ἀλληγορέω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἀλληγορέω
Greek transliteration: 
allēgoreō
Simplified transliteration: 
allegoreo
Principal Parts: 
-, -, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
238
GK Number: 
251
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
1
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-1d(2)
Gloss: 
to take figuratively, speak allegorically, to employ an analogy or likeness in communication
Definition: 
to say what is either designed, or fitted to convey a meaning other than the literal one, to allegorize; ἀλληγορούμενος, adapted to another meaning, otherwise significant, Gal. 4:24*

Greek-English Concordance for

Galatians 4:24 This may be interpreted allegorically (allēgoroumena | ἀλληγορούμενα | pres pass ptcp nom pl neut), for these women represent two covenants. One is from Mount Sinai, bearing children to be slaves; she is Hagar.