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Bible Lexicons

Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #1553 - ἐκδημέω

from a compound of (G1537) and (G1218)
Parts of Speech
  1. to go abroad
  2. emigrate, depart
  3. to be or live abroad
Frequency Lists  
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KJV (3)
2 Corinthians
NAS (3)
2 Corinthians
HCS (2)
2 Corinthians
BSB (3)
2 Corinthians
ESV (3)
2 Corinthians
WEB (3)
2 Corinthians
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


I to be abroad, to be on one's travels, Hdt. 1.30, S. OT 114, etc.; to be in exile, Pl. Lg. 864e; εἰς πόλιν PPetr. 3p.76.

II c. acc., travel through, δύσιν καὶ ἀνατολήν IG 14.905.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

* ἐκ -δημέω , -

(< ἔκδημος , from home; cf. -ία , 3 Maccabees 4:11)*;

to be from home, absent: 2 Corinthians 5:6; seq. ἀπό , 2 Corinthians 5:8; seq. ἐκ , 2 Corinthians 5:9 (cf. ἀπο -, ἐνδημέω ).†

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

PSI IV. 410.2 (iii/B.C.) ἐξεδημήσατε οὐκ ἀνανγείλαντές μοι ἃ εἶπεν Ἀμμώνιος περί μου. BGU IV. 1197.7 (B.C. 4) ἐκδημήσαντος δὲ σοῦ εἰς τοὺ ̣ς ̣ ̣κ ̣[τὸ ]ς ̣ [τόπους. P Tebt II. 316.20 (A.D. 99) ἐὰν δὲ μεταβαίνωμεν ἢ ἐγδημῶμεν [μ ]εταδώσωμεν κτλ., ";but if we change our residence, or go abroad, we shall give notice,"; etc.—a declaration required of ephebi in view of their enrolment in the Alexandrian demes. P Oxy I. 59.16 (A.D. 292) ἵνα. . η τάχος ἐκδημῆσαι, ";that no time be lost in his departure"; (Edd.). For the subst. see Syll 276.13 (c. B.C. 195) οὐδ [ὲν φροντίσας τῶν ] κατὰ τὴν ἐκγδημίαν κινδύνων, Vett. Val. p. 16.33 εὔθετοι ταῖς εἰς στρατιὰν καὶ ἐκδημίαν γενέσεσιν, and for the form ἐγδημία BGU III. 1011ii. 1 (ii/B.C.) τὸν [τῆ ]ς ἐγδημίας τοῦ Μεννέου χρόνον, PSI IV. 330.5 (B.C. 258–7) οὐ γὰρ [ἐδοκί ]μασα ἄνευ σου τὴν ἐγδημίαν ποιήσασθαι.


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
εκδημησαι εκδημήσαι ἐκδημῆσαι εκδημουμεν εκδημούμεν ἐκδημοῦμεν εκδημουντες εκδημούντες ἐκδημοῦντες εκδιδύσκειν εκδιδυσκόμενος εκδιδύσκουσιν εκδιδύσκων ekdemesai ekdemêsai ekdēmēsai ekdēmē̂sai ekdemoumen ekdemoûmen ekdēmoumen ekdēmoûmen ekdemountes ekdemoûntes ekdēmountes ekdēmoûntes
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for Copyright 1999-2022. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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