Word Summary
exaireō: to take out, to deliver
Original Word: ἐξαιρέω
Transliteration: exaireō
Phonetic Spelling: (ex-ahee-reh'-o)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to take out, to deliver
Meaning: to take out, to deliver
Strong's Concordance
deliver, pluck out, rescue.

From ek and haireomai; actively, to tear out; middle voice, to select; figuratively, to release -- deliver, pluck out, rescue.

see GREEK ek

see GREEK haireomai

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1807: ἐξαιρέω

ἐξαιρέω, ἐξαίρω: 2 aorist imperative ἔξελε; middle (present participle ἐξαιρούμενος); 2 aorist ἐξειλόμην and in Alex. form (L T Tr WH) ἐξειλάμην (Acts 7:10 (so Griesbach); (so Griesbach); ; see references in (αἱρέω and) ἐπέρχομαι), infinitive ἐξελέσθαι (Acts 7:34); the Sept. usually for הִצִּיל; to take out (cf. ἐκ, VI. 2);

1. to pluck out, draw out, i. e. to root out: τόν ὀφθαλμόν, Matthew 5:29; Matthew 18:9.

2. Middle a. to choose out (for oneself), select, one person from many: Acts 26:17 (so for בָּחַר in Isaiah 49:7 (but there the Sept. has ἐξελεξάμην; perhaps Isaiah 48:10 is meant) and sometimes in Greek writings; first in Homer, Odyssey 14, 232) (others refer Acts, the passage cited to the next head; (see Hackett at the passage)).

b. to rescue, deliver (properly, to cause to be rescued, but the middle force is lost (cf. Winer's Grammar, 253 (238))): τινα, Acts 7:34; Acts 23:27; τινα ἐκ τίνος, Acts 7:10; Acts 12:11; Galatians 1:4; (Exodus 3:8, etc.; Aeschylus suppl. 924; Herodotus 3, 137; Demosthenes, 256, 3; Polybius 1, 11, 11).

STRONGS NT 1807: ἐξέλωἐξέλω, see ἐξαιρέω.