Strong's Greek dictionary

Strong's # 138
αἱρέομαι (hairéomai)
+ Etymology:probably akin to 142;
- Definition: to take for oneself, i.e. to prefer
+ KJV usage::--choose.
Some of the forms are borrowed from a cognate ἕλλομαι (héllomai) ; which is otherwise obsolete.

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