)): Luke 3:18; Acts 16:10; Galatians 1:9 (where it is interchanged with ἐυαγγελίζειν τίνι, Galatians 1:8); 1 Peter 1:12 (Justin Martyr, Apology 1, 33); τινα τί, accusative of the thing (Alciphron, epistles 3, 12; Heliodorus 2, 10; Eusebius, h. e. 3, 4; (cf. Winers Grammar, 227 (213); Buttmann, 150 (131))), followed by ὅτι etc. Acts 13:32; τινα followed by an infinitive Acts 14:15; τάς κώμας, τάς πόλεις, Acts 8:25, 40; Acts 14:21; (εἰς τά ὑπερέκεινα, 2 Corinthians 10:16 (cf. Winer's Grammar, 213 (200), and II. above). Compare: προευαγγελίζομαι.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Samuel
31:9; 31:9
2 Samuel
1:20; 18:19
1 Chronicles
39:10; 40:10; 95:2; 96:2
40:9; 52:7; 52:7; 60:6; 61:1; 61:1
1:19; 2:10; 3:18; 4:18; 4:43; 7:22; 8:1; 9:6; 16:16; 20:1
5:42; 8:4; 8:12; 8:25; 8:25; 8:35; 8:40; 10:36; 11:20; 13:32; 14:7; 14:15; 14:21; 15:35; 16:10; 17:18; 17:18
1:15; 10:15; 15:20
1 Corinthians
1:17; 9:16; 9:18; 15:1; 15:2
2 Corinthians
10:16; 11:7
1:8; 1:8; 1:9; 1:11; 1:16; 1:23; 4:13
2:17; 3:8
1 Thessalonians
4:2; 4:2; 4:6
1 Peter
1:12; 1:25; 4:6
10:7; 10:7; 14:6; 14:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2097 matches the Greek εὐαγγελίζω (euangelizō),
which occurs 55 times in 52 verses in the TR Greek.

Page 1 / 2 (Mat 11:5–1Pe 4:6)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:5 - The blind receive their sight, and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have the gospel preached to them. G2097
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:19 - And the angel answering said unto him, I am Gabriel, that stand in the presence of God; and am sent to speak unto thee, and to shew G2097  thee these glad tidings. G2097
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:10 - And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring G2097  you good tidings G2097 of great joy, which shall be to all people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:18 - And many other things in his exhortation preached G2097 he unto the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:18 - The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel G2097 to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:43 - And he said unto them, I must preach G2097 the kingdom of God to other cities also: for therefore am I sent.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:22 - Then Jesus answering said unto them, Go your way, and tell John what things ye have seen and heard; how that the blind see, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, to the poor the gospel is preached. G2097
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:1 - And it came to pass afterward, that he went throughout every city and village, preaching and shewing the glad tidings G2097 of the kingdom of God: and the twelve were with him,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:6 - And they departed, and went through the towns, preaching the gospel, G2097 and healing every where.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 16:16 - The law and the prophets were until John: since that time the kingdom of God is preached, G2097 and every man presseth into it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:1 - And it came to pass, that on one of those days, as he taught the people in the temple, and preached the gospel, G2097 the chief priests and the scribes came upon him with the elders,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:42 - And daily in the temple, and in every house, they ceased not to teach and preach G2097 Jesus Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:4 - Therefore they that were scattered abroad went every where preaching G2097 the word.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:12 - But when they believed Philip preaching G2097 the things concerning the kingdom of God, and the name of Jesus Christ, they were baptized, both men and women.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:25 - And they, when they had testified and preached the word of the Lord, returned to Jerusalem, and preached the gospel G2097 in many villages of the Samaritans.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:35 - Then Philip opened his mouth, and began at the same scripture, and preached G2097 unto him Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:40 - But Philip was found at Azotus: and passing through he preached G2097 in all the cities, till he came to Caesarea.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:36 - The word which God sent unto the children of Israel, preaching G2097 peace by Jesus Christ: (he is Lord of all:)
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 11:20 - And some of them were men of Cyprus and Cyrene, which, when they were come to Antioch, spake unto the Grecians, preaching G2097 the Lord Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:32 - And we declare G2097  unto you glad tidings, G2097 how that the promise which was made unto the fathers,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:7 - And there they preached the gospel. G2097
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:15 - And saying, Sirs, why do ye these things? We also are men of like passions with you, and preach G2097 unto you that ye should turn from these vanities unto the living God, which made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and all things that are therein:
