Strong's Enhanced Concordance

The Aionian Bible un-translates and instead transliterates ten special words to help us better understand the extent of God’s love for individuals and all mankind, and the nature of afterlife destinies. The original translation is unaltered and an inline note is appended to 63 Old Testament and 200 New Testament verses. Compare the definitions below to the Aionian Glossary. Follow the blue link below to study the word's usage. Search for any Strong's number: g1-21369 and h1-9049.
to receive
Strongs:
g1209
Word:
δέχομαι
Tyndale
Word:
δέχομαι
Transliteration:
dechomai
Gloss:
to receive
Morphhology:
Greek, Verb
Definition:
δέχομαι, depon. mid, [in LXX chiefly for לקח;] to receive, accept; 1) with accusative of thing(s), of taking or accepting what is offered: γράμματα, Luk.16:6, 7; id. in different sense, Act.28:21; ποτήριον, Luk.22:17; παιδίον (εἰς τ. ἀγκάλας), Luk.2:28; περικεφαλαίαν, μάχαιραν, Eph.6:17; ἐπιστολάς, Act.22:5; τ. βασιλείαν τ. Θεοῦ, Mrk.10:15, Luk.18:17; λογία ζῶντα, Act.7:38; εὐαγγέλιον, 2Co.11:4; τ. χάριν τ. Θεοῦ, 2Co.6:1; metaph, of mental acceptance, Mat.11:14; τ. λόγον, Luk.8:13, Act.8:14 11:1 17:11, 1Th.1:6 2:13, Jas.1:21; τὰ τ. πνεύματος, 1Co.2:14; τ. παράκλησιν, 2Co.8:17; τ. ἀγάπην τ. ἀληθείας, 2Th.2:10. 2) with accusative of person(s), of receiving kindly or hospitably, Mat.10:14 40, 41, Mrk.6:11, Luk.9:5 53 10:8, 10, Jhn.4:45, 2Co.7:15 11:16, Gal.4:14, Col.4:10, Heb.11:31; παιδίον, Mat.18:5, Mrk.9:37, Luk.9:48; εἰς οἴκους, σκηνάς, Luk.16:4, 9; δέξαι τ. πνεῦμά μου, Act.7:59; ὃν δεῖ οὐρανὸν δέασθαι, Act.3:21 (cf. ἀνα, ἀπο, δια, εἰσ, ἐκ, ἀπ-εκ, ἐν, ἐπι, παρα, προσ, ὑπο-δέχομαι; Cremer, 174). (AS)
Liddell-Scott-Jones
Word:
δέχομαι
Transliteration:
dechomai
Gloss:
to receive
Morphhology:
Greek, Verb
Definition:
δέχομαι, Ionic dialect, Aeolic dialect, Cretan dialect δέκομαι, [Refs 7th c.BC+], imperfect ἐδεκόμην [Refs 5th c.BC+]future δέξομαι, Epic dialect also δεδέξομαι [Refs 8th c.BC+]; δεχθήσομαι (in passive sense) [LXX]: aorist ἐδεξάμην [Refs 8th c.BC+]; also ἐδέχθην (ὑπ-) [Refs 5th c.BC+]: perfect δέδεγμαι [Refs 8th c.BC+]; imperative δεδεξο [Refs 8th c.BC+]; Ionic dialect 3rd.pers. plural ἀπο-δεδέχαται [Refs 8th c.BC+] also has Epic dialect imperfect ἐδέγμην [Refs 8th c.BC+], 3rd.pers. singular δέκτο [Refs 8th c.BC+]; infinitive δέχθαι [Refs 5th c.BC+]; participle δέγμενος [Refs 8th c.BC+]; also a 3rd.pers. plural present δέχαται [Refs 8th c.BC+]; compare προτίδεγμαι, and see at {δεδοκημένος}:— I) of things as the object, take, accept, receive, etc, ἄποινα [Refs 8th c.BC+]; δ. τί τινι receive something at the hand of another, δέξατό οἱ σκῆπτρον πατρώϊον [Refs 8th c.BC+]; accept as legal tender, ὀδελός [Refs]; τι παρά τινος [Refs 8th c.BC+]; also δ. τί τινος receive in exchange for, χρυσὸν φίλου ἀνδρὸς ἐδέξατο [Refs 8th c.BC+]; choose, τι δ. πρό τινος [Refs 5th c.BC+]: with infinitive, prefer, δεξαίμην ἂν πάσας τὰς ἀσπίδας ἐρριφέναι ἢ. [Refs 5th c.BC+] I.b) catch, as in