G1209 – dechomai – δέχομαι to receive

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Find “dechomai” in the Bible (New Testament)

Strong’s Greek Lexicon

middle voice of a primary verb; to receive (in various applications, literally or figuratively):—accept, receive, take. Compare .

Owing to changes in the enumeration while in progress, there were no words left for numbers 2717 and 3203–3302, which were therefore silently dropped out of the vocabulary and references as redundant.

Thayer’s Greek Definitions

1) to take with the hand
1a) to take hold of, take up
2) to take up, receive
2a) used of a place receiving one
2b) to receive or grant access to, a visitor, not to refuse intercourse or friendship
2b1) to receive hospitality
2b2) to receive into one’s family to bring up or educate
2c) of the thing offered in speaking, teaching, instructing
2c1) to receive favourably, give ear to, embrace, make one’s own, approve, not to reject
2d) to receive. i.e. to take upon one’s self, sustain, bear, endure
3) to receive, get
3a) to learn

Thayer’s Definitions are as edited by the Online Bible of Winterbourne, Ontario. They removed the etymology, cross-references, and Greek phrases and changed some of Thayer’s Unitarian doctrinal positions concerning the work and person of Christ.