1871. epaiteó
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epaiteó: to beg
Original Word: ἐπαιτέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: epaiteó
Phonetic Spelling: (ep-ahee-teh'-o)
Short Definition: I beg, ask alms
Definition: I beg, am a beggar, ask alms.

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1871 epaitéō (from epi, "upon" intensifying aiteō, "ask") – properly, focused asking, i.e. beg.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from epi and aiteó
to beg
NASB Translation
beg (1), begging (1).

STRONGS NT 1871: ἐπαιτέω

ἐπαιτέω, ἐπαίτω;

1. to ask besides, ask for more: Homer, Iliad 23, 593.

2. to ask again and again, importunately: Sophocles Oed. Tyr. 1416; to beg, to ask alms: Luke 16:3; (Luke 18:35 L T Tr WH); (Psalm 108:10 (); Sir. 40:28; Sophocles Oed. Col. 1364).


From epi and aiteo; to ask for -- beg.

see GREEK epi

see GREEK aiteo

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