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:21 - And when they had preached the gospel G2097 to that city, and had taught many, they returned again to Lystra, and to Iconium, and Antioch,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:35 - Paul also and Barnabas continued in Antioch, teaching and preaching G2097 the word of the Lord, with many others also.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:10 - And after he had seen the vision, immediately we endeavoured to go into Macedonia, assuredly gathering that the Lord had called us for to preach the gospel G2097 unto them.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 17:18 - Then certain philosophers of the Epicureans, and of the Stoicks, encountered him. And some said, What will this babbler say? other some, He seemeth to be a setter forth of strange gods: because he preached G2097 unto them Jesus, and the resurrection.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:15 - So, as much as in me is, I am ready to preach the gospel G2097 to you that are at Rome also.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 10:15 - And how shall they preach, except they be sent? as it is written, How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel G2097 of peace, and bring glad tidings G2097 of good things!
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:20 - Yea, so have I strived to preach the gospel, G2097 not where Christ was named, lest I should build upon another man's foundation:
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 1:17 - For Christ sent me not to baptize, but to preach the gospel: G2097 not with wisdom of words, lest the cross of Christ should be made of none effect.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:16 - For though I preach the gospel, G2097 I have nothing to glory of: for necessity is laid upon me; yea, woe is unto me, if I preach G2097  not the gospel! G2097
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:18 - What is my reward then? Verily that, when I preach the gospel, G2097 I may make the gospel of Christ without charge, that I abuse not my power in the gospel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:1 - Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached G2097 unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:2 - By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached G2097 unto you, unless ye have believed in vain.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 10:16 - To preach the gospel G2097 in the regions beyond you, and not to boast in another man's line of things made ready to our hand.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:7 - Have I committed an offence in abasing myself that ye might be exalted, because I have preached G2097 to you the gospel of God freely?
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 1:8 - But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel G2097 unto you than that which we have preached G2097 unto you, let him be accursed.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 1:9 - As we said before, so say I now again, If any man preach G2097  any other gospel G2097 unto you than that ye have received, let him be accursed.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 1:11 - But I certify you, brethren, that the gospel which was preached G2097 of me is not after man.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 1:16 - To reveal his Son in me, that I might preach G2097 him among the heathen; immediately I conferred not with flesh and blood:
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 1:23 - But they had heard only, That he which persecuted us in times past now preacheth G2097 the faith which once he destroyed.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:13 - Ye know how through infirmity of the flesh I preached the gospel G2097 unto you at the first.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 2:17 - And came and preached G2097 peace to you which were afar off, and to them that were nigh.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:8 - Unto me, who am less than the least of all saints, is this grace given, that I should preach G2097 among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ;
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 3:6 - But now when Timotheus came from you unto us, and brought G2097  us good tidings G2097 of your faith and charity, and that ye have good remembrance of us always, desiring greatly to see us, as we also to see you:
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 4:2 - For unto us was the gospel preached, G2097 as well as unto them: but the word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard it.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 4:6 - Seeing therefore it remaineth that some must enter therein, and they to whom it was first preached G2097 entered not in because of unbelief:
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:12 - Unto whom it was revealed, that not unto themselves, but unto us they did minister the things, which are now reported unto you by them that have preached the gospel G2097 unto you with the Holy Ghost sent down from heaven; which things the angels desire to look into.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:25 - But the word of the Lord endureth for ever. And this is the word which by the gospel is preached G2097 unto you.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:6 - For for this cause was the gospel preached G2097 also to them that are dead, that they might be judged according to men in the flesh, but live according to God in the spirit.

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