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.
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Strongs:
g4160
Word:
ποιέω
Tyndale
Word:
ποιέω
Transliteration:
poieō
Gloss:
: do
Morphhology:
Greek, Verb
Definition:
ποιέω, -ῶ, [in LXX for a great variety of words, but chiefly for עשׂה;] 1) to make, produce, create, cause: with accusative of thing(s), Mat.17:4, Mrk.9:5, Jhn.9:11, Act.9:39, Rom.9:20, al; of God as Creator (with accusative of person(s) also), Mat.19:4, Mrk.10:6, Luk.11:40, Act.4:24, Heb.1:2, al; like Heb. עשׂה, absol. = ἐργάζομαι, to work, Mat.20:12 (cf. Rut.2:19; so AV, but see infr.), Rev.13:5, R, mg. (but see infr.); σκάνδαλα, Rom.16:17; εἰρεήνην, Eph.2:15, Jas.3:18; ἐπίστασιν, Act.24:12; συστροφήν, Act.23:12; with accusative of thing(s) and dative of person(s), Luk.1:68, Act.15:3; with nouns expressing action or its accomplishment, forming a periphr. for the cogn. verb: ὁδόν π. (cl. ὁ ποιεῖσθαι), to go on, advance, Mrk.2:23; πόλεμον, Rev.11:7, al; ἐκδίκησιν, Luk.18:7, 8; ἐνέδραν, Act.25:3; κρίσιν, Jhn.5:27, Ju 15; ἔργα, Jhn.5:36, al; (σημεῖα), Jhn.2:23 and freq, Act.2:22, al; so also mid. ποιεῖσθαι: μονήν, Jhn.14:23; πορείαν, Luk.13:22; κοινωνίαν, Rom.15:26; of food, to make ready, prepare: δεῖπνον, Mrk.6:21, al; δοχήν, Luk.5:29 14:13; γάμους, Mat.22:2; of time, to spend (cl.): ὥραν, Mat.20:12, RV (but see supr. and cf. McN, in l.); μῆνας, Rev.13:5, R, txt. (cf. Swete, in l; but see supr.); ἐνιαυτόν, Jas.4:13; with accusative before ἐκ, Jhn.2:15, al; with accusative and accusative pred, Mat.3:3 12:16, Mrk.1:3 3:12, Jhn.5:11, al; with adv, καλῶς, Mrk.7:37; ἑορτὴν π. (Dem, Exo.23:16, al.), Act.18:21, Rec; πάσχα, Mat.26:18; to make or offer a sacrifice (Plat, Xen, al; Job.42:8, 3Ki.11:33; so some understand τοῦτο ποιεῖτε, Luk.22:19, but see Abbott, Essays, 110ff.); before ἵνα (WM, 422f; M, Pr., 228), Jhn.11:37, Col.4:16, Rev.3:9. 2) to do, perform, carry out, execute: absol, with adv, καλῶς π, Mat.12:12, 1Co.7:37, 38 Jas.2:19; id. before ptcp. (cl; see M, Pr., 228), Act.10:33, Php.4:14, 2Pe.1:19, 3Jo.6; οὕτως, Mat.24:46, Luk.9:15, al; ὡς (καθώς), Mat.1:24 2:16, al; ὁμοίως, Luk.3:11; ὡσαύτως, Mat.20:5; with ptcp, ἀγνοῶν ἐποίησα, 1Ti.1:13; with accusative of thing(s): τί interrog, Mat.12:3, Mrk.2:25, Luk.6:2, al; τοῦτο, Mat.13:28, Mrk.5:32, Luk.22:19 (WH om; see supr, ref. to Abbott, Essays), Rom.7:20, al; with nouns expressing command or regulation: τ. νόμον (not as in cl, to make a law), Jhn.7:19, Gal.5:3 (cf. in LXX, Jos.22:5, 1Ch.22:12, al.); τ. ἐντολάς, Mat.5:19; similarly with other nouns expressing conduct: τ. δικαιοσύνην, Mat.6:1, al; τ. ἀλήθειαν, Jhn.3:21, al, etc; with dupl. accusative, Mat.27:22, Mrk.15:12; with accusative of thing(s) and dative of person(s) (commod, incomm; rare in cl.), Mat.7:12, Mrk.5:19, 20 Luk.1:49, Jhn.9:26, al. SYN: πράσσω, which see The general distinction between the two words is that between particular action and its habitual performance (cf. Tr, Syn., §xcvi; Westc. on Jhn.3:21; ICC on Rom.1:32). (AS)
Liddell-Scott-Jones
Word:
ποιέω
Transliteration:
poieō
Gloss:
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Morphhology:
Greek, Verb
Definition:
