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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.]
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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 YOU, BETHLEHEM, LAND OF JUDAH,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:26 - “But it is not this way for you; rather, the one who is the greatest among you must become like the youngest, and the leader G2233 like the servant.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:10 - and rescued him from all his afflictions, and granted him favor and wisdom in the sight of Pharaoh, king of Egypt, and he made him governor G2233 over Egypt and his entire household.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:12 - And they began calling Barnabas, [fn]Zeus, and Paul, [fn]Hermes, since he was [fn]the chief G2233 speaker.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:22 - Then it seemed good to the apostles and the elders, with the whole church, to choose men from among them to send to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas: Judas who was called Barsabbas, and Silas, leading G2233 men among the brothers,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:2 - “Regarding all the things of which I am accused by the Jews, King Agrippa, I consider G2233 myself fortunate that I am about to make my defense before you today,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:5 - So I considered G2233 it necessary to urge the brothers that they go on ahead to you and arrange in advance your previously promised [fn]generous gift, that the same would be ready as a [fn]generous gift, and not as one grudgingly given due to greediness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:3 - Do nothing [fn]from [fn]selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility consider G2233 one another as more important than yourselves;
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:6 - who, as He already existed in the form of God, did not consider G2233 equality with God something to be [fn]grasped,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:25 - But I thought G2233 it necessary to send to you Epaphroditus, my brother and fellow worker and fellow soldier, who is also your [fn]messenger and minister to my need,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:7 - But whatever things were gain to me, these things I have counted G2233 as loss because of Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:8 - More than that, I count G2233 all things to be loss [fn]in view of the surpassing value of [fn]knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, [fn]for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and count G2233 them mere rubbish, so that I may gain Christ,
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:13 - and that you regard G2233 them very highly in love because of their work. Live in peace with one another.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:15 - And yet do not regard G2233 that person as an enemy, but [fn]admonish that one as a brother or sister.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 1:12 - I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who has strengthened me, because He considered G2233 me faithful, putting me into service,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:1 - All who are under the yoke as slaves are to regard G2233 their own masters as worthy of all honor so that the name of God and our doctrine will not be [fn]spoken against.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:29 - How much more severe punishment do you think he will deserve who has trampled underfoot the Son of God, and has regarded G2233 as unclean the blood of the covenant by which he was sanctified, and has insulted the Spirit of grace?
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:11 - By faith even Sarah herself received [fn]ability to conceive, even beyond the proper time of life, since she considered G2233 Him faithful who had promised.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:26 - considering G2233 the [fn]reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures of Egypt; for he was looking to the reward.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 13:7 - Remember those who led G2233 you, who spoke the word of God to you; and considering the [fn]result of their way of life, imitate their faith.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 13:17 - Obey your leaders G2233 and submit to them—for they keep watch over your souls as those who will give an account—so that they may do this with joy, not [fn]groaning; for this would be unhelpful for you.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 13:24 - Greet all of your leaders G2233 and all the [fn]saints. Those from Italy greet you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:2 - Consider G2233 it all joy, my brothers and sisters, when you encounter various [fn]trials,
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:13 - I consider G2233 it right, as long as I am in this earthly [fn]dwelling, to stir you up by way of reminder,
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:13 - suffering wrong as the wages of doing wrong. They count G2233 it a pleasure to revel in the daytime. They are stains and blemishes, reveling in their [fn]deceptions as they feast with you,
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:9 - The Lord is not slow about His promise, as some count G2233 slowness, but is patient toward you, not willing for any to perish, but for all to come to repentance.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:15 - and regard G2233 the patience of our Lord as salvation; just as also our beloved brother Paul, according to the wisdom given him, wrote to you,
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