Strong's Concordance, Greek Dictionary
Properly, to be a courier, i.e., (by implication) to press into public service
Greek: ἀγγαρεύω, angareuō (G29)
3 King James Bible Verses
Here is compel in the Bible. What does the source Greek word ἀγγαρεύω mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance.
Strong's Number: G29
Greek Base Word: ἀγγαρεύω
Usage: Compel (to go)
Definition: Properly, to be a courier, i.e., (by implication) to press into public service.
- To employ a courier, dispatch a mounted messenger, press into public service, compel to go.
Derived terms: Of foreign origin (compare H104).
Comments: In Persia, mounted couriers were kept at regular intervals throughout Persia for carrying the royal dispatches.
- Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ɑŋ.ɣɑˈrɛβ.o
- Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ɑŋ.ɣɑˈrev.ow
- Transliteration: angareuō
- Biblical Pronunciation: ang-ga-REV-oh
- Modern Pronunciation: ang-ga-RAVE-oh
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Bible Verses with ἀγγαρεύω (G29)
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