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ἐκλέγομαι

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἐκλέγομαι
Greek transliteration: 
eklegomai
Simplified transliteration: 
eklegomai
Principal Parts: 
(ἐξελεγόμην), -, ἐξελεξάμην, -, ἐκλέλεγμαι, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1586
GK Number: 
1721
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
22
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
cv-1b(2)
Gloss: 
to chose, pick, select
Definition: 
to pick out;, in NT to choose, select, Lk. 6:13; 10:42; in NT to choose out as the recipients of special favor and privilege, Acts 13:17; 1 Cor. 1:27

Greek-English Concordance for

Mark 13:20 And unless the Lord had cut short the number of days, no one would survive; but on account of the elect, whom he chose (exelexato | ἐξελέξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg), he cut short the days.
Luke 6:13 When day came, he gathered his disciples and chose (eklexamenos | ἐκλεξάμενος | aor mid ptcp nom sg masc) from them twelve, whom he called apostles:
Luke 9:35 Then a voice came out of the cloud, saying, “This is my Son, the Chosen (eklelegmenos | ἐκλελεγμένος | perf pass ptcp nom sg masc) One; listen to him!”
Luke 10:42 but only one thing is necessary. Mary has (exelexato | ἐξελέξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) chosen (exelexato | ἐξελέξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) the most important thing, which will not be taken away from her.”
Luke 14:7 He began speaking a parable to those who had been invited when he noticed how they (exelegonto | ἐξελέγοντο | imperf mid ind 3 pl) were (exelegonto | ἐξελέγοντο | imperf mid ind 3 pl) seeking (exelegonto | ἐξελέγοντο | imperf mid ind 3 pl) out (exelegonto | ἐξελέγοντο | imperf mid ind 3 pl) the places of honor. He said to them,
John 6:70 Jesus answered them, “Did (exelexamēn | ἐξελεξάμην | aor mid ind 1 sg) I not choose (exelexamēn | ἐξελεξάμην | aor mid ind 1 sg) you, the twelve? Yet one of you is a devil.”
John 13:18 I am not speaking about all of you; I know whom I have chosen (exelexamēn | ἐξελεξάμην | aor mid ind 1 sg). But the Scripture must be fulfilled, ‘The one who eats my bread has lifted up his heel against me.’
John 15:16 You did (exelexasthe | ἐξελέξασθε | aor mid ind 2 pl) not choose (exelexasthe | ἐξελέξασθε | aor mid ind 2 pl) me, but I chose (exelexamēn | ἐξελεξάμην | aor mid ind 1 sg) you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit and that your fruit should remain, so that the Father may give you whatever you ask in my name.
John 15:19 If you belonged to the world, the world would love you as its own; but because you do not belong to the world, but I chose (exelexamēn | ἐξελεξάμην | aor mid ind 1 sg) you out of the world, for this reason the world hates you.
Acts 1:2 until the day when, having given commands through the Holy Spirit to the apostles he had chosen (exelexato | ἐξελέξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg), he was taken up;
Acts 1:24 And they prayed and said, “You, Lord, the one who knows the hearts of all, show which one of these two you have chosen (exelexō | ἐξελέξω | aor mid ind 2 sg)
Acts 6:5 And the proposal pleased the entire group, so they chose (exelexanto | ἐξελέξαντο | aor mid ind 3 pl) Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Spirit; also Philip and Prochorus and Nicanor and Timon and Parmenas and Nicolaus, a proselyte of Antioch.
Acts 13:17 The God of this people Israel chose (exelexato | ἐξελέξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) our fathers and made the people great during their stay in the land of Egypt; then with uplifted arm he led them out of it.
Acts 15:7 After there had been much debate, Peter stood up and said to them, “My brothers, you know that in days of old God made (exelexato | ἐξελέξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) a (exelexato | ἐξελέξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) choice (exelexato | ἐξελέξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) among you, that through my mouth the Gentiles should hear the message of the gospel and believe.
Acts 15:22 Then it seemed good to the apostles and the elders, together with the whole church, to send men chosen (eklexamenous | ἐκλεξαμένους | aor mid ptcp acc pl masc) from among them to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas — Judas called Barsabbas, and Silas, leading men among the brothers —
Acts 15:25 it seemed good to us, having reached agreement, to select (eklexamenois | ἐκλεξαμένοις | aor mid ptcp dat pl masc) men to send to you with our beloved Barnabas and Paul,
1 Corinthians 1:27 But God chose (exelexato | ἐξελέξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) the foolish things of the world to shame the wise; God chose (exelexato | ἐξελέξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) the weak things of the world to shame the strong;
1 Corinthians 1:28 God chose (exelexato | ἐξελέξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) the things that the world considers insignificant and contemptible, what is regarded as nothing, to render useless the things that are,
Ephesians 1:4 even as he chose (exelexato | ἐξελέξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless before him. In love
James 2:5 Listen, my dear brothers! Did (exelexato | ἐξελέξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) not God choose (exelexato | ἐξελέξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) those whom the world considers poor to be rich in faith and to inherit the kingdom, which he promised to those who love him?