G2046 ἐρέω - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number

LSJ Gloss:
ἐρέω
to ask, enquire
Dodson:
ἐρεῶ
I say, speak
(denoting speech in progress), (a) I say, speak; I mean, mention, tell, (b) I call, name, especially in the pass., (c) I tell, command.
Strong's:
ἐρέω
an alternate for G2036 in certain tenses; to utter, i.e. speak or say
Derivation: probably a fuller form of G4483;

KJV Usage: call, say, speak (of), tell.

G4483 G2036
TBESG:
ἐρέω, ἐρῶ
to speak
G:V
λέγω,
[in LXX very freq., chiefly for אמר; λέγει for נְאֻם, Gen.22:16, al. ;]
__1. in Hom., to pick out, gather, reckon, recount.
__2. In Hdt. and Att., to say, speak, affirm, declare: absol.,
Refs Act.13:15, 24:10
; before orat. dir.,
Refs Mat.9:34, Mrk.3:11, Jhn.1:29, al.
; before ὅτι recit.,
Refs Mrk.3:21, Luk.1:24, Jhn.6:14, al.
; accusative and inf.,
Refs Luk.11:18, Jhn.12:29, al.
; after another verb of speaking, προσφωνεῖν κ. λέγειν, Mat.11:17, al.; ἀπεκρίθη (ἐλάλησεν) λέγων (καὶ λέγει; Dalman, Words, 24 ff.),
Refs Mat.25:9, Mrk.3:33, 7:28, Luk.24:6, 7, al.
; of unspoken thought, λ. ἐν ἑαυτῷ,
Refs Mat.3:9, Luk.3:8, al.
; of writing,
Refs 2Co.8:8, Php.4:11, al.
; λέγει ἡ γραφή,
Refs Rom.4:3, Jas.2:23, al.
; with accusative of thing(s),
Refs Luk.8:8, 9:33, Jhn.5:34, al.
; σὺ λέγεις (a non-committal phrase; Swete, Mk., 359, 369f.),
Refs Mat.27:11, Mrk.15:2, Luk.23:3, Jhn.18:37
; with dative of person(s), before orat. dir.,
Refs Mat.8:20, Mrk.2:17, al.
mult.; id. before ὅτι, Mat.3:9, al.; with prep., πρός, μετά, περί, etc.,
Refs Mrk.4:41, Jhn.11:56, Heb.9:5, al.
; to mean (cl.),
Refs Mrk.14:71, Jhn.6:71, 1Co.10:29, al.
; to call, name, Mrk.10:18; pass.,
Refs Mat.9:9, Mrk.15:7
, al (cf. ἀντι-, δια- (-μαι), προ-, συλ-λέγω).
SYN.: λαλέω, which refers to the utterance, as λέγω to the meaning of what is said, its correspondence with thought (Tr., Syn., Ixxvi; Thayer, see word λαλέω). (AS)
Thayer:
1) to utter, speak, say


ἐρέω
ereō
er-eh'-o
Probably a fuller form of G4483; an alternate for G2036 in certain tenses; to utter, that is, speak or say

KJV Usage: call, say, speak (of), tell.


View how G2046 ἐρέω is used in the Bible

First 30 of 76 occurrences of G2046 ἐρέω

Matthew 7:4 wilt thou say
Matthew 7:22 will say
Matthew 13:30 I will say
Matthew 17:20 ye shall say
Matthew 21:3 ye shall say,
Matthew 21:24 will tell
Matthew 21:25 he will say
Matthew 25:34 say
Matthew 25:40 and say
Matthew 25:41 shall he say
Matthew 26:75 said
Mark 11:29 I will tell
Mark 11:31 he will say,
Luke 2:24 to that which is said
Luke 4:12 It is said,
Luke 4:23 Ye will
Luke 4:23 say
Luke 12:10 shall speak
Luke 12:19 I will say
Luke 13:25 and say
Luke 13:27 he shall say,
Luke 14:9 and say
Luke 15:18 will say
Luke 17:7 will say
Luke 17:8 rather say
Luke 17:21 shall they say,
Luke 17:23 they shall say
Luke 19:31 shall ye say
Luke 20:5 he will say,
Luke 22:11 ye shall say

Distinct usage

7 say
4 shall we say
3 and say
3 will say
3 I will say
2 will tell
2 he will say,
2 I said
2 said
2 he said
2 Thou wilt say
2 ye shall say
1 ye shall say,
1 I will tell
1 to that which is said
1 It is said,
1 shall speak
1 rather say
1 shall they say,
1 shall ye say
1 he had said
1 they shall say,
1 thou hast spoken
1 spoke
1 I have told
1 that which was spoken
1 which is spoken
1 have said,
1 he spoke,
1 Thou shalt
1 speak
1 to that which was spoken,
1 shall we
1 Shall
1 will they
1 man will say,
1 I say,
1 said he,
1 hath said,
1 may say,
1 they said,
1 it is said,
1 shall we say?
1 he shall say,
1 Ye will
1 ye have spoken
1 he will say
1 they shall say
1 he said,
1 he spoke
1 shall he say
1 said he
1 wilt thou say
1 I have called


Related words

G2046 ἐρέω

G2036 ἔπω
ἔπω
epō
ep'-o
A primary verb (used only in the definite past tense, the others being borrowed from G2046, G4483 and G5346); to speak or say (by word or writting)

KJV Usage: answer, bid, bring word, call, command, grant, say (on), speak, tell.

Compare G3004.

