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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 bear/lead
Strongs:
g5342
Word:
φέρω
Tyndale
Word:
φέρω
Transliteration:
pherō
Gloss:
to bear/lead
Morphhology:
Greek, Verb
Definition:
φέρω [in LXX chiefly for בּוֹא. hi, also for נָשָׂא, etc;] to bear; 1) to bear, carry: with accusative, Luk.23:26 24:1, Jhn.19:39, Heb.1:3 (see Westc, in l); pass, Act.2:2 27:15, 17 Heb.6:1, 2Pe.1:17-18; of the mind, 2Pe.1:21. 2) to bear, endure: with accusative of thing(s), Heb.12:20 13:13; with accusative of person(s), Rom.9:22. 3) to bring, bring forward: with accusative of person(s), Act.5:16; id. before πρός, Mrk.1:32 2:3 9:17, 19-20; ἐπί, Luk.5:18; with dative, Mrk.7:32 8:22; with accusative of thing(s), Mrk.6:27 11:2 12:15, Luk.15:23, Act.4:34, 37 5:2, 2Ti.4:13; id. before πρός, Mrk.11:7; εἰς, Rev.21:24, 26; ἐπί, Mat.14:11, Mrk.6:28; ἀπό, Jhn.21:10; with dative, Mrk.12:15, Jhn.2:8; id. before ὧδε, Mat.14:18 17:17; before φαγεῖν (sc. τι), Jhn.4:33; τ. δάκτυλον (χεῖρα), Jhn.20:27; pass, ἡ χάρις, 1Pe.1:13; διδαχήν, II Jn 10; θάνατον (cf. Field, Notes, 230), Heb.9:16; κρίσιν, 2Pe.2:11; κατηγορίαν, Jhn.18:29; αἰτίαν, Act.25:18; αἰτιώματα, Act.25:7, Rec. 4) to bear, produce, bring forth: καρπόν, Mat.7:18, Mrk.4:8, Jhn.12:24 15:2, 4-5 15:8, 16. 5) to bring, lead: Mrk.15:22, Jhn.21:18, Act.14:13; metaph, of a gate (ὁδός, cl.), Seq. εἰς, Act.12:10 (cf. ἀνα, ἀπο, δια, εἰσ, παρ-εισ, ἐκ, ἐπι, κατα, -παρα, περι, προ, προσ, συν, ὑπο-φέρω). SYN: φορέω, which expresses habitual and continuous bearing as distinct from (φέρω) that which is accidental and temporary (cf. Mat.11:8, al, see word φορέω, and see Tr, Syn., § lviii) (AS)
Liddell-Scott-Jones
Word:
φέρω
Transliteration:
pherō
Gloss:
to bear/lead
Morphhology:
Greek, Verb
Definition:
φέρω (Locrian dialect φάρω [ᾰ], [Refs 5th c.BC+], only present and imperfect (late 1 aorist 3rd.pers. plural ἤφεραν [Refs 8th c.BC+]: Epic dialect forms, 2nd pers. plural imperative φέρτε [Refs 8th c.BC+]; 2nd pers. singular subjunctive φέρῃσθα [Refs 3rd c.BC+]; 3rd.pers. singular subjunctive φέρῃσι [Refs 8th c.BC+]; Epic dialect infinitive φερέμεν [Refs 8th c.BC+]imperfect ἔφερον, Epic dialect φέρον [Refs]; also φέρεσκε, φέρεσκον (3rd.pers. plural), [Refs 8th c.BC+] II) future οἴσω [Refs 8th c.BC+]; Doric dialect οἰσῶ [Refs 3rd c.BC+]; 1st pers. plural οἰσεῦμες [Refs]; 3rd.pers. plural ηοίσοντι [Refs]: the following active forms are not future in sense, imperative οἶσε [Refs 8th c.BC+]; 3rd.pers. plural οἰσόντων [Refs 5th c.BC+]; infinitive οἴσειν [Refs 5th c.BC+], Epic dialect οἰσέμεν [Refs 8th c.BC+]: aorist 1 infinitive οἶσαι [Refs 5th c.BC+]:—middle, future οἴσομαι [Refs 8th c.BC+]; so Doric dialect οἰσεῖται [Refs 3rd c.BC+]: future passive οἰσθήσομαι [Refs 5th c.BC+]:—passive, perfect προοῖσται [Refs 2nd c.AD+]; compare οἰστέον, οἰστός (ἀν-οιστός). III) from ἐνεγκ- (not found in [Refs 8th c.BC+], and normal in Attic dialect and Trag, also in codices [Refs 5th c.BC+]aorist 1 ἤνεγκα, and aorist 2 ἤνεγκον:—Indic, 1st pers. singular ἤνεγκον [Refs 5th c.BC+], and in composition with Preps; 2nd pers. singular always ἤνεγκας [Refs 5th c.BC+] is answd. by ἤνεγκας σ;); 3rd.pers. singular ἤνεγκε, common to both forms; dual δι-ηνεγκάτην [Refs 5th c.BC+]; plural always ἠνέγκαμεν, -ατε, -αν (3rd.pers. plural ἀπ-ήνενκαν [Refs]; δι-ηνέγκομεν is falsa lectio in [Refs 5th c.BC+]: imperative, 2nd pers. singular ἔνεγκε [Refs 5th c.BC+] conjecture Pors. in [Refs 4th c.BC+]; 3rd.pers. singular ἐνεγκάτω [Refs 5th c.BC+]; 2nd pers. plural ἐξ-ενέγκατε [Refs 5th c.BC+]subjunctive ἐνέγκω common to both forms: optative, 1st pers. singular ἐνέγκαιμι [Refs 5th c.BC+]; 2nd pers. plural ἐνέγκαιτε (ἐνέγκατε codices) [Refs 5th c.BC+]: infinitive ἐνεγκεῖν [NT+5th c.BC+] (προσ-), etc, found also in codices [Refs 5th c.BC+] (δι-): participle ἐνεγκών [Refs 5th c.BC+] — middle, only ἠνεγκάμην, [Refs 5th c.BC+] (ἐξ-), etc. (except imperative ἐνεγκοῦ [Refs 5th c.BC+]; 2nd pers. singular ἠνέγκω [Refs 5th c.BC+]; 3rd.pers. singular ἠνέγκατο [Refs 5th c.BC+]; 1st pers. plural ἠνεγκάμεθα [Refs]; infinitive εἰσ-ενέγκασθαι [Refs 5th c.BC+]: participle ἐνεγκάμενος [Refs 5th c.BC+] IV) from ἐνεικ- comes aorist 1 ἤνεικα, found mostly in Ionic dialect (but not in codices [Refs 5th c.BC+] and implied elsewhere in passive forms (see. below see):—the endings are those of aorist 1, except in imperative ἔνεικε [Refs 8th c.BC+], infinitive ἐνεικέμεν (variant{ἐνεγκέμεν}) [Refs 8th c.BC+], ἐνείκην (see. below), and participle μετ-ενεικών, ἐξενικοῦσι (see. below), compare συνενείκομαι:—1st pers. singular ἀν-ένεικα [Refs 8th c.BC+]; 2nd pers. singular ἀπ-ένεικας [Refs 8th c.BC+]; 3rd.pers. singular ἤνεικε [Refs 8th c.BC+], Epic dialect ἔνεικε [Refs 8th c.BC+]; 1st pers. plural ἐνείκαμεν [Refs 8th c.BC+]; 3rd.pers. plural ἤνεικαν [Refs 5th c.BC+], Epic dialect ἔνεικαν [Refs 8th c.BC+]; imperative 2nd pers. singular ἔνεικον [Refs 6th c.BC+]; 2nd pers. plural, ἐνείκατε [Refs 8th c.BC+]; 3rd.pers. plural ἐνεικάντων [Refs 5th c.BC+]; infinitive ἐνεῖκαι [Refs 8th c.BC+]; ἐνεικέμεν (see. above); Aeolic dialect ἐνείκην [Refs 7th c.BC+]; participle ἐνείκας [Refs 8th c.BC+]:—middle, 3rd.pers. singular ἀν-ενείκατο [Refs 8th c.BC+]; 3rd.pers. plural ἠνείκαντο [Refs 5th c.BC+]; participle ἐνεικάμενος [Refs 7th c.BC+] IV.2) aorist 1 ἤνῐκα is found in the following dialect forms: 3rd.pers. singular ἤνικε [Refs 4th c.BC+]; ἤνικεν [Refs 4th c.BC+]; ἀν-ήνικε [Refs 4th c.BC+]; but ἤνῑκε is probably written for ἤνεικε in [Refs 6th c.BC+]; 1st pers. plural ἀν-ηνίκαμες [ῐ] [Refs]; 3rd.pers. plural ἤνικαν [Refs 4th c.BC+]; 3rd.pers. singular subjunctive