póleó: to exchange or barter, to sellOriginal Word: πωλέωPart of Speech:
I sell, exchange, barter.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a prim. wordDefinition
to exchange or barter, to sellNASB Translation
dealers (1), sell (7), selling (8), sells (1), sold (5).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 4453: πωλέωπωλέω
; imperfect ἐπώλουν
; 1 aorist ἐπώλησα
; present passive πωλοῦμαι
; (πελῶ πέλομαι
, to turn, turn about, (Curtius
, § 633, p. 470), from which (through the noun πωλη
; Lob. in Alexander Buttmann
(1873) Ausf. Spr. ii. 57 bottom) πωλοῦμαι
, followed by εἰς
with the accusative of place, to frequent a place; cf. the Latinvenio
); from Herodotus
down; the Sept.
; properly, to barter, i. e. to sell
: absolutely (opposed to ἀγοράζειν
), Luke 17:28
; Revelation 13:17
; οἱ πωλοῦντες
(opposed to οἱ ἀγοράζοντες
, buyers), sellers, Matthew 21:12
; Matthew 25:9
; Mark 11:15
; Luke 19:45
; with the accusative of a thing, Matthew 13:44
; Matthew 19:21
; Matthew 21:12
; Mark 10:21
; Mark 11:15
; Luke (); ; John 2:14, 16; Acts 5:1; supply αὐτόν, Acts 4:37; αὐτά, Acts 4:34; passive, 1 Corinthians 10:25; with a genitive of price added, Matthew 10:29; Luke 12:6.<1>
sell, whatever is sold.
Probably ultimately from pelomai (to be busy, to trade); to barter (as a pedlar), i.e. To sell -- sell, whatever is sold.