1340. diischurizomai
Strong's Concordance
diischurizomai: to lean upon, affirm confidently
Original Word: διϊσχυρίζομαι
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: diischurizomai
Phonetic Spelling: (dee-is-khoo-rid'-zom-ahee)
Definition: to lean upon, affirm confidently
Usage: I assert emphatically, lean upon.
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1340 diisxyrízomai (from isxyros, "combatively strong," which is intensified by the prefix, 1223 /diá, "thoroughly") – properly, thoroughly assert (intensely affirm), especially in the face of opposition; to "assert emphatically" (Souter).

[The high level of personal self-involvement (personal interest) of this action ("intense asserting") accounts for why it is always in the Gk middle voice.]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from dia and ischurizomai (to rely on something, feel confident); from ischuros
to lean upon, affirm confidently
NASB Translation
insist (1), insisting (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1340: διϊσχυρίζομαι

διϊσχυρίζομαι (L WH διϊσχυρίζομαι (see Iota)): imperfect διισχυριζομην;

1. to lean upon.

2. to affirm stoutly, to assert confidently: Luke 22:59; Acts 12:15. (Lysias, Isaeus, Plato, Demosthenes, Josephus, Antiquities 2, 6, 4; Aelian hist. an. 7, 18; Dio Cassius, 57, 23; others.)

δικάζω[δικάζω; 1 aorist passive ἐδικασθην; from Homer down; "to judge, pass judgment: absolutely, Luke 6:37 Tr marginal reading (others, καταδικάζω.]

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
confidently affirm.

From dia and a derivative of ischuros; to stout it through, i.e. Asservate -- confidently (constantly) affirm.

see GREEK dia

see GREEK ischuros

Forms and Transliterations
διισχυριζετο διισχυρίζετο διϊσχυρίζετο δικάζειν δικάζεσθε δικάζηται δικαζόμενον δικάζονται δικάσαι δικάσει δίκασον δικάσω εδίκαζε εδίκαζεν εδίκασας diischurizeto diischyrizeto diischyrízeto
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Englishman's Concordance
Luke 22:59 V-IIM/P-3S
GRK: ἄλλος τις διισχυρίζετο λέγων Ἐπ'
NAS: another man [began] to insist, saying,
KJV: after another confidently affirmed, saying,
INT: other a certain strongly affirmed saying In

Acts 12:15 V-IIM/P-3S
GRK: ἡ δὲ διισχυρίζετο οὕτως ἔχειν
NAS: to her, You are out of your mind! But she kept insisting that it was so.
KJV: But she constantly affirmed that it was
INT: but she strongly affirmed thus it was

Strong's Greek 1340
2 Occurrences

διισχυρίζετο — 2 Occ.

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