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Lexicon :: Strong's G3868 - paraiteomai

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παραιτέομαι
Transliteration
paraiteomai (Key)
Pronunciation
par-ahee-teh'-om-ahee
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
From παρά (G3844) and the middle voice of αἰτέω (G154)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:195,30

Strong’s Definitions

παραιτέομαι paraitéomai, par-ahee-teh'-om-ahee; from G3844 and the middle voice of G154; to beg off, i.e. deprecate, decline, shun:—avoid, (make) excuse, intreat, refuse, reject.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's G3868 in the following manner: refuse (5x), excuse (2x), make excuse (1x), avoid (1x), reject (1x), intreat (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's G3868 in the following manner: refuse (5x), excuse (2x), make excuse (1x), avoid (1x), reject (1x), intreat (1x).
  1. to ask along side, beg to have near one

    1. to obtain by entreaty

    2. to beg from, to ask for, supplicate

  2. to avert by entreaty or seek to avert, to deprecate

    1. to entreat that ... not

    2. to refuse, decline

    3. to shun, avoid

    4. to avert displeasure by entreaty

      1. to beg pardon, crave indulgence, to excuse

      2. of one excusing himself for not accepting a wedding invitation to a feast

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
παραιτέομαι paraitéomai, par-ahee-teh'-om-ahee; from G3844 and the middle voice of G154; to beg off, i.e. deprecate, decline, shun:—avoid, (make) excuse, intreat, refuse, reject.
STRONGS NT 3868: παραιτέομαι
παραιτέομαι, παραιτοῦμαι, imperative present παραιτοῦ; (imperfect 3 person plural παρῃτοῦντο, Mark 15:6 T WH Tr marginal reading, where others ὅνπερ ᾐτοῦντο (which see)); 1 aorist παρητησαμην; perfect passive participle παρητημενος with a passive significance; from Aeschylus and Pindar down;
1. properly, to ask alongside (παρά (IV. 1)), beg to have near one; to obtain by entreaty; to beg from, to ask for, supplicate: (Mark 15:6 (see above)).
2. to avert (παρά aside (see παρά, IV. 1)) by entreaty or seek to avert, to deprecate;
a. properly, followed by μή and an accusative with an infinitive (to intreat that... not), Hebrews 12:19 (Thucydides 5, 63); cf. Winers Grammar, 604 (561); (Buttmann, § 148,13).
b. equivalent to to refuse, decline: τό ἀποθανεῖν, Acts 25:11 (θανεῖν οὐ παραιτοῦμαι, Josephus, de vita sua29).
c. equivalent to to shun, avoid: τί, 1 Timothy 4:7; 2 Timothy 2:23; τινα, 1 Timothy 5:11; Titus 3:10; equivalent to to refuse, reject, Hebrews 12:25.
d. to avert displeasure by entreaty, i. e. to beg pardon, crave indulgence, to excuse: ἔχε με παρῃτημένον (see ἔχω, I. 1 f.), Luke 14:18f (of one excusing himself for not accepting an invitation to a feast, Josephus, Antiquities 7, 8, 9).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Mark
15:6; 15:6
Luke
14:18
Acts
25:11
1 Timothy
4:7; 5:11
2 Timothy
2:23
Titus
3:10
Hebrews
12:19; 12:25

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3868 matches the Greek παραιτέομαι (paraiteomai),
which occurs 11 times in 9 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:18 - And they all with one consent began to make excuse. G3868 The first said unto him, I have bought a piece of ground, and I must needs go and see it: I pray thee have me excused. G3868
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:19 - And another said, I have bought five yoke of oxen, and I go to prove them: I pray thee have me excused. G3868
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:11 - For if I be an offender, or have committed any thing worthy of death, I refuse G3868 not to die: but if there be none of these things whereof these accuse me, no man may deliver me unto them. I appeal unto Caesar.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 4:7 - But refuse G3868 profane and old wives' fables, and exercise thyself rather unto godliness.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 5:11 - But the younger widows refuse: G3868 for when they have begun to wax wanton against Christ, they will marry;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:23 - But foolish and unlearned questions avoid, G3868 knowing that they do gender strifes.
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 3:10 - A man that is an heretick after the first and second admonition reject; G3868
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:19 - And the sound of a trumpet, and the voice of words; which voice they that heard intreated G3868 that the word should not be spoken to them any more:
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:25 - See that ye refuse G3868 not him that speaketh. For if they escaped not who refused him G3868 that spake on earth, much more shall not we escape, if we turn away from him that speaketh from heaven:

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