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Lexicon :: Strong's G2820 - klēroō

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κληρόω
Transliteration
klēroō (Key)
Pronunciation
klay-ro'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
mGNT
1x in 1 unique form(s)
TR
1x in 1 unique form(s)
LXX
3x in 2 unique form(s)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:764,442

Strong’s Definitions

κληρόω klēróō, klay-ro'-o; from G2819; to allot, i.e. (figuratively) to assign (a privilege):—obtain an inheritance.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 1x

The KJV translates Strong's G2820 in the following manner: obtain an inheritance (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 1x
The KJV translates Strong's G2820 in the following manner: obtain an inheritance (1x).
  1. to cast lots, determine by lot

  2. to choose by lot

  3. to allot, assign by lot

    1. on to another as a possession

  4. in NT: to make a lot, i.e. a heritage, private possession

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κληρόω klēróō, klay-ro'-o; from G2819; to allot, i.e. (figuratively) to assign (a privilege):—obtain an inheritance.
STRONGS NT 2820: κληρόω
κληρόω, κλήρῳ: 1 aorist passive ἐκληρωθην; (κλῆρος); in classical Greek:
1. to cast lots, determine by lot.
2. to choose by lot: τινα (Herodotus 1, 94; others).
3. to allot, assign by lot: τινα τίνι, one to another as a possession, Pindar Ol. 8, 19.
4. once in the N. T., "to make a κλῆρος i. e., a heritage, private possession": τινα, passive ἐν ἐκληρώθημεν (but Lachmann ἐκλλεθημεν) in whom lies the reason why we were made the κλῆρος τοῦ Θεοῦ (a designation transferred from the Jews in the O. T. to Christians, cf. Additions to Esther 3:10 [Esther 4:234:17f] (4 line 12f (Tdf.)) and Fritzsche, in the place cited; (cf. Deuteronomy 4:20; Deuteronomy 9:29)), the heritage of God Ephesians 1:11 (see Ellicott, in the place cited). (In ecclesiastical writings it signifies to become a clergyman (see references under the word κλῆρος, at the end).) (Compare: προσκληρόω.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Deuteronomy
4:20; 9:29
Esther
3:10
Ephesians
1:11

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2820 matches the Greek κληρόω (klēroō),
which occurs 1 times in 1 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:11 - In whom also we have obtained an inheritance, G2820 being predestinated according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will:

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