2784. kérussó
Strong's Concordance
kérussó: to be a herald, proclaim
Original Word: κηρύσσω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: kérussó
Phonetic Spelling: (kay-roos'-so)
Definition: to be a herald, proclaim
Usage: I proclaim, herald, preach.
HELPS Word-studies

2784 kērýssō – properly, to herald (proclaim); to preach (announce) a message publicly and with conviction (persuasion).

2784 /kērýssō ("to herald") refers to preaching the Gospel as the authoritative (binding) word of God, bringing eternal accountability to all who hear it.

[2784 (kērýssō) is "preaching by a herald sent from God" (BAGD, "declaration," TDNT, 3:703). To "gospelize" (2097 /euaggelízō) stresses the victory of God's Gospel-message in the totality of His "good news."]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain origin
to be a herald, proclaim
NASB Translation
made proclamation (1), preach (16), preached (10), preacher (1), preaches (2), preaching (11), proclaim (8), proclaimed (6), proclaiming (6).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2784: κηρύσσω

κηρύσσω; imperfect ἐκήρυσσον; future κηρύξω; 1 aorist ἐκηρυξα (infinitive κηρύξαι R G Tr WH, κηρύξαι L T; cf. Lipsius, Gramm. Untersuch., p. 32ff; Tdf. Proleg., p. 101; Winer's Grammar, § 6, 1 f. (see references under the word κῆρυξ)); passive, present κηρύσσομαι; 1 aorist ἐκηρυχθην; 1 future κηρυχθήσομαι; (κῆρυξ, which see); from Homer down; the Sept. for קָרָא; to be a herald; to officiate as herald; to proclaim after the manner of a herald; always with a suggestion of formality, gravity, and an authority which must be listened to and obeyed;

a. univ to publish, proclaim openly: something which has been done, Mark 7:36; τόν λόγον, Mark 1:45 (here joined with διαφημίζειν); followed by indirect discourse, Mark 5:20; Luke 8:39; something which ought to be done, followed by the infinitive (cf. Winers Grammar, 322 (302); (Buttmann, § 141, 2)), Romans 2:21; Μωυσῆν, the authority and precepts of Moses, Acts 15:21; περιτομήν, the necessity of circumcision, Galatians 5:11.

b. specifically used of the public proclamation of the gospel and matters pertaining to it, made by John the Baptist, by Jesus, by the apostles and other Christian teachers: absolutely, Matthew 11:1; Mark 1:38; Mark 3:14; Mark 16:20; Romans 10:15; with the dative of the person to whom the proclamation is made, 1 Corinthians 9:27; 1 Peter 3:19; εἰς (R ἐν with the dative) τάς συναγωγάς (see εἰς, A. I. 5 b.; cf. Winer's Grammar, 213 (200)), Mark 1:39; (Luke 4:44 T Tr text WH); () κηρύσσων, Romans 10:14; κηρύσσειν, with the accusative of the thing, Matthew 10:27; Luke (); ; τίνι τί, Luke 4:18(); τό εὐαγγέλιον τῆς βασιλείας, Matthew 4:23; Matthew 9:35; Mark 1:14 (where G L brackets T Tr WH τό εὐαγγέλιον τοῦ Θεοῦ); τό εὐαγγέλιον simply, Mark 16:15; Galatians 2:2; τό εὐαγγέλιον τοῦ Θεοῦ εἰς τινας (see above), 1 Thessalonians 2:9; passive, Matthew 24:14; Matthew 26:13; Colossians 1:23; with εἰς πάντα τά ἔθνη or εἰς ὅλον τόν κόσμον added, Mark 13:10; Mark 14:9; τόν λόγον, 2 Timothy 4:2; τό ῤῆμα τῆς πίστεως, Romans 10:8; τήν βασιλείαν τοῦ Θεοῦ, Luke 8:1; Luke 9:2; Acts 20:25 (here G L T Tr WH omit τοῦ Θεοῦ); ; βάπτισμα, the necessity of baptism, Mark 1:4; Luke 3:3; Acts 10:37; μετάνοιαν καί ἄφεσιν ἁμαρτιῶν, by public proclamation to exhort to repentance and promise the pardon of sins, Luke 24:47; ἵνα μετανοῶσιν (R G μετανοήσωσι) (see ἵνα, II. 2 b.; (Buttmann, 237 (204))), Mark 6:12. τινα τισί, to proclaim to persons one whom they are to become acquainted with in order to learn what they ought to do: Χριστόν, or τόν Ἰησοῦν, Acts 8:5; Acts 19:13; Philippians 1:15; 1 Corinthians 1:23; 2 Corinthians 4:5 (where it is opposed to ἑαυτόν κηρύσσομεν, to proclaim one's own excellence and authority); 2 Corinthians 11:4; passive, κηρυχθείς, 1 Timothy 3:16; with διά and the genitive of person added, 2 Corinthians 1:19; with the epexegetic addition, ὅτι οὗτος ἐστιν υἱός τοῦ Θεοῦ, Acts 9:20; ὅτι ἐκ νεκρῶν ἐγήγερται, 1 Corinthians 15:12; τίνι followed by ὅτι, Acts 10:42; κηρύσσων followed by λέγων (Matthew 3:2), with direct discourse, Matt. ( L T WH); ; Mark 1:7; κηρύσσειν καί λέγειν followed by direct discourse, Matthew 3:1 (R G Tr brackets); ; κηρύσσοντα ἐν (omitted in Rec.) φωνή μεγάλη, followed by direct discourse (of an angel as God's herald), Revelation 5:2; κηρύσσομεν with οὕτως added, 1 Corinthians 15:11. On this word see Zezschwitz, Petri apost. de Christi ad inferos descensu sententia. (Lipsius 1857), p. 31ff; (Campbell, Dissert. on the Gospels, diss. 6, pt. v. Compare: προκηρύσσω.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
preach, proclaim, publish.

