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Lexicon :: Strong's G3713 - oregō

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ὀρέγω
Transliteration
oregō (Key)
Pronunciation
or-eg'-om-ahee
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Middle voice of apparently a prolonged form of an obsolete primary [cf ὄρος (G3735)]
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 5:447,727

Strong’s Definitions

ὀρέγομαι orégomai, or-eg'-om-ahee; middle voice of apparently a prolonged form of an obsolete primary (compare G3735); to stretch oneself, i.e. reach out after (long for):—covet after, desire.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's G3713 in the following manner: desire (2x), covet after (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's G3713 in the following manner: desire (2x), covet after (1x).
  1. to stretch one's self out in order to touch or to grasp something, to reach after or desire something

  2. to give one's self up to the love of money

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ὀρέγομαι orégomai, or-eg'-om-ahee; middle voice of apparently a prolonged form of an obsolete primary (compare G3735); to stretch oneself, i.e. reach out after (long for):—covet after, desire.
STRONGS NT 3713: ὀρέγω
ὀρέγω: (cf. Latinrego, German recken,strecken,reichen (English reach; Curtius, § 153)); from Homer down; to stretch forth, as χεῖρα, Homer, Iliad 15, 371, etc.; present middle (cf. Winers Grammar, p. 252 (237) note), to stretch oneself out in order to touch or to grasp something, to reach after or desire something: with a genitive of the thing, 1 Timothy 3:1; Hebrews 11:16; φιλαργυριας, to give oneself up to the love of money (not quite accurately since φιλαργυριας is itself the ὄρεξις; (cf. Ellicott at the passage)), 1 Timothy 6:10.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Timothy
3:1; 6:10
Hebrews
11:16

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3713 matches the Greek ὀρέγω (oregō),
which occurs 3 times in 3 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 3:1 - It is a trustworthy statement: if any man aspires G3713 to the office of [fn]overseer, it is a fine work he desires to do.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:10 - For the love of money is a root of all [fn]sorts of evil, and some by longing G3713 for it have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many [fn]griefs.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:16 - But as it is, they desire G3713 a better country, that is, a heavenly one. Therefore God is not [fn]ashamed to be called their God; for He has prepared a city for them.

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