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Lexicon :: Strong's G315 - anagkazō

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anagkazō (Key)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:344,55

Strong’s Definitions

ἀναγκάζω anankázō, an-ang-kad'-zo; from G318; to necessitate:—compel, constrain.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x

The KJV translates Strong's G315 in the following manner: compel (5x), constrain (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x
The KJV translates Strong's G315 in the following manner: compel (5x), constrain (4x).
  1. to necessitate, compel, drive to, constrain

    1. by force, threats, etc.

    2. by permission, entreaties, etc.

    3. by other means

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἀναγκάζω anankázō, an-ang-kad'-zo; from G318; to necessitate:—compel, constrain.
ἀναγκάζω; [imperfect ἠνάγκαζον]; 1 aorist ἠνάγκασα; 1 aorist passive ἠναγκάσθην; (from ἀνάγκη); [from Sophocles down]; to necessitate, compel, drive to, constrain, whether by force, threats, etc., or by persuasion, entreaties, etc., or by other means: τινά, 2 Corinthians 12:11 (by your behavior towards me); τινά followed by an infinitive, Acts 26:11; Acts 28:19; Galatians 2:3, 14 (by your example); Gal 6:12; Matthew 14:22; Mark 6:45; Luke 14:23.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

26:11; 28:19
2 Corinthians
2:3; 2:14; 6:12

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G315 matches the Greek ἀναγκάζω (anagkazō),
which occurs 9 times in 9 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:22 -

Immediately He [fn]made G315 the disciples get into the boat and go ahead of Him to the other side, while He sent the crowds away.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:45 -

And immediately Jesus made G315 His disciples get into the boat and go ahead of Him to the other side to Bethsaida, while He Himself was sending the crowd away.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:23 - “And the master said to the slave, ‘Go out into the highways and along the [fn]fences, and compel G315 them to come in, so that my house may be filled.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:11 - “And as I punished them often in all the synagogues, I tried to force G315 them to blaspheme; and being furiously enraged at them, I kept pursuing them even to [fn]foreign cities.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 28:19 - “But when the Jews [fn]objected, I was forced G315 to appeal to Caesar, not that I had any accusation against my nation.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:11 -

I have become foolish; you yourselves compelled G315 me. For I ought to have been commended by you, for in no respect was I inferior to the [fn]most-eminent apostles, even if I am nothing.

Unchecked Copy BoxGal 2:3 - But not even Titus, who was with me, though he was a Greek, was compelled G315 to be circumcised.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 2:14 - But when I saw that they were not [fn]straightforward about the truth of the gospel, I said to Cephas before everyone, “If you, being a Jew, live like the Gentiles and not like the Jews, how is it that you compel G315 the Gentiles to live like Jews?[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 6:12 - As many as are wanting to make a good showing in the flesh, these are trying to compel G315 you to be circumcised, simply so that they will not be persecuted [fn]for the cross of Christ.
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