apekdechomai: to await eagerlyOriginal Word: ἀπεκδέχομαιPart of Speech:
I expect eagerly, wait for eagerlyDefinition:
I expect eagerly, wait for eagerly, look for.
553 apekdéxomai (from 575 /apó, "away from," 1209 /déxomai, "welcome" and 1557 /ekdíkēsis, "out of") – a triple compound (properly) meaning "welcome from and out of"; waiting that decisively "puts away" all that should remain behind.
The prefix (apo) intensifies the root (dexomai) to emphasize the idea of separation. 553 (apekdéxomai) therefore is used of looking completely away from this world – and to the upcoming redemption of our body.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
to await eagerlyNASB Translation
awaiting eagerly (1), eagerly await (1), eagerly wait (1), wait eagerly (1), waiting (2), waiting eagerly (1), waits eagerly (1).