ποιέω, Doric dialect ποιϝέω [Refs], etc: Epic dialect imperfect ποίεον [Refs 8th c.BC+]; contraction ποίει [Refs]; Ionic dialect ποιέεσκον [Refs 5th c.BC+]future ποιήσω: aorist ἐποίησα, Epic dialect ποίησα [Refs 8th c.BC+]perfect πεποίηκα:—middle, Ionic dialect imperfect ποιεέσκετο [Refs 5th c.BC+]: future ποιήσομαι [Refs 8th c.BC+]aorist ἐποιησάμην, Epic dialect ποι- [Refs 8th c.BC+]perfect πεποίημαι in middle sense, [Refs 5th c.BC+] —passive, future ποιηθήσομαι (μετα-) [Refs 4th c.BC+], see above; πεποιήσομαι [Refs 5th c.BC+]: aorist ἐποιήθην [Refs 5th c.BC+]: perfect πεποίημαι [Refs 8th c.BC+]:—Attic dialect ποῶ [Refs], etc, is guaranteed by metre in Trag. and Comedy texts, as ποῶ [Refs 5th c.BC+], and found in codex Laur. of [Refs 5th c.BC+] (ποήσω), 82.9 (ποεῖ), 154.7 (ἐποησάτην), etc; but ποι- is always written before -οι, -ου, -ω in Inscrr: πο- also in Aeolic dialect πόημι πόης πόει [Refs 7th c.BC+]; compare ποιητής. Used in two general senses, make and do. A) make, produce, first of something material, as manufactures, works of art, etc. (opposed to πράττειν, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; π. πύλας ἐν [πύργοις] [Refs 8th c.BC+]; of smith's work, π. σάκος[Refs]h' (= ἐποίησε) Ἀργεῖος [Refs 6th c.BC+]; τίς. τὴν λίθον ταύτην τέκτων ἐποίε; [Refs 3rd c.BC+]; εἵματα ἀπὸ ξύλων πεποιημένα made from trees, i.e. of cotton, [Refs 5th c.BC+]to be made with, [Refs 3rd c.AD+]; also τῶν τὰ κέρεα. οἱ πήχεες ποιεῦνται the horns of which are made into the sides of the lyre, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; also δέρμα εἰς περικεφαλαίας πεποίηται [Refs]:—middle, make for oneself, as of bees, οἰκία ποιήσωνται build them houses, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; [ῥεῖθρον] π, of a river, [Refs 4th c.BC+]; also, have a thing made, get it made, ὀβελούς [Refs 5th c.BC+]; τὸν Ἀπόλλω, i.e. a statue of [Refs 5th c.BC+] A.2) create, bring into existence, γένος ἀνθρώπων χρύσεον [Refs 8th c.BC+]the creator, [Refs 5th c.BC+]:—middle, beget, υἱόν [Refs 5th c.BC+]; παῖδας ποιεῖσθαι, ={παιδοποιεῖσθαι}, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; conceive, παιδίον π. ἔκ τινος [Refs 5th c.BC+]:—active in this sense only in later Gr, [Refs 1st c.AD+]; of the woman, παιδίον ποιῆσαι [Refs] A.3) generally, produce, ὕδωρ π, of Zeus, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; π. γάλα, of certain kinds of food, [Refs 4th c.BC+]; ἄρρεν π, of an egg, [Refs 2nd c.AD+]; μέλι ἄριστον π, of Hymettus, [Refs 1st c.BC+]; π. καρπόν, of trees, [NT] (metaphorically in religious sense,[Refs]; of men, κριθὰς π. grow barley, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; π. πενίαν, πλοῦτον, of the stars, [Refs 3rd c.AD+] A.3.b) in Mathematics texts, make, produce, τομήν, σχῆμα, ὀρθὰς γωνίας, [Refs 3rd c.BC+] —passive, πεποιήσθω ὡς. let it be contrived that, [Refs 3rd c.BC+] A.3.c) postulate, imply, ἡ προσθήκη ἀφαίρεσιν καὶ ἔλλειψιν ποιεῖ [Refs 3rd c.AD+] A.3.d) π. τὸ πρόβλημα effect a solution of the problem, [Refs 3rd c.BC+]; π. τὸ ἐπίταγμα fulfil, satisfy the required condition, [Refs 3rd c.BC+] A.4) after [Refs 8th c.BC+], of Poets, compose, write, π. διθύραμβον, ἔπεα, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; π. Φαίδραν, Σατύρους, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; π. κωμῳδίαν, τραγῳδίαν, etc, [Refs 