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ἐξαιρέω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἐξαιρέω
Greek transliteration: 
exaireō
Simplified transliteration: 
exaireo
Principal Parts: 
ἐξελῶ, ἐξεῖλον, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1807
GK Number: 
1975
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
8
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
cv-1d(2a)
Gloss: 
(act.) to gouge, take out, tear out; (mid.) to rescue, set free
Definition: 
to take out of; to pluck out, tear out, Mt. 5:29; 18:9; mid. to take out of, select, choose, Acts 26:17; to rescue, deliver, Acts 7:10, 34; 12:11; 23:27; Gal. 1:4*

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 5:29 If your right eye causes you to sin, gouge (exele | ἔξελε | aor act imperative 2 sg) it out (exele | ἔξελε | aor act imperative 2 sg) and throw it away for it is better for you to lose a part of your body than to have your whole body thrown into hell.
Matthew 18:9 And if your eye causes you to sin, gouge (exele | ἔξελε | aor act imperative 2 sg) it out (exele | ἔξελε | aor act imperative 2 sg) and throw it away; it is better for you to enter life with one eye than with two eyes to be thrown into the hell of fire.
Acts 7:10 and rescued (exeilato | ἐξείλατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) him out of all his afflictions and gave him favor and wisdom before Pharaoh, king of Egypt, who appointed him ruler over Egypt and over all his royal household.
Acts 7:34 Surely I have seen the oppression of my people in Egypt, and I have heard their groaning, and I have come down to deliver (exelesthai | ἐξελέσθαι | aor mid inf ) them. Now come, I will send you back to Egypt.’
Acts 12:11 When Peter came to himself, he said, “Now I know for certain that the Lord has sent his angel and rescued (exeilato | ἐξείλατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) me from the hand of Herod and from all that the Jewish people were expecting.”
Acts 23:27 This man was seized by the Jews and was about to be killed by them, when I came upon him and, with the soldiers, rescued (exeilamēn | ἐξειλάμην | aor mid ind 1 sg) him, having learned that he was a Roman citizen.
Acts 26:17 I will rescue (exairoumenos | ἐξαιρούμενος | pres mid ptcp nom sg masc) you from your people and from the Gentiles, to whom I am sending you
Galatians 1:4 who gave himself for our sins in order to rescue (exelētai | ἐξέληται | aor mid subj 3 sg) us from this present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father,