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Strong's #1576 - ἐκκλείω

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  1. to shut out, to turn out of doors
  2. to prevent the approach of one
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5186 ‑ נָטָה (naw‑taw');  5493 ‑ שׂוּר (soor, soor);  7511 ‑ רָפַשׂ (raw‑fas');  
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KJV (2)
Romans 1
Galatians 1
NAS (2)
Romans 1
Galatians 1
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Romans 1
Galatians 1
BSB (2)
Romans 1
Galatians 1
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Romans 1
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


Ion. ἐκκληΐω or ἐκκηρ-κλήω, old Att. ἐκκλήω: Att. fut. - κλῄσω E. Or. 1127: Dor. aor. 1 - κλᾳξα Com.Adesp. 1203.7 (dub.): pf. ἐκκέκλεικα Men. Sam. 201:

1. shut out from, c.gen., ἐ. ἄλλον ἄλλοσε στέγης E.l.c.: Pass., to be shut out, Id. HF 330.

2. metaph., shut out, exclude from, πόλιν τῆς μετοχῆς Hdt. 1.144; τῆς συμμαχίας, τῶν ὅρκων, Aeschin. 2.85, 3.74: c. acc. et inf., ἐξέκλειον λόγου τυγχάνειν τοὺς ἄλλους D. 19.26.

3. hinder, prevent, τῷ καιρῷ τὴν κατηγορίαν Plb. 18.8.2; τὴν θήραν D.S. 3.16: Pass., ἐκκληϊόμενοι τῇ ὥρῃ being prevented by [want of] time, Hdt. 1.31; ἐκκλεισθεὶς ὑπὸ τῶν καιρῶν D.S. 18.3: c. inf., ἐ. ποιεῖν τι Id. 4.32, cf. Arist. MM 1198b16.

4. shut off, cut off, ζωῆς ὁδούς Opp. C. 2.342.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἐκκλείω: 1 aorist infinitive ἐκκλεῖσαι; 1 aorist passive ἐξεκλείσθην; (from (Herodotus) Euripides down); to shut out: Galatians 4:17 (viz. from contact with me and with teachers cooperating with me); equivalent to to turn out of doors: to prevent the approach of one, passive in Romans 3:27.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἐκ -κλείω ,

[in LXX: . κρίσιν , for H5186 hi., Exodus 23:2 (also as v.l., Job 34:20, Psalms 67:1-7 (Psalms 68:30) *;]

to shut out: Galatians 4:17. Pass., Romans 3:27.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

Cf. the Ionic inscr. OGIS 8.7 (iv/B.C.) τοῖς μὲν πολίταις παρελόμενος τὰ ὅπλα ἐξεκλάϊσε ἐκ τᾶς πόλιος [πα ]νδάμι. Also Menandrea p. 53.201.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
εγκεκλεισμένη εκκλεισαι εκκλείσαι ἐκκλεῖσαι εξεκλεισθη εξεκλείσθη ἐξεκλείσθη ekkleisai ekkleîsai exekleisthe exekleisthē exekleísthe exekleísthē