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(ἐκήρυσσον), κηρύξω, ἐκήρυξα, -, κεκήρυγμαι, ἐκηρύχθην
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to preach, proclaim, tell, often urging acceptance of the message, with warnings of consequences for not doing so
to publish, proclaim, as a herald, 1 Cor. 9:27; to announce openly and publicly, Mk. 1:4; Lk. 4:18; to noise abroad, Mk. 1:45; 7:36; to announce as a matter of doctrine, inculcate, preach, Mt. 24:14; Mk. 1:38; 13:10; Acts 15:21; Rom. 2:21

Greek-English Concordance for κηρύσσω

2 Corinthians 11:4 For if one comes and proclaims (kēryssei | κηρύσσει | pres act ind 3 sg) a different Jesus whom we (ekēryxamen | ἐκηρύξαμεν | aor act ind 1 pl) did (ekēryxamen | ἐκηρύξαμεν | aor act ind 1 pl) not proclaim (ekēryxamen | ἐκηρύξαμεν | aor act ind 1 pl), or if you welcome a different spirit which you did not welcome, or a different gospel which you did not welcome, you put up with it easily.
Galatians 2:2 I went up in response to a revelation and laid out before them — though privately before the acknowledged leaders — the gospel that I proclaim (kēryssō | κηρύσσω | pres act ind 1 sg) among the Gentiles, lest somehow I was running, or had run, in vain.
Galatians 5:11 But I, brothers, if I (kēryssō | κηρύσσω | pres act ind 1 sg) am (kēryssō | κηρύσσω | pres act ind 1 sg) still preaching (kēryssō | κηρύσσω | pres act ind 1 sg) circumcision, why am I still being persecuted? In that case the offense of the cross has been removed.
Philippians 1:15 To be sure, some are (kēryssousin | κηρύσσουσιν | pres act ind 3 pl) proclaiming (kēryssousin | κηρύσσουσιν | pres act ind 3 pl) Christ out of envy and strife, but others out of goodwill.
Colossians 1:23 if indeed you continue in the faith, stable and steadfast, not shifting from the hope of the gospel that you heard, which has been proclaimed (kērychthentos | κηρυχθέντος | aor pass ptcp gen sg neut) to every creature under heaven, and of which became I, Paul, became a minister.
1 Thessalonians 2:9 For you recall, brothers, our labor and toil. We worked night and day so as not to become a burden to any of you, while proclaiming (ekēryxamen | ἐκηρύξαμεν | aor act ind 1 pl) to you the gospel of God.
1 Timothy 3:16 And undeniably great is the mystery of godliness, who was revealed in flesh, was vindicated in spirit, appeared to angels; was preached (ekērychthē | ἐκηρύχθη | aor pass ind 3 sg) among the nations, was believed in the world, was taken up in glory.
2 Timothy 4:2 preach (kēryxon | κήρυξον | aor act imperative 2 sg) the word. Be prepared when it is opportune or inopportune; confront, rebuke, exhort, with complete patience and teaching.
1 Peter 3:19 in which also he (ekēryxen | ἐκήρυξεν | aor act ind 3 sg) went and proclaimed (ekēryxen | ἐκήρυξεν | aor act ind 3 sg) to the spirits in prison,
Revelation 5:2 And I saw a powerful angel proclaiming (kēryssonta | κηρύσσοντα | pres act ptcp acc sg masc) in a loud voice, “Who is worthy to open the scroll and break its seals?”