exégeomai: to show the wayOriginal Word: ἐξηγέομαι
Part of Speech: Verb
Phonetic Spelling: (ex-ayg-eh'-om-ahee)
Short Definition: I explain, make declaration
Definition: I lead, show the way; met: I unfold, narrate, declare.
1834 eksēgéomai (from 1537 /ek, "completely out of from" intensifying 2233 /hēgéomai, "to lead by showing priority") – properly, lead out completely (thoroughly bring forth), i.e. explain (narrate) in a way that clarifies what is uppermost (has priority).
[1834 (eksēgéomai) is the root of the English terms, "exegesis, exegete."
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from ek and hégeomai
to show the way
explained (2), relate (2), related (1), relating (1).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 1834: ἐξηγέομαι
ἐξηγέομαι, ἐξηγοῦμαι; imperfect ἐξηγουμην; 1 aorist ἐξηγησαμην;
1. properly, to lead out, be leader, go before (Homer, et al.).
2. metaphorically, (cf. German ausführen) to draw out in narrative, unfold in teaching;
a. to recount, rehearse: (with the accusative of the thing and the dative of person, Acts 10:8); with the accusative of thing, Luke 24:35; Acts 21:19; without an accusative, followed by relative pronoun or adverb, ὅσα ἐποίησεν, Acts 15:12; καθώς, 14 (so in Greek writings from Herodotus down; the Sept. for סִפֵר, Judges 7:13, etc.).
b. to unfold, declare: John 1:18 (namely, the things relating to God; also used in Greek writings of the interpretation of things sacred and divine, oracles, dreams, etc.; cf. Meyer at the passage; Alberti, Observationes etc., p. 207f). see GREEK ek see GREEK hegeomai
see GREEK ek
see GREEK hegeomai
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 1834
ἐξηγησάμενος — 1 Occ.
ἐξηγήσατο — 2 Occ.
ἐξηγεῖτο — 1 Occ.
ἐξηγουμένων — 1 Occ.
ἐξηγοῦντο — 1 Occ.
Luke 24:35 V-IIM/P-3P
GRK: καὶ αὐτοὶ ἐξηγοῦντο τὰ ἐν
NAS: They [began] to relate their experiences
KJV: they told what things [were done] in
INT: And they related the things on
Acts 21:19 V-IIM/P-3S