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ἐπιλέγω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἐπιλέγω
Greek transliteration: 
epilegō
Simplified transliteration: 
epilego
Principal Parts: 
-, ἐπέλεξα -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1951
GK Number: 
2141
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
2
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
cv-1b(2)
Gloss: 
(pass.) to be called; (mid.) to choose
Definition: 
to call, Jn. 5:2; mid. to select for one's self, choose, Acts 15:40*

Greek-English Concordance for

John 5:2 Now in Jerusalem by the Sheep Gate there is a pool, in Hebrew called (epilegomenē | ἐπιλεγομένη | pres pass ptcp nom sg fem) Bethesda, having covered colonnades.
Acts 15:40 but Paul chose (epilexamenos | ἐπιλεξάμενος | aor mid ptcp nom sg masc) Silas and departed, having been commended to the grace of the Lord by the brothers.