The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 3868 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
paraiteomaifrom (3844) and the middle voice of (154)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
par-ahee-teh'-om-ahee Verb
  1. to ask along side, beg to have near one
    1. to obtain by entreaty
    2. to beg from, to ask for, supplicate
  2. to avert by entreaty or seek to avert, to deprecate
    1. to entreat that ... not
    2. to refuse, decline
    3. to shun, avoid
    4. to avert displeasure by entreaty
      1. to beg pardon, crave indulgence, to excuse
      2. of one excusing himself for not accepting a wedding invitation to a feast
NAS Word Usage - Total: 12
begged 1, excused 2, have nothing to do with 1, make excuses 1, refuse 4, refused 1, reject 1, requested 1
NAS Verse Count
1 Timothy2
2 Timothy1

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 Paraiteomai". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.