Strong's Greek: 3004 λέγω  (lego) - say, speak, call, tell, misc

G3004

λέγω 

Transliteration

lego;

Pronunciation

leg'-o

Parts of Speech

v

Root Word (Etymology)

a root word

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 4:69

KJV Translation Count — 1343x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: say (1184), speak (61), call (48), tell (33), misc (17)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to say, to speak
a. affirm over, maintain
b. to teach
c. to exhort, advise, to command, direct
d. to point out with words, intend, mean, mean to say
e. to call by name, to call, name
f. to speak out, speak of, mention

Strong's Definitions

leg'-o; a primary verb; properly to "lay" forth, i.e. (figurative) relate (in words [usually of systematic or set discourse; whereas (2036) (ἔπω) and (5346) (φημί) generally refer to an individual expression or speech respectively; while (4483) (ῥέω) is properly to break silence merely, and (2980) (λαλέω) means an extended or random harangue]); by implication to mean: — ask, bid, boast, call, describe, give out, name, put forth, say (-ing, on), shew, speak, tell, utter.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And Jacob begat Joseph the husband of Mary, of whom was born Jesus, who is G3004ed Christ.

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But while he thought on these things, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared unto him in a dream, G3004ing, Joseph, thou son of David, fear not to take unto thee Mary thy wife: for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Ghost.

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Now all this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the prophet, G3004ing,

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G3004ing, Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him.

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And when they were departed, behold, the angel of the Lord appeareth to Joseph in a dream, G3004ing, Arise, and take the young child and his mother, and flee into Egypt, and be thou there until I bring thee word: for Herod will seek the young child to destroy him.

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And was there until the death of Herod: that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the prophet, G3004ing, Out of Egypt have I G3004ed my son.

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Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremy the prophet, G3004ing,

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G3004ing, Arise, and take the young child and his mother, and go into the land of Israel: for they are dead which sought the young child's life.

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And he came and dwelt in a city G3004ed Nazareth: that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophets, He shall be G3004ed a Nazarene.

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And G3004ing, Repent ye: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.

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