ἐνίκει [Refs]; ἐσ-ενίκη, and infinitive ἐσ-ένικαι, [Refs 4th c.BC+]; participle (dative plural) ἐξ-ενικοῦσι [Refs 4th c.BC+]; so in later Gr, εἰσ-ήνικα [Refs 3rd c.AD+]:—middle, participle ἐξ-ε[νικ]άμενος [Refs 4th c.BC+] IV.2.b) Boeotian dialect aorist 1 in 3rd.pers. plural εἴνιξαν [Refs 4th c.BC+]; 1st pers. singular ἤνειγξα Hdn.Gr.2.374. V) other tenses: perfect ἐνήνοχα [Refs 5th c.BC+]:—passive, future ἐνεχθήσομαι [Refs 5th c.BC+]: aorist ἠνέχθην [Refs 5th c.BC+] and frequently in compounds; Ionic dialect ἀπ-ηνείχθην [Refs 5th c.BC+]; (περι-) [Refs]; 3rd.pers. plural written ἠνείχτθησαν in [Refs 6th c.BC+]; Doric dialect participle ἐξ-ενειχθείς [Refs 4th c.BC+]; Hellenistic ἐνεγχθείς [Refs 3rd c.BC+]; in dialects, 3rd.pers. singular indicative ἀπ-ηνίχθη [Refs 4th c.BC+]subjunctive ἐξενιχθῇ[Refs 5th c.BC+]; Boeotian dialect ἐν-ενιχθεῖ [Refs 3rd c.BC+]; participle (neuter) ἐπ-ενιχθέν [Refs 4th c.BC+]; Attic dialect perfect ἐνήνεγμαι, ἐνήνεκται [Refs 5th c.BC+] Ionic dialect ἐξ-ενηνειγμένος [Refs 5th c.BC+]; Attic dialect pluperfect προσ-ενήνεκτο [Refs 5th c.BC+]; participle κατ, μετ-ενηνεγμένος [Refs 2nd c.BC+] cf. Latin fero, O[Refs 5th c.BC+] beran, Sanskrit bhárati 'bear'; οἴσω is of uncertain origin; ἐνεγκ- is probably reduplicate ἐγκ- (ἐνεκ- in passive forms and in δουρηνεκής, etc.), cognate with Sanskrit náśati 'attain,' Latin nanciscor, Lithuanian nèšti 'carry, bear'; ἐνεικ- (ἐνῐκ-) is of uncertain origin; the glosses ἐνέεικαν· ἤνεγκαν, and ἐνεείκω· ἐνέγκω [Refs 5th c.AD+] A) active, A.I) bear or carry a load, ἐν ταλάροισι φέρον μελιηδέα καρπόν [Refs 8th c.BC+]; bear (as a device) on one's shield, [Refs 4th c.BC+]; γαστέρι κοῦρον φ, of a pregnant woman, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; φ. ὑπὸ ζώνην or ζώνης ὕπο, [Refs 5th c.BC+] to have hands clean from blood, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἄψοφον βάσιν φ. [Refs] A.II) bear, convey, with collateral notion of motion, frequently in [Refs 8th c.BC+]; πρόσω φ.[Refs 8th c.BC+]; of horses,[Refs]; of ships, [Refs 8th c.BC+] A.II.b) of persons, bring to bear, μένος or μένος χειρῶν ἰθύς τινος φέρειν hurl one's strength right upon or against him, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; φ. τὴν ὀργήν, τὴν αἰτίαν ἐπί τινα, [Refs 2nd c.BC+] A.II.c) lead, direct, τὴν πόλιν [Refs 1st c.AD+] A.II.2) of wind, bear along, [πνοιὴ Ζεφύρου] φ. νῆάς τε καὶ αὐτούς [Refs 8th c.BC+] is fair for Greece, [Refs 5th c.BC+]:—passive, see below [Refs 5th c.BC+] A.III) endure, suffer, λυγρά [Refs 8th c.BC+]; χαλινόν, ζυγόν, [Refs 4th c.BC+]; πημονάς, τύχας, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; also of food, ἐσθίουσι πλείω ἢ δύνανται φ. [Refs 5th c.BC+]; of strong wine, bear, admit, καὶ τὰ τρία φέρων καλῶς, i.e. three parts of water, instead of ἴσον