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ἀκριβόω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἀκριβόω
Greek transliteration: 
akriboō
Simplified transliteration: 
akriboo
Principal Parts: 
-, ἠκρίβωσα, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
198
GK Number: 
208
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
2
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-1d(3)
Gloss: 
to find out exactly
Definition: 
to inquire accurately, or diligently, Mt. 2:7, 16 (see v. 8)*

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 2:7 Then Herod secretly called for the magi and found (ēkribōsen | ἠκρίβωσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) out from them exactly (ēkribōsen | ἠκρίβωσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) what time the star had appeared.
Matthew 2:16 Then Herod, when he saw that he had been tricked by the wise men, became furious; and he sent and killed all the male children in and around Bethlehem who were two years old or under, according to the time that he had determined (ēkribōsen | ἠκρίβωσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) from the wise men.