Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

middle voice from 1223 and 3004

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 2:93

KJV Translation Count — 13x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: dispute (6), reason with (2), reason (2), preach unto (1), preach (1), speak (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to think different things with one's self, mingle thought with thought
a. to ponder, revolve in mind
2. to converse, discourse with one, argue, discuss

Strong's Definitions

dee-al-eg'-om-ahee; middle from (1223) (διά) and (3004) (λέγω); to say thoroughly, i.e. discuss (in argument or exhortation): — dispute, preach (unto), reason (with), speak.

Concordance Results Using KJV

But they held their peace: for by the way they had G1256d among themselves, who should be the greatest.


And Paul, as his manner was, went in G1256 them, and three sabbath days G1256ed G1256 them out of the scriptures,


Therefore G1256d he in the synagogue G1256 the Jews, and G1256 the devout persons, and in the market daily G1256 them that met G1256 him.


And he G1256ed in the synagogue every sabbath, and persuaded the Jews and the Greeks.


And he came to Ephesus, and left them there: but he himself entered into the synagogue, and G1256ed G1256 the Jews.


And he went into the synagogue, and spake boldly for the space of three months, disputing and persuading the things concerning the kingdom of God.


But when divers were hardened, and believed not, but spake evil of that way before the multitude, he departed from them, and separated the disciples, disputing daily in the school of one Tyrannus.


And upon the first day of the week, when the disciples came together to break bread, Paul G1256ed G1256 them, ready to depart on the morrow; and continued his speech until midnight.


And there sat in a window a certain young man named Eutychus, being fallen into a deep sleep: and as Paul was long G1256ing, he sunk down G1256 sleep, and fell down from the third loft, and was taken up dead.


And they neither found me in the temple disputing G1256 any man, neither raising up the people, neither in the synagogues, nor in the city: