- I choose, prefer.
2) to choose by vote, elect to office
Probably akin to G142; to take for oneself, that is, to prefer . Some of the forms are borrowed from a cognate ( ἕλλομαι h ellomai ), which is otherwise obsolete
KJV Usage: choose. Some of the forms are borrowed from a cognate hellomai, hel-lom-ahee; which is otherwise obsolete.