ποιέω

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Dictionary: 
ποιέω
Greek transliteration: 
poieō
Simplified transliteration: 
poieo
Principal Parts: 
(ἐποίουν), ποιήσω, ἐποίησα, πεποίηκα, πεποίημαι, ἐποιήθην
Numbers
Strong's number: 
4160
GK Number: 
4472
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
568
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-1d(2a)
Gloss: 
to do, make, practice, produce, a generic term of action or performance: note the many contextual translations in the NIV
Definition: 
pluperf., πεποιήκειν, to make, form, construct, Mt. 17:4; Mk. 9:5; Jn. 2:15; of God, to create, Mt. 19:4; Acts 4:24; to make, prepare a feast, etc., Mt. 22:2; Mk. 6:21; met. to make, establish, ratify, a covenant, Heb. 8:9; to make, assume, consider, regard, Mt. 12:33; to make, effect, bring to pass, cause to take place, do, accomplish, Mt. 7:22; 21:21; Mk. 3:8; 6:5; 7:37; met. to perfect, accomplish, fulfil, put in execution a purpose, promise, etc., Lk. 16:4; 19:48; to cause, make, Mt. 5:32; Jn. 11:37; Acts 24:12; to make gain, gain, acquire, Mt. 25:16; Lk. 19:18; to get, procure, Lk. 12:33; to make, to cause to be or become a thing, Mt. 21:13; 23:15; to use, treat, Lk. 15:19; to make, constitute, appoint to some office, Mt. 4:19; Mk. 3:14; to make, declare to be, 1 Jn. 1:10; 5:10; to do, to perform, execute, practise, act, Mt. 5:46, 47, 6:2, 3; to commit evil, Mt. 13:41; 27:23; to be devoted to, follow, practise, Jn. 3:21; 5:29; Rom. 3:12; to do, execute, fulfil, keep, observe, obey, precepts, etc., Mt. 1:24; 5:19; 7:21, 24, 26; to bring evil upon, inflict, Acts 9:13; to keep, celebrate a festival, Mt. 26:18; to institute the celebration of a festival, Heb. 11:28; ποιειν τινα ἔξω, to cause to leave a place, i.q. ἔξω ἄγειν, to lead or conduct out, Acts 5:34; to pass, spend time, continue for a time, Mt. 20:12; Acts 15:33; 18:23; Jas. 4:13; to bear, as trees, yield, produce, Mt. 3:8, 10; 7:17, 18, 19; with a substantive or adjective it forms a periphrasis for the verb corresponding to the noun or adjective, e.g. δῆλον ποιειν, i.q. δηλοῦν, to make manifest, betray, Mt. 26:73; ἐκδικησιν ποιειν, i.q. ἐδικειν, to vindicate, avenge, Lk. 18:7, 8; ἔκθετον ποιειν, i.q. ἐκτιθέναι, to expose infants, Acts 7:19; ἐνέδραν ποιειν, i.q. ἐνεδρεύειν, to lie in wait, Acts 25:3; ἐξουσιαν ποιειν, i.q. ἐξουσιάζειν, to exercise power or authority, Rev. 13:12; κρισιν ποιειν, i.q. κρινειν, to judge, act as judge, Jn. 5:27; λύτρωσιν ποιειν, i.q. λυτροῦν, to deliver, set free, Lk. 1:68; μονὴν ποιειν, i.q. μένειν, to remain, dwell, Jn. 14:23; πόλεμον ποιειν, i.q. πολεμειν, to make or wage war, fight, Rev. 11:7; συμβούλοιν ποιειν, i.q. συμβουλεύεσθαι, to consult together, deliberate, Mk. 3:6; συνωμοσιαν ποιειν, i.q. συνομνύναι, and συστροφὴν ποιειν, i.q. συστρέφεσθαι, to conspire together, form a conspiracy, Acts 23:12, 13; φανερὸν ποιειν, i.q. φανεροῦν, to make known, betray, Mt. 12:16; ἀναβολὴν ποιεσθαι, i.q. ἀναβάλλεσθαι, to delay, procrastinate, Acts 25:17; βέβαιον ποιεισθαι, i.q. βεβαιοῦν, to confirm, render firm and sure, 2 Pet. 1:10; δεήσεις ποιεισθαι, i.q. δεισθαι, to pray, offer prayer, Lk. 5:33; ἐκβολὴν ποιεισθαι, i.q. ἐκβάλλειν, to cast out, throw overboard, Acts 27:18; καθαρισμὸν ποιεισθαι, i.q. καθαριζειν, to cleanse from sin, Heb. 1:3; κοινωνιαν ποιεισθαι, i.q. κοινωνειν, to communicate in liberality, bestow alms, Rom. 15:26; κοπετὸν ποιειν, i.q. κόπτεσθαι, to lament, bewail, Acts 8:2; λόγον ποιεισθαι, to regard, make account of, Acts 20:24; μνειαν ποιεισθαι, i.q. μνησθῆναι, to call to mind, Rom. 1:9; μνήμην ποιεισθαι, to remember, retain in memory, 2 Pet. 1:15; πορειαν ποιεισθαι, i.q. πορεύεσθαι, to go, journey, travel, Lk. 13:22; πρόνοιαν ποιεισθαι, i.q. προνοεισθαι, to take care of, provide for, Rom. 13:14; σπουδὴν ποιεισθαι, to act with diligence and earnestness, Jude 3

