1) to make to run or flee, put to flight, drive away
2) to run swiftly in order to catch a person or thing, to run after
2a) to press on: figuratively of one who in a race runs swiftly to reach the goal
2b) to pursue (in a hostile manner)
3) in any way whatever to harass, trouble, molest one
3a) to persecute
3b) to be mistreated, suffer persecution on account of something
4) without the idea of hostility, to run after, follow after: someone
5) metaphorically, to pursue
5a) to seek after eagerly, earnestly endeavour to acquire
Part of Speech: verb
Citing in TDNT: 2:229, 177
A prolonged (and causative) form of a primary verb δίω diô (to flee; compare the base of G1169 and G1249); to pursue (literally or figuratively); by implication to persecute: - ensue, follow (after), given to, (suffer) persecute (-ion), press toward.
|b press forward||15.223|
|d strive to||68.66|
|(κατὰ σκοπὸν διώκω) strive for a purpose||89.56|
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Perseus Digital Library
University of Chicago's Logion lexicon
Thayer's dictionary plus other information.
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