Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #190: akoloutheo (pronounced ak-ol-oo-theh'-o)

from 1 (as a particle of union) and keleuthos (a road); properly, to be in the same way with, i.e. to accompany (specially, as a disciple):--follow, reach.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon:



1) to follow one who precedes, join him as his attendant, accompany him

2) to join one as a disciple, become or be his disciple

2a) side with his party

Part of Speech: verb

Relation: from G1 (as a particle of union) and keleuthos (a road)

Citing in TDNT: 1:210, 33


This word is used 92 times:

Matthew 4:20: "straightway left their nets, and followed him."
Matthew 4:22: "and their father, and followed him."
Matthew 4:25: "And there followed him great multitudes of people from Galilee, and"
Matthew 8:1: "mountain, great multitudes followed him."
Matthew 8:10: "it, he marveled, and said to them that followed, Verily I say unto you, I have not found"
Matthew 8:19: "and said unto him, Master, I will follow thee whithersoever thou goest."
Matthew 8:22: "Jesus said unto him, Follow me; and let the"
Matthew 8:23: "a ship, his disciples followed him,"
Matthew 9:9: "and he saith unto him, Follow me. And he arose, and followed"
Matthew 9:9: "me. And he arose, and followed him."
Matthew 9:19: "And Jesus arose, and followed him, and so did his disciples."
Matthew 9:27: "thence, two blind men followed him, crying, and saying,"
Matthew 10:38: "his cross, and followeth after me, is not"
Matthew 12:15: "and great multitudes followed him, and he healed them"
Matthew 14:13: "and when the people had heard thereof, they followed him on foot out of"
Matthew 16:24: "his cross, and follow me."
Matthew 19:2: "And great multitudes followed him; and he healed them"
Matthew 19:21: "in heaven: and come and follow me."
Matthew 19:27: "have forsaken all, and followed thee; what shall we have"
Matthew 19:28: "unto you, That ye which have followed me, in the regeneration"
Matthew 20:29: "Jericho, a great multitude followed him."
Matthew 20:34: "eyes received sight, and they followed him."
Matthew 21:9: "multitudes that went before, and that followed, cried, saying, Hosanna to the"
Matthew 26:58: "But Peter followed him afar off unto the"
Matthew 27:55: "beholding afar off, which followed Jesus from Galilee,"
Mark 1:18: "their nets, and followed him."
Mark 2:14: "and said unto him, Follow me. And he arose and followed"
Mark 2:14: "me. And he arose and followed him."
Mark 2:15: "for there were many, and they followed him."
Mark 3:7: "multitude from Galilee followed him, and from Judea,"
Mark 5:24: "and much people followed him, and thronged him."
Mark 6:1: "and his disciples follow him."
Mark 8:34: "his cross, and follow me."
Mark 9:38: "thy name, and he followeth not us: and we forbade"
Mark 9:38: "we forbade him, because he followeth not us."
Mark 10:21: "take up the cross, and follow me."
Mark 10:28: "have left all, and have followed thee."
Mark 10:32: "them: and they were amazed; and as they followed, they were afraid. And he took"
Mark 10:52: "And immediately he received his sight, and followed Jesus in the"
Mark 11:9: "And they that went before, and they that followed, cried, saying, Hosanna; Blessed"
Mark 14:13: "bearing a pitcher of water: follow him."
Mark 14:51: "And there followed him a certain young man, having a linen cloth"
Mark 14:54: "And Peter followed him afar off, even into"
Mark 15:41: "he was in Galilee, followed him, and ministered unto him;)"
Luke 5:11: "land, they forsook all, and followed him."
Luke 5:27: "and he said unto him, Follow me."
Luke 5:28: "he left all, rose up, and followed him."
Luke 7:9: "and said unto the people that followed him, I say unto you, I have not found"
Luke 9:11: "the people, when they knew it, followed him: and he received them,"
Luke 9:23: "cross daily, and follow me."

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