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αἱρέω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
αἱρέω
Greek transliteration: 
haireō
Simplified transliteration: 
haireo
Principal Parts: 
αἱρήσω, εἷλα ορ εἷλον, -, ᾔρημαι, ᾐρέθην
Numbers
Strong's number: 
138
GK Number: 
145
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
3
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-1d(2a)
Gloss: 
to choose
Definition: 
some list as deponent αἱρέομαι, to take; mid. to choose

Greek-English Concordance for

Philippians 1:22 If I am to go on living in the flesh, that means fruitful labor for me; yet I do not know which I would prefer (hairēsomai | αἱρήσομαι | fut mid ind 1 sg).
2 Thessalonians 2:13 But we ought always to thank God for you, brothers loved by the Lord, because God chose (heilato | εἵλατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) you as first fruits for salvation, by sanctification of the Spirit and belief in the truth.
Hebrews 11:25 choosing (helomenos | ἑλόμενος | aor mid ptcp nom sg masc) rather to suffer hardship along with the people of God than to enjoy the transient pleasure of sin.