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Lexicon :: Strong's G1209 - dechomai

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dechomai (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
Middle voice of a primary verb
56x in 21 unique form(s)
59x in 21 unique form(s)
47x in 19 unique form(s)
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TDNT Reference: 2:50,146

Strong’s Definitions

δέχομαι déchomai, dekh'-om-ahee; middle voice of a primary verb; to receive (in various applications, literally or figuratively):—accept, receive, take. Compare G2983.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 59x

The KJV translates Strong's G1209 in the following manner: receive (52x), take (4x), accept (2x), take up (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 59x
The KJV translates Strong's G1209 in the following manner: receive (52x), take (4x), accept (2x), take up (1x).
  1. to take with the hand

    1. to take hold of, take up

  2. to take up, receive

    1. used of a place receiving one

    2. to receive or grant access to, a visitor, not to refuse intercourse or friendship

      1. to receive hospitality

      2. to receive into one's family to bring up or educate

    3. of the thing offered in speaking, teaching, instructing

      1. to receive favourably, give ear to, embrace, make one's own, approve, not to reject

    4. to receive. i.e. to take upon one's self, sustain, bear, endure

  3. to receive, get

    1. to learn

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
δέχομαι déchomai, dekh'-om-ahee; middle voice of a primary verb; to receive (in various applications, literally or figuratively):—accept, receive, take. Compare G2983.
δέχομαι; [future 2 person plural δέξεσθε, Ephesians 6:17 Rec.bez]; 1 aorist ἐδεξάμην; perfect δεδεγμαι (Acts 8:14); deponent middle; Sept. mostly for לָקַח;
1. to take with the hand: τὸ γράμμα [L text T Tr WH τὰ γράμματα], Luke 16:6f; τὸ ποτήριον, Luke 22:17; to take hold of, take up, τ. περικεφαλαίαν, τ. μάχαιραν, Ephesians 6:17; τὸ παιδίον εἰς τὰς ἀγκάλας, Luke 2:28.
2. to take up, receive (German aufnehmen, annehmen);
a. used of a place receiving one: ὃν δεῖ οὐρανὸν δέξασθαι (οὐρ. is subject), Acts 3:21, (Plato, Theact., p. 177 a. τελευτήσαντας αὐτοὺς... τῶν κακῶν καθαρὸς τόπος οὐ δέξεται).
b. with the accusative of person to receive, grant access to, a visitor; not to refuse contact or friendship: Luke 9:11 R G; John 4:45; 2 Corinthians 7:15; Galatians 4:14; Colossians 4:10; to receive to hospitality, Matthew 10:14, 40; Mark 6:11; Luke 9:5, 53; Luke 10:8, 10; Acts 21:17 Rec.; Hebrews 11:31 (often in Greek writings from Homer down); παιδίον, to receive into one's family in order to bring up and educate, Matthew 18:5; Mark 9:37; Luke 9:48; to receive εἰς τ. οἴκους, τὰς σκηνάς, Luke 16:4, 9; δέξαι τὸ πνεῦμά μου, to thyself in heaven, Acts 7:59.
c. with the accusative of the thing offered in speaking, teaching, instructing; to receive favorably, give ear to, embrace, make one's own, approve, not to reject: τὸν λόγον, Luke 8:13; Acts 8:14; Acts 11:1; Acts 17:11; 1 Thessalonians 1:6; 1 Thessalonians 2:13; James 1:21; τὰ τοῦ πνεύματος, 1 Corinthians 2:14; τὴν παράκλησιν, 2 Corinthians 8:17; τὴν ἀγάπην τῆς ἀληθείας namely, commended to them, 2 Thessalonians 2:10; [add the elliptical construction in Matthew 11:14] (often in Greek writings); to receive a benefit offered, not to reject it, 2 Corinthians 8:4 Rec.
d. to receive equivalent to to take upon oneself, sustain, bear, endure: τινά, his bearing and behavior, 2 Corinthians 11:16, (τήν ἀδικίαν, Hebrew נָשָׂא, Genesis 50:17; πᾶν, ἐὰν ἐπαχθῇ, Sir. 2:4; μῦθον χαλεπόν, Homer, Odyssey 20, 271, and often in Greek writings).
3. to receive, get, (German empfangen): ἐπιστολάς, Acts 22:5; γράμματα, Acts 28:21; τὴν βασιλείαν τοῦ θεοῦ, to become a partaker of the benefits of God's kingdom, Mark 10:15; Luke 18:17; λόγια ζῶντα, Acts 7:38; εὐαγγέλιον, 2 Corinthians 11:4; τὴν χάριν τοῦ θεοῦ, 2 Corinthians 6:1; — equivalent to to learn: Philippians 4:18 [(?) see the commentaries at the passage].
[Synonyms: δέχομαι, λαμβάνω: The earlier classic use of these verbs sustains in the main the distinction laid down in the glossaries (e. g. Ammonius under the word λαβεῖν: λαβεῖν μέν ἐστι, τὸ κείμενόν τι ἀνελέσθαι· δέξασθαι δέ, τὸ διδόμενον ἐκ χειρός), and the suggestion of a self-prompted taking still adheres to λ. in many connexions (cf. λαβεῖν τινα γυναῖκα, ἀρχὴν λαβεῖν) in distinction from a receiving of what is offered; in use, however, the words overlap and distinctions disappear; yet the suggestion of a welcoming or an appropriating reception generally cleaves to δ. See Schmidt ch. 107, who treats of the comp. of δ in detail. Compare: ἀνα-, ἀπο-, δια-, εἰσ-, ἐκ-, ἀπ-ἐκ-, ἐν-, ἐπι-, παρα-, προσ-, ὑπο-δέχομαι]. The words are associated in 2 Corinthians 11:4.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

