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ἐκλέγω , fut. Pass.
A.ἐκλεγήσεσθαιIG12.76.16 : pf. Pass. “ἐξείλεγμαιPl.Alc.1.121e, and in med. sense, D.20.131, but “ἐκλέλεγμαιDiph. 44, Posidipp.27.9 (prob.):—pick or single out, Th.4.59, etc.; esp. of soldiers, rowers, etc., X.HG1.6.19, Pl.R.535a; “ἐκ πάντων κεφάλαιαId.Lg.811a:—Pass., Id.Alc.l.c.; “ἐκλελεγμένοςselect, recondite, Diog. Oen.23 :—Med., pick out for oneself, choose, Hdt.1.199,3.38, D.l.c.; “τὰ κάλλισταPl.Smp.198d, al.; “ἐξ ἁπάντωνIsoc.9.58.
2. Lit. Crit., select, λ<*>´ξεις καλάς D.H.Comp.3; cf. ἐκλογή.
3. Med., of God, elect, choose, LXX De.4.37, Ep.Eph.1.4, etc.
4. ἐκλέγειν τὰς πολιὰς (sc. τρίχας) pull out one's grey hairs, Ar.Eq.908, Fr.410.
II. levy taxes or tribute,χρήματα παρά τινοςTh.8.44 ; “τὰς ἐπικαρπίαςAnd. 1.92, cf. IG12.76.8 (Pass., ib.16) ; “ἔκ τινωνD.49.49 ; take toll of,χαλκοῦςThphr.Char.6.4 : c. acc. pers., “. τέλη τοὺς καταπλέονταςAeschin.3.113 : c.acc. et gen., “τὴν δεκάτην τῶν πλοίωνX.HG1.1.22.
III. declare, Prisc.p.294D., Gloss.
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    • Aeschines, Against Ctesiphon, 113
    • Andocides, On the Mysteries, 92
    • Aristophanes, Knights, 908
    • Demosthenes, Against Leptines, 131
    • Demosthenes, Against Timotheus, 49
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.199
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.38
    • Isocrates, Evagoras, 58
    • New Testament, Ephesians, 1.4
    • Plato, Laws, 811a
    • Plato, Republic, 535a
    • Plato, Symposium, 198d
    • Thucydides, Histories, 4.59
    • Thucydides, Histories, 8.44
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 1.1.22
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 1.6.19
    • Theophrastus, Characters, 6.4
    • Old Testament, Deuteronomy, 4.37
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 3
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