4176. politeuomai
Strong's Concordance
politeuomai: to live as a citizen
Original Word: πολιτεύομαι
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: politeuomai
Phonetic Spelling: (pol-it-yoo'-om-ahee)
Definition: to live as a citizen
Usage: I live the life of a citizen, live.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from polités
to live as a citizen
NASB Translation
conduct (1), lived...life (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4176: πολιτεύω

πολιτεύω: middle (cf. Winer's Grammar, 260 (244)), present imperative 2 person plural πολιτεύεσθε; perfect πεπολίτευμαι; (πολίτης);

1. to be a citizen (Thucydides, Xenophon, Lysias, Polybius, others).

2. to administer civil affairs, manage the state (Thucydides, Xenophon).

3. to make or create a citizen (Diodorus 11, 72); middle a. to be a citizen; so in the passages from Philo and the Ep. ad Diogn. cited in πολίτευμα, 3.

b. to behave as a citizen; to avail oneself of or recognize the laws; so from Thucydides down; in Hellenistic writings to conduct oneself as pledged to some law of life: ἀξίως τοῦ εὐαγγελίου, Philippians 1:27 (R. V. text let your manner of life be worthy of etc.); ἀξίως τοῦ Χριστοῦ, Polycarp, ad Philip. 5, 2 [ET]; ἀξίως τοῦ Θεοῦ, Clement of Rome, 1 Cor. 21, 1 [ET]; ὁσίως, ibid. 6, 1 [ET]; κατά τό καθῆκον τῷ Χριστῷ, ibid. 3, 4 [ET]; μετά φοβοῦ καί ἀγάπης, ibid. 51, 2 [ET]; ἐννόμως, Justin Martyr, dialog contra Trypho,

c. 67; ἠρξάμην πολιτεύεσθαι τῇ Φαρισαίων ἁιρεσει κατακολουθῶν, Josephus, Vita2; other phrases are cited by Grimm on 2 Macc. 6:1; τῷ Θεῷ, to live in accordance with the laws of God, Acts 23:1 (A. V. I have lived etc.).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
let conversation be, live.

Middle voice of a derivative of polites; to behave as a citizen (figuratively) -- let conversation be, live.

see GREEK polites

Forms and Transliterations
πεπολιτευμαι πεπολίτευμαι πολιτευεσθε πολιτεύεσθε pepoliteumai pepolíteumai politeuesthe politeúesthe
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Englishman's Concordance
Acts 23:1 V-RIM/P-1S
GRK: συνειδήσει ἀγαθῇ πεπολίτευμαι τῷ θεῷ
NAS: Brethren, I have lived my life with a perfectly
KJV: I have lived in all
INT: conscience good have conducted myself to God

Philippians 1:27 V-PMM/P-2P
GRK: τοῦ χριστοῦ πολιτεύεσθε ἵνα εἴτε
NAS: Only conduct yourselves in a manner worthy
KJV: Only let your conversation be as it becometh
INT: of Christ conduct yourselves that whether

Strong's Greek 4176
2 Occurrences

πεπολίτευμαι — 1 Occ.
πολιτεύεσθε — 1 Occ.

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