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Old & New Testament Greek

Entry for Strong's #2816 - κληρονομέω

Transliteration:
klēronoméō
Phonetics:
klay-ron-om-eh'-o  
Word Origin:
from (2818)
Parts of Speech:
Verb
TDNT:
3:767,442
Word Definition  [ Thayer's | Strong's ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to receive a lot, receive by lot
    1. esp. to receive a part of an inheritance, receive as an inheritance, obtain by right of inheritance
    2. to be an heir, to inherit
  2. to receive the portion assigned to one, receive an allotted portion, receive as one's own or as a possession
  3. to become partaker of, to obtain
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 270 ‑ אָחַז (aw‑khaz');   962 ‑ בָּזַז (baw‑zaz');   2505 ‑ חָלַק (khaw‑lak');   3045 ‑ יָדַע (yaw‑dah');   3423 ‑ יָרֵשׁ (yaw‑rash', yaw‑raysh');   3920 ‑ לָכַד (law‑kad');   5157 ‑ נָחַל (naw‑khal');  
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

κληρονομ-έω,

I

1. inherit, c. gen. rei, ὥσπερ τῆς οὐσίας, οὕτω καὶ τῆς φιλίας τῆς πατρικῆς κ. Isoc. 1.2, cf. Isa 4.7, Lycurg. 127; ὅς γ' ἐκεκληρονομήκεις τῶν.. χρημάτων πλεῖν ἢ πέντε ταλάντων D. 18.312; μὴ πλειόνων ἢ μιᾶς [κληρονομίας] τὸν αὐτὸν κ. Arist. Pol. 1309a25: c. acc. rei, Lycurg. 88, Luc. DMort. 11.3, BGU 19 ii 1 (ii A.D.), etc.: abs., Phld. Mort. 24.

2. acquire, obtain, τὴν ἐπ' ἀσεβείᾳ δόξαν Plb. 15.22.3; φήμην Id. 18.55.8; θρόνον βασιλείας LXX 1 Maccabees 2:57; τὴν γῆν receive possession of the promised land, Palestine, ib. Leviticus 20:24, De. 4.1 (also, obtain all that God has promised, ib. Psalms 37:11(36).11, cf. Matthew 5:5); obtain salvation, ζωὴν αἰώνιον Matthew 19:29.

II to be an inheritor or heir, τινος of a person, Luc. Hist.Conscr. 20: more freq. τινα, Posidon. 36J., Plu. Sull. 2, PGnom. 5, al. (ii A.D.), AP 11.202, etc.; κ. τινὰ τῆς οὐσίας D.C. 45.47: metaph., σῆτες καὶ σκώληκες -ομήσουσιν αὐτόν LXX Si. 19.3: Pass., to be succeeded in the inheritance, of parents, Ph. 2.172, 291, Luc. Tox. 22; ὑφ' ὧν τὴν ῥητορικὴν ἐκληρονομήθη Philostr. VS 2.26.6.

III leave an heir behind one, υἱοὺς υἱῶν LXX Proverbs 13:22.

Thayer's Expanded Definition
 κληρονομέω, κληρονόμω; future κληρονομήσω; 1aorist ἐκληρονόμησα; perfect κεκληρονόμηκα; (κληρονόμος, which see; cf. οἰκονόμος); the Sept. for נָחַל and much more often for יָרַשׁ;

1. "to receive a lot, receive by lot; especially to receive a part of an inheritance, receive as an inheritance, obtain by right of inheritance"; Song of Solomon , particularly in the Attic orators, with a genitive of the thing; in later writings not infrequent with an accusative of the thing (cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 129; Sturz, De dial. Maced. etc., p. 140; Winer s Grammar, 200 (188); (Buttmann, § 132,8)); absolutely, to be an heir, to inherit: Galatians 4:30 from Genesis 21:10.

2. universally, "to receive the portion assigned to one, receive an allotted portion, receive as one's own or as a possession; to become partaker of, to obtain" (cf. English inherit) (as φημην, Polybius 18,38 (55), 8; τήν ἐπ' εὐσέβεια δόξαν, 15,22, 3); in Biblical Greek everywhere with the accusative of the thing; so very frequent in the O. T. in the phrase κληρονομουν γῆν and τήν γῆν, of the occupation of the land of Canaan by the Israelites, as Leviticus 20:24; Deuteronomy 4:22,26; Deuteronomy 6:1, etc. But as the Israelites after taking possession of the land were harassed almost perpetually by their hostile neighbors, and even driven out of the country for a considerable period, it came to pass that the phrase was transferred to denote the tranquil and stable possession of the holy land crowned with all divine blessings, an experience which pious Israelites were to expect under the Messiah: Psalm 24:13 (Psalm 25:13>); Psalm 36:9,11, 22,29, 34 (Psalm 37:9,11,22,29,34>) Alex.; Isaiah 60:21; Tobit 4:12; ἐκ δευτέρας κληρονομήσουσι τήν γῆν, Isaiah 61:7; hence, it became a formula denoting to partake of eternal salvation in the Messiah's kingdom: Matthew 5:5 (4) (from Psalm 36:11 (Psalm 37:11>)), where see Bleek. ζωήν αἰώνιον, Matthew 19:29; Mark 10:17; Luke 10:25; Luke 18:18; τήν βασιλείαν, Matthew 25:34; βασιλείαν Θεοῦ, 1 Corinthians 6:9; 1 Corinthians 15:50; Galatians 5:21; σωτηρίαν, Hebrews 1:14; τάς ἐπαγγελίας, Hebrews 6:12; ἀφθαρσίαν, 1 Corinthians 15:50; ταῦτα ( Rec. πάντα), Revelation 21:7; ὄνομα, Hebrews 1:4; τήν εὐλογίαν, Hebrews 12:17; 1 Peter 3:9. (Compare: κατα(κληρονομέω.)

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