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ἀριστάω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἀριστάω
Greek transliteration: 
aristaō
Simplified transliteration: 
aristao
Principal Parts: 
-, ἠρίστησα, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
709
GK Number: 
753
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
3
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-1d(1a)
Gloss: 
to eat (breakfast)
Definition: 
to take the first meal, breakfast, Jn. 21:12, 15; also, to take a mid-day meal, Lk. 11:37*

Greek-English Concordance for

Luke 11:37 When Jesus finished speaking, a Pharisee asked him to have a meal (aristēsē | ἀριστήσῃ | aor act subj 3 sg) with him, so he went in and reclined at table.
John 21:12 Jesus said to them, “Come and have breakfast.” (aristēsate | ἀριστήσατε | aor act imperative 2 pl) Now none of the disciples ventured to ask him, “Who are you?” for they knew it was the Lord.
John 21:15 When they had finished (ēristēsan | ἠρίστησαν | aor act ind 3 pl) breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these others do?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord, you know that I love you.” Jesus said to him, “Take care of my lambs.”