a vessel, ὀπὸν. κάδοις δ. [Refs 5th c.BC+] I.2) of mental reception, take, accept without complaint, χαλεπόν περ ἐόντα δεχώμεθα μῦθον [Refs 8th c.BC+] I.2.b) accept graciously, τοῦτο δ᾽ ἐγὼ πρόφρων δ. [Refs]; of the gods, ἀλλ᾽ ὅ γε δέκτο μὲν ἱρά [Refs]; προσφιλῶς γέρα δ, of one dead, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; τὸ χρησθέν, τὸν οἰωνὸν δ, accept, hail the oracle, the omen, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; accept, approve, τὸν λόγον, ξυμμαχίαν, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; διδόναι καὶ δέχεσθαι τὰ δίκαια[Refs]; δέχεσθαι ὅρκον, see at {ὅρκος}; accept a confession, and so forgive, ἀδικίαν [LXX] I.2.c) simply, give ear to, hear, ὠσὶν ἠχήν [Refs 5th c.BC+] I.2.d) take or regard as so and so, μηδὲ συμφορὰν δέχου τὸν ἄνδρα [Refs 5th c.BC+]; understand in a certain sense, ὅπῃ βούλει δέξασθαι ταύτῃ δέχου [Refs 5th c.BC+]: with infinitive, κῶλά με δέξαι νυνὶ λέγειν [Refs 1st c.BC+] I.2.e) cap verses, σκόλια δ. [Refs 5th c.BC+] I.3) take upon oneself, τὴν δαπάνην [Refs 2nd c.BC+]: with infinitive, undertake, [Refs] II) of persons as the object, welcome, κόλπῳ [Refs 8th c.BC+]; ἐν μεγάροισι, ἐν δόμοισιν, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; στέγαις, πυρὶ δ. τινά, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; τῇ τόλει δ. to admit into the city, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἀγορᾷ, ἄστει δ, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; δ. τινὰ ξύμμαχον accept or admit as an ally, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; accept as security, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; entertain, δείπνοις [Refs 5th c.BC+] II.2) receive as an enemy, await the attack of, ἐπιόντα δ. δουρί [Refs 8th c.BC+]; of a hunter waiting for game, [Refs]; of a wild boar waiting for the hunters, [Refs]; of troops, εἰς χεῖρας δ. [Refs 5th c.BC+] II.3) expect, wait, with accusative et future infinitive, ἀλλ᾽ αἰεί τινα φῶτα. ἐδέγμην ἐνθάδ᾽ ἐλεύσεσθαι [Refs 8th c.BC+]—In these two last senses, [Refs 8th c.BC+]future δεδέξομαι, perfect δέδεγμαι, and δεδεγμένος,[Refs 3rd c.BC+]infinitive δειδέχθαι as imperative, expect, with genitive, βορέω [Refs 4th c.BC+] III) rarely with a thing as the subject, occupy, engage one, τίς ἀρχὰ δέξατο ναυτιλίας [αὐτούς]; [Refs 5th c.BC+] III.2) receive, hold, τὴν τροφήν [Refs 4th c.BC+] III.3) admit of, ψεῦδος οὐδὲν δ. ἁ τῶ ἀριθμῶ φύσις [Refs 5th c.BC+] III.4) Geometry texts, contain, circum-scribe, γωνίας ἴσας [Refs 3rd c.BC+] IV) intransitive, succeed, come next, ὥς μοι δέχεται κακὸν ἐκ κακοῦ αἰεί [Refs 8th c.BC+]; of places, ἐκ τοῦ στεινοῦ τὸ Ἀρτεμίσιον δέκεται [Refs 5th c.BC+] is probably the original form, cf. Slavonic desiti, dositi 'find'.)
Strongs
Word:
δέχομαι
Transliteration:
déchomai
Pronounciation:
dekh'-om-ahee
Language:
Greek
Morphhology:
Verb
Definition:
to receive (in various applications, literally or figuratively); accept, receive, take; middle voice of a primary verb;