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Strong's #3867 - παραινέω

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  1. to exhort, admonish
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


3 sg. impf. παρῄνει Th. 1.139; Ion. παραίνεε Hdt. 8.19: fut. -έσω S. OC 1181, Ar. Pax 1245, D. 37.11, etc.; -έσομαι Pl. Mx. 236e: aor. παρῄνεσα S. Ph. 1434, Ar. Ra. 1420, Isoc. 12.264; Ion. -αίνεσα Hdt. 1.80: pf. παρῄνεκα Isoc. Ephesians 2:1, Luc. Im. 16: Pass., aor. παρῃνέθην Hp. Fract. 8: pf. inf. παρῃνῆσθαι Th. 7.69:

exhort, recommend, advise, παραίνεσε μὴ φειδομένους κτείνειν πάντα Hdt. 1.80; ὧδε παραινέων, πέμψαντα δέεσθαι Id. 3.4; π. τινί c. inf., Ar. Ra. 1132, Pl. Phdr. 234b; τοῖς ναύταις παραινῶ μὴ ἐκπεπλῆχθαι Th. 7.63; π. τινί τι Pi. P. 6.23, A. Pr. 309, S. OC 464, etc.; τι Hdt. 1.59, 5.31, etc.; π. τινί advise a person, A. Ch. 903; τοῖς πέλας Th. 5.9; ἄλλῳ πονοῦντι ῥᾴδιον παραινέσαι Philem. 75.1: Pass., ὥσπερ πρότερον παρῃνέθη Hp. l.c., cf. Th. 7.69.

2. advise or recommend publicly, propose, παρῄνει τοιάδε Id. 1.139, cf. IG 12.90.43, etc.; π. περὶ τῶν παρόντων Th. 2.13; οὐ π. advise not.., c. inf. (cf. οὔ φημι, etc.), ib. 18.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

παραινέω, παραινῶ; imperfect 3 person singular παρῄνει; to exhort, admonish: with the addition of λέγων followed by direct discourse, Acts 27:9; τινα (in classical Greek more commonly τίνι (Winers Grammar, 223 (209); Buttmann, § 133, 9)), followed by an infinitive Acts 27:22 (Buttmann, §§ 140, 1; 141, 2). (From Herodotus and Pindar down; 2 Macc. 7:25f; 3Macc. 5:17.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

** παρ -αινέω , -ω ,

[in LXX: 2 Maccabees 7:25-26, 3 Maccabees 5:17; 3 Maccabees 7:12 *;]

to exhort, advise: c. acc pers. et inf. (v. Bl., § 72, 5; M, Pr., 205), Acts 27:22; absol., seq. λέγων , Acts 27:9.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

";paternal,"; ";ancestral"; (Galatians 1:14) : P Par 22.38 (B.C. 163) (= UPZ i. p. 193) ἐπαναγκάσῃ δ᾽ αὐτήν, εἰ τ [ ] πατρικὸν ἡμῶν παρὰ λόγον ἔχει, ἀποδοῦναι, ";and compel her, if she is wrongfully keeping our patrimony, to restore it,"; P Tebt I. 59.7 (B.C. 99) (= Witkowski.2, p. 112) ἣν ἔχετε πρὸς ἡμᾶς ἄνωθεν πατρικὴν φιλίαν, ";the hereditary friendship which you have for me of old,"; ib. II. 382.3 (B.C. 30–A.D. 1) πατρικοὺς κλή (ρους), P Amh II. 74.21 (A.D. 147) ὑπάρχ (ει) δὲ η ̣̔[μῖ ]ν ̣ τὸ ἐπ [ιβ ]άλλον ἥ [μ ́]ισ ̣υ ̣ μέρος πα [τ ]ρι [κ (ῆς) . . ., ";we own a half share that has fallen to us of our father’s"; (Edd.), and Gnomon 46 (A.D. 150) (= BGU V. i. p. 22) τ ̣[ ] τέκνα τῷ πατρικῷ γένει ἀκολουθεῖ. The form πατρίκιος is found in P Tebt II. 567 (A.D. 53–4).


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List of Word Forms
παραινω παραινώ παραινῶ παρείλατο παρηνει παρήνει παρῄνει paraino parainô parainō parainō̂ parḗinei parenei parēnei
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