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Entry for Strong's #2624 - κατακληροδοτέω

Word Origin
from (2596) and a derivative of a compound of (2819) and (1325)
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to distribute by lot
  2. to distribute as an inheritance
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 270 ‑ אָחַז (aw‑khaz');  2505 ‑ חָלַק (khaw‑lak');  3423 ‑ יָרֵשׁ (yaw‑rash', yaw‑raysh');  5157 ‑ נָחַל (naw‑khal');  5157 ‑ נָחַל (naw‑khal');  5414 ‑ נָתַן (naw‑than');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (2) HCS (1)
Acts 1
Acts 1
Acts 1
V-AAI-3S 1
V-AAI-3S 1
V-AAI-3S 1
V-AAI-3S 1

Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


seize and parcel out, τὴν γῆν αὐτῶν v.l. in LXX 1 Maccabees 3:36, Deuteronomy 1:38, Acts 13:19.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

κατακληροδοτέω, κατακληροδότω (see κατά, III. 6): 1 aorist κατεκληροδότησα; to distribute by lot; to distribute as an inheritance: τίνι τί, Acts 13:19 Rec.; see the following word. (Deuteronomy 1:38; Deuteronomy 21:16; Joshua 19:51 Ald., Complutensian; 1 Macc. 3:36 — in all with the variant κατακληρονομεῖν. Not found in secular authors.)

STRONGS NT 2624: κατακληρονομέω κατακληρονομέω, κατακληρονόμω (see κατά, III. 6): 1 aorist κατεκληρονόμησα; to distribute by lot, to distribute as an inheritance: τίνι τί, Acts 13:19 G L T Tr WH. (Numbers 34:18; Deuteronomy 3:28; Joshua 14:1; Judges 11:24 Alex.; 1 Samuel 2:8; 1 Esdr. 8:82. Also often intransitive, to receive, obtain, acquire as an inheritance; as, Deuteronomy 1:8 variant, ; . Not found in secular authors.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

κατα -κληρονομέω , - ,

[in LXX for H5157, H3423, etc.;]

1. to distribute by lot or as an inheritance (Numbers 34:18, Joshua 14:1, al.): Acts 13:19.

2. to receive by inheritance (Deuteronomy 1:38, al.).†

κατα -κληροδοτέω , ,

[in LXX: Deuteronomy 1:38; Deuteronomy 21:16 A (-νομέω , B), (H5157), 1 Maccabees 3:36 א R (-νομέω , A)*;]

Acts 13:19, Rec., = -νομέω , q.v.†

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

For this rare verb, which is found in the TR of Acts 13:19 and ter in the LXX (always with the variant κατακληρονομέω), Herwerden Lex. s.v. cites Theophyl. Sim. Hist. vi. 7. 12 τῷ στρατηγῷ τῇ πόλει. . . κατακληροδοτοῦντι ἀριστείας καὶ τρόπαια —a passage hitherto unnoticed by the lexicons.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
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List of Word Forms
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