ὀφείλω

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Dictionary: 
ὀφείλω
Greek transliteration: 
opheilō
Simplified transliteration: 
opheilo
Principal Parts: 
(ὤφειλον), -, -, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
3784
GK Number: 
4053
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
35
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-2d(1)
Gloss: 
to owe, be in debt; be bound by oath; be obligated, ought, must
Definition: 
to owe, be indebted, Mt. 18:28, 30, 34; to incur a bond, to be bound to make discharge, Mt. 23:16, 18; to be bound or obliged by what is due or fitting or consequently necessary, Lk. 17:10; Jn. 13:14; to incur desert, to deserve, Jn. 19:7; to be due or fitting, 1 Cor. 7:3, 36; from the Aramaic, to be delinquent, Lk. 11:4

Greek-English Concordance for ὀφείλω

Matthew 18:28 But that same servant then went out and found one of his fellow servants who owed (ōpheilen | ὤφειλεν | imperf act ind 3 sg) him a hundred denarii; and seizing him by the throat began to choke him, saying, ‘Pay back what you owe.’ (opheileis | ὀφείλεις | pres act ind 2 sg)
Matthew 18:30 But he refused. Instead, he went and threw him in prison until he should pay back the debt (opheilomenon | ὀφειλόμενον | pres pass ptcp acc sg neut).
Matthew 18:34 And in anger his master handed him over to the prison guards to torture him until he should pay back all he owed (opheilomenon | ὀφειλόμενον | pres pass ptcp acc sg neut).
Matthew 23:16 “Woe to you, blind guides who say, ‘If someone swears by the temple it means nothing; but if someone swears by the gold of the temple, he is bound (opheilei | ὀφείλει | pres act ind 3 sg) by his oath.’
Matthew 23:18 And you say, ‘If someone swears by the altar it means nothing; but if someone swears by the gift that is on it, he is bound (opheilei | ὀφείλει | pres act ind 3 sg) by his oath.’
Luke 7:41 “There were two debtors to a certain moneylender. The one owed (ōpheilen | ὤφειλεν | imperf act ind 3 sg) five hundred denarii, and the other fifty.
Luke 11:4 and forgive us our sins, for we ourselves forgive everyone indebted (opheilonti | ὀφείλοντι | pres act ptcp dat sg masc) to us. And do not bring us into a time of trial.’”
Luke 16:5 Calling each one of his master’s debtors, he said to the first, ‘How much do you owe (opheileis | ὀφείλεις | pres act ind 2 sg) my master?’
Luke 16:7 Then he said to another, ‘And how much do (opheileis | ὀφείλεις | pres act ind 2 sg) you owe?’ (opheileis | ὀφείλεις | pres act ind 2 sg) He answered, ‘A hundred measures of wheat.’ He said to him, ‘Take your contract, and write eighty.’
Luke 17:10 So it is with you. When you have done all that was commanded, say, ‘We are unworthy servants; we have done no more than we were obliged (ōpheilomen | ὠφείλομεν | imperf act ind 1 pl) to do.’”
John 13:14 If I, then, your Master and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought (opheilete | ὀφείλετε | pres act ind 2 pl) to wash one another’s feet.
John 19:7 The Jews answered him, “We have a law, and according to our law he ought (opheilei | ὀφείλει | pres act ind 3 sg) to die, because he claimed to be the Son of God.”
Acts 17:29 So since we are the offspring of God, we (opheilomen | ὀφείλομεν | pres act ind 1 pl) ought (opheilomen | ὀφείλομεν | pres act ind 1 pl) not to think that the divine being is like an image carved in gold or silver or stone by human skill and imagination.
Romans 13:8 Owe (opheilete | ὀφείλετε | pres act imperative 2 pl) no one anything, except to love one another; for the one who loves his neighbor has fulfilled the law.
Romans 15:1 We who are strong have an obligation (opheilomen | ὀφείλομεν | pres act ind 1 pl) to bear with the failings of the weak, and not to please ourselves.
