Bill Mounce

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σημαίνω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
σημαίνω
Greek transliteration: 
sēmainō
Simplified transliteration: 
semaino
Principal Parts: 
(ἐσήμαινον), -, ἐσήμανα, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
4591
GK Number: 
4955
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
6
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-2d(4)
Gloss: 
to make known; to indicate (beforehand), predict, foretell
Definition: 
to indicate by a sign, to signal; to indicate, intimate, Jn. 12:33; 18:32; 21:19; to make known, communicate, Acts 11:28; Rev. 1:1; to specify, Acts 25:27*

Greek-English Concordance for

John 12:33 He said this to signify (sēmainōn | σημαίνων | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) the kind of death he was going to die.
John 18:32 This was to fulfill the word that Jesus had spoken indicating (sēmainōn | σημαίνων | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) what kind of death he was going to die.
John 21:19 Now he said this to indicate (sēmainōn | σημαίνων | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) by what kind of death Peter would glorify God. And after this he told him, “Follow me!”
Acts 11:28 And one of them stood up, named Agabus, and indicated (esēmanen | ἐσήμανεν | aor act ind 3 sg) by the Spirit that there would be a great famine over all the world (which took place in the days of Claudius).
Acts 25:27 For it seems unreasonable to me, in sending a prisoner, not to (sēmanai | σημᾶναι | aor act inf ) report (sēmanai | σημᾶναι | aor act inf ) the charges against him.”
Revelation 1:1 The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known (esēmanen | ἐσήμανεν | aor act ind 3 sg) by sending his angel to his servant John,