ἴσῳ, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; so τὰς ἐπιδείξεις. φέρουσιν αὐτοῦ (i.e. Ἰσοκράτους) οἱ λόγοι, τοὺς δὲ ἐν ἐκκλησίαις. ἀγῶνας οὐχ ὑπομένουσι [Refs 5th c.BC+] A.III.2) frequently with modal words, πήματα κόσμῳ φ. [Refs 5th c.BC+]: especially with an adverb, [ὕβριν] ῥηϊδίως φ. [Refs 8th c.BC+]; δεινῶς, βαρέως, πικρῶς, χαλεπῶς φέρειν τι, bear a thing impatiently, take it ill or amiss, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; δυσπετῶς, βαρυστόνως φ, [Refs 4th c.BC+]; προθύμως φέρειν τὸν πόλεμον to be zealous about the war, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; εὐπόρως (εὐφόρως Brunck) ἐνεγκεῖν [Refs 5th c.BC+]; εὐμενῶς, εὐχερῶς φ, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; these phrases are used mostly with accusative of things; also with participle, βαρέως ἤνεικε ἰδών [Refs 5th c.BC+]; later, χαλεπῶς φ. διά τι, πρός τι, [Refs 1st c.BC+] A.IV) bring, fetch, εἰ. θεὸς αὐτὸν ἐνείκαι [Refs 8th c.BC+]; ὕδωρ, οἶνον, [Refs 8th c.BC+]:—middle, carry or bring with one, or for one's own use, ποδάνιπτρα [Refs 8th c.BC+]; fetch, [Refs 8th c.BC+] A.IV.2) bring, offer, present, δῶρα [Refs 8th c.BC+]; χάριν τινὶ φ. grant any one a favour, do him a kindness, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; φ. τισὶ εὐνοίας, ὄνησιν ἀστοῖς, [Refs 8th c.BC+] show gratitude to him, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; μῆνιν φ. τινί cherish wrath against. [Refs 4th c.BC+] A.IV.2.b) ={ἄγω}[Refs 2nd c.AD+]; Ἰάλεμος· ὁ ἐπὶ τοῖς ἀπολωλόσιν ἀνίαν φέρων, [Refs]:—middle, τοῦ γονέως ἐφ᾽ ᾧ γε τὸ πένθος φέρεσθε [Refs 3rd c.BC+] A.IV.3) bring, produce, cause, [ἀστὴρ] φέρει πυρετὸν βροτοῖσιν [Refs 8th c.BC+]; φ. κακόν, πῆμα, ἄλγεα, etc, work one woe, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; δηϊοτῆτα φ. bring war,[Refs 8th c.BC+]; ὥσπερ τὸ δίκαιον ἔφερε as justice brought with it, brought about, i.e. as was just, no more than just, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; of a calculation, yield a result, [Refs 2nd c.AD+]; produce, adduce, bring forward, παραδείγματα [Refs 5th c.BC+]:—passive, εἰς τὴν συνηγορίαν. τοιαῦτά τινα φέρεται [Refs 2nd c.AD+] A.IV.3.b) bring or carry with one, involve, τὸ πᾶν ἡμῖν τοῦ πολέμου φέρουσιν αἱ νέες [Refs 5th c.BC+] A.IV.4) μῦθον φ. τινί bring one word, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; ἀγγελίην φ. bring a message,[Refs 8th c.BC+]: hence, tell, announce, πευθώ, φάτιν, [Refs 4th c.BC+]; report, ἀγήν (breakages) [Refs 3rd c.BC+]; φ. κεχωνευκώς reports that he has, [Refs 3rd c.BC+]; enter, book a payment made, [Refs]:—middle, λόγους φ. [Refs 5th c.BC+]; but also ἀγγελίας ἔπος οἴσῃ thou shalt have it brought thee, receive, [Refs 8th c.BC+] —passive, θάνατον ἀνάγκη φέρεσθαι τοῦ διαθεμένου the death of the testator must be announced, [NT] A.IV.5) pay something due