10:14; 10:40; 11:14; 18:5
6:11; 9:37; 10:15
2:28; 8:13; 9:5; 9:11; 9:48; 9:53; 10:8; 10:10; 16:4; 16:6; 16:9; 18:17; 22:17
3:21; 7:38; 7:59; 8:14; 8:14; 11:1; 17:11; 21:17; 22:5; 28:21
1 Corinthians
2 Corinthians
6:1; 7:15; 8:4; 8:17; 11:4; 11:4; 11:16
6:17; 6:17
1 Thessalonians
1:6; 2:13
2 Thessalonians

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1209 matches the Greek δέχομαι (dechomai),
which occurs 59 times in 48 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:14 - καὶ ὃς ἐὰν μὴ δέξηται G1209 ὑμᾶς μηδὲ ἀκούσῃ τοὺς λόγους ὑμῶν ἐξερχόμενοι τῆς οἰκίας τῆς πόλεως ἐκείνης ἐκτινάξατε τὸν κονιορτὸν τῶν ποδῶν ὑμῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:40 - δεχόμενος G1209 ὑμᾶς ἐμὲ δέχεται G1209 καὶ ἐμὲ δεχόμενος G1209 δέχεται G1209 τὸν ἀποστείλαντά με
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:41 - δεχόμενος G1209 προφήτην εἰς ὄνομα προφήτου μισθὸν προφήτου λήψεται· καὶ δεχόμενος G1209 δίκαιον εἰς ὄνομα δικαίου μισθὸν δικαίου λήψεται
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:14 - καὶ εἰ θέλετε δέξασθαι, G1209 αὐτός ἐστιν Ἠλίας μέλλων ἔρχεσθαι
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:5 - καὶ ὃς ἐὰν δέξηται G1209 παιδίον τοιοῦτον ἓν ἐπὶ τῷ ὀνόματί μου ἐμὲ δέχεται G1209
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:11 - καὶ ὃσοι ἂν μὴ δέξωνταί G1209 ὑμᾶς μηδὲ ἀκούσωσιν ὑμῶν ἐκπορευόμενοι ἐκεῖθεν ἐκτινάξατε τὸν χοῦν τὸν ὑποκάτω τῶν ποδῶν ὑμῶν εἰς μαρτύριον αὐτοῖς ἀμὴν λέγω ὑμῖν, ἀνεκτοτερον ἔσται Σοδόμοις Γομόρροις ἐν ἡμέρᾳ κρίσεως, τῇ πόλει ἐκείνη
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:37 - Ὃς ἐὰν ἓν τῶν τοιούτων παιδίων δέξηται G1209 ἐπὶ τῷ ὀνόματί μου ἐμὲ δέχεται· G1209 καὶ ὃς ἐὰν ἐμὲ δέξηται G1209 οὐκ ἐμὲ δέχεται G1209 ἀλλὰ τὸν ἀποστείλαντά με
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:15 - ἀμὴν λέγω ὑμῖν ὃς ἐὰν μὴ δέξηται G1209 τὴν βασιλείαν τοῦ θεοῦ ὡς παιδίον οὐ μὴ εἰσέλθῃ εἰς αὐτήν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:28 - καὶ αὐτὸς ἐδέξατο G1209 αὐτὸ εἰς τὰς ἀγκάλας αὐτοῦ, καὶ εὐλόγησεν τὸν θεὸν καὶ εἶπεν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:13 - οἱ δὲ ἐπὶ τῆς πέτρας οἳ ὅταν ἀκούσωσιν μετὰ χαρᾶς δέχονται G1209 τὸν λόγον καὶ οὗτοι ῥίζαν οὐκ ἔχουσιν οἳ πρὸς καιρὸν πιστεύουσιν καὶ ἐν καιρῷ πειρασμοῦ ἀφίστανται
