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Entry for Strong's #4327 - προσδέχομαι

Transliteration
prosdéchomai
Phonetics
pros-dekh'-om-ahee  
Word Origin
from (4314) and (1209)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
2:57,146
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to receive to one's self, to admit, to give access to one's self
    1. to admit one, receive one into intercourse and companionship
    2. to receive one (coming from some place)
    3. to accept (not to reject) a thing offered
  2. to expect: the fulfilment of promises
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 935 ‑ בּוֹא (bo);  3176 ‑ יָהַל (yaw‑chal');  3947 ‑ לָקַח (law‑kakh');  5375 ‑ נָסָה (naw‑saw', naw‑saw');  5445 ‑ סָבַל (saw‑bal');  5452 ‑ סְבַר (seb‑ar');  6901 ‑ קָבַל (kaw‑bal');  7519 ‑ רָצָא (raw‑tsaw');  7521 ‑ רָצָה (raw‑tsaw');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (14) NAS (15) HCS (14)
Mark 1
Luke 5
Acts 2
Romans 1
Philippians 1
Titus 1
Hebrews 2
Jude 1
Mark 1
Luke 5
Acts 3
Romans 1
Philippians 1
Titus 1
Hebrews 2
Jude 1
Mark 1
Luke 5
Acts 2
Romans 1
Philippians 1
Titus 1
Hebrews 2
Jude 1
BYZ TIS TR
V-ADI-2P 1
V-ADP-NPM 1
V-ADS-2P 1
V-INI-3S 1
V-PNI-3P 1
V-PNI-3S 1
V-PNM-2P 1
V-PNP-DPM 2
V-PNP-NPM 3
V-PNP-NSM 2
V-ADI-2P 1
V-ADP-NPM 1
V-ADS-2P 1
V-INI-3S 1
V-PNI-3P 1
V-PNI-3S 1
V-PNP-DPM 2
V-PNP-NPM 2
V-PNP-NSM 2
V-ADI-2P 1
V-ADP-NPM 1
V-ADS-2P 1
V-INI-3S 1
V-PNI-3P 1
V-PNI-3S 1
V-PNM-2P 1
V-PNP-DPM 2
V-PNP-NPM 3
V-PNP-NSM 2
NA WH
V-ADI-2P 1
V-ADP-NPM 1
V-ADS-2P 2
V-INI-3S 1
V-PNI-3P 1
V-PNI-3S 1
V-PNM-2P 1
V-PNP-DPM 2
V-PNP-NPM 3
V-PNP-NSM 2


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

προσδέχομαι,

Ion. προσδέκομαι: used by Hom. only in Ep. pres. part. ποτιδέγμενος (v. infr. 111 ): aor. 1 προσεδέχθην in pass. sense, Arist. Pr. 956b25, Plb. 4.33.9, D.S. 15.70: receive favourably, accept, τὸ ἐκ Δελφῶν [χρηστήριον ] Hdt. 1.48, cf. SIG 557.11 ( Magn. Mae., iii B.C. ), etc.; π. συμμαχίαν X. HG 7.4.2; τὴν φιλίαν, τὰς διαλύσεις, Plb. 1.16.8, 1.17.1; also π. ἑκάστους ἐπὶ . . ὁμολογίαις Id. 3.18.7; receive hospitably, S. OT 1428, E. Ph. 1706; ζῶνθ' Ἡρακλῆ S. Tr. 233 .

II admit, ἐς τὴν πόλιν Th. 2.12; admit into one's presence, of a king, X. Cyr. 7.5.37, HG 1.5.9; of a demos receiving foreign emissaries, SIG 561.7 (Chalcis, found at Magn. Mae., iii B.C. ).

2. admit to citizenship, Pl. Lg. 708a, D. 57.59; so ποία δὲ χέρνιψ φρατέρων προσδέξεται; A. Eu. 656; τοὺς οἰκέτας π. εἰς τὸ πολίτευμα IG 9(2).517.32 (Epist. Philippi, Larissa, iii B.C. ); π. τινὰ εἰς τοὺς ἐφήβους Sammelb. 7333.40 (Alexandria, ii A.D. ); ὁ προσδεχθησόμενος εἰς τὴν στιβάδα IG 22.1368.52; ὅταν τις . . προσδεχθῇ εἴς τι τῶν κατὰ τὸ σῶμα ἀθλημάτων Arist. l.c.

3. of the female, ἡ ἵππος π. τὸν ὄνον Id. HA 577b15, cf. 575b17, Hdt. 2.121 . έ .

