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Entry for Strong's #3726 - ὁρκίζω

Word Origin
from (3727)
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to force to take an oath, to administer an oath to
  2. to adjure (solemnly implore)
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 7650 ‑ שָׁבַע (shaw‑bah');  7650 ‑ שָׁבַע (shaw‑bah');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (3) NAS (2) HCS (3)
Mark 1
Acts 1
1 Thessalonians 1
Mark 1
Acts 1
Mark 1
Acts 1
1 Thessalonians 1
V-PAI-1P 1
V-PAI-1S 2
V-PAI-1S 2
V-PAI-1P 1
V-PAI-1S 2
V-PAI-1S 5

Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


Dor. fut. ὁρκιξέω IG 22.1126.13 (Delph.): like ὁρκόω (used with it in D. 19.278),

make one swear, administer an oath to a person, τινα; rejected by Phryn. 338, but found in X. Smp. 4.10, D. 18.30, 19.278, 23.172, Arist. Fr. 149, PCair.Zen. 254.2 (iii B. C.); ὁ. ἐφ' ᾧ ἔσται SIG 684.25 (Dyme, ii B. C.): c. dupl. acc., ὁ. τινὰς ὅρκον IG 9(2).1109.52 (Thess., ii/i B.C.), 5(1).1390.1 (Andania, i B. C.); ὁ. τινά, c. inf., LXX Nehemiah 5:12; adjure, δαίμονας, c. inf., PMag.Par. 1.345; ὁ. τινὰ κατὰ τοῦ Θεοῦ LXX 2 Chronicles 36:13, cf. PMag.Par. 1.289, PMag.Lond. 121.242; ὁρκίζω σε τὸν Θεόν Mark 5:7, cf. PMag.Par. 1.3045; οὐρανὸν ὁρκίζω σε Orph. Fr. 299; ὁ. σε τοῖς Μήδων καὶ Περσῶν δόγμασιν ἵνα.. LXX Daniel 6:13 : Pass., to be sworn, ὡρκισμένοι νόμῳ ἰητρικῷ Hp. Jusj., cf. Plb. 38.13.5.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ὁρκίζω; (ὅρκος);

1. to force to take an oath, to administer an oath to: Xenophon, conviv. 4, 10; Demosthenes, Polybius; cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 361.

2. to adjure (solemnly implore), with two accusative of person, viz. of the one who is adjured and of the one by whom he is adjured (cf. Matthiae, § 413, 10; (Buttmann, 147 (128))): 1 Thessalonians 5:27 R G (see ἐνορκίζω); Mark 5:7; Acts 19:13. (the Sept. for הִשְׁבִּיעַ , τινα followed by κατά with the genitive, 1 Kings 2:42 (); 2 Chronicles 36:13; ἐν, Nehemiah 13:25.) (Compare: ἐνορκίζω, ἐξορκίζω.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament


(< ὅρκος ),

[in LXX: Genesis 24:37, al. (H7650 hi.);]

1. to make one swear (Xen., Polyb., a1.).

2. to adjure: c. dupl. acc, Mark 5:7, Acts 19:13 (cf. ἐν -, ἐξ -ορκίζω ).†

ἐν -ορκίζω ,

[in LXX: Nehemiah 13:25 A (H7650 hi.)*;]

to adjure: c. dupl. acc (like ορκίζω , q.v.), ὑμᾶς τ . κῦριον , 1 Thessalonians 5:27.†

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

With this adv. = ";with the whole crowd"; (Luke 23:18), cf. the corresponding subst., as in 2 Maccabees 10:24, in Aristeas 90 πάντα καθαρίζεσθαι τὰ συναγόμενα παμπληθῆ τῶν θυμάτων αἵματα, ";that all the vast accumulation of sacrificial blood is swept away"; (Thackeray).


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
Ενορκιζω Ἐνορκίζω ορκιεί ορκίζειν ορκίζομεν ορκιζω ορκίζω ὁρκίζω ορκίσας ορκισμού ορκίσμου ώρικισέ ωρκισά ώρκισα ώρκισας ώρκισε ώρκισέ ώρκισεν Enorkizo Enorkizō Enorkízo Enorkízō horkizo horkizō horkízo horkízō orkizo orkizō
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