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 1:24 When Joseph arose from sleep, he did (epoiēsen | ἐποίησεν | aor act ind 3 sg) what the angel of the Lord had told him, he took her as his wife,
Matthew 3:3 For this is he who was spoken of by Isaiah the prophet when he said, ‘The voice of one crying out in the wilderness: Prepare the way of the Lord; make (poieite | ποιεῖτε | pres act imperative 2 pl) his paths straight.’”
Matthew 3:8 Therefore bear (poiēsate | ποιήσατε | aor act imperative 2 pl) fruit worthy of repentance,
Matthew 3:10 Even now the axe is lying at the root of the trees; so any tree that does (poioun | ποιοῦν | pres act ptcp nom sg neut) not bear (poioun | ποιοῦν | pres act ptcp nom sg neut) good fruit will be cut down and thrown into the fire.
Matthew 4:19 And he said to them, “Come, follow me, and I will make (poiēsō | ποιήσω | fut act ind 1 sg) you fishers of men.”
Matthew 5:19 Therefore whoever relaxes one of the least of these commandments and teaches others to do the same will be called least in the kingdom of heaven; but whoever does (poiēsē | ποιήσῃ | aor act subj 3 sg) them and teaches others, this person will be called great in the kingdom of heaven.
Matthew 5:32 But I say to you that anyone who divorces his wife, except on the ground of sexual immorality, makes (poiei | ποιεῖ | pres act ind 3 sg) her commit adultery, and whoever marries a divorced woman is made to commit adultery.
Matthew 5:36 Nor shall you take an oath by your head, because you cannot make (poiēsai | ποιῆσαι | aor act inf ) a single hair white or black.
Matthew 5:46 For if you love those who love you, what reward do you have? Do (poiousin | ποιοῦσιν | pres act ind 3 pl) not even the tax collectors do (poiousin | ποιοῦσιν | pres act ind 3 pl) the same?
Matthew 5:47 And if you greet only your brothers, what are (poieite | ποιεῖτε | pres act ind 2 pl) you (poieite | ποιεῖτε | pres act ind 2 pl) doing (poieite | ποιεῖτε | pres act ind 2 pl) more than others? Do (poiousin | ποιοῦσιν | pres act ind 3 pl) not even the Gentiles do (poiousin | ποιοῦσιν | pres act ind 3 pl) the same?
Matthew 6:1 “Take care not to (poiein | ποιεῖν | pres act inf ) perform (poiein | ποιεῖν | pres act inf ) your good deeds before others so as to be seen by them; otherwise you have no reward from your Father who is in heaven.
Matthew 6:2 So whenever you give (poiēs | ποιῇς | pres act subj 2 sg) alms do not sound a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do (poiousin | ποιοῦσιν | pres act ind 3 pl) in the synagogues and in the streets, so that they may be praised by others. I tell you the truth, they have received their reward.
Matthew 6:3 But when (poiountos | ποιοῦντος | pres act ptcp gen sg masc) you are giving (poiountos | ποιοῦντος | pres act ptcp gen sg masc) alms, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing (poiei | ποιεῖ | pres act ind 3 sg),
Matthew 7:12 “So whatever you would like others to do (poiōsin | ποιῶσιν | pres act subj 3 pl) to you, do (poieite | ποιεῖτε | pres act imperative 2 pl) also to them, for this is the law and the prophets.
