5500: χειροτονέω

Verb


Dodson dictionary

G5500 χειροτονέω

Transliteration: cheirotonéō

Part(s) of speech: Verb

Definition: I elect by show of hands, choose by vote, appoint.

From: Public Domain Greek-English lexicon by John Jeffrey Dodson (2010)

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G5500 χειροτονέω

Transliteration: cheirotonéō

Derivation: from a compound of G5495 and τείνω (teínō) (to stretch);

Definition: to be a hand-reacher or voter (by raising the hand), i.e. (generally) to select or appoint

From: Strong's Greek Dictionary by James Strong (1890)

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

χειροτονέω

G5500 

Occurrences in the NT: 2

* χειρο-τονέω, -ῶ
(< χείρ, τείνω)
1. to vote by stretching out the hand in the Athenian ἐκκλησία (Luc., Plut.).
2. to appoint:
(a) by vote, II Co 8:19
(b) without vote, Ac 14:23 (v. Rackham, in l.) (cf. προχειροτονέω).†

From: Abbott-Smith, George, "A Manual Greek-English Lexicon of the Greek New Testament", 1922. Public Domain.

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Occurrences in the Greek New Testament

Text: Nestle's 1904 edition