horkizó: to make (one) swear, to adjureOriginal Word: ὁρκίζω
Part of Speech: Verb
Phonetic Spelling: (hor-kid'-zo)
Short Definition: I adjure by, charge solemnly by
Definition: I adjure by, charge solemnly by.
3726 horkízō (from 3727 /hórkos, "an oath") – properly, make someone swear (as in Xenophon, Polybius); to adjure (Abbott-Smith), i.e. to bind under the obligation of oath.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
to make (one) swear, to adjure
adjure (1), implore (1).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 3726: ὁρκίζω
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 ( From horkos; to put on oath, i.e. Make swear; by analogy, to solemnly enjoin -- adjure, charge. see GREEK horkos
From horkos; to put on oath, i.e. Make swear; by analogy, to solemnly enjoin -- adjure, charge.
see GREEK horkos
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 3726
Ἐνορκίζω — 1 Occ.
ὁρκίζω — 2 Occ.
Mark 5:7 V-PIA-1S
GRK: τοῦ ὑψίστου ὁρκίζω σε τὸν
NAS: God? I implore You by God,
KJV: God? I adjure thee
INT: the Most High I adjure you