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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words


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1: γεννάω
(Strong's #1080 — Verb — gennao — ghen-nah'-o )

"to conceive, beget:" see BEGET , A, No. 1.

2: συλλαμβάνω
(Strong's #4815 — Verb — sullambano — sool-lam-ban'-o )

lit., "to take together" (sun, "with," lambano, "to take or receive"), is used (a) of a woman, to "conceive," Luke 1:24,31,36 ; in the Passive Voice. Luke 2:21 ; (b) metaphorically, of the impulse of lust in the human heart, enticing to sin, James 1:15 . For its other meaning see CATCH , No. 8.

3: τίθημι
(Strong's #5087 — Verb — tithemi — tith'-ay-mee )

"to put, set," is used in Acts 5:4 , of the sin of Ananias, in "conceiving" a lie in his heart.

Notes: (1) The phrase echo, "to have," with koite, "a lying down, a bed," especially the marriage bed, denotes "to conceive," Romans 9:10 .

(2) The phrase eis katabolen, lit., "for a casting down, or in," is used of conception in Hebrews 11:11 .

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Conceive'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. 1940.

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