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Forms of the word
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-, ἀπεδεξάμην, -, -, ἀπεδέχθην
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to welcome, accept, receive; acknowledge, acclaim
to receive, kindly or heartily, welcome, Lk. 8:40; 9:11; Acts 18:27; 28:30; to receive with hearty assent, embrace, Acts 2:41; to accept with satisfaction, Acts 24:3*

Greek-English Concordance for ἀποδέχομαι

Luke 8:40 As Jesus was returning the crowd welcomed (apedexato | ἀπεδέξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) him, for they were all waiting for him.
Luke 9:11 When the crowds found out about it, they followed him. So he welcomed (apodexamenos | ἀποδεξάμενος | aor mid ptcp nom sg masc) them, and spoke to them about the kingdom of God and cured those who had need of healing.
Acts 2:41 So those who received (apodexamenoi | ἀποδεξάμενοι | aor mid ptcp nom pl masc) his word were baptized, and there were added on that day about three thousand souls.
Acts 18:27 And when he wanted to continue on into Achaia, the brothers encouraged him and wrote to the disciples to welcome (apodexasthai | ἀποδέξασθαι | aor mid inf ) him. When he arrived there, he greatly helped those who had come to believe through grace,
Acts 21:17 When we arrived in Jerusalem, the brothers welcomed (apedexanto | ἀπεδέξαντο | aor mid ind 3 pl) us gladly.
Acts 24:3 in every way and everywhere we accept (apodechometha | ἀποδεχόμεθα | pres mid ind 1 pl) them, most excellent Felix, with all gratitude.
Acts 28:30 Paul lived there two whole years in his own rented house and welcomed (apedecheto | ἀπεδέχετο | imperf mid ind 3 sg) all who came to him,