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Lexicon :: Strong's G2233 - hēgeomai

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hēgeomai (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
Middle voice of a (presumed) strengthened form of ἄγω (G71)
28x in 16 unique form(s)
28x in 16 unique form(s)
102x in 23 unique form(s)
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TDNT Reference: 2:907,303

Strong’s Definitions

ἡγέομαι hēgéomai, hayg-eh'-om-ahee; middle voice of a (presumed) strengthened form of G71; to lead, i.e. command (with official authority); figuratively, to deem, i.e. consider:—account, (be) chief, count, esteem, governor, judge, have the rule over, suppose, think.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 28x

The KJV translates Strong's G2233 in the following manner: count (10x), think (4x), esteem (3x), have rule over (3x), be governor (2x), miscellaneous (6x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 28x
The KJV translates Strong's G2233 in the following manner: count (10x), think (4x), esteem (3x), have rule over (3x), be governor (2x), miscellaneous (6x).
  1. to lead

    1. to go before

    2. to be a leader

      1. to rule, command

      2. to have authority over

      3. a prince, of regal power, governor, viceroy, chief, leading as respects influence, controlling in counsel, overseers or leaders of the churches

      4. used of any kind of leader, chief, commander

      5. the leader in speech, chief, spokesman

  2. to consider, deem, account, think

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἡγέομαι hēgéomai, hayg-eh'-om-ahee; middle voice of a (presumed) strengthened form of G71; to lead, i.e. command (with official authority); figuratively, to deem, i.e. consider:—account, (be) chief, count, esteem, governor, judge, have the rule over, suppose, think.
ἡγέομαι, -οῦμαι; perfect ἥγημαι; 1 aorist ἡγησάμην; (from ἄγω [cf. Curtius, p. 688]); deponent middle; from Homer down;
1. to lead, i. e.
a. to go before;
b. to be a leader; to rule, command; to have authority over: in the N. T. so only in the present participle ἡγούμενος, a prince, of regal power (Ezekiel 43:7 for מֶלֶךְ; Sir. 17:17), Matthew 2:6; a (royal) governor, viceroy, Acts 7:10; chief, Luke 22:26 (opposed to διακονῶν); leading as respects influence, controlling in counsel, ἔν τισι, among any, Acts 15:22; with the genitive of the person over whom one rules, so of the overseers or leaders of Christian churches: Hebrews 13:7, 17, 24 (οἴκου, 2 Chronicles 31:13; τῶν πατριῶν, 1 Esdr. 5:65 (66), 67 (68); τῆς πόλεως, Judges 9:51 Alex.; a military leader, 1 Macc. 9:30; 2 Macc. 14:16; used also in Greek writings of any kind of a leader, chief, commander, Sophocles Phil. 386; often in Polybius; Diodorus 1, 4 and 72; Lucian, Alex. 44; others); with the genitive of the thing, τοῦ λόγου, the leader in speech, chief speaker, spokesman: Acts 14:12 of Mercury, who is called also τοῦ λόγου ἡγεμών in Jamblichus' de myster., at the beginning.
2. (like the Latin duco) equivalent to to consider, deem, account, think: with two accusatives, one of the objects, the other of the predicate, Acts 26:2; Philippians 2:3, 6 (on which see ἁρπαγμός, Philippians 2:2 [Winer's Grammar, § 44, 3 c.]); Philippians 3:7 [cf. Buttmann, 59 (51); Winer's Grammar, 274 (258)]; 1 Timothy 1:12; 1 Timothy 6:1; Hebrews 10:29; Hebrews 11:11, 26; 2 Peter 1:13; 2 Peter 2:13; 2 Peter 3:9, 15. τινὰ ὥς τινα, 2 Thessalonians 3:15 [(cf. Winer's Grammar, § 65, 1 a.]); τινά ὑπερεκπερισσῶς, to esteem one exceedingly, 1 Thessalonians 5:13 (περὶ πολλοῦ, Herodotus 2, 115; περὶ πλείστου, Thucydides 2, 89); with accusative of the thing followed by ὅταν, James 1:2; ἁναγκαῖον, followed by an infinitive, 2 Corinthians 9:5; Philippians 2:25; δίκαιον, followed by an infinitive, 2 Peter 1:13; followed by an accusative with an infinitive, Philippians 3:8.
[Compare: δι-, ἐκ-, δι-, ἐξ-, προηγέομαι.
Synonyms: δοκέω 1, ἡγέομαι 2, νομίζω 2, οἴομαι: ἡγ. and νομ. denote a belief resting not on one's inner feeling or sentiment, but on the due consideration of external grounds, the weighing and comparing of facts; δοκ. and οἴ., on the other hand, describe a subjective judgment growing out of inclination or a view of facts in their relation to us. ἡγ. denotes a more deliberate and careful judgment than νομ.; οἴ. a subjective judgment which has feeling rather than thought (δοκ.) for its ground. Cf. Schmidt ch. 17.]
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2 Chronicles
7:10; 14:12; 15:22; 26:2
2 Corinthians
2:2; 2:3; 2:6; 2:25; 3:7; 3:8
1 Thessalonians
2 Thessalonians
1 Timothy
1:12; 6:1
10:29; 11:11; 11:26; 13:7; 13:17; 13:24
2 Peter
1:13; 1:13; 2:13; 3:9; 3:15