Matthew 7:17 So, every healthy tree bears (poiei | ποιεῖ | pres act ind 3 sg) good fruit, but the unhealthy tree bears (poiei | ποιεῖ | pres act ind 3 sg) bad fruit.
Matthew 7:18 A healthy tree cannot bear (poiein | ποιεῖν | pres act inf ) bad fruit, nor can an unhealthy tree bear (poiein | ποιεῖν | pres act inf ) good fruit.
Matthew 7:19 Every tree that does (poioun | ποιοῦν | pres act ptcp nom sg neut) not bear (poioun | ποιοῦν | pres act ptcp nom sg neut) good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.
Matthew 7:21 “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does (poiōn | ποιῶν | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) the will of my Father in heaven.
Matthew 7:22 On that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and in your name cast out demons, and in your name do (epoiēsamen | ἐποιήσαμεν | aor act ind 1 pl) many mighty works?’
Matthew 7:24 “Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine, and does (poiei | ποιεῖ | pres act ind 3 sg) them, is like the wise man, who built his house upon rock.
Matthew 7:26 But everyone who hears these words of mine, and does (poiōn | ποιῶν | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) not do (poiōn | ποιῶν | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) them, will be like the foolish man who built his house on sand.
Matthew 8:9 For I myself am a man under authority, with soldiers under me. I say to this one, ‘Go!’ and he goes, and to another, ‘Come!’ and he comes, and to my servant, ‘Do (poiēson | ποίησον | aor act imperative 2 sg) this!’ and he does (poiei | ποιεῖ | pres act ind 3 sg) it.”
Matthew 9:28 When he had gone into the house, the blind men came to him; and Jesus said to them, “Do you believe that I am able to (poiēsai | ποιῆσαι | aor act inf ) do (poiēsai | ποιῆσαι | aor act inf ) this?” They said to him, “Yes, Lord.”
Matthew 12:2 But when the Pharisees saw this, they said to him, “Look, your disciples are doing (poiousin | ποιοῦσιν | pres act ind 3 pl) what is not lawful to do (poiein | ποιεῖν | pres act inf ) on a Sabbath.”
Matthew 12:3 But he said to them, “Have you not read what David did (epoiēsen | ἐποίησεν | aor act ind 3 sg) when he and those with him were hungry,
Matthew 12:12 How much more valuable then is a man than a sheep! So then, it is lawful to (poiein | ποιεῖν | pres act inf ) do (poiein | ποιεῖν | pres act inf ) good on the Sabbath.”
Matthew 12:16 And he sternly warned them that they (poiēsōsin | ποιήσωσιν | aor act subj 3 pl) should (poiēsōsin | ποιήσωσιν | aor act subj 3 pl) not make (poiēsōsin | ποιήσωσιν | aor act subj 3 pl) him known
Matthew 12:33 “Either make (poiēsate | ποιήσατε | aor act imperative 2 pl) the tree good and its fruit good, or make (poiēsate | ποιήσατε | aor act imperative 2 pl) the tree rotten and its fruit rotten; for the tree is known by its fruit.
Matthew 12:50 For whoever does (poiēsē | ποιήσῃ | aor act subj 3 sg) the will of my Father in heaven, he is my brother and sister and mother.”
Matthew 13:23 As for the one who was sown on good soil, this is the one who hears the message and understands it, who indeed bears fruit and produces (poiei | ποιεῖ | pres act ind 3 sg), some a hundredfold, some sixty, and some thirty.”
Matthew 13:26 When the plants came up and bore (epoiēsen | ἐποίησεν | aor act ind 3 sg) grain, then the weeds appeared as well.
Matthew 13:28 And he said to them, ‘An enemy has (epoiēsen | ἐποίησεν | aor act ind 3 sg) done (epoiēsen | ἐποίησεν | aor act ind 3 sg) this!’ And the servants said to him, ‘So do you want us to go and gather them?’
Matthew 13:41 The Son of Man will send his angels, and they will gather out of his kingdom everything that causes sin and those who break (poiountas | ποιοῦντας | pres act ptcp acc pl masc) his laws.