Of uncertain affinity; to herald (as a public crier), especially divine truth (the gospel) -- preacher(-er), proclaim, publish.

Forms and Transliterations
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 3:1 V-PPA-NMS
GRK: ὁ βαπτιστὴς κηρύσσων ἐν τῇ
NAS: came, preaching in the wilderness
KJV: the Baptist, preaching in
INT: the Baptist proclaiming in the

Matthew 4:17 V-PNA
GRK: ὁ Ἰησοῦς κηρύσσειν καὶ λέγειν
NAS: began to preach and say,
KJV: Jesus began to preach, and to say,
INT: Jesus to proclaim and to say

Matthew 4:23 V-PPA-NMS
GRK: αὐτῶν καὶ κηρύσσων τὸ εὐαγγέλιον
NAS: in their synagogues and proclaiming the gospel
KJV: and preaching the gospel
INT: of them and proclaiming the gospel

Matthew 9:35 V-PPA-NMS
GRK: αὐτῶν καὶ κηρύσσων τὸ εὐαγγέλιον
NAS: in their synagogues and proclaiming the gospel
KJV: and preaching the gospel
INT: of them and proclaiming the gospel

Matthew 10:7 V-PMA-2P
GRK: πορευόμενοι δὲ κηρύσσετε λέγοντες ὅτι
NAS: And as you go, preach, saying,
KJV: And as ye go, preach, saying,
INT: Going and proclaim saying

Matthew 10:27 V-AMA-2P
GRK: οὖς ἀκούετε κηρύξατε ἐπὶ τῶν
NAS: [whispered] in [your] ear, proclaim upon the housetops.
KJV: the ear, [that] preach ye upon
INT: ear you hear proclaim upon the

Matthew 11:1 V-PNA
GRK: διδάσκειν καὶ κηρύσσειν ἐν ταῖς
NAS: to teach and preach in their cities.
KJV: to teach and to preach in their
INT: to teach and to preach in the

Matthew 24:14 V-FIP-3S
GRK: καὶ κηρυχθήσεται τοῦτο τὸ
NAS: of the kingdom shall be preached in the whole
KJV: of the kingdom shall be preached in
INT: And there will be proclaimed this

Matthew 26:13 V-ASP-3S
GRK: ὅπου ἐὰν κηρυχθῇ τὸ εὐαγγέλιον
NAS: gospel is preached in the whole
KJV: gospel shall be preached in
INT: wherever if shall be proclaimed the gospel

Mark 1:4 V-PPA-NMS
GRK: ἐρήμῳ καὶ κηρύσσων βάπτισμα μετανοίας
NAS: in the wilderness preaching a baptism
KJV: and preach the baptism
INT: wilderness and proclaiming [a] baptism of repentance

Mark 1:7 V-IIA-3S
GRK: καὶ ἐκήρυσσεν λέγων Ἔρχεται
NAS: And he was preaching, and saying,
KJV: And preached, saying, There cometh
INT: And he preached saying He comes

Mark 1:14 V-PPA-NMS
GRK: τὴν Γαλιλαίαν κηρύσσων τὸ εὐαγγέλιον
NAS: into Galilee, preaching the gospel
KJV: Galilee, preaching the gospel
INT: Galilee proclaiming the gospel

