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Strong's #4319 - προσαιτέω

Root Word (Etymology)
from (G4314) and (G154)
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  1. to ask for in addition
  2. to approach one with supplications
  3. to ask alms
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5927 ‑ עָלָה (aw‑law');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


ask besides, οὐδέν Pi. Fr. 177.6; αἷμα π. demand more blood, A. Ch. 401 (anap.); π. μισθόν demand higher pay, X. An. 1.3.21 .

2. demand or require for a purpose, ὅσους . . τὰ ἔργα προσαιτοίη Id. Vect. 4.39 .

II ask as well as others (sc. for a share), and so, c. acc. pers., ask an alms of, Hdt. 3.14, Isoc. 7.83, etc.: c. acc. rei, beg for a thing, βίοτον, στρατιάν, E. Hel. 791, Ar. Lys. 1141: c. dupl. acc., beg somewhat of one, E. Hel. 512, X. An. 7.3.31: c. gen., beg some of . ., Plu. Alc. 4: abs., to be importunate, E. Supp. 64 (lyr.), Ar. Ach. 429, 452; to be a beggar, Pl. Smp. 203b, PCair.Zen. 493.6 (iii B.C.), prob. in Plu. 2.294a.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

προσαιτέω, προσαίτω;

1. to ask for in addition ((see πρός, IV. 2); Pindar, Aeschylus, others).

2. to approach one with supplications (German anbetteln (to importune; cf. πρός, IV. 4)), to ask alms ((Herodotus), Xenophon, Aristophanes, Euripides, Plutarch, others): Mark 10:46 R G L; Luke 18:35 (where L T Tr WH have ἐπαιτῶν); John 9:8.

STRONGS NT 4319a: προσαίτης προσαίτης, προσαιτου, , a beggar: Mark 10:46 T Tr WH; John 9:8 (where for the Rec. τυφλός). (Plutarch, Lucian, (Diogenes Laërtius 6, 56.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

προσ -αιτέω , - ,

[in LXX: Job 27:14*;]

1. to ask besides.

2. to continue asking; hence, to importune, beg, ask alms: John 9:8.†

*† προσαίτης , -ου , ,

a beggar: Mark 10:46, John 9:8.†

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

";a little wing,"; hence ";gable,"; ";pinnacle"; (Matthew 4:5, Luke 4:9) For πτερυγοειδῶς, ";in the form of a wing,"; in the technical language of magic, see Deissmann LAE p. 453 n..1



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List of Word Forms
προσαιτης προσαίτης προσαιτήσουσιν προσαιτων προσαιτών προσαιτῶν prosaites prosaitēs prosaítes prosaítēs prosaiton prosaitôn prosaitōn prosaitō̂n
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