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ὁριῶ ορ ὁρίσω, ὥρισα, -, ὥρισμαι, ὁρίσθην ορ ὡρίσθην
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to determine, set, appoint, decree
to set bounds to, to bound; to restrict, Heb. 4:7; to settle, appoint definitively, Acts 17:26; to fix determinately, Acts 2:23; to decree, destine, Lk. 22:22; to constitute, appoint, Acts 10:42; 17:31; to characterize with precision, to set forth distinctively, Rom. 1:4; absol. to resolve, Acts 11:29*

Greek-English Concordance for ὁρίζω

Luke 22:22 For the Son of Man goes according to what has been determined (hōrismenon | ὡρισμένον | perf pass ptcp acc sg neut), but woe to that man by whom he is betrayed.”
Acts 2:23 this Jesus, delivered up according to the determined (hōrismenē | ὡρισμένῃ | perf pass ptcp dat sg fem) purpose and foreknowledge of God, you, at the hands of those outside the law, executed by nailing him to a cross;
Acts 10:42 And he commanded us to preach to the people and to testify that this is he who is appointed (hōrismenos | ὡρισμένος | perf pass ptcp nom sg masc) by God to be judge of the living and the dead.
Acts 11:29 So each of the disciples, according to his financial ability, resolved (hōrisan | ὥρισαν | aor act ind 3 pl) to send relief to the brothers living in Judea,
Acts 17:26 And he made from one man every race of men to live on all the face of the earth, having determined (horisas | ὁρίσας | aor act ptcp nom sg masc) allotted epochs and the fixed boundaries of the places where they would live,
Acts 17:31 because he has appointed a day on which he will judge the world in righteousness by the man whom he has appointed (hōrisen | ὥρισεν | aor act ind 3 sg), having provided proof to all by raising him from the dead.”
Romans 1:4 and was designated (horisthentos | ὁρισθέντος | aor pass ptcp gen sg masc) Son of God with power according to the spirit of holiness by the resurrection from the dead, Jesus Christ our Lord.
Hebrews 4:7 God again ordains (horizei | ὁρίζει | pres act ind 3 sg) a certain day — “today” — saying through David, after so long a time, just as it has been said before, “Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts.”