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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Petition

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1: αἴτημα
(Strong's #155 — Noun Neuter — aitema — ah'ee-tay-mah )

from aiteo, "to ask" is rendered "petitions" in 1 John 5:15 : see ASK , B, and cp. the distinction between A, Nos. 1 and 2. Cp. deesis (see PRAYER).

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Petition'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/p/petition.html. 1940.

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