chorégeó: to lead a chorus (i.e. a group of performers), to defray the cost of a chorusOriginal Word: χορηγέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Phonetic Spelling: (khor-ayg-eh'-o)
Short Definition: I furnish abundantly
Definition: I furnish abundantly, supply.
5524 xorēgéō (from xorēgos, "a person who both funds and directs an epic, ancient chorus," and 2233 /hēgéomai, "lead") – properly, to fund and lead a grand event, bearing all the expenses necessary to stage the grand event.
5524 /xorēgéō ("richly supply") in both NT occasions refers to God lavishly supplying all believers need, in every scene of life – so each becomes a grand (eternal) event! See 2 Cor 9:10; 1 Pet 4:11.
[5524 (xorēgéō) is used in classical Greek for funding a chorus, supplying everything needed to make it an event! "The provision of a chorus at public festivals was a costly business for the Athenian public offices, who supplied in abundance" (P. Hughs).]Word Origin
from choros and agó
to lead a chorus (i.e. a group of performers), to defray the cost of a chorus
supplies (1), supply (1).
STRONGS NT 5524: χορηγέω
χορηγέω, χορήγω; future 3 person singular χορηγήσει (2 Corinthians 9:10 G L T Tr WH); 1 aorist optative 3 person singular χορηγ´ησαι (ibid., Rec.); (χορηγός, the leader of a chorus; from χορός and ἄγω (ἡγέομαι)); from (Simonides), Xenophon, Plato down;
1. to be a chorus-leader, lead a chorus.
2. "to furnish the chorus at one's own expense; to procure and supply all things necessary to fit out the chorus" (so very often in the Attic writings).
3. in later writings ((Aristotle), Polybius, Diodorus, Philo, Josephus, Plutarch, Aelian, others; 1 Kings 4:7; 1 Macc. 14:10; 2 Macc. 3:3, etc.), to supply, furnish abundantly: τί, 2 Corinthians 9:10; 1 Peter 4:11. (Compare: ἐπιχορηγέω.)<1>
From a compound of choros and ago; to be a dance-leader, i.e. (generally) to furnish -- give, minister.
see GREEK choros
see GREEK ago εχορήγουν χορηγει χορηγεί χορηγεῖ χορηγείν χορηγήσαι χορηγησει χορηγήσει χορηγίαν χόριον choregei choregeî chorēgei chorēgeî choregesei choregḗsei chorēgēsei chorēgḗsei