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:5 - καὶ ὅσοι ἂν μὴ δέξωνταί G1209 ὑμᾶς ἐξερχόμενοι ἀπὸ τῆς πόλεως ἐκείνης καὶ τὸν κονιορτὸν ἀπὸ τῶν ποδῶν ὑμῶν ἀποτινάξατε εἰς μαρτύριον ἐπ᾽ αὐτούς
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:11 - οἱ δὲ ὄχλοι γνόντες ἠκολούθησαν αὐτῷ· καὶ δεξάμενος G1209 αὐτοὺς ἐλάλει αὐτοῖς περὶ τῆς βασιλείας τοῦ θεοῦ καὶ τοὺς χρείαν ἔχοντας θεραπείας ἰᾶτο
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:48 - καὶ εἶπεν αὐτοῖς Ὃς ἐὰν δέξηται G1209 τοῦτο τὸ παιδίον ἐπὶ τῷ ὀνόματί μου ἐμὲ δέχεται· G1209 καὶ ὃς ἐὰν ἐμὲ δέξηται G1209 δέχεται G1209 τὸν ἀποστείλαντά με· γὰρ μικρότερος ἐν πᾶσιν ὑμῖν ὑπάρχων οὗτός ἐσται μέγας
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:53 - καὶ οὐκ ἐδέξαντο G1209 αὐτόν ὅτι τὸ πρόσωπον αὐτοῦ ἦν πορευόμενον εἰς Ἰερουσαλήμ
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:8 - καὶ εἰς ἣν δ᾽ ἂν πόλιν εἰσέρχησθε καὶ δέχωνται G1209 ὑμᾶς ἐσθίετε τὰ παρατιθέμενα ὑμῖν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:10 - εἰς ἣν δ᾽ ἂν πόλιν εἰσέρχησθε, καὶ μὴ δέχωνται G1209 ὑμᾶς ἐξελθόντες εἰς τὰς πλατείας αὐτῆς εἴπατε
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 16:4 - ἔγνων τί ποιήσω ἵνα ὅταν μετασταθῶ τῆς οἰκονομίας δέξωνταί G1209 με εἰς τοὺς οἴκους αὐτῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 16:6 - δὲ εἶπεν Ἑκατὸν βάτους ἐλαίου καὶ εἶπεν αὐτῷ Δέξαι G1209 σου τὸ γράμμα, καὶ καθίσας ταχέως γράψον πεντήκοντα
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 16:7 - ἔπειτα ἑτέρῳ εἶπεν Σὺ δὲ πόσον ὀφείλεις δὲ εἶπεν Ἑκατὸν κόρους σίτου καὶ λέγει αὐτῷ Δέξαι G1209 σου τὸ γράμμα, καὶ γράψον ὀγδοήκοντα
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 16:9 - κἀγὼ ὑμῖν λέγω ποιήσατε ἑαυτοῖς φίλους ἐκ τοῦ μαμωνᾶ τῆς ἀδικίας ἵνα ὅταν ἐκλίπητε, δέξωνται G1209 ὑμᾶς εἰς τὰς αἰωνίους σκηνάς
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:17 - ἀμὴν λέγω ὑμῖν ὃς ἐὰν μὴ δέξηται G1209 τὴν βασιλείαν τοῦ θεοῦ ὡς παιδίον οὐ μὴ εἰσέλθῃ εἰς αὐτήν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:17 - καὶ δεξάμενος G1209 ποτήριον εὐχαριστήσας εἶπεν Λάβετε τοῦτο καὶ διαμερίσατε ἑαυτοῖς·
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:45 - ὅτε οὖν ἦλθεν εἰς τὴν Γαλιλαίαν ἐδέξαντο G1209 αὐτὸν οἱ Γαλιλαῖοι πάντα ἑωρακότες ἐποίησεν ἐν Ἱεροσολύμοις ἐν τῇ ἑορτῇ καὶ αὐτοὶ γὰρ ἦλθον εἰς τὴν ἑορτήν
