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Strong's #1523 - εἰσδέχομαι

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  1. to receive kindly, to treat with favour
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Strong #: 6908 ‑ קָבַץ (kaw‑bats');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


1. Ion. ἐσδέκ-, take into, admit, ἐς τὸ ἱρόν Hdt. 1.144, cf. 206: c. acc. pers., S. OT 238; εἰ. φρουράν IG 22.43.22: c. acc. loc., οὐκ εἰσεδέξατ' οἶκον E. Supp. 876: c. dat., ἄντροις εἰ. τινά receive him in the cave, Id. Cyc. 35: rarely c. gen., τόνδ' εἰσεδέξω τειχέων, = τειχέων εἴσω ἐδέξω (cf. Sch. ad loc.), E. Ph. 451: c. acc. dupl., ἐσδέξασθαί τινα συνοικιστῆρα admit him as a fellow-colonist, Pi. Fr. 186; εἰ. τινά ὑπόστεγον S. Tr. 376: aor. I εἰσδεχθῆναι in pass. sense, Luc. Tox. 30, Merc.Cond. 10.

2. c. acc. rei, σκῆψιν ἁγὼν οὗτος οὐκ ἐσδέξεται Ar. Ach. 392; εἰ. εὐνομίαν διὰ τῆς μουσικῆς Pl. R. 425a.

3. of certain animals, take in their young after birth, Arist. HA 566b17, GA 754a29.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

εἰσδέχομαι: future εἰσδέχομαι; to receive kindly, i. e. contextually, to treat with favor: τινα, 2 Corinthians 6:17. (From Pindar and Sophocles down. Synonym: cf. δέχομαι, at the end.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

εἰσ -δέχομαι ,

[in LXX for H6908;]

to admit, receive: 2 Corinthians 6:17 (LXX) (Cremer, 687).†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

Syll 330.21 (Roman Age) εἰσδεδεγμένοι τέ εἰσιν εἰς τὰν τᾶς πόλεως χάριν, OGIS 515.36 (iii/A.D.) τὰς δὲ τοιαύτας προσανγελίας εἰσδέ [χεσθαι τὸν γραμματέα. The verb was used technically in connexion with the ";receiving"; or ";storing"; of wheat in the θησαυρός, e.g. P Lille I. 13.3 (B.C. 244–3) : for the corresponding subst. εἰσδοχή see P Tebt I. 123.4 al. (early i/B.C.), ib. 159 (B.C. 112), P Fay 86.1 (ii/A.D.).


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
εισδέξασθαι εισδέξεται εισδεξομαι εισδέξομαι εἰσδέξομαι εισδέχεσθαι εισδέχεται εισέδυσαν eisdexomai eisdéxomai
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