or owing, φόρον τέσσαρα τάλαντα φ. pay as a tax or tribute, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; δασμόν [Refs 5th c.BC+]; σύνοδον φ. subscribe to the expense of a meeting, [Refs 5th c.BC+] (but usually, receive, draw, pay, μισθὸν δύο δραχμὰς τῆς ἡμέρας [Refs 5th c.BC+]; also of property, bring in, yield as rent, φ. μίσθωσιν τοῦ ἐνιαυτοῦ [Refs 4th c.BC+] A.IV.6) apply, refer, τι ἐπί τι [Refs 5th c.BC+]; φ. τὰ πράγματα ἐπί τινα confer powers upon, [Refs] A.IV.7) ψῆφον φ. give one's vote, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ψῆφος καθ᾽ ἡμῶν οἴσεται (passive) [Refs 5th c.BC+] appoint or nominate to an office, φ. χορηγόν [Refs 5th c.BC+] —passive [Refs]; ὅπως φέρηται ἐν τῷ στρατιωτικῷ [Refs 2nd c.BC+]; τῶν φερομένων ἐν Κλεοπάτρᾳ κληρούχων [Refs 2nd c.BC+]; φερομένου μου ἐν τῇ συνοχῇ since I am enrolled in prison, i.e. am in prison, [Refs 1st c.BC+]:—middle, choose, adopt, ταύταν φ. βιοτάν [Refs 5th c.BC+] A.V) bring forth, produce, whether of the earth or of trees, φ. ἄρουρα φάρμακα [Refs 8th c.BC+]; [νῆσος] φ. ὥρια πάντα[Refs 8th c.BC+]: absolutely, bear fruit, be fruitful, εὖτ᾽ ἂν τάδε πάντα φέρῃσι [Refs]; ἡ γῆ ἔφερε (καρπόν add. codices quidam) [Refs 5th c.BC+]; also of living beings, τόπος ἄνδρας φ. [Refs 5th c.BC+]one's country, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; or Mother Earth, [Refs 2nd c.AD+]: generally, create, form, Πηνειὸς Τέμπη φ. [Refs 2nd c.AD+] A.VI) carry off or away, Κῆρες ἔβαν θανάτοιο φέρουσαι [Refs 8th c.BC+]; of winds, [ἔπος] φέροιεν ἀναρπάξασαι ἄελλαι may the winds sweep away the word, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; of a river, [Refs 5th c.BC+]:—middle, carry off with one, [Refs 8th c.BC+] A.VI.2) carry away as booty or prize, ἔναρα, τεύχεα, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; δεῖπνον φ, of Harpies, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; in the phrase φέρειν καὶ ἄγειν [Refs]; φέροντα ἢ ἄγοντα Legal cited in [Refs 5th c.BC+]; αἴ τίς κα. φέρει τι τῶν ἐν τᾷ ἱαρᾷ γᾷ [Refs]; of a divorced wife, αἰ δέ τι ἄλλο φέροι τῶ ἀνδρός, πέντε στατῆρανς καταστασεῖ κὤτι κα φέρῃ αὐτόν [Refs]; φέρειν alone, rob, plunder, θεῶν ἱερά [Refs 5th c.BC+]:—passive, φερόμενοι Βακχῶν ὕπο [Refs 5th c.BC+]:—middle in same sense, ἔναρα [Refs 8th c.BC+] A.VI.3) carry off, gain, especially by toil or trouble, win, achieve, both active and middle, ἤ κε φέρῃσι μέγα κράτος ἦ κε φεροίμην [Refs 8th c.BC+]; τἀριστεῖα, τὰ νικητήρια, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; in bad sense, μείζω τὴν αἰσχύνην φ. [Refs 5th c.BC+]: also, receive one's due, φ. χάριν [Refs 5th c.BC+]; of a priest's perquisites, φέρει ὁ ἱαρεὺς γέρη σκέλη κτλ. [Refs 5th c.BC+] —middle (see. ad [near the start]), win for oneself, κῦδος οἴσεσθαι [Refs 8th c.BC+]; δέπας, τεύχεα, carry off as a prize, [Refs]; ἀέθλια