5th c.BC+]: absolutely, write poetry, write as a poet, ὀρθῶς π. [Refs 5th c.BC+]: followed by a quotation, ἐπόησάς ποτε. [Refs 5th c.BC+] A.4.b) represent in poetry, Ὅμηρον Ἀχιλλέα πεποιηκέναι ἀμείνω Ὀδυσσέως [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ποιήσας τὸν Ἀχιλλέα λέγοντα having represented Achilles saying, [Refs 5th c.BC+] A.4.c) describe in verse, θεὸν ἐν ἔπεσιν [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἐποίησα μύθους τοὺς Αἰσώπου put them into verse, [Refs 4th c.BC+] A.4.d) invent, καινοὺς θεούς [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ὑπὸ ποιητέω τινὸς ποιηθὲν [τοὔνομα] [Refs 5th c.BC+]; opposed to αὐτοφυῆ, κύρια, [Refs 1st c.BC+] A.II) bring about, cause, τελευτήν [Refs 8th c.BC+]; also of things, ἄνεμοι αὐτοὶ μὲν οὐχ ὁρῶνται· ἃ δὲ ποιοῦσι φανερά [Refs 5th c.BC+] A.II.b) with accusative et infinitive, cause or bring about that, σε θεοὶ ποίησαν ἱκέσθαι [ἐς] οἶκον [Refs 8th c.BC+]; π. τινὰ αἰσχύνεσθαι, κλάειν, ἀπορεῖν, etc, [Refs 5th c.BC+]: followed by a relative clause, π. ὅκως ἔσται ἡ Κύπρος ἐλευθέρη [Refs 5th c.BC+] —also middle, ἐποιήσατο ὡς ἐν ἀσφαλεῖ εἶεν[Refs] A.II.2) procure, π. ἄδειάν τε καὶ κάθοδόν τινι [Refs 5th c.BC+]; λόγος ἀργύριον τῷ λέγοντι π. gets him money, [Refs 4th c.BC+]:—middle, procure for oneself, gain, κλέος αὐτῇ ποιεῖτ᾽ [Refs 8th c.BC+] A.II.3) of sacrifices, festivals, etc, celebrate, π. ἱρά [Refs 5th c.BC+]; π. τὴν θυσίαν τῷ Ποσειδῶνι [Refs 5th c.BC+]; π. Ἴσθμια[Refs 5th c.BC+]; π. σάββατα observe the Sabbath, [LXX]; π. ταφάς, of a public funeral, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; also of political assemblies, π. ἐκκλησίαν [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ξύλλογον σφῶν αὐτῶν [Refs]:—middle, ἀγορὴν ποιήσατο [Refs 8th c.BC+] A.II.4) of war and peace, πόλεμον π. cause or give rise to a war, πόλεμον ἡμῖν ἀντ᾽ εἰρήνης πρὸς Αακεδαιμονίους π. [Refs 4th c.BC+]; but π. ποιησόμενοι about to make war (on one's own part), [Refs 5th c.BC+]; εἰρήνην π. bring about a peace (for others), [Refs 5th c.BC+]; but εἰρήνην ποιεῖσθαι make peace (for oneself), [Refs 5th c.BC+]:—passive, ἐπεποίητο συμμαχίη [Refs 5th c.BC+] A.II.5) frequently in middle with Nouns periphrastic for the Verb derived from the Noun, μύθου ποιήσασθαι ἐπισχεσίην submit a plea, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; ποιέεσθαι ὁδοιπορίην, for ὁδοιπορέειν, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; π. πλόον, for πλέειν, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; π. κομιδήν, for κομίζεσθαι, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; θῶμα π. τὴν ἐργασίην, for θωμάζειν, [Refs]; ὀργὴν π, for ὀργίζεσθαι, [Refs]; λήθην π. τι, for λανθάνεσθαί τινος, [Refs]; βουλὴν π, for βουλεύεσθαι, [Refs]; συμβολὴν π, for συμβάλλεσθαι, [Refs]; τὰς μάχας π, for μάχεσθαι, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; καταφυγὴν π, for καταφεύγειν, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἀγῶνα π, for ἀγωνίζεσθαι, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; π. λόγον [τινός] make account of, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; but