3858. paradechomai
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paradechomai: to receive, admit
Original Word: παραδέχομαι
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: paradechomai
Phonetic Spelling: (par-ad-ekh'-om-ahee)
Short Definition: I receive, accept, acknowledge
Definition: I receive, accept, acknowledge.

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3858 paradéxomai (from 3844 /pará, "from close-beside," intensifying 1209/dexomai, "receive") – properly, receive openly, welcoming with personal interest.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from para and dechomai
to receive, admit
NASB Translation
accept (3), receive (1), received (1), receives (1).

STRONGS NT 3858: παραδέχομαι

παραδέχομαι; future 3 person plural παραδέξονταί; deponent middle, but in Biblical and ecclesiastical Greek with 1 aorist passive παρεδεχθην (Acts 15:4 L T Tr WH; 2 Macc. 4:22; (cf. Buttmann, 51 (44));

1. in classical Greek from Homer down, properly, to receive, take up, take upon oneself. Hence,

2. to admit i. e. not to reject, to accept, receive: τόν λόγον, Mark 4:20; ἔθη, Acts 16:21; τήν μαρτυρίαν, Acts 22:18; κατηγορίαν, 1 Timothy 5:19 (τάς δοκιμους δραχμάς, Epictetus diss. 1, 7, 6); τινα, of a son, to acknowledge as one's own (A. V. receiveth), Hebrews 12:6 (after Proverbs 3:12, where for רָצָה); of a delegate or messenger, to give due reception to, Acts 15:4 L T Tr WH. (Cf. δέχομαι, at the end.)


From para and dechomai; to accept near, i.e. Admit or (by implication) delight in -- receive.

see GREEK para

see GREEK dechomai

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