G2045 ἐρευνάω
ἐρευνάω
ereunaō
er-yoo-nah'-o
Apparently from G2046 (through the idea of inquiry); to seek, that is, (figuratively) to investigate

KJV Usage: search.


G2060 Ἑρμῆς
Ἑρμῆς
Hermēs
her-mace'
Perhaps from G2046; Hermes, the name of the messenger of the Greek deities; also of a Christian

KJV Usage: Hermes, Mercury.


G2065 ἐρωτάω
ἐρωτάω
erōtaō
er-o-tah'-o
Apparently from G2046 (compare G2045); to interrogate; by implication to request

KJV Usage: ask, beseech, desire, intreat, pray.

Compare G4441.

G2463 ἶρις
ἶρις
iris
ee'-ris
Perhaps from G2046 (as a symbol of the female messenger of the pagan deities); a rainbow (“iris”)

KJV Usage: rainbow.


G4280 προερέω
προερέω
proereō
pro-er-eh'-o
From G4253 and G2046; used as alternate of G4277; to say already, predict

KJV Usage: foretell, say (speak, tell) before.


G4483 ῥέω

ῥέω
rheō
hreh'-o
For certain tenses of which a prolonged form ( ἐρέω ereō ) is used; and both as alternate for G2036; perhaps akin (or identical) with G4482 (through the idea of pouring forth); to utter, that is, speak or say

KJV Usage: command, make, say, speak (of).

Compare G3004.

G368 ἀναντίῤῥητος
ἀναντίῤῥητος
anantirrhētos
an-an-tir'-hray-tos
From G1 (as a negatively particle) and a presumed derivative of a compound of G473 and G4483; indisputable

KJV Usage: cannot be spoken against.


G720 ἀρνέομαι
ἀρνέομαι
arneomai
ar-neh'-om-ahee
Perhaps from G1 (as a negative particle) and the middle of G4483; to contradict, that is, disavow, reject, abnegate

KJV Usage: deny, refuse.


G2036 ἔπω
ἔπω
epō
ep'-o
A primary verb (used only in the definite past tense, the others being borrowed from G2046, G4483 and G5346); to speak or say (by word or writting)

KJV Usage: answer, bid, bring word, call, command, grant, say (on), speak, tell.

Compare G3004.

G3004 λέγω
λέγω
legō
leg'-o
A primary verb; properly to “lay” forth, that is, (figuratively) relate (in words [usually of systematic or set discourse; whereas G2036 and G5346 generally refer to an individual expression or speech respectively; while G4483 is properly to break silence merely, and G2980 means an extended or random harangue]); by implication to mean

KJV Usage: ask, bid, boast, call, describe, give out, name, put forth, say (-ing, on), shew, speak, tell, utter.


G3954 παῤῥησία
παῤῥησία
parrhēsia
par-rhay-see'-ah
From G3956 and a derivative of G4483; all out spokenness, that is, frankness, bluntness, publicity; by implication assurance

KJV Usage: bold (X -ly, -ness, -ness of speech), confidence, X freely, X openly, X plainly (-ness).


G4487 ῥῆμα
ῥῆμα
rhēma
hray'-mah
From G4483; an utterance (individually, collectively or specifically); by implication a matter or topic (especially of narration, command or dispute); with a negative naught whatever

KJV Usage: + evil, + nothing, saying, word.


G4489 ῥήτωρ
ῥήτωρ
rhētōr
hray'-tore
From G4483; a speaker, that is, (by implication) a forensic advocate

KJV Usage: orator.


G4490 ῥητῶς
ῥητῶς
rhētōs
hray-toce'
Adverb from a derivative of G4483; out spokenly, that is, distinctly

KJV Usage: expressly.


G2036 ἔπω

ἔπω
epō
ep'-o
A primary verb (used only in the definite past tense, the others being borrowed from G2046, G4483 and G5346); to speak or say (by word or writting)

KJV Usage: answer, bid, bring word, call, command, grant, say (on), speak, tell.

Compare G3004.

G471 ἀντέπω
ἀντέπω
antepō
an-tep'-o
From G473 and G2036; to refute or deny

KJV Usage: gainsay, say against.


G550 ἀπειπόμην
ἀπειπόμην
apeipomēn
ap-i-pom'-ane
Reflexive past of a compound of G575 and G2036; to say off for oneself, that is, disown

KJV Usage: renounce.


G2031 ἔπος
ἔπος
epos
ep'-os
From G2036; a word

KJV Usage: X say.


G3004 λέγω
λέγω
legō
leg'-o
A primary verb; properly to “lay” forth, that is, (figuratively) relate (in words [usually of systematic or set discourse; whereas G2036 and G5346 generally refer to an individual expression or speech respectively; while G4483 is properly to break silence merely, and G2980 means an extended or random harangue]); by implication to mean

KJV Usage: ask, bid, boast, call, describe, give out, name, put forth, say (-ing, on), shew, speak, tell, utter.


G4277 προέπω
προέπω
proepō
pro-ep'-o
From G4253 and G2036; to say already, to predict

KJV Usage: forewarn, say (speak, tell) before.

Compare G4280.

G4483 ῥέω
ῥέω
rheō
hreh'-o
For certain tenses of which a prolonged form ( ἐρέω ereō ) is used; and both as alternate for G2036; perhaps akin (or identical) with G4482 (through the idea of pouring forth); to utter, that is, speak or say

KJV Usage: command, make, say, speak (of).

Compare G3004.