The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 1544 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
ekballofrom (1537) and (906)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
ek-bal'-lo Verb
  1. to cast out, drive out, to send out
    1. with notion of violence
      1. to drive out (cast out)
      2. to cast out 1a
    2. of the world, i.e. be deprived of the power and influence he exercises in the world 1a
    3. a thing: excrement from the belly into the sink
      1. to expel a person from a society: to banish from a family
      2. to compel one to depart; to bid one depart, in stern though not violent language
      3. so employed that the rapid motion of the one going is transferred to the one sending forth 1a
  2. to command or cause one to depart in haste
      1. to draw out with force, tear out
      2. with implication of force overcoming opposite force 1a
    1. to cause a thing to move straight on its intended goal
      1. to reject with contempt, to cast off or away
    2. without the notion of violence
      1. to draw out, extract, one thing inserted in another
      2. to bring out of, to draw or bring forth
      3. to except, to leave out, i.e. not receive
      4. to lead one forth or away somewhere with a force which he cannot resist
NAS Word Usage - Total: 2
impelled 1, went 1
NAS Verse Count

Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Ekballo". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.

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