2059. herméneuó
Strong's Concordance
herméneuó: to interpret
Original Word: ἑρμηνεύω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: herméneuó
Phonetic Spelling: (her-mayn-yoo'-o)
Short Definition: I translate, interpret
Definition: (a) I translate, explain, (b) I interpret the meaning of.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from Hermés
Definition
to interpret
NASB Translation
translated (2), translation (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2059: ἑρμηνεύω

ἑρμηνεύω: (present passive ἑρμηνεύομαι); (from Ἑρμῆς, who was held to be the god of speech, writing, eloquence, learning);

1. to explain in words, expound: (Sophocles, Euripides), Xenophon, Plato, others.

2. to interpret, i. e. to translate what has been spoken or written in a foreign tongue into the vernacular (Xenophon, an. 5, 4, 4): John 1:38 () R G T, (); ; Hebrews 7:2. (2 Esdr. 4:7 for תַּרְגֵּם.) (Compare: διερμηνεύω, μεθερμηνεύω.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
interpret.

From a presumed derivative of Hermes (as the god of language); to translate -- interpret.

see GREEK Hermes

Forms and Transliterations
ερμηνευεται ερμηνεύεται ἑρμηνεύεται ερμηνευόμενον ερμηνευομενος ερμηνευόμενος ἑρμηνευόμενος ηρμηνευομένην ermeneuetai ermēneuetai ermeneuomenos ermēneuomenos hermeneuetai hermeneúetai hermēneuetai hermēneúetai hermeneuomenos hermeneuómenos hermēneuomenos hermēneuómenos
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3 Occurrences


ἑρμηνεύεται — 2 Occ.
ἑρμηνευόμενος — 1 Occ.

John 1:42 V-PIM/P-3S
GRK: Κηφᾶς ὃ ἑρμηνεύεται Πέτρος
NAS: Cephas (which is translated Peter).
KJV: which is by interpretation, A stone.
INT: Cephas which means Peter

John 9:7 V-PIM/P-3S
GRK: Σιλωάμ ὃ ἑρμηνεύεται Ἀπεσταλμένος ἀπῆλθεν
NAS: (which is translated, Sent).
KJV: (which is by interpretation, Sent.)
INT: of Siloam which means Sent He went

Hebrews 7:2 V-PPM/P-NMS
GRK: πρῶτον μὲν ἑρμηνευόμενος Βασιλεὺς Δικαιοσύνης
NAS: [the spoils], was first of all, by the translation [of his name], king
KJV: first being by interpretation King
INT: first indeed translated king of righteousness

3 Occurrences

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