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 3:21 - ὃν δεῖ οὐρανὸν μὲν δέξασθαι G1209 ἄχρι χρόνων ἀποκαταστάσεως πάντων ὧν ἐλάλησεν θεὸς διὰ στόματος πάντων, ἁγίων αὐτοῦ προφητῶν ἀπ᾽ αἰῶνος
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:38 - οὗτός ἐστιν γενόμενος ἐν τῇ ἐκκλησίᾳ ἐν τῇ ἐρήμῳ μετὰ τοῦ ἀγγέλου τοῦ λαλοῦντος αὐτῷ ἐν τῷ ὄρει Σινᾶ καὶ τῶν πατέρων ἡμῶν ὃς ἐδέξατο G1209 λόγια ζῶντα δοῦναι ἡμῖν
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:59 - καὶ ἐλιθοβόλουν τὸν Στέφανον ἐπικαλούμενον καὶ λέγοντα Κύριε Ἰησοῦ δέξαι G1209 τὸ πνεῦμά μου
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:14 - Ἀκούσαντες δὲ οἱ ἐν Ἱεροσολύμοις ἀπόστολοι ὅτι δέδεκται G1209 Σαμάρεια τὸν λόγον τοῦ θεοῦ ἀπέστειλαν πρὸς αὐτοὺς τὸν Πέτρον καὶ Ἰωάννην
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 11:1 - Ἤκουσαν δὲ οἱ ἀπόστολοι καὶ οἱ ἀδελφοὶ οἱ ὄντες κατὰ τὴν Ἰουδαίαν ὅτι καὶ τὰ ἔθνη ἐδέξαντο G1209 τὸν λόγον τοῦ θεοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 17:11 - οὗτοι δὲ ἦσαν εὐγενέστεροι τῶν ἐν Θεσσαλονίκῃ οἵτινες ἐδέξαντο G1209 τὸν λόγον μετὰ πάσης προθυμίας τὸ καθ᾽ ἡμέραν ἀνακρίνοντες τὰς γραφὰς εἰ ἔχοι ταῦτα οὕτως
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:17 - Γενομένων δὲ ἡμῶν εἰς Ἱεροσόλυμα ἀσμένως ἐδέξαντο G1209 ἡμᾶς οἱ ἀδελφοί
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:5 - ὡς καὶ ἀρχιερεὺς μαρτυρεῖ μοι καὶ πᾶν τὸ πρεσβυτέριον παρ᾽ ὧν καὶ ἐπιστολὰς δεξάμενος G1209 πρὸς τοὺς ἀδελφοὺς εἰς Δαμασκὸν ἐπορευόμην ἄξων καὶ τοὺς ἐκεῖσε ὄντας δεδεμένους εἰς Ἰερουσαλὴμ ἵνα τιμωρηθῶσιν
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 28:21 - οἱ δὲ πρὸς αὐτὸν εἶπον, Ἡμεῖς οὔτε γράμματα περὶ σοῦ ἐδεξάμεθα G1209 ἀπὸ τῆς Ἰουδαίας οὔτε παραγενόμενός τις τῶν ἀδελφῶν ἀπήγγειλεν ἐλάλησέν τι περὶ σοῦ πονηρόν
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 2:14 - ψυχικὸς δὲ ἄνθρωπος οὐ δέχεται G1209 τὰ τοῦ πνεύματος τοῦ θεοῦ μωρία γὰρ αὐτῷ ἐστιν καὶ οὐ δύναται γνῶναι ὅτι πνευματικῶς ἀνακρίνεται·
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 6:1 - Συνεργοῦντες δὲ καὶ παρακαλοῦμεν μὴ εἰς κενὸν τὴν χάριν τοῦ θεοῦ δέξασθαι G1209 ὑμᾶς·
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:15 - καὶ τὰ σπλάγχνα αὐτοῦ περισσοτέρως εἰς ὑμᾶς ἐστιν ἀναμιμνῃσκομένου τὴν πάντων ὑμῶν ὑπακοήν ὡς μετὰ φόβου καὶ τρόμου ἐδέξασθε G1209 αὐτόν
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:4 - μετὰ πολλῆς παρακλήσεως δεόμενοι ἡμῶν τὴν χάριν καὶ τὴν κοινωνίαν τῆς διακονίας τῆς εἰς τοὺς ἁγίους δέξασθαι G1209 ἡμᾶς·
