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κελεύω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
κελεύω
Greek transliteration: 
keleuō
Simplified transliteration: 
keleuo
Principal Parts: 
(ἐκέλευον), -, ἐκέλευσα, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2753
GK Number: 
3027
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
25
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-1a(6)
Gloss: 
to order, direct, command
Definition: 
to order, command, direct, bid, Mt. 8:18; 14:19, 28

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 8:18 Now when Jesus saw a crowd around him, he gave (ekeleusen | ἐκέλευσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) orders to go to the other side of the lake.
Matthew 14:9 And although the king was distressed, because of his oaths and his dinner guests, he commanded (ekeleusen | ἐκέλευσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) it to be given to her.
Matthew 14:19 Then he ordered (keleusas | κελεύσας | aor act ptcp nom sg masc) the crowds to sit down on the grass, and taking the five loaves and the two fish, he looked up to heaven, said a blessing, and broke the loaves. He gave the loaves to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the crowds.
Matthew 14:28 And Peter answered him, saying, “Lord, if it is you, tell (keleuson | κέλευσον | aor act imperative 2 sg) me to come to you on the water.”
Matthew 18:25 And since he did not have the means to repay the debt, his master commanded (ekeleusen | ἐκέλευσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) that he be sold along with his wife and children and everything he had, and that payment be made.
Matthew 27:58 This man approached Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus. Then Pilate ordered (ekeleusen | ἐκέλευσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) that it be given to him.
Matthew 27:64 Therefore order (keleuson | κέλευσον | aor act imperative 2 sg) the tomb to be made secure until the third day, lest his disciples come and steal him and say to the people, ‘He has been raised from the dead,’ and the last deceit will be greater than the first.”
Luke 18:40 Jesus stopped and ordered (ekeleusen | ἐκέλευσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) the beggar to be brought to him. When the man had come near, Jesus asked him,
Acts 4:15 But commanding (keleusantes | κελεύσαντες | aor act ptcp nom pl masc) them to go outside the council, they discussed the matter with one another,
Acts 5:34 But there stood up one in the council, a Pharisee named Gamaliel, a teacher of the law, respected by all the people, and he ordered (ekeleusen | ἐκέλευσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) them to put the men outside for a short time.
Acts 8:38 And he ordered (ekeleusen | ἐκέλευσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) the carriage to stop, and they both went down into the water, both Philip and the eunuch; and he baptized him.
Acts 12:19 And after Herod searched for him and could not find him, he (ekeleusen | ἐκέλευσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) examined the guards and ordered (ekeleusen | ἐκέλευσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) them to be executed. Then he went down from Judea to Caesarea and stayed there.
Acts 16:22 The crowd joined in attacking them, and the magistrates tore the clothes off them and gave (ekeleuon | ἐκέλευον | imperf act ind 3 pl) orders to beat them with rods.
Acts 21:33 Then the commanding officer came up and arrested him and ordered (ekeleusen | ἐκέλευσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) him to be tied up with two chains. Then he asked who he might be and what he had done.
Acts 21:34 Some in the crowd were shouting one thing, some another, and since he was unable to find out the truth because of the uproar, he ordered (ekeleusen | ἐκέλευσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) him to be brought into the barracks.
Acts 22:24 the commanding officer ordered (ekeleusen | ἐκέλευσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) Paul to be brought back into the barracks, saying that he should be examined with whips so that he might know the reason why they were shouting at him that way.
Acts 22:30 But on the next day, wanting to know for sure what was the accusation being made against him by the Jews, he released him and ordered (ekeleusen | ἐκέλευσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) the chief priests and all the council to meet, and he brought Paul down and set him before them.
Acts 23:3 Then Paul said to him, “God is about to strike you, you whitewashed wall! Do you indeed sit judging me according to the law yet contrary to the law order (keleueis | κελεύεις | pres act ind 2 sg) me to be struck?”
Acts 23:10 And when the argument became violent, the commanding officer, afraid that Paul would be torn apart by them, commanded (ekeleusen | ἐκέλευσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) the soldiers to go down and take him away from among them by force and bring him into the barracks.
Acts 23:35 he said, “I will give you a hearing when your accusers arrive.” Then he commanded (keleusas | κελεύσας | aor act ptcp nom sg masc) that Paul be guarded in Herod’s headquarters.
Acts 25:6 After he stayed among them not more than eight or ten days, he went down to Caesarea, and the next day he (ekeleusen | ἐκέλευσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) took his seat on the judge’s bench and ordered (ekeleusen | ἐκέλευσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) Paul to be brought.
Acts 25:17 So when they met here, I (ekeleusa | ἐκέλευσα | aor act ind 1 sg) made no delay, but on the next day took my seat on the judge’s bench and ordered (ekeleusa | ἐκέλευσα | aor act ind 1 sg) the man to be brought.
Acts 25:21 But when Paul had appealed to be kept in custody for the decision of the emperor, I ordered (ekeleusa | ἐκέλευσα | aor act ind 1 sg) him to be held until I could send him to Caesar.”
Acts 25:23 So on the next day when Agrippa and Bernice came with great pomp and entered the audience hall along with the commanding officers and the prominent men of the city, and when Festus had given (keleusantos | κελεύσαντος | aor act ptcp gen sg masc) the order, Paul was brought in.
Acts 27:43 But the centurion, wanting to spare Paul’s life, prevented them from carrying out their plan; and he ordered (ekeleusen | ἐκέλευσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) those who could swim to throw themselves overboard first and make for the land,