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Strong's #1808 - ἐξαίρω

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  1. to lift up or take away out of a place
  2. to remove
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 622 ‑ אָסַף (aw‑saf');  1197 ‑ בָּעַר (baw‑ar');  1347 ‑ גָּאוֹן (gaw‑ohn');  1414 ‑ גְּדַד (ghed‑ad');  1438 ‑ גָּדַע (gaw‑dah');  1639 ‑ גָּרַע (gaw‑rah');  1644 ‑ גָּרַשׁ (gaw‑rash');  2040 ‑ הָרַס (haw‑ras');  2930 ‑ טָמֵא (taw‑may');  3001 ‑ יָבֵשׁ (yaw‑bashe');  3318 ‑ יָצָא (yaw‑tsaw');  3423 ‑ יָרֵשׁ (yaw‑rash', yaw‑raysh');  3582 ‑ כָּחַד (kaw‑khad');  3772 ‑ כָּרַת (kaw‑rath');  4191 ‑ מוּת (mooth);  4513 ‑ מָנַע (maw‑nah');  4853 ‑ מַשָּׂא (mas‑saw');  5255 ‑ נָסַח (naw‑sakh');  5375 ‑ נָסָה (naw‑saw', naw‑saw');  5375 ‑ נָסָה (naw‑saw', naw‑saw');  5394 ‑ נָשַׁל (naw‑shal');  5425 ‑ נָתַר (naw‑thar');  5428 ‑ נָתַשׁ (naw‑thash');  5462 ‑ סָגַר (saw‑gar');  5493 ‑ שׂוּר (soor, soor);  5541 ‑ סָלָה (saw‑law');  5557 ‑ סָלַף (saw‑laf');  5590 ‑ סָעַר (saw‑ar');  5595 ‑ סָפָה (saw‑faw');  5647 ‑ עָבַד (aw‑bad');  5674 ‑ עָבַר (aw‑bar');  5782 ‑ עוּר (oor);  7280 ‑ רָגַע (raw‑gah');  7311 ‑ רָמַם (room);  7843 ‑ שָׁחַת (shaw‑khath');  8045 ‑ שָׁמַד (shaw‑mad');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


ἐξᾰείρω Hom. (v. infr.), also in Ion. Prose, Hp. Fract. 21, cf. ἀείρω, αἴρω: aor.1 ἐξῆρα S. OC 358, etc.:


1. lift up, lift off the earth, ἐκ μὲν ἄμαξαν ἄειραν Il. 24.266; ἐκ δὲ κτήματ' ἄειραν Od. 13.120 (elsewh. Hom. uses only Med., v. infr.); ἐξάρας [αὐτὸν] παίει ἐς τὴν γῆν Hdt. 9.107; ἐ. χεῖρας in prayer, Plb. 3.62.8; κοῦφον ἐξάρας πόδα S. Ant. 224; βάθρων ἐκ τῶνδέ μ' ἐξάραντες having bidden me rise (from suppliant posture), Id. OC 264, cf. Tr. 1193; τίς σ' ἐξῆρεν οἴκοθεν στόλος; made thee start, Id. OC 358; ἡδοναῖς ἄμοχθον ἐ. βίον Id. Tr. 147; ἐ. θώρακα take it out (of its case), Ar. Ach. 1133; πυρσόν Hero Aut. 22.5: Pass., ib. 22.6. seemingly intr., rise from the ground, of a bird, D.S. 2.50; ἐ. τῷ στρατεύματι start, Plb. 2.23.4, cf. LXX Numbers 2:9.

2. raise in dignity, exalt, magnify, Κλεισθένης [τὴν οἰκίην] ἐξῆρε (v.l. -ήγειρε) Hdt. 6.126; ἐξάρας με ὑψοῦ καὶ τὴν πάτρην Id. 9.79; ἄνω τὸ πρᾶγμα ἐ. exaggerate it, Aeschin. 2.10; ἐπὶ μεῖζον ἐ. τὰ γενόμενα D.H. 8.4; ὑψηλὸν ἐ. αὑτὸν ἐπί τινι Pl. R. 494d; ἐ. ὑπόθεσιν Procl. in Prm. p.522S.; Rhet., treat in elevated style, Hermog. Id. 2.3; τὸν τῆς ἑρμηνείας τύπον ἐ. παρὰ τὸ εἰωθός Procl. in Prm. p.484S.; ἐπιστολαὶ μικρὸν ἐξηρμέναι Demetr. Eloc. 234; of music, ἐξηρμένον καὶ τεθαρρηκός Heraclid.Pont. ap. Ath. 14.624d.

