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Strong's #1215 - δημηγορέω

from a compound of (G1218) and (G58)
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  1. to address a public assembly, make a speech to the people
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KJV (1)
Acts 1
NAS (2)
Acts 2
HCS (1)
Acts 1
BSB (1)
Acts 1
ESV (1)
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Acts 1
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


I practise speaking in the assembly, Ar. Eq. 956, etc.; πρὸ τοῦ πολιτεύεσθαι καὶ δ. ἐμέ D. 18.60; δ. περί τινος Lys. 14.45; δ. πρός τινας Pl. Lg. 817c; ἐν τοῖς ὄχλοις Arist. Fr. 83: c. acc. cogn., δ. καὶ συνηγορεῖν λόγους D. 19.15; δ. λόγον παρά τισι Id. 23.110: Pass., τὰ δεδημηγορημένα public speeches, Id. 19.9.

II esp. make popular speeches, use clap-trap, ταῦτα δημηγορεῖς Pl. Grg. 482c: abs., ib. 503b, Tht. 162d, R. 350e; τῶν δημηγοριῶν ὧν δ. D. 21.202; δ. πρὸς χάριν, πρὸς ἡδονήν, Id. 3.3, 4.38, cf. Hermog. Meth. 1.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

δημηγορέω, δημηγόρω: (imperfect ἐδημηγορουν); (to be a δημηγόρος, from δῆμος and ἀγορεύω, to harangue the people); to address a public assembly, make a speech to the people: ἐδημηγόρει πρός αὐτούς (A. V. made an oration), Acts 12:21. (Aristophanes, Xenophon, Plato, Demosthenes, others. Proverbs 30:31 (); 4 Macc. 5:15.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

δημηγορέω , -

(< δῆμος , ἀγορεύω , to speak in the assembly),

[in LXX: Proverbs 30:31, 4 Maccabees 5:15 *;]

to deliver an oration: Acts 12:21.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
δημηγορήσαι δημηγορών εδημηγορει εδημηγόρει ἐδημηγόρει edemegorei edemegórei edēmēgorei edēmēgórei
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