corner graphic   Hi,    
Finding the new version too difficult to understand? Go to

Bible Lexicons

Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #1523 - εἰσδέχομαι

Word Origin
from (1519) and (1209)
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to receive kindly, to treat with favour
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 6908 ‑ קָבַץ (kaw‑bats');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
2 Corinthians 1
2 Corinthians 1
2 Corinthians 1
V-FDI-1S 1
V-FDI-1S 1
V-FDI-1S 1
V-FDI-1S 2

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.)

Thayer's Expanded Greek Definition, Electronic Database.
Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2006, 2011 by Biblesoft, Inc.
All rights rserved. Used by permission.
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
Lectionary Calendar
Friday, May 29th, 2020
the Seventh Week after Easter
Search for…
Choose a letter to browse:
Prev Entry
Next Entry
To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient contact form
Powered by Lightspeed Technology