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Lexicon :: Strong's G3784 - opheilō

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ὀφείλω
Transliteration
opheilō (Key)
Pronunciation
of-i'-lo
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Or (in certain tenses) its prolonged form opheileo {of-i-leh'-o}; probably from the base of ὄφελος (G3786) (through the idea of accruing)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 5:559,746

Trench's Synonyms: cvii. Additional Synonyms

Strong’s Definitions

ὀφείλω opheílō, of-i'-lo; probably from the base of G3786 (through the idea of accruing); to owe (pecuniarily); figuratively, to be under obligation (ought, must, should); morally, to fail in duty:—behove, be bound, (be) debt(-or), (be) due(-ty), be guilty (indebted), (must) need(-s), ought, owe, should. See also G3785.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 36x

The KJV translates Strong's G3784 in the following manner: ought (15x), owe (7x), be bound (2x), be (one's) duty (2x), be a debtor (1x), be guilty (1x), be indebted (1x), miscellaneous (7x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 36x
The KJV translates Strong's G3784 in the following manner: ought (15x), owe (7x), be bound (2x), be (one's) duty (2x), be a debtor (1x), be guilty (1x), be indebted (1x), miscellaneous (7x).
  1. to owe

    1. to owe money, be in debt for

      1. that which is due, the debt

  2. metaph. the goodwill due

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ὀφείλω opheílō, of-i'-lo; probably from the base of G3786 (through the idea of accruing); to owe (pecuniarily); figuratively, to be under obligation (ought, must, should); morally, to fail in duty:—behove, be bound, (be) debt(-or), (be) due(-ty), be guilty (indebted), (must) need(-s), ought, owe, should. See also G3785.
STRONGS NT 3784: ὀφείλω
ὀφείλω; imperfect ὤφειλον; present passive participle ὀφειλόμενος; from Homer down; to owe;
a. properly, to owe money, be in debt for: τίνι τί, Matthew 18:28; Luke 16:5; without a dative, Matthew 18:28; Luke 7:41; Luke 16:7; Philemon 1:18; τό ὀφειλόμενον, that which is due, the debt, Matthew 18:30; αὐτῷ (which L Tr WH omit), that due to him, Matthew 18:34.
b. metaphorically: τί, passive τήν εὔνοιαν ὀφειλομένην, the good-will due (A. V. (not R. V.) due benevolence), 1 Corinthians 7:3 Rec.; μηδενί μηδέν ὀφείλετε (here ὀφείλετε, on account of what precedes and what follows, must be taken in its broadest sense, both literal and tropical), εἰ μή τό ἀλλήλους ἀγαπᾶν, owe no one anything except to love one another, because we must never cease loving and the debt of love can never be paid, Romans 13:8. absolutely, to be a debtor, be bound: Matthew 23:16, 18; followed by an infinitive to be under obligation, bound by duty or necessity, to do something; it behooves one; one ought; used thus of a necessity imposed either by law and duty, or by reason, or by the times, or by the nature of the matter under consideration (according to Westcott (Epistles of John, p. 5), Cremer, others, denoting obligation in its special and personal aspects): Luke 17:10; John 13:14; John 19:7 (ὀφείλει ἀποθανεῖν, he ought to die); Acts 17:29; Romans 15:1, 27; 1 Corinthians 5:10; (1 Corinthians 7:36 (A. V. need so requireth)); 1 Corinthians 9:10; 11:7,10; 2 Corinthians 12:14; Ephesians 5:28; 2 Thessalonians 1:3; 2 Thessalonians 2:13; Hebrews 2:17; Hebrews 5:3, 12; 1 John 2:6; 1 John 3:16; 1 John 4:11; 3 John 1:8; ὤφειλον συνίστασθαι, I ought to have been commended, i. e. I can demand commendation, 2 Corinthians 12:11.
c. after the Chaldee (see ὀφειλέτης, b., ὀφείλημα, b.), ὀφείλω τίνι, to have wronged one and not yet made amends to him (A. V. indebted), Luke 11:4. (Compare: προσοφείλω.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
18:28; 18:28; 18:30; 18:34; 23:16; 23:18
Luke
7:41; 11:4; 16:5; 16:7; 17:10
John
13:14; 19:7
Acts
17:29
Romans
13:8; 15:1; 15:27
1 Corinthians
5:10; 7:3; 7:36; 9:10; 11:7; 11:10
2 Corinthians
12:11; 12:14
Ephesians
5:28
2 Thessalonians
1:3; 2:13
Philemon
1:18
Hebrews
2:17; 5:3; 5:12
1 John
2:6; 3:16; 4:11
3 John
1:8