τοὺς λόγους π. hold a conference, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; also simply for λέγειν, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; also π. δι᾽ ἀγγέλου, π. διὰ χρηστηρίων, communicate by a messenger, an oracle, [Refs 5th c.BC+] A.III) with adjective as predicate, make, render so and so, ποιῆσαί τινα ἄφρονα make one senseless, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; [δῶρα] ὄλβια ποιεῖν make them blest, i.e. prosper them,[Refs 8th c.BC+] substantive, ποιῆσαι ἀθύρματα make into playthings, [Refs 8th c.BC+]: hence, appoint, instal, τὸν Μωϋσῆν καὶ τὸν Ἀαρών [LXX+NT]middle, ποιεῖσθαί τινα ἑταῖρον make him one's friend, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; π. τινὰ ἄλοχον or ἄκοιτιν take her to oneself as wife, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; π. τινὰ παῖδα make him one's son, i.e. adopt him as son, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; θετὸν παῖδα π. adopt a son, [Refs 5th c.BC+] adopt, ἐπειδὴ οὐκ ἦσαν αὐτῷ παῖδες ἄρρενες, π. Λεωκράτη [Refs 8th c.BC+]; τὰ ἔπεα ἀπόρρητα π. making them a secret, [Refs]; also ἑωυτοῦ ποιέεται τὸ. ἔργον makes it his own, [Refs 5th c.BC+] A.IV) put in a certain place or condition, etc, ἐμοὶ Ζεὺς. ἐνὶ φρεσὶν ὧδε νόημα ποίησ᾽ [Refs 8th c.BC+]; of troops, form them, ὡς ἂν κράτιστα. [Refs 5th c.BC+]; in politics, ἐς ὀλίγους τὰς ἀρχὰς π. [Refs 5th c.BC+]; and in war, π. Γετταλίαν ὑπὸ Φιλίππῳ bring it under his power, [Refs 4th c.BC+]:—middle, ποιέεσθαι ὑπ᾽ ἑωυτῷ [Refs 5th c.BC+]; π. τινὰς ἐς φυλακήν, τὰ τῶν ξυμμάχων ἐς ἀσφάλειαν, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; τὰ λεπτὰ πλοῖα ἐντὸς π. put the small vessels in the middle, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; π. τινὰ ἐκποδών (see. ἐκποδών); ὄπισθεν π. τὸν ποταμόν [Refs 5th c.BC+] A.IV.2) in Mathematics texts, multiply, π. τὰ ιβ ἐπὶ τὰ έ, τὰ ζ ἐφ᾽ ἑαυτὰ π, [Refs 2nd c.BC+] A.V) middle, deem, consider, reckon a thing as, συμφορὴν ποιέεσθαί τι take it for a misfortune, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; δεινὸν π. τι esteem it a grievous thing, take it ill, [Refs] (rarely in active, δεινὰ π. [Refs 5th c.BC+]; μέγα π. with infinitive, deem it a great matter that, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἑρμαῖον π. τι count it clear gain, [Refs 5th c.BC+] deem of no account, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἐν ἐλαφρῷ, ἐν ὁμοίῳ π, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἐν νόμῳ π. consider as lawful, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἐν ἀδείῃ π. consider as safe, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; περὶ πολλοῦ π, Latin magni facere, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; περὶ πλείονος, περὶ πλείστου π, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; περὶ ὀλίγου, περὶ ἐλάττονος, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; πρὸ πολλοῦ π. with infinitive, [Refs 5th c.BC+] A.VI) put the case, assume that, ποιήσας ἀν᾽ ὀγδώκοντα ἄνδρας ἐνεῖναι [Refs 5th c.BC+]: without infinitive, ἐν ἑκάστῃ ψυχῇ ποιήσωμεν περιστερεῶνά τινα (i.e. εἶναι) [Refs 5th c.BC+]:—passive, πεποιήσθω δή be it assumed then, [Refs]; οἱ φιλοσοφώτατοι ποιούμενοι