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Dechomai

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   1209  
Original WordWord Origin
decomaimiddle voice of a primary verb
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Dechomai2:50,146
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
dekh'-om-ahee   Verb
 Definition
  1. to take with the hand
    1. to take hold of, take up
  2. to take up, receive
    1. used of a place receiving one
    2. to receive or grant access to, a visitor, not to refuse intercourse or friendship
      1. to receive hospitality
      2. to receive into one's family to bring up or educate
    3. of the thing offered in speaking, teaching, instructing
      1. to receive favourably, give ear to, embrace, make one's own, approve, not to reject
    4. to receive. i.e. to take upon one's self, sustain, bear, endure
  3. to receive, get
    1. to learn
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 56
accept 2, accepted 3, receive 16, received 12, receives 15, take 3, taken 1, took 1, welcome 2, welcomed 1
 
NAS Verse Count
Matthew5
Mark3
Luke13
John1
Acts8
1 Corinthians1
2 Corinthians5
Galatians1
Ephesians1
Philippians1
Colossians1
1 Thessalonians2
2 Thessalonians1
Hebrews1
James1


Total45
Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Dechomai". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.