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Entry for Strong's #1871 - ἐπαιτέω

Transliteration
epaitéō
Phonetics
ep-ahee-teh'-o  
Word Origin
from (1909) and (154)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to ask besides, ask for more
  2. to ask again and again, importunately
  3. to beg, to ask alms
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 7592 ‑ שָׁאֵל (shaw‑al', shaw‑ale');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (2) HCS (2)
Luke 1
Luke 2
Luke 2
BYZ TIS TR
V-PAN 1
V-PAN 1
V-PAP-NSM 1
V-PAN 1
NA WH
V-PAN 1
V-PAP-NSM 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἐπαιτ-έω,

1. ask besides, εἰ καί νύ κεν.. ἄλλο μεῖζον ἐπαιτήσειας Il. 23.593; ὧν ἐπαιτεῖς S. OT 1416: abs., ask for more, φαγὼν ἔτ' ἐπῄτεον Posidipp. ap. Ath. 10.412e: so in Med., S. El. 1124.

2. beg as a mendicant, ἄλλους ἐ. τὸν καθ' ἡμέραν βίον Id. OC 1364, cf. E. Rh. 715: abs., Vett.Val. 68.30, Luc. Asin. 35.

3. simply, demand, PTeb. 26.13 (ii B.C., Pass.), etc.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἐπαιτέω, ἐπαίτω;

1. to ask besides, ask for more: Homer, Iliad 23, 593.

2. to ask again and again, importunately: Sophocles Oed. Tyr. 1416; to beg, to ask alms: Luke 16:3; (Luke 18:35 L T Tr WH); (Psalm 108:10 (); Sir. 40:28; Sophocles Oed. Col. 1364).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἐπ -αιτέω , - , [in LXX: Psalms 109:10 (H7592) Sirach 40:28 *;]

1. to ask besides.

2. to beg (as a mendicant; cf. MM, Exp., xiv): Luke 16:3; Luke 18:35 (Cremer, 74).†


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

In P Lond 24.4 (B.C. 163) (= I. p. 32) a recluse at the Serapeum describes himself as living—ἀφ᾽ ὧν ἐπαιτῶ ἐν τῶι ἱερῶι, ";from what I beg in the temple"; : cf. Luke 16:8 ἐπαιτεῖν αἰσχύνομαι. That temples generally were a promising haunt for the profession Luke reminds us elsewhere. Ἐπήτρια, the Greek for a ";beggaress";—to parallel it with an equal novelty—appears as a ἅπ. εἰρ. in P Par 59.10 (B.C. 160) (= Witkowski, 2 p. 76, where see note) : cf. ἀγύρτρια (Aesch. Ag. 1273), δέκτρια (Archil. 8). The pass. of the verb is found in P Tebt I. 26.18 (B.C. 114) πρὸς πῆι (l. τῆι) ἐπιδόσει τῶν ἐπαιτουμένων λόψων, ";for the delivery of the accounts which were required"; (Edd.).

 

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
επαιτειν επαιτείν ἐπαιτεῖν επαιτησάτωσαν επαιτων ἐπαιτῶν epaitein epaiteîn epaiton epaitôn epaitōn epaitō̂n
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the Week of Proper 23 / Ordinary 28
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