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KING JAMES BIBLE DICTIONARY

 

Greek - English Dictionary

G1377 - Ensue

Strong's No.:G1377

Greek:διώκω

Transliteration:diōkō

Phonetic:dee-o'-ko

Word Origin:A prolonged (and causative) form of a primary verb δίω diō (to flee

Bible Usage:ensue follow (after) given to (suffer) persecute (-ion) press toward.

Part of Speech:Verb

Strongs
Definition:

compare the base of G1169 and G1249); to pursue (literally or figuratively); by implication to persecute


Thayers
Definition:

1. to make to run or flee, put to flight, drive away

2. to run swiftly in order to catch a person or thing, to run after

a. to press on: figuratively of one who in a race runs swiftly to reach the goal

b. to pursue (in a hostile manner)

3. in any way whatever to harass, trouble, molest one

a. to persecute

b. to be mistreated, suffer persecution on account of something

4. without the idea of hostility, to run after, follow after: someone

5. metaph., to pursue

a. to seek after eagerly, earnestly endeavour to acquire


Bible References:
Ensue

Translation
Occurrences:
after ( 4 )
ensue ( 1 )
follow ( 4 )
followed ( 2 )
persecute ( 8 )
persecuted ( 13 )
persecutest ( 6 )
persecuting ( 1 )
persecution ( 3 )
press ( 1 )
to ( 1 )

 

Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.