3. arouse, stir up, θυμὸν ἐς ἀμπλακίην Thgn. 630; μηδὲν δεινὸν ἐξάρῃς μένος S. Aj. 1066; ἐ. σε θανεῖν excites thy wish to die, E. Hipp. 322; ἐ. φρένα λακεῖν Id. Alc. 346; ἐ. χάριν χορείας Ar. Th. 981.

4. pervert, λόγους δικαίων LXX De. 16.19.

5. remove, ἔπιπλα PLond. 1.177.21 (i A. D.); make away with, get rid of, ἐξάρατε τὸν πονηρὸν ἐξ ὑμῶν αὐτῶν 1 Corinthians 5:13 : Pass., to be carried away, of a dam, PRyl. 133.19 (i A. D.).


1. Med. (Hom. only in 3 sg. aor. ἐξήρατο), carry off for oneself, earn, δοιοὺς μισθούς Od. 10.84; ὅσ' ἂν οὐδέ ποτε ἐκ Τροίης ἐξήρατ' Ὀδυσσεύς 5.39; ἐξάρατο ἕδνον won it as a dower, Pi. O. 9.10; θοῶν ἐξήρατ' ἀγώνων.. κειμήλια Theoc. 24.122. (In Hom. ἐξήρατο may have displaced ἐξήρετο, aor. of ἐξάρνυμαι, v. ἀείρω.)

2. ἐξαίρεσθαι νόσον take a disease on oneself, catch it, S. Tr. 491.

3. carry off, Pl. Prt. 319c.


1. Pass., to be raised, [ τὸ τεῖχος] ἐξῄρετο διπλήσιον τοῦ ἀρχαίου Hdt. 6.133; rise up, rise, ἐξαιρόμενον νέφος οἰμωγῆς E. Med. 106; φλόξ Plb. 14.5.1; κονιορτός Id. 3.65.4.

2. swell, dub. in Hp. VC 15; ἐξαειρόμενα (-εύμενα codd.) ὑπὸ τῆς πιέξιος swellings caused by compression, Id. Fract. 21.

3. to be excited, agitated, ἐλπίδι S. El. 1461; ἐξαρθεὶς ὑπὸ μεγαλαυχίας puffed up, Pl. Lg. 716a: c. part., ἐξήρθης κλύων E. Rh. 109.

4. ἐξηρμένος prob. f.l. in Plb. 4.4.5.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἐξαίρω: future ἐξαρῶ (1 Corinthians 5:13 Rec.); 1 aorist imperative 2 person plural ἐξάρατε (ibid., G L T Tr wit); 1 aorist passive ἐξηρθην, to lift up or take away out of a place; to remove (cf. ἐκ, VI. 2): τινα ἐκ, one from a company, 1 Corinthians 5:2 Rec. (see αἴρω, 3 c.); 1 Corinthians 5:13 from Deuteronomy 19:19 or Deuteronomy 24:9.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἐξ -αίρω ,

[in LXX for H5265, H3423 hi., H3772 ni., H4191, H1197 pi., etc.;]

to lift up, lift off the earth, remove: 1 Corinthians 5:13 (LXX)†

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

For this strong verb (1 Corinthians 5:13), cf. P Ryl II. 133.19 (A.D. 33) where in view of an attack upon a dam (?) it is stated that there is a danger τῷ ὅλωι ἐξαρθῆνα [ι ], ";of its being entirely carried away."; It also occurs in the magical papyrus P Lond 121.367 (iii/A.D.) (= I. p. 96) . . . καθ᾽ ὥραν ἐξαίρων τὸν κύκλον τοῦ οὐρανοῦ : cf. ib. 131 * .73 (A.D. 78) (= I. p. 191), and from the inscrr. Syll 802.87 (iii/B.C.) ἀνῶιξε τὸγ γυλιὸν (";wallet";) καὶ ἐξαῖρεν ὑγιῆ τὸγ κώθωνα (";cup";) γεγενημένον. See also Anz Subsidia, p. 270 f.


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List of Word Forms
εξαίρει εξαιρείν εξαίρειν εξαίρη εξαίρομεν εξαιρόμενον εξαίρον εξαίρουσαν εξαιρών εξαίρων εξαίσια εξαίσιον εξαίσιος εξαισίω εξάραι εξάραί εξάραντες εξάρας εξαρατε εξάρατε ἐξάρατε εξαρεί εξαρείς εξαρείτε εξάρη εξάρηται εξάρητε εξαρθή εξαρθής εξαρθήσεσθε εξαρθήσεται εξαρθήσεταί εξαρθήση εξαρθήσονται εξαρούμεν εξαρούσι εξαρούσιν εξαρώ εξάρω εξάρωσι εξήρα εξήραμεν εξήραν εξήρας εξήρε εξήρέ εξήρεν εξήρθη εξήρον εξήροντο εξήρται exarate exárate
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