those who are reputed, [Refs] read τί οἰώμεθα; A.VII) of Time, οὐ π. χρόνον make no long time, i. e. not to delay, [Refs 4th c.BC+]; μακρότερον ποιεῖς you are taking too long, [Refs 3rd c.BC+]; μέσας π. νύκτας let midnight come, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἔξω μέσων νυκτῶν π. τὴν ὥραν put off the time of business to past midnight, [Refs 4th c.BC+]; τὴν νύκτα ἐφ᾽ ὅπλοις ποιεῖσθαι spend it under arms, [LXX+5th c.BC+]; τὰς ἡμέρας ἐν τοῖς ὕδασι π. [Refs 1st c.BC+]; tarry, stay, μῆνας τρεῖς [NT+1st c.AD+] A.VIII) in later Greek, sacrifice, μοσχάριον [LXX]; καρπώσεις ὑπέρ τινος[LXX] sacrifice to Ashtoreth,[LXX] A.IX) make ready, prepare, as food, μοσχάριον[LXX]; π. τὸν μύστακα trim it,[LXX] A.X) ποιεῖν βασιλέα play the king,[LXX] B) do, much like{πράσσω, οὐδὲν ἂν ὧν νυνὶ πεποίηκεν ἔπραξεν} [Refs 8th c.BC+]; ποιέειν Σπαρτιητικά act like a Spartan, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; π. τὴν μουσικήν practise it, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; πᾶν or πάντα π, see at {πᾶς} [Refs 4th c.BC+] B.2) with double accusative, do something to another, κακά or ἀγαθὰ ποιεῖν τινα, first in [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἀγαθόν, κακὸν π. τινά, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; τὴν ἐκείνου (i.e. χώραν) κακῶς π. [LXX+5th c.BC+]; also of things, ἀργύριον τωὐτὸ τοῦτο ἐποίεε he did this same thing with silver, [LXX+5th c.BC+]:—in middle, φίλα ποιέεσθαί τισι [Refs 5th c.BC+] B.3) with an adverb, ὧδε ποίησον do thus, [Refs]; πῶς ποιήσει; how will you act? [Refs 5th c.BC+]: frequently with participle, εὖ ἐποίησας ἀπικόμενος [Refs 5th c.BC+]; καλῶς ποιῶν almost Adverbial, καλῶς γ᾽, ἔφη, ποιῶν σύ [Refs 4th c.BC+]fortunately, [Refs] B.4) in Prose (rarely in Poetry, [Refs 4th c.BC+] I will do this for you, [Refs 5th c.BC+] B.II) absolutely, to be doing, act, ποιέειν ἢ παθεῖν πρόκειται ἀγών [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ποιεῖν, as a category, opposed to πάσχειν, [Refs 4th c.BC+] B.II.b) of medicine, operate, be efficacious, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; πρὸς στραγγουρίαν, πρὸς τοὺς δαιμονιζομένους, [Refs 4th c.BC+]; also of charms, [Refs] B.II.2) [Refs 5th c.BC+] good-will made greatly for, on the side of, the L, [Refs]: the former passage is imitated by [Refs 2nd c.AD+] C) middle, ={προσποιέομαι}, pretend, with infinitive, [Refs 1st c.BC+] 'builder', 'maker', cf. Sanskrit cinóti, cáyati 'arrange in order', 'build'.)
Strongs
Word:
ποιέω
Transliteration:
poiéō
Pronounciation:
poy-eh'-o
Language:
Greek
Morphhology:
Verb
Definition:
to make or do (in a very wide application, more or less direct); abide, + agree, appoint, X avenge, + band together, be, bear, + bewray, bring (forth), cast out, cause, commit, + content, continue, deal, + without any delay, (would) do(-ing), execute, exercise, fulfil, gain, give, have, hold, X journeying, keep, + lay wait, + lighten the ship, make, X mean, + none of these things move me, observe, ordain, perform, provide, + have purged, purpose, put, + raising up, X secure, shew, X shoot out, spend, take, tarry, + transgress the law, work, yield; apparently a prolonged form of an obsolete primary;