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Lexicon :: Strong's G2975 - lagchanō

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λαγχάνω
Transliteration
lagchanō (Key)
Pronunciation
lang-khan'-o
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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 4 times in 4 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:9 - According to the custom of the priest's office, his lot G2975 was to burn incense when he went into the temple of the Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:24 - They said therefore among themselves, Let us not rend it, but cast lots G2975 for it, whose it shall be: that the scripture might be fulfilled, which saith, They parted my raiment among them, and for my vesture they did cast lots. These things therefore the soldiers did.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 1:17 - For he was numbered with us, and had obtained G2975 part of this ministry.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:1 - Simon Peter, a servant and an apostle of Jesus Christ, to them that have obtained G2975 like precious faith with us through the righteousness of God and our Saviour Jesus Christ:

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