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Strong's #155 - αἴτημα

Root Word (Etymology)
from (G154)
Parts of Speech
neuter noun
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  1. petition, request, required
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1159 ‑ בָּעוּ (baw‑oo');  4100 ‑ מֶה (maw, mah, maw, mah, meh);  7596 ‑ שֵׁלָה (sheh‑ay‑law', shay‑law');  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (3)
Luke 1
Philippians 1
1 John 1
NAS (3)
Luke 1
Philippians 1
1 John 1
CSB (2)
Luke 1
Philippians 1
BSB (3)
Luke 1
Philippians 1
1 John 1
ESV (3)
Luke 1
Philippians 1
1 John 1
WEB (3)
Luke 1
Philippians 1
1 John 1
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

αἴτ-ημα, ατος, τό,

I request, demand, Pl. R. 566b, LXX 1 Kings 1:17, Luke 23:24, PFlor. 296.16 (vi A. D.).

II in Logic and Math., postulate, assumption, Arist. APo. 76b23, Plu. Demetr. 3, Luc. Herm. 74.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

αἴτημα, (τος, τό (αἰτέω) (from Plato down), what is or has been asked for: Luke 23:24; plural (A. V. requests), Philippians 4:6 (cf. Ellicott at the passage); things asked for, 1 John 5:15. (See the preceding word, and Trench, § li.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

αἴτημα , -τος , τό

(<αἰτέω ),

[in LXX chiefly for H7596;]

that which has been asked for, a petition, request: Luke 23:24, Philippians 4:6, 1 John 5:15.†

SYN.: see δέησις G1162.

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 418.62 (iii/A.D.) οὐδεὶς ἡμεῖν ἐνόχλησεν οὔτε ξενίας (αἰτή)ματι οὔτε παροχῆς ἐπιτηδείων. For αἴτησις see P Oxy I. 56.21 ff. (A.D. 211) διέγραψα δὲ τὸ ὡρισμένον τῆς αἰτήσ [εω ]ς τέλος : ";I have paid the appointed tax for making such a request"; (Edd.) : the word is fairly common.


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
αιτημα αίτημα αίτημά αἴτημα αιτηματα αιτήματα αιτήματά αἰτήματα αιτήματί αίτησιν αίτησις aitema aitēma aítema aítēma aitemata aitēmata aitḗmata
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