1011. bouleuó
Strong's Concordance
bouleuó: to take counsel, deliberate
Original Word: βουλεύω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: bouleuó
Phonetic Spelling: (bool-yoo'-o)
Definition: to take counsel, deliberate
Usage: I deliberate, take counsel, determine.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from boulé
to take counsel, deliberate
NASB Translation
consider (1), planned (1), planned together (1), purpose (2), resolved (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1011: βουλεύω


1. to deliberate, take counsel, resolve, give counsel (Isaiah 23:8; (from Homer down)).

2. to be a councillor or senator, discharge the office of a senator: Xenophon, mem. 1, 1, 18; Plato, Gorgias, p. 473{e}; (others). In the N. T. middle, (present βουλεύομαι; imperfect ἐβουλευομην; future βουλεύσομαι, Luke 14:31 L marginal reading T WH; 1 aorist ἐβουλευσαμην):

1. to deliberate with oneself consider: followed by εἰ, Luke 14:31, (Xenophon, mem. 3, 6, 8).

2. to take counsel, resolve: followed by an infinitive, Acts 5:33 (R G T Tr marginal reading); (Rec.); ; τί, 2 Corinthians 1:17; followed by ἵνα, John 11:53 L T Tr text WH; (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 38, 3). (Compare: παραβουλεύω (παραβούλομαι), συμβουλεύω.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
consult, take counsel, determine, purpose.

From boule; to advise, i.e. (reflexively) deliberate, or (by implication) resolve -- consult, take counsel, determine, be minded, purpose.

see GREEK boule

Forms and Transliterations
βεβούλευμαι βεβούλευνται βεβούλευται βουλεύεσθε βουλεύεται βουλευομαι βουλεύομαι βουλευόμενοι βουλευόμενος βουλευομένων βουλεύου βουλεύσασθε βουλευσεται βουλεύσεται βουλεύσησθε βουλευσώμεθα εβουλευοντο εβουλεύοντο ἐβουλεύοντο εβουλευσαντο εβουλεύσαντο ἐβουλεύσαντο εβουλεύσασθε εβουλεύσατο εβουλεύσω εἰ bouleuomai bouleúomai bouleusetai bouleúsetai ebouleuonto ebouleúonto ebouleusanto ebouleúsanto ei
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Englishman's Concordance
Luke 14:31 V-FIM-3S
GRK: καθίσας πρῶτον βουλεύσεται εἰ δυνατός
NAS: sit down and consider whether
KJV: first, and consulteth whether
INT: having sat down first takes counsel whether able

John 11:53 V-AIM-3P
GRK: τῆς ἡμέρας ἐβουλεύσαντο ἵνα ἀποκτείνωσιν
NAS: from that day on they planned together to kill
INT: day they took counsel together that they might kill

John 12:10 V-AIM-3P
GRK: ἐβουλεύσαντο δὲ οἱ
NAS: But the chief priests planned to put
KJV: the chief priests consulted that
INT: took counsel moreover the

Acts 27:39 V-IIM/P-3P
GRK: εἰς ὃν ἐβουλεύοντο εἰ δύναιντο
NAS: with a beach, and they resolved to drive
KJV: the which they were minded, if
INT: on which they purposed if they should be able

2 Corinthians 1:17 V-PIM/P-1S
GRK: ἢ ἃ βουλεύομαι κατὰ σάρκα
NAS: what I purpose, do I purpose
KJV: was thus minded, did I use lightness?
INT: or what I purpose according to flesh

2 Corinthians 1:17 V-PIM/P-1S
GRK: κατὰ σάρκα βουλεύομαι ἵνα ᾖ
NAS: I purpose, do I purpose according
KJV: the things that I purpose, do I purpose
INT: according to flesh do I purpose that there should be

Strong's Greek 1011
6 Occurrences

βουλεύομαι — 2 Occ.
βουλεύσεται — 1 Occ.
ἐβουλεύοντο — 1 Occ.
ἐβουλεύσαντο — 2 Occ.

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