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  #0138 αἱρέομαι [αἱρέω] haireomai {hahee-reh'-om-ahee}

 probably akin to G0142; TDNT - 1:180,27; v

—Greek Word Study (Transliteration-Pronunciation Etymology & Grammar)

 1) to take for oneself, to prefer, choose
 2) to choose by vote, elect to office

—Thayer's (New Testament Greek-English Lexicon)

Probably akin to G0142; to take for oneself, that is, to prefer. Some of the forms are borrowed from a cognate (ἕλλομαι [[hellomai]], {hel'-lom-ahee}), which is otherwise obsolete:—choose. Some of the forms are borrowed from a cognate hellomai, hel-lom-ahee; which is otherwise obsolete.

—Strong's (Greek Dictionary of the New Testament)

  • #138.
  • αι῾ρε´ω
  • haireō; a prim. vb.; to take, choose:—
  • NASB - choose(1), choosing(1), chosen(1).

—NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries

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 AV - choose 3; 3
Philippians 1:22.
Hebrews 11:25.
2 Thessalonians 2:13.
2 Thessalonians 2:13.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)

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