1811. exakoloutheó
Strong's Concordance
exakoloutheó: to follow (out, up), i.e. to imitate
Original Word: ἐξακολουθέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: exakoloutheó
Phonetic Spelling: (ex-ak-ol-oo-theh'-o)
Definition: to follow (out, up), to imitate
Usage: I follow after, imitate.
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1811 eksakolouthéō (from 1537 /ek, "wholly out from," intensifying 190 /akolouthéō, "follow") – properly, completely follow (literally, "wholly out from"), i.e. closely imitating (emulating) someone as a model or leader.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from ek and akoloutheó
to follow (out, up), i.e. to imitate
NASB Translation
follow (2), followed (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1811: ἐξακολουθέω

ἐξακολουθέω, ἐξακολούθω: future ἐξακολουθήσω; 1 aorist participle ἐξακολουθησας; to follow out or up, tread in one's steps;

a. τῇ ὁδῷ τίνος, metaphorically, to imitate one's way of acting: 2 Peter 2:15, cf. Isaiah 56:11.

b. to follow one's authority: μύθοις, 2 Peter 1:16; Josephus, Antiquities prooem. 4 (ἀρχηγοῖς, Clement of Rome, 1 Cor. 14, 1 [ET]; δυσί βασιλεῦσι, Test xii. Patr., p. 643 (test. Zeb. § 9)).

c. to comply with, yield to: ἀσελγείαις (Rec. ἀπωλείαις), 2 Peter 2:2, (πνεύμασι πλάνης, Test xii. Patr., p. 665 (test. Napht. § 3; τοῖς πονηροῖς διαβουλίοις, xii. Patr., p. 628 test. Isa. § 6); cf. also Amos 2:4; Job 31:9; Sir. 5:2). Among secular authors, Polybius, Plutarch, occasionally use the word; (add Dionysius Halicarnassus, de comp. verb. § 24, p. 188, 7; Epictetus diss. 1, 22, 16).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From ek and akoloutheo; to follow out, i.e. (figuratively) to imitate, obey, yield to -- follow.

see GREEK ek

see GREEK akoloutheo

Forms and Transliterations
εξακολουθήσαί εξακολουθησαντες εξακολουθήσαντες ἐξακολουθήσαντες εξακολουθησουσιν εξακολουθήσουσιν ἐξακολουθήσουσιν εξηκολούθησαν εξηκολούθησεν εξηκονήθη exakolouthesantes exakolouthēsantes exakolouthḗsantes exakolouthesousin exakolouthēsousin exakolouthḗsousin
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Englishman's Concordance
2 Peter 1:16 V-APA-NMP
GRK: σεσοφισμένοις μύθοις ἐξακολουθήσαντες ἐγνωρίσαμεν ὑμῖν
NAS: For we did not follow cleverly devised
KJV: not followed cunningly devised
INT: cleverly-imagined fables having followed out we made known to you

2 Peter 2:2 V-FIA-3P
GRK: καὶ πολλοὶ ἐξακολουθήσουσιν αὐτῶν ταῖς
NAS: Many will follow their sensuality,
KJV: many shall follow their
INT: and many will follow after their

2 Peter 2:15 V-APA-NMP
GRK: ὁδὸν ἐπλανήθησαν ἐξακολουθήσαντες τῇ ὁδῷ
NAS: they have gone astray, having followed the way
KJV: and are gone astray, following the way
INT: way they went astray having followed in the way

Strong's Greek 1811
3 Occurrences

ἐξακολουθήσαντες — 2 Occ.
ἐξακολουθήσουσιν — 1 Occ.

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