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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 yet they all alike began to make G3868 excuses G3868. The first one said to him, ‘I purchased a field and I need to go out to look at it; [fn]please consider me excused G3868.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:19 - “And another one said, ‘I bought five yoke of oxen, and I am going to try them out; [fn]please consider me excused G3868.’
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:11 - “If, therefore, I am in the wrong and have committed something deserving death, I am not trying G3868 to G3868 avoid G3868 execution; but if there is nothing to the accusations which these men are bringing against me, no one can hand me over to them. I appeal to Caesar.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 4:7 - But [fn]stay G3868 away G3868 from G3868 worthless stories that are typical of old women. Rather, [fn]discipline yourself for the purpose of godliness;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 5:11 - But refuse G3868 to register younger widows, for when they feel physical desires alienating them from Christ, they want to get married,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:23 - But refuse G3868 foolish and ignorant speculations, knowing that they produce [fn]quarrels.
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 3:10 - Reject G3868 a [fn]divisive person after a first and second warning,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:19 - and to the blast of a trumpet and the sound of words, which sound was such that those who heard begged G3868 that no further word be spoken to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:25 - See to it that you do not refuse G3868 Him who is speaking. For if those did not escape when they refused G3868 him who warned them on earth, [fn]much less will we escape who turn away from Him who warns us from heaven.

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