Matthew 13:58 And he (epoiēsen | ἐποίησεν | aor act ind 3 sg) did (epoiēsen | ἐποίησεν | aor act ind 3 sg) not do (epoiēsen | ἐποίησεν | aor act ind 3 sg) many miracles there because of their unbelief.
Matthew 17:4 And Peter spoke to Jesus, saying, “Lord, it is good that we are here. If you wish, I will put (poiēsō | ποιήσω | fut act ind 1 sg) up three shelters here — one for you, one for Moses, and one for Elijah.”
Matthew 17:12 And I tell you that Elijah has come already, and they did not recognize him, but did (epoiēsan | ἐποίησαν | aor act ind 3 pl) to him whatever they wished. So also the Son of Man will suffer at their hands.”
Matthew 18:35 So also will (poiēsei | ποιήσει | fut act ind 3 sg) my heavenly Father do (poiēsei | ποιήσει | fut act ind 3 sg) to you, unless you each forgive your brother from your heart.”
Matthew 19:4 He answered, saying, “Have you not read that he who created them from the beginning ‘made (epoiēsen | ἐποίησεν | aor act ind 3 sg) them male and female?’”
Matthew 19:16 A young man came up to Jesus and asked, “Teacher, what good thing must I do (poiēsō | ποιήσω | aor act subj 1 sg) so that I may have eternal life?”
Matthew 20:5 So they went off. When he went out again about the sixth hour and the ninth hour, he did (epoiēsen | ἐποίησεν | aor act ind 3 sg) the same thing.
Matthew 20:12 saying, ‘These last worked (epoiēsan | ἐποίησαν | aor act ind 3 pl) but one hour, and you (epoiēsas | ἐποίησας | aor act ind 2 sg) have (epoiēsas | ἐποίησας | aor act ind 2 sg) made (epoiēsas | ἐποίησας | aor act ind 2 sg) them equal to us who have borne the burden of the day and the scorching heat.’
Matthew 20:15 Am I not allowed to (poiēsai | ποιῆσαι | aor act inf ) do (poiēsai | ποιῆσαι | aor act inf ) what I choose with what belongs to me? Or do you begrudge my generosity?’
Matthew 20:32 Jesus stopped and called them, saying, “What do you want me to do (poiēsō | ποιήσω | aor act subj 1 sg) for you?”
Matthew 21:6 So the disciples went and did (poiēsantes | ποιήσαντες | aor act ptcp nom pl masc) as Jesus had instructed them.
Matthew 21:13 And he said to them, “It stands written, ‘My house will be called a house of prayer,’ but you are (poieite | ποιεῖτε | pres act ind 2 pl) making (poieite | ποιεῖτε | pres act ind 2 pl) it a den of thieves.”
Matthew 21:15 But when the ruling priests and the scribes saw the wonderful things that he did (epoiēsen | ἐποίησεν | aor act ind 3 sg), and the boys who were crying out in the temple, “Hosanna to the Son of David!” they were indignant,
Matthew 21:21 And Jesus answered them, “I tell you the truth, if you have faith and do not doubt, not only will (poiēsete | ποιήσετε | fut act ind 2 pl) you (poiēsete | ποιήσετε | fut act ind 2 pl) do (poiēsete | ποιήσετε | fut act ind 2 pl) what was done to the fig tree, but even if you say to this mountain, ‘Be lifted up and thrown into the sea,’ it will happen.
Matthew 21:23 And when he had entered the temple, the ruling priests and the elders of the people approached him while he was teaching and said, “By what authority are (poieis | ποιεῖς | pres act ind 2 sg) you (poieis | ποιεῖς | pres act ind 2 sg) doing (poieis | ποιεῖς | pres act ind 2 sg) these things, and who gave you this authority?”
Matthew 21:24 Jesus answered them, saying, “I also will ask you one question, and if you give me an answer, then I will tell you by what authority I (poiō | ποιῶ | pres act ind 1 sg) do (poiō | ποιῶ | pres act ind 1 sg) these things.
Matthew 21:27 So they answered Jesus, saying, “We do not know.” And he said to them, “Neither will I tell you by what authority I (poiō | ποιῶ | pres act ind 1 sg) do (poiō | ποιῶ | pres act ind 1 sg) these things.

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