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Lexicon :: Strong's G29 - angareuō

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ἀγγαρεύω
Transliteration
angareuō (Key)
Pronunciation
ang-ar-yew'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Of foreign origin, cf אִגְּרָא (H104)
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Strong’s Definitions

ἀγγαρεύω angareúō, ang-ar-yew'-o; of foreign origin (compare H104); properly, to be a courier, i.e. (by implication) to press into public service:—compel (to go).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's G29 in the following manner: compel to go (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's G29 in the following manner: compel to go (3x).
  1. to employ a courier, dispatch a mounted messenger, press into public service, compel to go

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἀγγαρεύω angareúō, ang-ar-yew'-o; of foreign origin (compare H104); properly, to be a courier, i.e. (by implication) to press into public service:—compel (to go).
STRONGS NT 29: ἀγγαρεύω
ἀγγαρεύω; future ἀγγαρεύσω; 1 aorist ἠγγάρευσα; to employ a courier, despatch a mounted messenger. A word of Persian origin [used by Menander, Sicyon. 4], but adopted also into Latin (Vulg. angariare). Ἄγγαροι were public couriers (tabellarii), stationed by appointment of the king of Persia at fixed localities, with horses ready for use, in order to transmit royal messages from one to another and so convey them the more speedily to their destination. See Herodotus 8, 98 [and Rawlinson's note]; Xenophon, Cyril 8, 6, 17 (9); cf. Gesenius, Thesaurus under the word אִגֶרֶת; (B. D. under the word Angareuo; Vanicek, Fremdwörter under the word ἄγγαρος]. These couriers had authority to press into their service, in case of need, horses, vessels, even men they met [cf. Josephus, Antiquities 13, 2, 3]. Hence, ἀγγαρεύειν τινα denotes to compel one to go a journey, to bear a burden, or to perform any other service: Matthew 5:41 (ὅστις σε ἀγγαρεύσει μίλιον ἕν i. e. whoever shall compel thee to go one mile); Matthew 27:32 (ἠγγάρευσαν ἵνα ἄρῃ i. e. they forced him to carry), so Mark 15:21.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
5:41; 27:32
Mark
15:21

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G29 matches the Greek ἀγγαρεύω (angareuō),
which occurs 3 times in 3 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:41 - “Whoever [fn]forces G29 you to go one mile, go with him two.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:32 - As they were coming out, they found a man of Cyrene named Simon, [fn]whom they pressed G29 into service G29 to bear His cross.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:21 - They *pressed G29 into service G29 a passer-by coming from the country, Simon of Cyrene (the father of Alexander and Rufus), to bear His cross.

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