or ἄεθλον φ. carry off, win a prize, [Refs]; τὰ πρῶτα φέρεσθαι (i.e. ἄεθλα) [Refs]; οὐ σμικρὸν ἆθλον τῆς ἐρωτικῆς μανίας φέρονται [Refs 5th c.BC+]; of perquisites, τὸ. σκέλος τοὶ ἱαρομνάμονες φερόσθω (i. e. φερούσθω from *φερόνσθω) [Refs 5th c.BC+]; πλέον φέρεσθαι get more or a larger share for onself, gain the advantage over any one, τινος [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ταῦτα ἐπὶ σμικρόν τι ἐφέροντο τοῦ πολέμου this they received as a small help towards the war, [Refs 5th c.BC+]: generally, get for one's own use and profit, take and carry away, especially to one's own home, τοῦ. πάμπρωτα παρ᾽ ἀγλαὰ δῶρα φέροιο [Refs 8th c.BC+] A.VII) absolutely, of roads or ways, lead to a place, ὁδὸν φέρουσαν ἐς ἱρόν [Refs 5th c.BC+]; τὴν φέρουσαν ἄνω (i.e. ὁδόν) [Refs 5th c.BC+]; also ἡ θύρα ἡ εἰς τὸν κῆπον φ. the door leading to the garden, [Refs 4th c.BC+]; αἱ εἰς τὴν πόλιν φ. πύλαι, αἱ ἐπὶ τὸ τεῖχος φ. κλίμακες, [Refs 5th c.BC+] A.VII.2) of a district or tract of country, stretch, extend to or towards, φέρειν ἐπί or ἐς θάλασσαν [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἐς τὴν μεσόγαιαν[Refs]; ἡ ἀπὸ δυσμῶν αὐτῆς (i.e. τῆς Κιμβρικῆς) καὶ ἐπὶ τὸν Ἄλβιν φέρουσα [Refs 2nd c.AD+] A.VII.2.b) of time, τῇ νυκτὶ τῇ φερούσῃ εἰς τὴν β τοῦ Παχών [Refs 3rd c.BC+] A.VII.3) metaphorically, lead to or towards, be conducive to, ἐς αἰσχύνην φέρει [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἐς βλάβην, ἐς φόβον φέρον, [Refs 5th c.BC+]: especially in good sense, tend, conduce to one's interest, ἐπ᾽ ἀμφότερά τοι φέρει (impersonal) ταῦτα ποιέειν [Refs 5th c.BC+]; μέγα τι οἰόμεθα φέρειν (i.e. κοινωνίαν γυναικῶν τε καὶ παίδων) εἰς πολιτείαν [Refs 5th c.BC+]; τὰ καλὰ ἐπιτηδεύματα εἰς ἀρετῆς κτῆσιν φ.[Refs 5th c.BC+]; τοῦτο ἔφερεν αὐτῷ was for his good, [Refs 2nd c.AD+] A.VII.3.b) point to, refer to a thing, ἐς τί ὑμῖν ταῦτα φαίνεται φέρει; [Refs 5th c.BC+]; φωνὴ φέρουσα πρός τινα addressed to him, [Refs]; [ὄψις] φέρει ἐπὶ πᾶσαν γῆν refers to, extends over, [Refs]; τὰ ἴχνη τῆς ὑποψίας εἰς τοῦτον φ. point to him, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἡ τοῦ δήμου φέρει γνώμη, ὡς, the people's opinion inclines to this, that, [Refs 5th c.BC+]infinitive, τῶν ἡ γνώμη ἔφερε συμβάλλειν whose opinion inclined to giving battle, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; πλέον ἔφερέ οἱ ἡ γνώμη κατεργάσεσθαι his opinion inclined rather to the view, [Refs 5th c.BC+] A.VIII) carry or have in the mouth, i. e. speak of, πολύν τινα ἐν ταῖς διαβολαῖς φέρειν [Refs 4th c.BC+]; use a word, οὐκ οἶδα καθ᾽ ὁποτέρου τούτων οἱ παλαιοὶ τὸ τῆς ζειᾶς ἔφερον ὄνομα [Refs 2nd c.AD+]; record an event, οἱ δευτέρῳ μετὰ τὴν ἔξοδον. ἔτει φέροντες αὐτήν [Refs 1st c.BC+]passive, πονηρῶς, εὖ, φέρεσθαι, to be ill or well spoken of, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; absolutely, φέρεται [the report] is carried about, i.e. it is said, with accusative et infinitive, τοιόνδε φέρεται πρῆγμα γίνεσθαι [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἐν χρόνοις φέρεται μνημονευομένοις is recorded as occurring within historical times, [Refs 2nd c.BC+]; ὧν τὰ ὀνόματα φέρεται are in use, [Refs 2nd c.AD+]; of literary works, to be in circulation, ἐπιστόλιον αὐτοῦ τοιοῦτον φέρεται [Refs 5th c.BC+]; πρόλογοι διττοὶ φέρονται [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ὁ στίχος οὗτος ἔν τισιν οὐ φέρεται [Refs 8th c.BC+] A.VIII.2) of words, φέρεσθαι ἐπί τι to refer to something, [Refs 2nd c.AD+] A.IX) imperative φέρε like{ἄγε}, as adverb, come, now, well, A.IX.1) before another imperative, φέρε γὰρ σήμαινε [Refs 5th c.BC+] A.IX.2) before 1st pers. singular or plural of subjunctive used imperatively, φέρε ἀκούσω, φέρε στήσωμεν, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; φ. δὴ ἴδωμεν, φ. δὴ σκεψώμεθα, [Refs 5th c.BC+] A.IX.3) before a rhetorical question, φέρε. τροπαῖα πῶς ἀναστήσει; [Refs 5th c.BC+]; φ. μῶν οὐκ ἀνάγκη; [Refs]; φ. πρὸς θεῶν πῶς; [Refs 5th c.BC+]: usually first in a sentence, but τὴν ἀνδρείαν δὲ φ. τί θῶμε; [Refs] A.IX.4) φέρε δή, ἐάν πῃ διαλλαχθῶμεν. come let us see if we can, [Refs] A.IX.5) φέρε with infinitive, suppose, grant that. φ. λέγειν τινά [Refs 1st c.AD+]; φ. εἰπεῖν let us say, [Refs 1st c.AD+] A.X) participle neuter τὸ φέρον, as substantive, destiny, fate, τὸ φ. ἐκ θεοῦ [καλῶς] φέρειν [χρή] ye must bear nobly what heaven bears to you, awards you, [Refs 5th c.BC+] A.X.2) participle φέρων in all genders frequently joined with another Verb: A.X.2.a) to express a subsidiary action, φέρων ἔδωκε he brought and gave, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; δὸς τῷ ξείνῳ ταῦτα φέρων take this and give it him, [Refs]; ἔγχος ἔστησε φέρων brought the spear and placed it, [Refs]; σῖτον παρέθηκε φέρουσα [Refs 5th c.BC+] sometimes translatable by with, ᾤχοντο φέροντες τὰ γράμματα [Refs 5th c.BC+] A.X.2.b) intransitive, in passive sense, to denote unrestrained action, νῦν σε μάλ᾽ οἴω. φέροντα. φιλητεύσειν [Refs]; φέρουσα ἐνέβαλε νηΐ φιλίῃ she went and rammed, rammed full tilt, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ὅταν ἐπὶ θάτερ᾽ ὥσπερ εἰς τρυτάνην ἀργύριον προσενέγκῃς, οἴχεται φέρον down it sinks, [Refs 4th c.BC+]hurling themselves, [Refs 4th c.BC+]; in the following passages φέρων accompanies a Verb of throwing, giving, entrusting, or dedicating, and expresses wholehearted action, whether wise or unwise; there is always an accusative, frequently of the reflexive pronoun, governed by the principal Verb (or perhaps by φέρων): ἐπεὶ ἐς τοὺς κρατῆρας ἐμαυτὸν φέρων ἐνέβαλον (i.e. ὁ Ἐμπεδοκλῆς) when I went (or took) and threw myself, [Refs 1st c.BC+]; ταύτῃ (i.e. τῇ ὀργῇ) φέρων