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Lexicon :: Strong's G2975 - lagchanō

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λαγχάνω
Transliteration
lagchanō
Pronunciation
län-khä'-nō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A prolonged form of a primary verb, which is only used as an alternate in certain tenses
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 4:1,495

Strong’s Definitions

λαγχάνω lanchánō, lang-khan'-o; a prolonged form of a primary verb, which is only used as an alternate in certain tenses; to lot, i.e. determine (by implication, receive) especially by lot:—his lot be, cast lots, obtain.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's G2975 in the following manner: obtain (2x), be (one's) lot (1x), cast lots (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's G2975 in the following manner: obtain (2x), be (one's) lot (1x), cast lots (1x).
  1. to obtain by lot

    1. to receive by divine allotment, obtain

  2. to cast lots, determine by lot

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
λαγχάνω lanchánō, lang-khan'-o; a prolonged form of a primary verb, which is only used as an alternate in certain tenses; to lot, i.e. determine (by implication, receive) especially by lot:—his lot be, cast lots, obtain.
STRONGS NT 2975: λαγχάνω
λαγχάνω: 2 aorist ἔλαχον;
1. to obtain by lot (from Homer down): with the genitive of the thing, Luke 1:9 (cf. Buttmann, 269 (231); Winers Grammar, 319 (299)); to receive by divine allotment, obtain: τί, Acts 1:17; 2 Peter 1:1; on the construction of this verb with the genitive and accusative of the thing, see Matthiae, § 328; Winers Grammar, 200 (188); (cf. Buttmann, § 132, 8).
2. to cast lots, determine by lot (Isocrates, p. 144 b.; Diodorus 4, 63 (cf. ps.-Demosthenes in middle, p. 510, 26)): περί τίνος, John 19:24.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Luke
1:9
John
19:24
Acts
1:17
2 Peter
1:1

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2975 matches the Greek λαγχάνω (lagchanō),
which occurs 6 times in 4 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:9 - according to the custom of the priesthood, he was chosen by lot to enter the temple of the Lord and burn incense.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:24 - so they said to one another, “Let us not tear it, but cast lots for it to see whose it shall be.” This was to fulfill the Scripture which says,
“They divided my garments among them,
and for my clothing they cast lots.” So the soldiers did these things,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 1:17 - For he was numbered among us and was allotted his share in this ministry.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:1 - Simeon[fn] Peter, a servant[fn] and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have obtained a faith of equal standing with ours by the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ:
 
 
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