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Strong's #1559 - ἐκδιώκω

Root Word (Etymology)
from (G1537) and (G1377)
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  1. to drive out, banish
  2. to pursue
    1. to persecute, oppress with calamities
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1272 ‑ בָּרַח (baw‑rakh');  1920 ‑ הָדַף (haw‑daf');  2957 ‑ טְרַד (ter‑ad');  5358 ‑ נָקַם (naw‑kam');  6789 ‑ צָמַת (tsaw‑math');  7291 ‑ רָדַף (raw‑daf');  7323 ‑ רוּץ (roots);  7368 ‑ רָחַק (raw‑khak');  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (2)
Luke 1
1 Thessalonians 1
NAS (1)
1 Thessalonians 1
CSB (1)
1 Thessalonians 1
BSB (1)
1 Thessalonians 1
ESV (1)
1 Thessalonians 1
WEB (2)
Luke 1
1 Thessalonians 1
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


chase away, banish, Th. 1.24; ἐκ τοῦ τόπου Arist. HA 618b12; τῆς οἰκίας Luc. Tim. 10; attack, persecute, PMasp. 2 iii4 (vi A.D.), etc.: Pass., Hyp. Fr. 238.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἐκδιώκω: future ἐκδιώξω; 1 aorist ἐξεδιωξα;

1. to drive out, banish: τινα, Luke 11:49 (here WH Tr marginal reading διώξουσιν; some refer this to 2); (Thucydides 1, 24; Lucian, Tim. 10; the Sept. 1 Chronicles 8:13; Joel 2:20, etc.).

2. to pursue equivalent to to persecute, oppress with calamities: τινα, 1 Thessalonians 2:15 (some refer this to 1); (Psalm 118:157 (); Sir. 30:19; Demosthenes, 883, 27).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἐκ -διώκω ,

[in LXX for H1272 hi., H6789, H1920, etc.;]

to chase away, drive out: 1 Thessalonians 2:15 (cf. Deuteronomy 6:19, Joel 2:20).†

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

This NT ἅπ. εἰρ. (1 Thessalonians 2:15) is found in the late BGU III. 836.5 (time of Justinian) καταστασιασάντων κατὰ τῶν ἀπελθότων (l. όντων) ἐκεῖσε στρατιωτῶν ἐξεδίωξ [αν αὐτ ]οὺς μὴ βουλόμενοι αὐτῶν ἀπόκρισιν ποιῆσαι. The simplex occurs in the sense of ";drive out,"; ";persecute,"; in Luke 11:49 אBC, where the compound is found as a v.l. in AD al.



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
εκδιώκοντές εκδιώκοντος εκδιώξαι εκδιωξαντων ἐκδιωξάντων εκδιώξουσιν εκδιώξω εκδιωχθήσονται εξεδίωκον εξεδίωξαν εξεδιώχθη ekdioxanton ekdioxánton ekdiōxantōn ekdiōxántōn
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