ὑπέθηκεν ἑαυτόν [Refs 5th c.BC+] A.X.3) ἔκκρισις. ἐκ μικρῶν φέρουσα διαστημάτων occurring at short intervals, [Refs 2nd c.AD+] A.XI) φέρειν, φέρεσθαι are frequently added epexegetically to δίδωμι and similar Verbs, δῶκεν. τρίποδα φέρειν [Refs 8th c.BC+] B) passive is used in most of the above senses:—special cases: B.I) to be borne or carried involuntarily, especially to be borne along by waves or winds, to be swept away, φέρεσθαι ἀνέμοισι, θυέλλῃ, [Refs 8th c.BC+], etc; πᾶν δ᾽ ἦμαρ φερόμην, of Hephaestus falling from Olympus, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; ἧκε φέρεσθαι he sent him flying, [Refs]; ἧκα πόδας καὶ χεῖρε φέρεσθαι I let go my hands and feet, let them swing free [in the leap], [Refs 8th c.BC+]; μέγα φέρεται πὰρ σέθεν, of a word uttered, comes with weight, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; simply, move, go, ποῖ γᾶς φέρομα; [Refs 5th c.BC+], etc; of the excreta, τὰ φερόμενα. εἰ μὲν αὐτομάτως φέροιτο [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἐπὶ ταὐτὸ φέρονται have the same tendency, [Refs 1st c.BC+]; of veins, to be conveyed, [Refs 2nd c.AD+]; also ἡ φερομένη οὐσία (the doctrine of) universal motion, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; οἱ φερόμενοι θεοί the moving gods, i. e. the stars and planets, [Refs 3rd c.AD+] B.I.2) frequently in participle with another Verb of motion, φερόμενοι ἐσέπιπτον ἐς τοὺς Αἰγινήτας they fell into their hands with a rush, at full speed, [Refs 5th c.BC+] B.I.3) of voluntary and impulsive motion, ἰθὺς φέρεται μένει [Refs 8th c.BC+]; ὁμόσε τινὶ φέρεσθαι come to blows with him, [Refs 5th c.BC+] B.II) metaphorically, καλῶς, κακῶς φέρεσθαι, of things, schemes, etc, turn out, prosper well or ill, succeed or fail, οὔτ᾽ ἂν. νόμοι καλῶς φέροιντ᾽ ἄν [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ὀλιγώρως ἔχειν καὶ ἐᾶν ταῦτα φέρεσθαι to neglect things and let them take their course, [Refs 4th c.BC+]; less frequently of persons, fare well or ill, εὖ φερόμενος ἐν στρατηγίαις being generally successful, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; of euphonious writing, σύνθεσις καλῶς φερομένη [Refs 1st c.BC+] B.II.2) behave, ὑποκριτικῶς, ἀστάτως, etc, [Refs 2nd c.AD+] B.II.3) have an opinion, ὅπως ἠνέχθη περὶ τοῦ σφυγμοῦ what his opinion was about, [Refs 2nd c.AD+] C) middle: for its chief usages, see above [Refs 4th c.BC+]
Strongs
Word:
φέρω
Transliteration:
phérō
Pronounciation:
en-eng'-ko
Language:
Greek
Morphhology:
Verb
Definition:
to "bear" or carry (in a very wide application, literally and figuratively, as follows); be, bear, bring (forth), carry, come, + let her drive, be driven, endure, go on, lay, lead, move, reach, rushing, uphold; a primary verb (for which other, and apparently not cognate ones are used in certain tenses only; namely, ; and ;