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ἐλεέω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἐλεέω
Greek transliteration: 
eleeō
Simplified transliteration: 
eleeo
Principal Parts: 
ἐλεήσω, ἠλέησα, -, ἠλέημαι, ἠλεήθην
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1653
GK Number: 
1796
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
28
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-1d(2a)
Gloss: 
to have mercy on, pity; to show mercy to, show pity to another who is in serious need, usually with a focus on an act of kindness that will help meet the need
Definition: 
also formed as ἐλεάω 4x, to pity, have compassion on; pass. to receive pity, experience compassion, Mt. 5:7; 9:27; 15:22; to be gracious to any one, show gracious favor and saving mercy towards; pass. to be an object of gracious favor and saving mercy, Rom. 11:30, 31; spc. to obtain pardon and forgiveness, 1 Tim. 1:13, 16

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 5:7 Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy (eleēthēsontai | ἐλεηθήσονται | fut pass ind 3 pl).
Matthew 9:27 And as Jesus went on from there, two blind men followed him, calling out, “Have mercy (eleēson | ἐλέησον | aor act imperative 2 sg) on us, Son of David!”
Matthew 15:22 And a Canaanite woman from that region came out and began to shout, saying, “Have mercy (eleēson | ἐλέησον | aor act imperative 2 sg) on me, O Lord, Son of David; my daughter is horribly demon-possessed.”
Matthew 17:15 and said, “Lord, take (eleēson | ἐλέησον | aor act imperative 2 sg) pity on my son, because he is an epileptic and suffers terribly; for he often falls into the fire and often into the water.
Matthew 18:33 And should not you also have had mercy (eleēsai | ἐλεῆσαι | aor act inf ) on your fellow servant, even as I had (ēleēsa | ἠλέησα | aor act ind 1 sg) mercy (ēleēsa | ἠλέησα | aor act ind 1 sg) on (ēleēsa | ἠλέησα | aor act ind 1 sg) you?’
Matthew 20:30 Two blind men were sitting beside the road, and when they heard that Jesus was passing by they cried out, “Lord, Son of David, have mercy (eleēson | ἐλέησον | aor act imperative 2 sg) on us!”
Matthew 20:31 The crowd rebuked them and told them to be quiet, but they cried out all the louder, “Lord, Son of David, have mercy (eleēson | ἐλέησον | aor act imperative 2 sg) on us!”
Mark 5:19 But he did not permit him. Instead, he said to him, “Go to your home, your to your own people, and tell them how much the Lord has done for you has done and that he had mercy (ēleēsen | ἠλέησεν | aor act ind 3 sg) on you.”
Mark 10:47 And hearing that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to cry out and say, “Son of David, Jesus, have mercy (eleēson | ἐλέησον | aor act imperative 2 sg) on me!”
Mark 10:48 And many were sternly telling him to be quiet; but all the more he kept crying out, “Son of David, have mercy (eleēson | ἐλέησον | aor act imperative 2 sg) on me!”
Luke 16:24 And calling out he said, ‘Father Abraham, have mercy (eleēson | ἐλέησον | aor act imperative 2 sg) on me, and send Lazarus to dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue, for I am in anguish in this flame.’
Luke 17:13 They raised their voices, saying, “Jesus, Master, have mercy (eleēson | ἐλέησον | aor act imperative 2 sg) on us!”
Luke 18:38 So he called out, “Jesus, Son of David, have mercy (eleēson | ἐλέησον | aor act imperative 2 sg) on me!”
Luke 18:39 Those who were leading the way began to rebuke him that he should be quiet; but he cried out all the more, “Son of David, have mercy (eleēson | ἐλέησον | aor act imperative 2 sg) on me!”
Romans 9:15 For he says to Moses, “I will have mercy (eleēsō | ἐλεήσω | fut act ind 1 sg) on whom I have mercy (eleō | ἐλεῶ | pres act subj 1 sg), and I will have compassion on whom I have compassion.”
Romans 9:18 So then, God has (eleei | ἐλεεῖ | pres act ind 3 sg) mercy (eleei | ἐλεεῖ | pres act ind 3 sg) on (eleei | ἐλεεῖ | pres act ind 3 sg) whomever he wills, and he hardens whomever he wills.
Romans 11:30 just as you were at one time disobedient to God but now have received mercy (ēleēthēte | ἠλεήθητε | aor pass ind 2 pl) because of their disobedience,
Romans 11:31 so they at the present time have been disobedient in order that by the mercy shown to you they also may (eleēthōsin | ἐλεηθῶσιν | aor pass subj 3 pl) now receive mercy (eleēthōsin | ἐλεηθῶσιν | aor pass subj 3 pl).
Romans 11:32 For God has consigned all to disobedience so that he (eleēsē | ἐλεήσῃ | aor act subj 3 sg) may (eleēsē | ἐλεήσῃ | aor act subj 3 sg) show (eleēsē | ἐλεήσῃ | aor act subj 3 sg) mercy (eleēsē | ἐλεήσῃ | aor act subj 3 sg) to (eleēsē | ἐλεήσῃ | aor act subj 3 sg) all.
1 Corinthians 7:25 Now concerning virgins: I have no command from the Lord, but I give my opinion as one who has been shown mercy (ēleēmenos | ἠλεημένος | perf pass ptcp nom sg masc) by the Lord and is trustworthy.
2 Corinthians 4:1 Therefore since we have this ministry, just as we have received mercy (ēleēthēmen | ἠλεήθημεν | aor pass ind 1 pl), we are not discouraged.
Philippians 2:27 Indeed he was ill; he almost died. But God had mercy (ēleēsen | ἠλέησεν | aor act ind 3 sg) on him, and not only on him but on me as well, so that I would not have sorrow upon sorrow.
1 Timothy 1:13 even though formerly I was a blasphemer, persecutor, and an insolent person. But I was shown mercy (ēleēthēn | ἠλεήθην | aor pass ind 1 sg) since, being ignorant, I had acted in unbelief;
1 Timothy 1:16 But for this reason I was shown mercy: (ēleēthēn | ἠλεήθην | aor pass ind 1 sg) so that in me as foremost Christ Jesus might display his complete patience as an illustration for those who were to believe in him for eternal life.
1 Peter 2:10 At one time you were not a people, but now you are the people of God. You were (ēleēmenoi | ἠλεημένοι | perf pass ptcp nom pl masc) shown (ēleēmenoi | ἠλεημένοι | perf pass ptcp nom pl masc) no mercy (ēleēmenoi | ἠλεημένοι | perf pass ptcp nom pl masc), but now have received mercy (eleēthentes | ἐλεηθέντες | aor pass ptcp nom pl masc).