4762. strephó
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strephó: to turn, i.e. to change
Original Word: στρέφω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: strephó
Phonetic Spelling: (stref'-o)
Short Definition: I turn, am converted, change
Definition: I turn, am converted, change, change my direction.

HELPS word-Studies

4762 stréphō – properly, to turn (transition); (figuratively) to convert by changing (switching) direction, i.e. go the other way (an "about-face"); taking an opposite or divergent course. 4762 (stréphō) usually has a straightforward meaning ("turn"), graphically illustrating dynamic change (transitioning). See Mt 18:3 and Jn 12:40.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. verb
to turn, i.e. to change
NASB Translation
converted (2), returned (1), turn (3), turned (8), turned away (1), turned back (1), turning (5).

STRONGS NT 4762: στρέφω

στρέφω: 1 aorist ἐστρεψα; passive, present στρέφομαι; 2 aorist ἐστράφην; from Homer down; the Sept. for הָפַך, also for שָׂבַב, etc.; to turn, turn round: τί τίνι, to turn a thing to one, Matthew 5:39, and T Tr WH in Matthew 27:3 (for ἀποστρέφω, to bring back; see ἀποστρέφω, 2); reflexively (Winers Grammar, § 38, 1; Buttmann, § 130, 4), to turn oneself (i. e. to turn the back to one; used of one who no longer cares for another), Acts 7:42 (cf. Winer's Grammar, 469 (437)); τί εἰς τί, equivalent to μεταστρέφω, to turn one thing into another, Revelation 11:6. Passive reflexively, to turn oneself: στραφείς followed by a finite verb, having turned etc., Matthew 7:6; ( L T Tr WH); ; Luke 7:9; Luke 9:55; Luke 14:25; Luke 22:61; John 1:38; John 20:16; στραφείς πρός τινα, followed by a finite verb (turning unto etc., or turned unto and etc.), Luke 7:44; Luke 10:21 () (Rst L T), ; ; στρέφεσθαι εἰς τά ὀπίσω, to turn oneself back, John 20:14; εἰς τά ἔθνη, Acts 13:46; ἐστράφησαν (ἐν L T Tr WH) ταῖς καρδίαις αὐτῶν εἰς Αἴγυπτον (R. V. they turned back in their hearts unto Egypt) i. e. to their condition there, Acts 7:39; absolutely and tropically, to turn oneself namely, from one's course of conduct, i. e. to change one's mind (cf. Winer's Grammar, as above): Matthew 18:3 and L T Tr WH in John 12:40. (Compare: ἀναστρέφω, ἀποστρέφω, διαστρέφω, ἐκστρέφω, ἐπιστρέφω, καταστρέφω, μεταστρέφω, σὑν᾿στρέφω, ὑποστρέφω.)

turn, convert

Strengthened from the base of trope; to twist, i.e. Turn quite around or reverse (literally or figuratively) -- convert, turn (again, back again, self, self about).

see GREEK trope

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