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Strong's #140 - αἱρετίζω

Root Word (Etymology)
from a derivative of (G138)
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  1. to choose
  2. to belong to a sect
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 977 ‑ בָּחַר (baw‑khar');  2082 ‑ זָבַל (zaw‑bal');  2550 ‑ חָמַל (khaw‑mal');  2654 ‑ חָפֵץ (khaw‑fates');  5375 ‑ נָסָה (naw‑saw', naw‑saw');  5493 ‑ שׂוּר (soor, soor);  5753 ‑ עָוָה (aw‑vaw');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


fut. -ιῶ LXX Genesis 30:20, choose, τινά Com. ap. Phot. p.54 R., cf. Hp. 17, LXX Ge. l.c., Babr. 61.5; ᾑρέτικα ἐν αὐτῷ εἶναί μου υἱόν 1 Chronicles 28:6; ᾑρέτικέ σε οἰκοδομῆσαι ib.10; αἱρετίσας πατήρ adoptive father, IPE 2.299 (Panticap.): abs., αἱρετίσαντος τοῦ θεοῦ IG 3.74: Med., LXX Psalms 119:30(118).30, al., Aesop. 53, Ctes. Fr. 29.9.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

αἱρετίζω: 1 aorist ᾑρέτισα (Treg. ᾑρέτισα, see Iota); (from αἱρετός, see αἱρέω); to choose: Matthew 12:18. (Often in the Sept. in O. T. Apocrypha and in ecclesiastical writings; the middle is found in Ctesias () Pers. § 9 (cf. Herodotus edition Schweig. 6:2, p. 354). Cf. Sturz, De dial. Maced. etc., p. 144.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

αἱρετίζω ,

[in LXX chiefly for H977 (v. Cremer, 615);]

= αἱρέομαι (Hipp., Inscr.), to choose: Matthew 12:18 (LXX, ἀντιλήμψομαι ).†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

Syll 633.2 (ii/A.D.) αἱρετίσαντος (το) (θ)εοῦ.

[Supplemental from 1930 edition]

For αἱρέτης, see P Oxy XIV. 1654.7 (c. A.D. 150), with note.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
αιρετιει αιρετιεί αιρετίζει αιρετιώ ηρέτικε ηρέτικέ ηρέτικεν ηρετισα ηρέτισα ᾑρέτισα ηρετισάμην ηρέτισαν ηρετίσατο ηρέτισε eretisa ēretisa heirétisa hēirétisa heretisa hēretisa
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