1559. ekdiókó
Strong's Concordance
ekdiókó: to pursue out, i.e. expel or persecute
Original Word: ἐκδιώκω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: ekdiókó
Phonetic Spelling: (ek-dee-o'-ko)
Definition: to pursue out, expel or persecute
Usage: I persecute, expel by persecuting, drive out, vex, harass.
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1559 ekdiṓkō (from 1537 /ek, "completely out of" and 1377 /diṓkō, "chase") – properly, pursue, chase ("hunt down") with passion and personal vengeance (used only in 1 Thes 2:15).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from ek and diókó
to pursue out, i.e. expel or persecute
NASB Translation
drove (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1559: ἐκδιώκω

ἐκδιώκω: future ἐκδιώξω; 1 aorist ἐξεδιωξα;

1. to drive out, banish: τινα, Luke 11:49 (here WH Tr marginal reading διώξουσιν; some refer this to 2); (Thucydides 1, 24; Lucian, Tim. 10; the Sept. 1 Chronicles 8:13; Joel 2:20, etc.).

2. to pursue equivalent to to persecute, oppress with calamities: τινα, 1 Thessalonians 2:15 (some refer this to 1); (Psalm 118:157 (); Sir. 30:19; Demosthenes, 883, 27).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From ek and dioko; to pursue out, i.e. Expel or persecute implacably -- persecute.

see GREEK ek

see GREEK dioko

Forms and Transliterations
εκδιώκοντές εκδιώκοντος εκδιώξαι εκδιωξαντων ἐκδιωξάντων εκδιώξουσιν εκδιώξω εκδιωχθήσονται εξεδίωκον εξεδίωξαν εξεδιώχθη ekdioxanton ekdioxánton ekdiōxantōn ekdiōxántōn
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Englishman's Concordance
1 Thessalonians 2:15 V-APA-GMP
GRK: καὶ ἡμᾶς ἐκδιωξάντων καὶ θεῷ
NAS: and the prophets, and drove us out. They are not pleasing
KJV: prophets, and have persecuted us; and
INT: and us having driven out and God

Strong's Greek 1559
1 Occurrence

ἐκδιωξάντων — 1 Occ.

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