1670. helkó
Strong's Concordance
helkó: to drag
Original Word: ἑλκύω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: helkó
Phonetic Spelling: (hel-koo'-o)
Definition: to drag
Usage: I drag, draw, pull, persuade, unsheathe.
HELPS Word-studies

1670 helkýō – properly, induce (draw in), focusing on the attraction-power involved with the drawing.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. verb
to drag
NASB Translation
drag (1), dragged (2), draw (1), draws (1), drew (2), haul (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1670: ἑλκύω

ἑλκύω, see ἕλκω.

STRONGS NT 1670: ἕλκωἕλκω (and in later writings ἑλκύω also (Veitch, under the word; Winer's Grammar, 86 (82))); imperfect εἷλκον (Acts 21:30); future ἑλκύσω (ἑλκύσω Rec.elz John 12:32); 1 aorist εἵλκυσα ((infinitive (John 21:6) ἑλκύσαι Rbez elz L T WH, ἑλκύσαι R {s} G Tr); cf. Alexander Buttmann (1873) Ausf. Spr. § 114, vol. ii., p. 171; Krüger, § 40, under the word; (Lob. Paralip., p. 35f; Veitch, under the word)); from Homer down; the Sept. for מָשַׁך; to draw;

1. properly: τό δίκτυον, John 21:6, 11; μάχαιραν, i. e. unsheathe, John 18:10 (Sophocles Ant. 1208 (1233), etc.); τινα, a person forcibly and against his will (our drag, drag off), ἔξω τοῦ ἱεροῦ, Acts 21:30; εἰς τήν ἀγοράν, Acts 16:19; εἰς κριτήρια, James 2:6 (πρός τόν δῆμον, Aristophanes eqq. 710; and in Latin, as Caesar b. g. 1, 53 (54, 4)cumtriniscatenisvinctustraheretur, Livy 2, 27cumalictoribusjamtraheretur).

2. metaphorically, to draw by inward power, lead, impel: John 6:44 (so in Greek also; as ἐπιθυμίας ... ἑλκουσης ἐπί ἡδονάς, Plato, Phaedr., p. 238 a.; ὑπό τῆς ἡδονῆς ἑλκόμενοι, Aelian h. a. 6, 31; likewise 4 Macc. 14:13; 15:8 (11).trahitsuaquemquevoluptas, Vergil, ecl. 2, 65); πάντας ἑλκύσω πρός ἐμαυτόν, I by my moral, my spiritual, influence will win over to myself the hearts of all, John 12:32. Cf. Meyer on John 6:44; (Trench, § 21, Compare: ἐξέλκω.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

Or helko hel'-ko; probably akin to haireomai; to drag (literally or figuratively) -- draw. Compare helisso.

see GREEK haireomai

see GREEK helisso

Forms and Transliterations
είλκεν ειλκον είλκον εἷλκον είλκυσα είλκυσά ειλκυσαν είλκυσαν είλκυσάν εἵλκυσαν είλκυσας είλκυσε είλκυσέ ειλκυσεν είλκυσεν εἵλκυσεν έλκει έλκοντος ελκουσιν έλκουσιν ἕλκουσιν ελκυσαι ελκύσαι ἑλκύσαι ελκύσει ελκυση ελκύση ἑλκύσῃ έλκυσον ελκυσω ἑλκύσω eilkon eilkusan eilkusen elkousin elkusai elkuse elkusē elkuso elkusō heilkon heîlkon heilkysan heílkysan heilkysen heílkysen helkousin hélkousin helkysai helkýsai helkyse helkysē helkýsei helkýsēi helkyso helkysō helkýso helkýsō
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Englishman's Concordance
John 6:44 V-ASA-3S
GRK: πέμψας με ἑλκύσῃ αὐτόν κἀγὼ
NAS: who sent Me draws him; and I will raise
KJV: hath sent me draw him: and
INT: having sent me draws him and I

John 12:32 V-FIA-1S
GRK: γῆς πάντας ἑλκύσω πρὸς ἐμαυτόν
NAS: up from the earth, will draw all men
KJV: the earth, will draw all
INT: earth all will draw to myself

John 18:10 V-AIA-3S
GRK: ἔχων μάχαιραν εἵλκυσεν αὐτὴν καὶ
NAS: a sword, drew it and struck
KJV: having a sword drew it, and
INT: having a sword drew it and

John 21:6 V-ANA
GRK: οὐκέτι αὐτὸ ἑλκύσαι ἴσχυον ἀπὸ
NAS: they were not able to haul it in because
KJV: not able to draw it for
INT: no longer it to haul in were they able from

John 21:11 V-AIA-3S
GRK: Πέτρος καὶ εἵλκυσεν τὸ δίκτυον
NAS: went up and drew the net
KJV: went up, and drew the net to
INT: Peter and drew the net

Acts 16:19 V-AIA-3P
GRK: τὸν Σίλαν εἵλκυσαν εἰς τὴν
NAS: and Silas and dragged them into the market place
KJV: Silas, and drew [them] into
INT: Silas they dragged [them] into the

Acts 21:30 V-IIA-3P
GRK: τοῦ Παύλου εἷλκον αὐτὸν ἔξω
NAS: of Paul they dragged him out of the temple,
KJV: they took Paul, and drew him out of
INT: of Paul they drew him outside

James 2:6 V-PIA-3P
GRK: καὶ αὐτοὶ ἕλκουσιν ὑμᾶς εἰς
NAS: you and personally drag you into court?
INT: and [not] they do drag you before

Strong's Greek 1670
8 Occurrences

εἷλκον — 1 Occ.
εἵλκυσαν — 1 Occ.
εἵλκυσεν — 2 Occ.
ἕλκουσιν — 1 Occ.
ἑλκύσαι — 1 Occ.
ἑλκύσῃ — 1 Occ.
ἑλκύσω — 1 Occ.

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