Mark 1:38 V-ASA-1S
GRK: καὶ ἐκεῖ κηρύξω εἰς τοῦτο
NAS: so that I may preach there
KJV: that I may preach there also:
INT: also there I might preach for this

Mark 1:39 V-PPA-NMS
GRK: καὶ ἦλθεν κηρύσσων εἰς τὰς
NAS: Galilee, preaching and casting
KJV: And he preached in their
INT: And he was going preaching in the

Mark 1:45 V-PNA
GRK: ἐξελθὼν ἤρξατο κηρύσσειν πολλὰ καὶ
NAS: out and began to proclaim it freely
KJV: and began to publish [it] much,
INT: having gone out the began to proclaim much and

Mark 3:14 V-PNA
GRK: ἀποστέλλῃ αὐτοὺς κηρύσσειν
NAS: that they would be with Him and that He [could] send them out to preach,
KJV: them forth to preach,
INT: he might send them to preach

Mark 5:20 V-PNA
GRK: καὶ ἤρξατο κηρύσσειν ἐν τῇ
NAS: and began to proclaim in Decapolis
KJV: and began to publish in Decapolis
INT: and began to proclaim in the

Mark 6:12 V-AIA-3P
GRK: Καὶ ἐξελθόντες ἐκήρυξαν ἵνα μετανοῶσιν
NAS: They went out and preached that [men] should repent.
KJV: they went out, and preached that
INT: And having gone out they preached that they should repent

Mark 7:36 V-IIA-3P
GRK: μᾶλλον περισσότερον ἐκήρυσσον
NAS: widely they continued to proclaim it.
KJV: a great deal they published [it];
INT: exceedingly more abundantly they proclaimed [it]

Mark 13:10 V-ANP
GRK: πρῶτον δεῖ κηρυχθῆναι τὸ εὐαγγέλιον
NAS: first be preached to all
KJV: must first be published among all
INT: first must be proclaimed the gospel

Mark 14:9 V-ASP-3S
GRK: ὅπου ἐὰν κηρυχθῇ τὸ εὐαγγέλιον
NAS: the gospel is preached in the whole
KJV: gospel shall be preached throughout
INT: wherever if shall be proclaimed the gospel

Mark 16:15 V-AMA-2P
GRK: κόσμον ἅπαντα κηρύξατε τὸ εὐαγγέλιον
NAS: the world and preach the gospel
KJV: the world, and preach the gospel
INT: world all proclaim the gospel

Mark 16:20 V-AIA-3P
GRK: δὲ ἐξελθόντες ἐκήρυξαν πανταχοῦ τοῦ
NAS: And they went out and preached everywhere,
KJV: went forth, and preached every where,
INT: moreover having gone forth preached everywhere the

Luke 3:3 V-PPA-NMS
GRK: τοῦ Ἰορδάνου κηρύσσων βάπτισμα μετανοίας
NAS: the Jordan, preaching a baptism
KJV: Jordan, preaching the baptism
INT: the Jordan proclaiming [the] baptism of repentance

Luke 4:18 V-ANA
GRK: τὴν καρδίαν κηρύξαι αἰχμαλώτοις ἄφεσιν
KJV: the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance
INT: in heart to proclaim to captives deliverance

Strong's Greek 2784
61 Occurrences

ἐκηρύχθη — 1 Occ.
ἐκήρυσσεν — 3 Occ.
ἐκήρυσσον — 1 Occ.
ἐκηρύξαμεν — 2 Occ.
ἐκήρυξαν — 2 Occ.
ἐκήρυξεν — 2 Occ.
κηρυχθῇ — 2 Occ.
κηρυχθῆναι — 2 Occ.
κηρυχθήσεται — 2 Occ.
κηρυχθείς — 1 Occ.
κηρυχθέντος — 1 Occ.
κηρύσσει — 2 Occ.
κηρύσσειν — 6 Occ.
κηρύσσεται — 1 Occ.
κηρύσσετε — 1 Occ.
κηρύσσω — 2 Occ.
κηρύσσων — 13 Occ.
κηρύσσομεν — 4 Occ.
κηρύσσοντα — 1 Occ.
κηρύσσοντας — 1 Occ.
κηρύσσοντος — 1 Occ.
κηρύσσουσιν — 1 Occ.
κηρύξαι — 3 Occ.
κηρύξας — 1 Occ.
κηρύξατε — 2 Occ.
κηρύξω — 1 Occ.
κηρύξωσιν — 1 Occ.
κήρυξον — 1 Occ.

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