1951. epilegó
Strong's Concordance
epilegó: to call or name, to choose
Original Word: ἐπιλέγω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: epilegó
Phonetic Spelling: (ep-ee-leg'-om-ahee)
Short Definition: I call, choose for myself, am named
Definition: I call; mid: I choose for myself; pass: I am named.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from epi and legó
Definition
to call or name, to choose
NASB Translation
called (1), chose (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1951: ἐπιλέγω

ἐπιλέγω: (present passive participle ἐπιλεγόμενος); 1 aorist middle participle ἐπιλεξάμενος;

1. to say besides (cf. ἐπί, D. 4) (Herodotus, et al.); to surname (Plato, legg. 3, p. 700 b.): in passive John 5:2 (Tdf. τό λεγομένη), unless the meaning to name (put a name upon) be preferred here; cf. ἐπονομάζω.

2. to choose for (Herodotus and following; the Sept.); middle to choose for oneself: Acts 15:40 (2 Samuel 10:9; Herodotus 3, 157; Thucydides 7, 19; Diodorus 3, 73 (74); 14, 12; Josephus, Antiquities 4, 2, 4, and others).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
call, choose.

Middle voice from epi and lego; to surname, select -- call, choose.

see GREEK epi

see GREEK lego

Forms and Transliterations
επελέξατο επέλεξε επιλέγεται επιλεγομενη επιλεγομένη ἐπιλεγομένη επιλεξαμενος επιλεξάμενος ἐπιλεξάμενος επιλεξάτωσαν επίλεξον επιλέξω epilegomene epilegomenē epilegoméne epilegoménē epilexamenos epilexámenos
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Strong's Greek 1951
2 Occurrences


ἐπιλεγομένη — 1 Occ.
ἐπιλεξάμενος — 1 Occ.

John 5:2 V-PPM/P-NFS
GRK: κολυμβήθρα ἡ ἐπιλεγομένη Ἐβραϊστὶ Βηθζαθά
NAS: [gate] a pool, which is called in Hebrew
KJV: which is called in the Hebrew tongue
INT: a pool which [is] called in Aramaic Bethesda

Acts 15:40 V-APM-NMS
GRK: Παῦλος δὲ ἐπιλεξάμενος Σίλαν ἐξῆλθεν
NAS: But Paul chose Silas and left,
KJV: And Paul chose Silas, and departed,
INT: Paul however having chosen Silas went forth

2 Occurrences

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