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ἑρμηνεύω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἑρμηνεύω
Greek transliteration: 
hermēneuō
Simplified transliteration: 
hermeneuo
Principal Parts: 
-, ἐρμήνευσα, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2059
GK Number: 
2257
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
3
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-1a(6)
Gloss: 
to translate, give the meaning, interpret, explain
Definition: 
to explain, interpret, translate, Jn. 1:42; 9:7; Heb. 7:2*

Greek-English Concordance for

John 1:42 He brought him to Jesus. Jesus looked at him intently and said, “You are Simon, the son of John; you will be called Cephas” (which is translated (hermēneuetai | ἑρμηνεύεται | pres pass ind 3 sg) “Peter”).
John 9:7 and said to him, “Go, wash in the pool of Siloam” (which means (hermēneuetai | ἑρμηνεύεται | pres pass ind 3 sg) “Sent”). So he went away and washed, and came back able to see.
Hebrews 7:2 and to him Abraham alloted a tenth part of everything. Translated (hermēneuomenos | ἑρμηνευόμενος | pres pass ptcp nom sg masc), his name means first, “king of righteousness,” then it also means, “king of Salem,” that is, “king of peace.”