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3784 matches the Greek ὀφείλω (opheilō),
which occurs 13 times in 12 verses in the LXX Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:3 - καὶ εἶπαν πρὸς αὐτοὺς οἱ υἱοὶ Ισραηλ ὄφελον G3784 ἀπεθάνομεν πληγέντες ὑπὸ κυρίου ἐν γῇ Αἰγύπτῳ ὅταν ἐκαθίσαμεν ἐπὶ τῶν λεβήτων τῶν κρεῶν καὶ ἠσθίομεν ἄρτους εἰς πλησμονήν ὅτι ἐξηγάγετε ἡμᾶς εἰς τὴν ἔρημον ταύτην ἀποκτεῗναι πᾶσαν τὴν συναγωγὴν ταύτην ἐν λιμῷ
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:2 - καὶ διεγόγγυζον ἐπὶ Μωυσῆν καὶ Ααρων πάντες οἱ υἱοὶ Ισραηλ καὶ εἶπαν πρὸς αὐτοὺς πᾶσα συναγωγή ὄφελον G3784 ἀπεθάνομεν ἐν γῇ Αἰγύπτῳ ἐν τῇ ἐρήμῳ ταύτῃ εἰ ἀπεθάνομεν
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:3 - καὶ ἐλοιδορεῗτο λαὸς πρὸς Μωυσῆν λέγοντες ὄφελον G3784 ἀπεθάνομεν ἐν τῇ ἀπωλείᾳ τῶν ἀδελφῶν ἡμῶν ἔναντι κυρίου
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 15:2 - καὶ οὕτως τὸ πρόσταγμα τῆς ἀφέσεως ἀφήσεις πᾶν χρέος ἴδιον ὀφείλει G3784 σοι πλησίον καὶ τὸν ἀδελφόν σου οὐκ ἀπαιτήσεις ὅτι ἐπικέκληται ἄφεσις κυρίῳ τῷ θεῷ σου
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:3 - δὲ εἶπεν τῇ κυρίᾳ αὐτῆς ὄφελον G3784 κύριός μου ἐνώπιον τοῦ προφήτου τοῦ θεοῦ τοῦ ἐν Σαμαρείᾳ τότε ἀποσυνάξει αὐτὸν ἀπὸ τῆς λέπρας αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:20 - καὶ αἰσχύνην ὀφειλήσουσιν G3784 οἱ ἐπὶ πόλεσιν καὶ χρήμασιν πεποιθότες
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:13 - εἰ γὰρ ὄφελον G3784 ἐν ᾅδῃ με ἐφύλαξας ἔκρυψας δέ με ἕως ἂν παύσηταί σου ὀργὴ καὶ τάξῃ μοι χρόνον ἐν μνείαν μου ποιήσῃ
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:24 - εἰ γὰρ ὄφελον G3784 δυναίμην ἐμαυτὸν χειρώσασθαι ἢ δεηθείς γε ἑτέρου καὶ ποιήσει μοι τοῦτο
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:5 - (LXX 118:5)ὄφελον G3784 κατευθυνθείησαν αἱ ὁδοί μου τοῦ φυλάξασθαι τὰ δικαιώματά σου
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:9 - οἰκίαι παρανόμων ὀφειλήσουσιν G3784 καθαρισμόν οἰκίαι δὲ δικαίων δεκταί
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 24:2 - καὶ ἔσται λαὸς ὡς ἱερεὺς καὶ παῗς ὡς κύριος καὶ θεράπαινα ὡς κυρία ἔσται ἀγοράζων ὡς πωλῶν καὶ δανείζων ὡς δανειζόμενος καὶ ὀφείλων G3784 ὡς ὀφείλει G3784
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 18:7 - καὶ ἄνθρωπον οὐ μὴ καταδυναστεύσῃ ἐνεχυρασμὸν ὀφείλοντος G3784 ἀποδώσει καὶ ἅρπαγμα οὐχ ἁρπᾶται τὸν ἄρτον αὐτοῦ τῷ πεινῶντι δώσει καὶ γυμνὸν περιβαλεῗ

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