2932. ktaomai
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ktaomai: to acquire
Original Word: κτάομαι
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: ktaomai
Phonetic Spelling: (ktah'-om-ahee)
Short Definition: I win, get, buy, possess
Definition: (a) I acquire, win, get, purchase, buy, (b) I possess, win mastery over.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. verb
to acquire
NASB Translation
acquire (1), acquired (2), gain (1), get (1), obtain (1), possess (1).

STRONGS NT 2932: κτάομαι

κτάομαι, κτῶμαι; future κτήσομαι (Luke 21:19 L Tr WH); 1 aorist ἐκτησάμην; (from Homer down); the Sept. for קָנָה; to acquire, get or prucure a thing for oneself (cf. Winer's Grammar, 260 (244)); (perfect κέκτημαι, to possess (cf. Winer's Grammar, 274 (257) note); not found in the N. T.): τί, Matthew 10:9; Acts 8:20; ὅσα κτῶμαι, all my income, Luke 18:12; with the genitive of price added (Winer's Grammar, 206 (194)), πολλοῦ, Acts 22:28; with ἐκ and the genitive of price (see ἐκ, II. 4), Acts 1:18; τό ἑαυτοῦ σκεῦος ἐν ἁγιασμῷ καί τιμή, to procure for himself his own vessel (i. e. for the satisfaction of the sexual passion; see σκεῦος, 1) in sanctification and honor, i. e. to marry a wife (opposed to the use of a harlot; the words ἐν ἁγιασμῷ καί τιμή are added to express completely the idea of marrying in contrast with the baseness of procuring a harlot as his 'vessel'; cf. κτᾶσθαι γυναῖκα, of marrying a wife, Ruth 4:10; Sir. 36:29 (Sir. 33:26); Xenophon, symp. 2, 10), 1 Thessalonians 4:4; τάς ψυχάς ὑμῶν, the true life of your souls, your true lives, i. e. eternal life (cf. the opposite ζημιουσθαι τήν ψυχήν αὐτοῦ under ζημιόω), Luke 21:19; cf. Meyer at the passage and Winer's Grammar, p. 274 (257).

obtain, possess, purchase.

A primary verb; to get, i.e. Acquire (by any means; own) -- obtain, possess, provide, purchase.

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