May
2017

The Greek word “diegeomai”

Limited to Mk. 5:16; 9:9Mk. 5:16; 9:9
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16 And they that saw it declared unto them how it befell him that was possessed with demons, and concerning the swine. 9 And as they were coming down from the mountain, he charged them that they should tell no man what things they had seen, save when the Son of man should have risen again from the dead.

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; Lk. 8:39; 9:10Lk. 8:39; 9:10
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39 Return to thy house, and declare how great things God hath done for thee. And he went his way, publishing throughout the whole city how great things Jesus had done for him. 10 And the apostles, when they were returned, declared unto him what things they had done. And he took them, and withdrew apart to a city called Bethsaida.

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; Acts 8:33; 9:27; 12:17Acts 8:33; 9:27; 12:17
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33 In his humiliation his judgment was taken away: His generation who shall declare? For his life is taken from the earth. 27 But Barnabas took him, and brought him to the apostles, and declared unto them how he had seen the Lord in the way, and that he had spoken to him, and how at Damascus he had preached boldly in the name of Jesus. 17 But he, beckoning unto them with the hand to hold their peace, declared unto them how the Lord had brought him forth out of the prison. And he said, Tell these things unto James, and to the brethren. And he departed, and went to another place.

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; Heb. 11:32Heb. 11:32
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32 And what shall I more say? for the time will fail me if I tell of Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah; of David and Samuel and the prophets:

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, the Greek verb “diegeomai” meant “recount” or “tell in full.”  “Witnesses tell what happened to a demoniac (Mk. 5:16Mk. 5:16
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16 And they that saw it declared unto them how it befell him that was possessed with demons, and concerning the swine.

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); the apostles tell Jesus what they have done (Lk. 9:10Lk. 9:10
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10 And the apostles, when they were returned, declared unto him what things they had done. And he took them, and withdrew apart to a city called Bethsaida.

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; cf. Mk. 9:9Mk. 9:9
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9 And as they were coming down from the mountain, he charged them that they should tell no man what things they had seen, save when the Son of man should have risen again from the dead.

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; Acts 8:33; 9:27; 12:17Acts 8:33; 9:27; 12:17
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33 In his humiliation his judgment was taken away: His generation who shall declare? For his life is taken from the earth. 27 But Barnabas took him, and brought him to the apostles, and declared unto them how he had seen the Lord in the way, and that he had spoken to him, and how at Damascus he had preached boldly in the name of Jesus. 17 But he, beckoning unto them with the hand to hold their peace, declared unto them how the Lord had brought him forth out of the prison. And he said, Tell these things unto James, and to the brethren. And he departed, and went to another place.

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; Heb. 11:32Heb. 11:32
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32 And what shall I more say? for the time will fail me if I tell of Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah; of David and Samuel and the prophets:

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).  The demoniac who is cured is to declare how much God has done for him (Lk. 8:39Lk. 8:39
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39 Return to thy house, and declare how great things God hath done for thee. And he went his way, publishing throughout the whole city how great things Jesus had done for him.

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).  Once (Acts 8:33Acts 8:33
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33 In his humiliation his judgment was taken away: His generation who shall declare? For his life is taken from the earth.

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) the word occurs in a quotation of the LXX of Isa. 53:8Isa. 53:8
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8 By oppression and judgment he was taken away; and as for his generation, who among them considered that he was cut off out of the land of the living for the transgression of my people to whom the stroke was due?

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, to mean declare or describe” (Dictionary of New Testament Theology, 1:576).