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Evangelistic Activities in Acts

Carl B. Hoch, Jr., All Things New, (Baker Books, Grand Rapids; 1995), pp. 228-231

Greek Term

Lexical Meaning

Scripture References

anaggello

report, announce

Acts 14:27; 15:4; 20:20, 27

anapeitho

persuade

18:13

anoigo

open

26:18

apaggello

proclaim, report

26:20

apodidomi

give out

4:33

apokrinomai

answer

3:12

apologeomai

defend oneself

25:8; 26:1

apologia

defense

22:1

apophtheggomai

declare boldly

2:14; 26:25

diakatelegchomai

defeat, refute

18:28

dialegomai

discuss

17:2, 17; 18:4, 19; 19:8, 9; 20:7; 24:25

diamarturomai

warn

2:40; 8:25; 10:42; 18:5; 20:21, 24; 23:11; 28:23

dianoigo

explain

17:3

diapher

spread a teaching

13:49

didasko

teach

11:26; 15:35; 18:11, 25; 20:20; 21:21, 28; 28:31

didacha

teaching

13:12

ekdiageomai

tell in detail

15:3

ektithami

explain, set forth

18:26; 28:23

exageomai

explain, interpret

15:12

epistarizo

strengthen

14:22; 15:32, 41; 18:23

euaggelizo

preach the gospel

5:42; 8:4, 12, 25, 35, 40; 11:20; 13:32; 14:7, 15, 21; 15:35; 16:10; 17:18

zatasis

debate

15:2

kataggeleus

proclaimer

17:18

kataggello

proclaim

4:2; 13:5; 15:36; 16:17; 17:3, 13

karusso

preach, announce

8:5; 9:20; 10:42; 19:13; 20:25; 28:31

laleo

speak

2:11; 4:1, 20, 29, 31; 5:20, 40; 8:25; 9:29; 11:19; 16:6, 13; 17:19; 18:9, 25; 26:26

leitourgeo

render service to God

13:2

martureo

bear witness, testify

23:11

marturomai

testify

20:26; 26:22

martus

witness

2:32, 3:15; 5:32; 10:39; 26:16

noutheteo

warn

20:31

hodageo

lead, guide, instruct

8:31

homileo

talk

24:26

parakaleo

appeal to

2:40; 11:23; 14:22; 15:32; 16:40; 20:1

paraklasis

exhortation

13:15

parrasiazomai

speak fearlessly

9:27, 28; 13:46; 14:3; 18:26; 19:8; 26:26

peitho

convince

13:43; 17:4; 18:4; 19:8, 16; 28:23

proskartereo

be busily engaged in

2:42; 6:4

proslaleo

speak to

13:43

stasis

dispute, argument

15:2

stereoo

make strong, make firm

16:5

sugcheo

confound

9:22

suzateo

dispute, debate, argue

6:9; 9:29

sumballo

converse

17:18; 18:27

sumbibazo

prove, offer proof

9:22

sunecho

absorbed in

18:5

huparetas

servant, helper

26:16

phtheggomai

call out loudly

4:18