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2233 matches the Greek ἡγέομαι (hēgeomai),
which occurs 28 times in 27 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:6 - And thou Bethlehem, in the land of Juda, art not the least among the princes of Juda: for out of thee shall come a Governor, G2233 that shall rule my people Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:26 - But ye shall not be so: but he that is greatest among you, let him be as the younger; and he that is chief, G2233 as he that doth serve.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:10 - And delivered him out of all his afflictions, and gave him favour and wisdom in the sight of Pharaoh king of Egypt; and he made him governor G2233 over Egypt and all his house.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:12 - And they called Barnabas, Jupiter; and Paul, Mercurius, because he was the chief G2233 speaker.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:22 - Then pleased it the apostles and elders, with the whole church, to send chosen men of their own company to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas; namely, Judas surnamed Barsabas, and Silas, chief G2233 men among the brethren:
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:2 - I think G2233 myself happy, king Agrippa, because I shall answer for myself this day before thee touching all the things whereof I am accused of the Jews:
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:5 - Therefore I thought G2233 it necessary to exhort the brethren, that they would go before unto you, and make up beforehand your bounty, whereof ye had notice before, that the same might be ready, as a matter of bounty, and not as of covetousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:3 - Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let G2233  each esteem G2233 other better than themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:6 - Who, being in the form of God, thought it G2233 not robbery to be equal with God:
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:25 - Yet I supposed G2233 it necessary to send to you Epaphroditus, my brother, and companion in labour, and fellowsoldier, but your messenger, and he that ministered to my wants.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:7 - But what things were gain to me, those I counted G2233 loss for Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:8 - Yea doubtless, and I count G2233 all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord: for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and do count G2233 them but dung, that I may win Christ,
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:13 - And to esteem G2233 them very highly in love for their work's sake. And be at peace among yourselves.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:15 - Yet count G2233 him not as an enemy, but admonish him as a brother.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 1:12 - And I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who hath enabled me, for that he counted G2233 me faithful, putting me into the ministry;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:1 - Let as many servants as are under the yoke count G2233 their own masters worthy of all honour, that the name of God and his doctrine be not blasphemed.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:29 - Of how much sorer punishment, suppose ye, shall he be thought worthy, who hath trodden under foot the Son of God, and hath counted G2233 the blood of the covenant, wherewith he was sanctified, an unholy thing, and hath done despite unto the Spirit of grace?
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:11 - Through faith also Sara herself received strength to conceive seed, and was delivered of a child when she was past age, because she judged G2233 him faithful who had promised.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:26 - Esteeming G2233  the reproach of Christ greater riches than G2233 the treasures in Egypt: for he had respect unto the recompence of the reward.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 13:7 - Remember them which have the rule G2233 over you, who have spoken unto you the word of God: whose faith follow, considering the end of their conversation.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 13:17 - Obey them that have the rule G2233 over you, and submit yourselves: for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that is unprofitable for you.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 13:24 - Salute all them that have the rule G2233 over you, and all the saints. They of Italy salute you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:2 - My brethren, count it G2233 all joy when ye fall into divers temptations;
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:13 - Yea, I think it G2233 meet, as long as I am in this tabernacle, to stir you up by putting you in remembrance;
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:13 - And shall receive the reward of unrighteousness, as they that count G2233 it pleasure to riot in the day time. Spots they are and blemishes, sporting themselves with their own deceivings while they feast with you;
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:9 - The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count G2233 slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:15 - And account G2233 that the longsuffering of our Lord is salvation; even as our beloved brother Paul also according to the wisdom given unto him hath written unto you;
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