4. admit an argument, π. τὸ ψεῦδος, λόγον ἀληθῆ, Pl. R. 485c, 561b, cf. SIG 685.130 ( Magn. Mae., ii B.C. ); π. πρόφασιν accept an excuse, PTeb. 27.82 (ii B.C.) .

5. admit, be capable of, μήτε γένεσιν μήτε ὄλεθρον Pl. Phlb. 15b; φθοράν Id. Ti. 52a .

6. undertake, προσδέχεσθαι μάλα χρὴ τὰ τοιαῦτα ἰήματα Hp. Art. 69; take a liability upon oneself, guarantee, τὸ ἀνάλωμα IG 5(1).501, 555b, al. ( Sparta ); credit a sum to a person or an account, PHib. 1.58 (iii B.C.), PSI 4.372.9 (iii B.C.), PCair.Zen. 306.11, 355.69, al. (iii B.C.), Ostr. 1089 (ii B.C.), Ostr.Bodl. i 256 (ii B.C.), etc.

III await, expect, the only sense in Hom., in Ep. part. ποτιδέγμενος waiting for or expecting, δῶρον Od. 2.186; σὴν ὁρμήν ib. 403; σὸν μῦθον 7.161; ἡμέας 9.545; λαῶν ὀτρυντύν Il. 19.234; ἀγγελίην ib. 336; so later, προσδεκομένους τοιοῦτον οὐδέν Hdt. 3.146, cf. S. Tr. 15, E. Alc. 131 (lyr.), etc.; παρὰ ἃ προσεδέχετο Th. 4.19; τῷ Νικίᾳ προσδεχομένῳ ἦν τὰ παρὰ τῶν Ἐγεσταίων was according to his expectation, Id. 6.46; π. τινός τι expect anything from anybody, Antipho Soph. 10: c. acc. et inf. fut., οὐδὲν πάντως προσεδέκοντο . . τὸν στόλον ὁρμήσεσθαι Hdt. 5.34, cf. 6.100, 7.156, al., Th. 4.9; πολεμίους παρέσεσθαι X. Cyr. 4.5.22: c. part. fut., τοῦτον π. ἐπαναστησόμενον Hdt. 1.89; πανταχόθεν π. τοὺς πολεμίους await them, Plb. 2.69.6, etc.

2. wait, ἥατ' ἐνὶ μεγάροις ποτιδέγμεναι Il. 2.137, cf. 9.628, Od. 2.205, etc.; π. ὁππότ' ἄρ' ἔλθοι Il. 7.415; π. εἰ c. opt., Od. 23.91 .

Thayer's Expanded Definition

προσδέχομαι; deponent middle; imperfect προσεδεχόμην; 1 aorist προσεδεξαμην;

1. as in Greek writings from Aeschylus and Herodotus down, "to receive to oneself, to admit, to give access to oneself': τινα, to admit one, receive into contact and companionship, τούς ἁμαρτωλούς, Luke 15:2; to receive one (coming from some place), Romans 16:2; Philippians 2:29 (1 Chronicles 12:18); τί, to accept (not to reject) a thing offered: οὐ προσδεξάμενοι, to reject, Hebrews 11:35; προσδέχονται ἐλπίδα, to admit (accept) hope, i. e. not to repudiate but to entertain, embrace, its substance, Acts 24:15 (others refer this to the next head (R. V. text look for)); not to shun, to bear, an impending evil (A. V. took the spoiling etc.), Hebrews 10:34.

2. as from Homer down, to expect (A. V. look for, trait for): τινα, Luke 12:36; τί, Mark 15:43; Luke 2:25, 38; Luke 23:51; (Acts 23:21); Titus 2:13; Jude 1:21; τάς ἐπαγγελίας, the fulfilment of the promises, Hebrews 11:13 Lachmann (Cf. δέχομαι, at the endl

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

προσ -δέχομαι ,

[in LXX chiefly for H7521;]

1. to receive to oneself, receive favourably, admit, accept: c. acc pers., Luke 15:2, Romans 16:2, Philippians 2:29; c. acc rei, Acts 24:15 (R, mg.), Hebrews 10:34; Hebrews 11:35.

2. to expect, look for, wait for: c. acc pers., Luke 12:36; c. acc rei, Mark 15:43, Luke 2:25; Luke 2:38; Luke 23:51, Acts 23:21, Titus 2:13, Judges 1:21 (cf. δέχομαι ).†


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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

";spittle"; (John 9:6) : cf. Or. Sib. i. 365 πτύσματα φαρμακόεντα.

 

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