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Old & New Testament Greek

Entry for Strong's #2784 - κηρύσσω

Transliteration:
kērýssō
Phonetics:
kay-roos'-so  
Word Origin:
of uncertain affinity
Parts of Speech:
Verb
TDNT:
3:697,430
Word Definition  [ Thayer's | Strong's ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to be a herald, to officiate as a herald
    1. to proclaim after the manner of a herald
    2. always with the suggestion of formality, gravity and an authority which must be listened to and obeyed
  2. to publish, proclaim openly: something which has been done
  3. used of the public proclamation of the gospel and matters pertaining to it, made by John the Baptist, by Jesus, by the apostles and other Christian teachers
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2199 ‑ זָעַק (zaw‑ak');   3745 ‑ כְּרַז (ker‑az');   5414 ‑ נָתַן (naw‑than');   7121 ‑ קָרָא (kaw‑raw');   7321 ‑ רוּעַ (roo‑ah');  
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

κηρύσσω,

I

1. Att. κηρύκ-ττω, Dor. κᾱρύσσω: impf. ἐκήρυσσον Il. 2.444, Th. 1.27, - υττον And. 1.112: fut. - ύξω Ar. Ec. 684, Dor. καρυξῶ Id. Ach. 748: aor. ἐκήρυξα Hdt. 1.194 (ἀπο -), etc., Aeol. part. καρύξαισα Pi. I. 4 (3). 25: pf. κεκήρῡχα (ἐπι -) D. 19.35: Pass., fut. κηρυχθήσομαι X. Cyr. 8.4.4, Aeschin. 3.230, κηρύξομαι E. Ph. 1631: aor. ἐκηρύχθην S. OT 737, etc.: pf. κεκήρυγμαι E. Fr. 1, Th. 4.38: to be a herald, officiate as herald, κηρύσσων γήρασκε Il. 17.325. to be an auctioneer, D. 44.4.

2. make proclamation as a herald, λαὸν κηρύσσοντες ἀγειρόντων let them convene the people by voice of herald, Il. 2.438, cf. 444, Od. 2.8; κήρυσσε, κῆρυξ A. Eu. 566, etc.: impers., ἐκήρυξε (sc. ὁ κῆρυξ) τοῖς Ἕλλησι συσκευάζεσθαι proclamation was made.., X. An. 3.4.36; κηρυξάτω Id. Cyr. 4.5.42.

II

1. c. acc. pers., summon by herald, κ. ἀγορήνδε.. Ἀχαιούς Il. 2.51, Od. 2.7; πόλεμόνδε Il. 2.443; κ. τινά summon one to a place, Ar. Ach. 748: Pass., τίς ἐκηρύχθη πρώτην φυλακήν; who was summoned to the first watch? E. Rh. 538 (anap.).

2. proclaim as conqueror, Plu. 2.185a; Φαβωρῖνον ἡ εὐγλωττία ἐν σοφισταῖς ἐκήρυττεν Philostr. VS 1.8.1: Pass., μήτε κηρυχθήσεσθαι μήτε ἆθλα λήψεσθαι X. Cyr. 8.4.4; ὥστε τὴν πόλιν κηρυχθῆναι καὶ αὐτὸν στεφανωθῆναι Lys. 19.63; proclaim as a criminal, D. 25.56, cf. S. El. 606; κηρύσσω τὸν Ἔρωτα AP 5.176 (Mel.): Pass., of a country, to be proclaimed, extolled, στεφάνοις ἀρετᾶς E. Tr. 223 (lyr.).

3. call upon, invoke, θεούς Id. Hec. 146 (anap.); κηρύξας δαίμονας κλύειν A. Ch. 124a: Pass., to be called, τοῦ κεκήρυξαι πατρός; E. Fr. 1; κηρυσσομένοισι.. ἀπ' ἐσθλῶν δωμάτων Id. Andr. 772 (lyr.).

III

1. c. acc. rei, proclaim, announce, τινί τι A. Ag. 1349, Ch. 4, 1026; αὐδάν E. Ion 911 (lyr.); ἀγῶνας Ἀργείοισι S. Aj. 1240; proclaim or advertise for sale, etc., Hdt. 6.121 (Pass.), Plu. 2.207a, etc.; κ. ἀποικίαν proclaim a colony, i.e. invite people to join as colonists, Th. 1.27; κ. ὃς βούλοιτο.. make proclamation for some one who would.., Hdt. 2.134: Pass., of a crime, to be proclaimed, Antipho 2.3.2; τὰ κεκηρυγμένα Th. 4.38.

2. declare, tell, τοῦτ' ἐκηρύχθη πόλει this news was spread in.., S. OT l.c.; τοῦτο κ. πόθι παῖς ναίει Id. Tr. 97 (lyr.); ὃ εἰς τὸ οὖς ἀκούετε, κηρύξατε ἐπὶ τῶν δωμάτων Matthew 10:27 : abs., S. El. 1105.

3. proclaim, command publicly, τινί τι A. Th. 1048, S. Ant. 32, 450, etc.; εὐφημίαν, σιγὴν κ., Id. Fr. 893, E. Hec. 530: c. dat. pers. et inf., κ. αὐτοῖς ἐμβαλεῖν κώπαισι Pi. P. 4.200; ἐκήρυξαν, εἰ βούλονται, τὰ ὅπλα παραδοῦναι Th. 4.37: Pass., ᾔδησθα κηρυχθέντα μὴ πράσσειν τάδε; S. Ant. 447.

