Strong's Enhanced Concordance

The Aionian Bible un-translates and instead transliterates ten special words to help us better understand the extent of God’s love for individuals and all mankind, and the nature of afterlife destinies. The original translation is unaltered and an inline note is appended to 63 Old Testament and 200 New Testament verses. Compare the definitions below to the Aionian Glossary. Follow the blue link below to study the word's usage. Search for any Strong's number: g1-21369 and h1-9049.
to pursue
Strongs:
g1377
Word:
διώκω
Tyndale
Word:
διώκω
Transliteration:
diōkō
Gloss:
to pursue
Morphhology:
Greek, Verb
Definition:
διώκω [in LXX chiefly for רָדַף;] 1) to put to flight, drive away: Mat.23:34. 2) to pursue; (a) of persons; with accusative, without hostility, to follow after: Luk.17:23; with hostile purpose: Act.26:11, Rev.12:13. Hence, to persecute: Mat.5:10-12, 44 10:23, Luk.11:49 21:12, Jhn.5:16 15:20, Act.7:52 9:4-5 22:4, 7-8 26:14-15 Rom.12:14, 1Co.4:12 15:9, 2Co.4:9, Gal.1:13, 23 4:29 5:11 6:12, Php.3:6, 2Ti.3:12; (b) metaph, with accusative of thing(s), of seeking eagerly after: Rom.9:30, 1Ti.6:11, 2Ti.2:22; νόμον δικαιοσύνης, Rom.9:31; τ. φιλοξενίαν, Rom.12:13; εἰρήνην, Heb.12:14, 1Pe.3:11; τὰ τῆς εἰ, Rom.14:19; τ. ἀγάπην, 1Co.14:1; τὸ ἀγαθόν, 1Th.5:15; absol, to follow on, drive, or speed on (Æsch.), Php.3:12, 14. (AS)
Liddell-Scott-Jones
Word:
διώκω
Transliteration:
diōkō
Gloss:
to pursue
Morphhology:
Greek, Verb
Definition:
διώκω, Epic dialect infinitive διωκέμεναι, -έμεν (see. below): future -ξω[Refs 7th c.BC+]aorist ἐδίωξα: aorist 2 ἐδιώκαθον (see. διωκάθω): perfect δεδίωχα [Refs 4th c.BC+] —middle (see. below):—passive, future διωχθήσομαι [Refs 1st c.BC+]; but διώξομαι in passive sense, [LXX+1st c.BC+]: aorist ἐδιώχθην [Refs 5th c.BC+]: perfect δεδίωγμαι [NT]; see at {δίω}):—cause to run, set in quick motion, opposed to φεύγω: 1) pursue, chase, in war or hunting, φεύγοντα διώκειν [Refs 8th c.BC+] —middle, διώκεσθαί τινα πεδίοιο, δόμοιο, chase one over or across, [Refs 8th c.BC+] 1.b) with accusative person, of a lover, [Refs 7th c.BC+] [same place]; follow, [NT+5th c.BC+] 2) pursue an object, seek after, ἀκίχητα διώκειν [Refs 8th c.BC+]; ἡδονήν, τὸ ἀγαθὸν καὶ καλόν, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἀλήθειαν[NT+4th c.BC+]; of plants, δ. τοὺς ξηροὺς τόπους seek them, [Refs 4th c.BC+]; δ. τὰ συμβάντα or τὸ συμβαῖνον follow or wait for the event, [Refs 4th c.BC+]:—middle, διώκεσθαι τὸ πλέον ἔχειν [Refs 1st c.BC+]; μοῖρα διωξαμένη [αὐτούς] [Refs] 3) pursue an argument, τὴν ἐναντίωσιν [Refs 5th c.BC+]; also, describe, ὕμνῳ ἀρετάς [Refs 5th c.BC+]; recite, λόγον [Refs] II) drive or chase away, διώκω οὔτιν᾽ ἔγωγε I don't force any one away, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; banish, [Refs].έ: metaphorically, διώκεις μ᾽ ᾗ μάλιστ᾽ ἐγὼ σφάλην you push or press me, [Refs 5th c.BC+] III) of the wind, drive a ship, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; of rowers, impel, speed on her way, ῥίμφα διώκοντες (i.e. τὴν νῆα)[Refs]; Συριηγενὲς ἅρμα διώκων driving it, Oracle texts cited in [Refs 5th c.BC+] III.2) seemingly intransitive, drive, drive on, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; gallop, run, etc, uncertain in [Refs 5th c.BC+]on the march, [Refs 4th c.BC+] III.3) urge, impel, βέλος χερί [Refs 5th c.BC+]; especially of music, δ. μοῦσαν Pratin.[Refs 4th c.BC+]:—passive, ὑφ᾽ ἡδονῆς διώκομαι. σὺν τάχει μολεῖν [Refs 5th c.BC+] III.4) of work, urge on, carry forward, σκαφήτρους [Refs 1st c.AD+] III.5) perfect participle passive δεδιωγμένος hurried, rapid, σφυγμοί [Refs 2nd c.AD+] IV) as law-term, prosecute, ὁ διώκων the prosecutor, opposed to ὁ φεύγων, the defendant, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ὁ διώκων τοῦ ψηφίσματος τὸ λέγειν, he who impeaches the clause in the decree, [Refs 5th c.BC+]indict, [Refs 5th c.BC+]: with genitive criminis, accuse of, prosecute for, δ. τινὰ τυραννίδος [Refs 5th c.BC+]; φόνον τινὸς δ. avenge another's murder, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; δίκην δ. pursue one's rights at law, [Refs 5th c.BC+]: with accusative et infinitive, accuse one of doing, [Refs 2nd c.AD+]:—passive, ὁ διωκόμενος [Refs 5th c.BC+] V) persecute, [NT]
Strongs
Word:
διώκω
Transliteration:
diṓkō
Pronounciation:
dee-o'-ko
Language:
Greek
Morphhology:
Verb
Definition:
compare the base of g1169 (δειλός) and g1249 (διάκονος)); to pursue (literally or figuratively); by implication, to persecute; ensue, follow (after), given to, (suffer) persecute(-ion), press forward; a prolonged (and causative) form of a primary verb (to flee;