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Strong's #1633 - ἐκχωρέω

from (G1537) and (G5562)
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  1. to depart from
  2. to remove from in the sense of fleeing from
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1272 ‑ בָּרַח (baw‑rakh');  6852 ‑ צָפַר (tsaw‑far');  7311 ‑ רָמַם (room);  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


1. depart, ἐκ χώρας SIG 679.53; leave a country, emigrate, Hdt. 1.56, Hecat. 30J.; withdraw, ἐκ τῆς οἰκίας PAmh. 2.30.44 (ii B.C.), etc.: metaph., ἐ. ἐκ τοῦ ζῆν Plb. 2.21.2: so abs., Id. 7.2.1.

2. slip out of, ἀστράγαλος ἐξεχώρησε ἐκ τῶν ἄρθρων Hdt. 3.129.

3. give way, retire, E. IA 367, D. 41.5; τῶν ὑπαίθρων Plb. 1.15.7; τῶν ὑπαρχόντων Id. 31.28.3; χειμῶνες ἐκχωροῦσιν εὐκάρπῳ θέρει S. Aj. 671; ἐ. τινί τινος give way to a person in a thing, Hp. Jusj.; τινὶ περί τινος Plb. 21.20.1.

4. impers. of a motion of the bowels, Hp. Epid. 5.33. II trans., give up, cede, τινί τι IG 12(3).324.15 (Thera), PEleph. 15.2 (iii B.C.), Sammelb. 4414.8, etc.; τῷ δαίμονί τι Vett. Val. 156.4: Pass., CIG 4268 (Xanthus).

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἐκχωρέω, ἐκχώρω; (from Sophocles and Herodotus on); to depart from; to remove from in the sense of fleeing from: Luke 21:21. (For בָּרַח, Amos 7:12.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

**† εκ -χύννω ,

Hellenistic form of ἐκχέω G1632, q.v. (E1., § 17): Matthew 23:35; Matthew 26:28, Mark 14:24, Luke 5:37; Luke 11:50; Luke 22:20, Acts 1:18; Acts 10:45; Acts 22:20, Romans 5:5, Judges 1:11.†

ἐκ -χωρέω , -

[in LXX: Numbers 16:45 (H7311 ni.), Judges 7:3 (H6852), Amos 7:12 (H1272), 1 Esdras 4:44; 1 Esdras 4:57, 1 Maccabees 9:62*;]

to depart, withdraw: Luke 21:21.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

ἐκχωρέω is used absolutely, as in Luke 21:21, in P Lond 106.16 (B.C. 261 or 223) (= I. p. 61) ἐμοῦ δὲ οὐκ ἐκχωροῦντος. Other exx. of the verb are P Magd 20.7 (B.C. 221) δέομαι. . . ἐπαναγκάσαι αὐτοὺς ἐκχωρῆσαι τῆς οἰκίας, P Amh II. 30.42 (ii/B.C.) παρηγγείλαμεν τῆι Θεμβῶτος ἐκχωρεῖν ἐκ τῆς οἰκίας, and P Tebt II. 310.3 (A.D. 186) ὁμολοκῶ ἐκχωρῆ ̣σ ̣ε ̣ (l. ὁμολογῶ ἐκχωρῆσαι) τῷ πλήθι τῶν ἱερέων ὥσα (l. ὅσα) ἔχω ἔτη τῆς μιᾶς ἡμίσους ἀρούρης ἱερευτικῆς, ";I acknowledge that I have surrendered to the corporation of priests for my term of years the 1½ arourae of temple land"; (Edd.). The verb is used transitively in BGU I. 96.18 (2nd half iii/A.D.) ἐκκεχωρη κ [ ]ναι αὐτοὺς αὐτὸν τῷ Μάρωνι κυριευτικῶς. Cf. MGr ξεχωρίζω ";separate,"; ";pick out.";


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List of Word Forms
εκχωρειτωσαν εκχωρείτωσαν ἐκχωρείτωσαν εκχωρήσατε εκχώρησον ekchoreitosan ekchoreítosan ekchōreitōsan ekchōreítōsan
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