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Lexicon :: Strong's G2753 - keleuō

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keleuō (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
From a primary kello (to urge on)
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Strong’s Definitions

κελεύω keleúō, kel-yoo'-o; from a primary κέλλω kéllō (to urge on); "hail"; to incite by word, i.e. order:—bid, (at, give) command(-ment).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 27x

The KJV translates Strong's G2753 in the following manner: command (24x), at (one's) command (1x), give commandment (1x), bid (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 27x
The KJV translates Strong's G2753 in the following manner: command (24x), at (one's) command (1x), give commandment (1x), bid (1x).
  1. to command, to order

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κελεύω keleúō, kel-yoo'-o; from a primary κέλλω kéllō (to urge on); "hail"; to incite by word, i.e. order:—bid, (at, give) command(-ment).
κελεύω; imperfect ἐκέλευον; 1 aorist ἐκέλευσα; to command, order: τινα, followed by an aorist infinitive, Matthew 14:19, 28; Acts 4:15; by the accusative with aorist infinitive, Matthew 18:25; Matthew 27:58 (R G L),64; Luke 18:40; Acts 5:34; Acts 8:38; Acts 22:30; Acts 23:10; Acts 25:6, 17; the accusative is lacking because evident from the context, Matthew 8:18; Matthew 14:9; (xxvii. 58 T WH (Tr in brackets)); Acts 12:19; Acts 21:33; followed by the accusative with present infinitive, Acts 21:34; Acts 22:24; Acts 23:3, 35; Acts 24:8 R G; Acts 25:21; 27:43; the accusative is lacking because easily discernible from the context, Acts 16:22 (cf. Buttmann, 201 (174); Winers Grammar, § 40, 3 d.); by a use not infrequent in Homer, but somewhat rare in prose writing, with the dative of a person (Plato, rep. 3, p. 396 a.; Thucydides 1, 44; Diodorus 19, 17; Josephus, Antiquities 20, 6, 2; Tobit 8:18; cf. Poppo on Xenophon, Cyril 1, 3, 9 variant), followed by an infinitive, Matthew 15:35 R G; cf. Buttmann, 275 (236). κελευσαιτος τίνος, at one's command, Acts 25:23. (On the construction of κελεύω, especially with the passive infinitive and the accusative, see Buttmann, § 141, 5, cf. p. 237 (204) note; also Winer's Grammar, 336 (315), 332 (311).)
[Synonyms: κελεύειν, παραγγέλλειν, ἐντέλλεσθαι, τάσσειν (and its comparison): κελεύειν to command, designates verbal orders, emanating (usually) from a superior; παραγγέλλω to charge, etc., is used especially of the order of a military commander which is passed along the line by his subordinates (Xenophon, Cyril 2, 4, 2); ἐντέλλεσθαι, to enjoin, is employed especially of those whose office or position invests them with claims, and points rather to the contents of the command, cf. our instructions; τάσσω literally, assign a post to, with a suggestion of duties as connected therewith; often used of a military appointment (cf. τάξις); its compounds ἐπιτάσσειν and προστάσσειν differ from ἐντέλλεσθαι in denoting fixed and abiding obligations rather than specific or occasional instructions, duties arising from the office rather than emanating from the personal will of a superior. Schmidt, chapter 8.]
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Strong's Number G2753 matches the Greek κελεύω (keleuō),
which occurs 25 times in 25 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:18 -

Now when Jesus saw a crowd around Him, He gave G2753 orders G2753 to depart to the other side of the sea.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:9 - And although he was grieved, the king commanded G2753 it to be given because of his oaths and [fn]his dinner guests.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:19 - And ordering G2753 the crowds to [fn]sit down on the grass, He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looked up toward heaven. He blessed the food and breaking the loaves, He gave them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the crowds.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:28 -

Peter responded and said to Him, “Lord, if [fn]it is You, command G2753 me to come to You on the water.”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:25 - “But since he [fn]did not have the means to repay, his master commanded G2753 that he be sold, along with his wife and children and all that he had, and repayment be made.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:58 - This man went to Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus. Then Pilate ordered G2753 it to be given to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:64 - “Therefore, give G2753 orders G2753 for the tomb to be made secure until the third day; otherwise, His disciples may come and steal Him, and say to the people, ‘He has risen from the dead,’ and the last deception will be worse than the first.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:40 - And Jesus stopped and commanded G2753 that he be brought to Him; and when he came near, He asked him,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:15 - But when they had ordered G2753 them to leave the [fn]Council, they began to confer with one another,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:34 - But a Pharisee named Gamaliel, a teacher of the Law, respected by all the people, stood up in the Council and gave G2753 orders G2753 to put the men outside for a short time.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:38 - And he ordered G2753 that the [fn]chariot stop; and they both went down into the water, Philip as well as the eunuch, and he baptized him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:19 - When Herod had searched for him and had not found him, he examined the guards and ordered G2753 that they be led away to execution. Then he went down from Judea to Caesarea and was spending time there.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:22 - The crowd joined in an attack against them, and the chief magistrates tore their [fn]robes off them and proceeded to order G2753 [fn]them to be beaten with rods.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:33 - Then the commander came up and took hold of him, and ordered G2753 that he be bound with two chains; and he began asking who he was and what he had done.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:34 - But among the crowd, some were shouting one thing and some another, and when he could not find out the [fn]facts because of the uproar, he ordered G2753 that [fn]Paul be brought into the barracks.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:24 - the commander ordered G2753 that he be brought into the barracks, saying that he was to be interrogated by flogging so that he would find out the reason why they were shouting against him that way.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:30 -

Now on the next day, wanting to know for certain why Paul had been accused by the Jews, he released him and ordered G2753 the chief priests and all the [fn]Council to assemble, and he brought Paul down and placed him before them.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:3 - Then Paul said to him, “God is going to strike you, you whitewashed wall! Do you sit to try me according to the Law, and in violation of the Law, order G2753 me to be struck?”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:10 - And when a great dissension occurred, the commander was afraid that Paul would be torn to pieces by them, and he ordered G2753 the troops to go down and take him away from them by force, and bring him into the barracks.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:35 - he said, “I will give you a hearing when your accusers arrive as well,” giving G2753 orders G2753 for [fn]Paul to be kept in Herod’s [fn]Praetorium.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:6 -

After Festus had spent no more than eight or ten days among them, he went down to Caesarea, and on the next day he took his seat on the tribunal and ordered G2753 that Paul be brought.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:17 - “So after they had assembled here, I did not delay, but on the next day took my seat on the tribunal and ordered G2753 that the man be brought.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:21 - “But when Paul appealed to be held in custody for [fn]the Emperor’s decision, I ordered G2753 that he be kept in custody until I send him to Caesar.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:23 -

So, on the next day when Agrippa and Bernice came amid great pomp and entered the auditorium, [fn]accompanied by the commanders and the prominent men of the city, at the command G2753 of Festus, Paul was brought before them.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 27:43 - but the centurion, wanting to bring Paul safely through, kept them from accomplishing their intention, and commanded G2753 that those who could swim were to [fn]jump overboard first and get to land,
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