Romans 15:27 They were pleased to do so, in fact, they are obligated to them; for if the Gentiles have come to share in their spiritual blessings, they ought (opheilousin | ὀφείλουσιν | pres act ind 3 pl) also to be of service to them in material things.
1 Corinthians 5:10 not at all meaning the sexually immoral of this world, or the greedy and swindlers, or idolaters, since then you would have (ōpheilete | ὠφείλετε | imperf act ind 2 pl) to go out of the world.
1 Corinthians 7:36 If someone believes he is not treating his virgin in an appropriate manner, if his passions are strong, and so it has (opheilei | ὀφείλει | pres act ind 3 sg) to be, he should do what he desires, it is no sin — let them marry.
1 Corinthians 9:10 Or does he not speak entirely for our sake. To be sure, it was written for our sake, because the one plowing should (opheilei | ὀφείλει | pres act ind 3 sg) plow in hope and the one threshing thresh in hope of sharing in the crop.
1 Corinthians 11:7 For a man should (opheilei | ὀφείλει | pres act ind 3 sg) not have his head covered, since he is the image and glory of God, but woman is the glory of man.
1 Corinthians 11:10 For this reason a woman ought (opheilei | ὀφείλει | pres act ind 3 sg) to have a sign of authority on her head, because of the angels.
2 Corinthians 12:11 I am acting like a fool, but you drove me to it. I ought (ōpheilon | ὤφειλον | imperf act ind 1 sg) to be commended by you, for in no way am I inferior to the “super-apostles” — even though I am nothing.
2 Corinthians 12:14 Look, for the third time I am ready to come to you, and I will not be a burden, because I am not seeking what you have, but you. For children ought (opheilei | ὀφείλει | pres act ind 3 sg) not save up for their parents, but the parents for the children.
Ephesians 5:28 In the same way husbands also should (opheilousin | ὀφείλουσιν | pres act ind 3 pl) love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself,
2 Thessalonians 1:3 We (opheilomen | ὀφείλομεν | pres act ind 1 pl) ought (opheilomen | ὀφείλομεν | pres act ind 1 pl) always to thank God for you, brothers, as is fitting, because your faith is growing abundantly, and the love of each one of you for one another is increasing,
2 Thessalonians 2:13 But we ought (opheilomen | ὀφείλομεν | pres act ind 1 pl) always to thank God for you, brothers loved by the Lord, because God chose you as first fruits for salvation, by sanctification of the Spirit and belief in the truth.
Philemon 1:18 If he has wronged you or owes (opheilei | ὀφείλει | pres act ind 3 sg) you anything, charge that to my account —
Hebrews 2:17 Therefore he was obligated (ōpheilen | ὤφειλεν | imperf act ind 3 sg) to become like his brothers in every respect, so that he could become a merciful and faithful high priest in the service of God, to make propitiation for the sins of the people.
Hebrews 5:3 That is why he is obligated (opheilei | ὀφείλει | pres act ind 3 sg) to offer sacrifice for his own sins, just as he does for the sins of the people.
Hebrews 5:12 For though by this time you ought (opheilontes | ὀφείλοντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) to be teachers, you need someone to teach you again the basic elements of God’s revelation. You have become people needing milk, not solid food;
1 John 2:6 the one who claims to abide in God ought (opheilei | ὀφείλει | pres act ind 3 sg) to walk just as Jesus walked.
1 John 3:16 By this we have come to know love: that he laid down his life on our behalf. And we are obligated (opheilomen | ὀφείλομεν | pres act ind 1 pl) to lay down our lives for the brothers.
1 John 4:11 Dear friends, if God loved us like that, we also ought (opheilomen | ὀφείλομεν | pres act ind 1 pl) to love one another.
3 John 1:8 Therefore we ought (opheilomen | ὀφείλομεν | pres act ind 1 pl) to show hospitality to such men, so that we may be coworkers for the truth.