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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Drive, Driven, Drave, Drove

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1: ἐκβάλλω
(Strong's #1544 — Verb — ekballo — ek-bal'-lo )

denotes, lit., "to cast forth," with the suggestion of force (ek, "out," ballo, "to cast"); hence "to drive out or forth." It is translated "driveth" in Mark 1:12 , RV, "driveth forth." In John 2:15 for the AV, "drove," the RV has "cast," the more usual translation. See CAST , No. 5.

2: ἐκδιώκω
(Strong's #1559 — Verb — ekdioko — ek-dee-o'-ko )

"to chase away, drive out" (ek, "out," dioko, "to pursue"), is used in 1 Thessalonians 2:15 , RV, "drave out," AV, "have persecuted." Some mss. have this verb for dioko, in Luke 11:49 .

3: ἐλαύνω
(Strong's #1643 — Verb — elauno — el-ow'-no )

signifies "to drive, impel, urge on." It is used of "rowing," Mark 6:48 ; John 6:19 ; of the act of a demon upon a man, Luke 8:29 ; of the power of winds upon ships, James 3:4 ; and of storms upon mists, 2 Peter 2:17 , AV, "carried," RV, "driven." See also CARRY , Note (2), ROW.

4: ἀπελαύνω
(Strong's #556 — Verb — apelauno — ap-el-ow'-no )

apo, "from," and No. 3, "to drive from," is used in Acts 18:16 .

5: ἐξωθέω
(Strong's #1856 — Verb — exotheo — ex-o-theh'-o, ex-o'-tho )

"to thrust out" (ek, "out," otheo, "to push, thrust"), is translated "thrust" in Acts 7:45 , RV (AV, "drave"); in Acts 27:39 , of "driving" a storm-tossed ship ashore (RV, "drive," AV, "thrust"). Cp. No. 6. See THRUST.

6: φέρω
(Strong's #5342 — verb — phero — fer'-o )

"to bear," is translated "driven" in Acts 27:15,17 , of "being borne" in a storm-tossed ship. See BEAR , etc.

7: διαφέρω
(Strong's #1308 — — diaphero — dee-af-er'-o )

lit., "to bear through" (dia, "through," and No. 6), in Acts 27:27 signifies "to be borne hither and thither" (RV, "were driven to and fro;" AV, "up and down"). See BETTER (be), No. 1.

8: ἀνεμίζω
(Strong's #416 — Verb — anemizo — an-em-id'-zo )

"to drive by the wind" (anemos, "wind"), is used in James 1:6 .

Note: For "let ... drive," Acts 27:15 , see GIVE , No. 3.

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Drive, Driven, Drave, Drove'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. 1940.

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