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:17 - ὅτι τὴν μὲν παράκλησιν ἐδέξατο G1209 σπουδαιότερος δὲ ὑπάρχων αὐθαίρετος ἐξῆλθεν πρὸς ὑμᾶς
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:4 - εἰ μὲν γὰρ ἐρχόμενος ἄλλον Ἰησοῦν κηρύσσει ὃν οὐκ ἐκηρύξαμεν πνεῦμα ἕτερον λαμβάνετε οὐκ ἐλάβετε εὐαγγέλιον ἕτερον οὐκ ἐδέξασθε G1209 καλῶς ἠνείχεσθε
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:16 - Πάλιν λέγω μή τίς με δόξῃ ἄφρονα εἶναι· εἰ δὲ μήγε κἂν ὡς ἄφρονα δέξασθέ G1209 με ἵνα μικρόν τι κἀγὼ καυχήσωμαι
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:14 - καὶ τὸν πειρασμὸν μου τὸν ἐν τῇ σαρκί μοῦ οὐκ ἐξουθενήσατε οὐδὲ ἐξεπτύσατε ἀλλ᾽ ὡς ἄγγελον θεοῦ ἐδέξασθέ G1209 με ὡς Χριστὸν Ἰησοῦν
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:17 - καὶ τὴν περικεφαλαίαν τοῦ σωτηρίου δέξασθε G1209 καὶ τὴν μάχαιραν τοῦ πνεύματος ἐστιν ῥῆμα θεοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:18 - ἀπέχω δὲ πάντα καὶ περισσεύω· πεπλήρωμαι δεξάμενος G1209 παρὰ Ἐπαφροδίτου τὰ παρ᾽ ὑμῶν ὀσμὴν εὐωδίας θυσίαν δεκτήν εὐάρεστον τῷ θεῷ
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 4:10 - Ἀσπάζεται ὑμᾶς Ἀρίσταρχος συναιχμάλωτός μου καὶ Μᾶρκος ἀνεψιὸς Βαρναβᾶ περὶ οὗ ἐλάβετε ἐντολάς ἐὰν ἔλθῃ πρὸς ὑμᾶς δέξασθε G1209 αὐτόν
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 1:6 - καὶ ὑμεῖς μιμηταὶ ἡμῶν ἐγενήθητε καὶ τοῦ κυρίου δεξάμενοι G1209 τὸν λόγον ἐν θλίψει πολλῇ μετὰ χαρᾶς πνεύματος ἁγίου
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 2:13 - διὰ τοῦτο Καὶ ἡμεῖς εὐχαριστοῦμεν τῷ θεῷ ἀδιαλείπτως ὅτι παραλαβόντες λόγον ἀκοῆς παρ᾽ ἡμῶν τοῦ θεοῦ ἐδέξασθε G1209 οὐ λόγον ἀνθρώπων ἀλλὰ καθώς ἐστιν ἀληθῶς λόγον θεοῦ ὃς καὶ ἐνεργεῖται ἐν ὑμῖν τοῖς πιστεύουσιν
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 2:10 - καὶ ἐν πάσῃ ἀπάτῃ τῆς ἀδικίας ἐν τοῖς ἀπολλυμένοις ἀνθ ὧν τὴν ἀγάπην τῆς ἀληθείας οὐκ ἐδέξαντο G1209 εἰς τὸ σωθῆναι αὐτούς
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:31 - Πίστει Ῥαὰβ πόρνη οὐ συναπώλετο τοῖς ἀπειθήσασιν δεξαμένη G1209 τοὺς κατασκόπους μετ᾽ εἰρήνης
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:21 - διὸ ἀποθέμενοι πᾶσαν ῥυπαρίαν καὶ περισσείαν κακίας ἐν πραΰτητι δέξασθε G1209 τὸν ἔμφυτον λόγον τὸν δυνάμενον σῶσαι τὰς ψυχὰς ὑμῶν
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