4. of a cock, crow, Revelation 5:2 (Antip. Thess.). preach, teach publicly, Matthew 3:1, al.

Thayer's Expanded Definition
 κηρύσσω; imperfect ἐκήρυσσον; future κηρύξω; 1aorist ἐκηρυξα (infinitive κηρύξαι R G Tr WH, κηρύξαι L T; cf. Lipsius, Gramm. Untersuch., p. 32ff; Tdf. Proleg., p. 101; Winer's Grammar, § 6,1f. (see references under the word κῆρυξ)); passive, present κηρύσσομαι; 1aorist ἐκηρυχθην; 1future κηρυχθήσομαι; (κῆρυξ, which see); from Homer down; the Sept. for קָרָא; to be a herald; to officiate as herald; to proclaim after the manner of a herald; always with a suggestion of formality, gravity, and an authority which must be listened to and obeyed;

a. univ to publish, proclaim openly: something which has been done, Mark 7:36; τόν λόγον, Mark 1:45 (here joined with διαφημίζειν); followed by indirect discourse, Mark 5:20; Luke 8:39; something which ought to be done, followed by the infinitive (cf. Winer s Grammar, 322 (302); (Buttmann, § 141,2)), Romans 2:21; Μωυσῆν, the authority and precepts of Moses, Acts 15:21; περιτομήν, the necessity of circumcision, Galatians 5:11.

b. specifically used of the public proclamation of the gospel and matters pertaining to it, made by John the Baptist, by Jesus, by the apostles and other Christian teachers: absolutely, Matthew 11:1; Mark 1:38; Mark 3:14; Mark 16:20; Romans 10:15; with the dative of the person to whom the proclamation is made, 1 Corinthians 9:27; 1 Peter 3:19; εἰς ( R ἐν with the dative) τάς συναγωγάς (see εἰς, A. I:5b.; cf. Winer's Grammar, 213 (200)), Mark 1:39; ( Luke 4:44 T Tr text WH); () κηρύσσων, Romans 10:14; κηρύσσειν, with the accusative of the thing, Matthew 10:27; Luke (Luke 4:19>); Luke 12:3>; τίνι τί, Luke 4:18(Luke 4:19>); τό εὐαγγέλιον τῆς βασιλείας, Matthew 4:23; Matthew 9:35; Mark 1:14 (where G L brackets T Tr WH τό εὐαγγέλιον τοῦ Θεοῦ); τό εὐαγγέλιον simply, Mark 16:15; Galatians 2:2; τό εὐαγγέλιον τοῦ Θεοῦ εἰς τινας (see above), 1 Thessalonians 2:9; passive, Matthew 24:14; Matthew 26:13; Colossians 1:23; with εἰς πάντα τά ἔθνη or εἰς ὅλον τόν κόσμον added, Mark 13:10; Mark 14:9; τόν λόγον, 2 Timothy 4:2; τό ῤῆμα τῆς πίστεως, Romans 10:8; τήν βασιλείαν τοῦ Θεοῦ, Luke 8:1; Luke 9:2; Acts 20:25 (here G L T Tr WH omit τοῦ Θεοῦ); Acts 28:31>; βάπτισμα, the necessity of baptism, Mark 1:4; Luke 3:3; Acts 10:37; μετάνοιαν καί ἄφεσιν ἁμαρτιῶν, by public proclamation to exhort to repentance and promise the pardon of sins, Luke 24:47; ἵνα μετανοῶσιν ( R G μετανοήσωσι) (see ἵνα, II:2b.; ( Buttmann, 237 (204))), Mark 6:12. τινα τισί, to proclaim to persons one whom they are to become acquainted with in order to learn what they ought to do: Χριστόν, or τόν Ἰησοῦν, Acts 8:5; Acts 19:13; Philippians 1:15; 1 Corinthians 1:23; 2 Corinthians 4:5 (where it is opposed to ἑαυτόν κηρύσσομεν, to proclaim one's own excellence and authority); 2 Corinthians 11:4; passive, κηρυχθείς, 1 Timothy 3:16; with διά and the genitive of person added, 2 Corinthians 1:19; with the epexegetic addition, ὅτι οὗτος ἐστιν υἱός τοῦ Θεοῦ, Acts 9:20; ὅτι ἐκ νεκρῶν ἐγήγερται, 1 Corinthians 15:12; τίνι followed by ὅτι, Acts 10:42; κηρύσσων followed by λέγων ( Matthew 3:2), with direct discourse, Matt. (Matthew 3:1> L T WH); Matthew 10:7>; Mark 1:7; κηρύσσειν καί λέγειν followed by direct discourse, Matthew 3:1 ( R G Tr brackets); Matthew 4:17>; κηρύσσοντα ἐν (omitted in Rec.) φωνή μεγάλη, followed by direct discourse (of an angel as God's herald), Revelation 5:2; κηρύσσομεν with οὕτως added, 1 Corinthians 15:11. On this word see Zezschwitz, Petri apost. de Christi ad inferos descensu sententia. ( Lipsius 1857), p. 31ff; (Campbell, Dissert. on the Gospels, diss. 6, pt. v. Compare: προκηρύσσω.)

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