δέχομαι

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
δέχομαι
Greek transliteration: 
dechomai
Simplified transliteration: 
dechomai
Principal Parts: 
δέξομαι, ἐδεξάμην, -, δέδεγμαι, ἐδέχθην
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1209
GK Number: 
1312
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
56
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-1b(2)
Gloss: 
to welcome, receive, accept
Definition: 
to take, into one's hands, etc., Lk. 2:28; 16:6, 7; to receive, Acts 22:5; 28:21; Phil. 4:18; to receive into and retain, contain, Acts 3:21; met. to receive by the hearing, learn, acquire a knowledge of, 2 Cor. 11:4; Jas. 1:21; to receive, admit, grant access to, receive kindly, welcome, Mt. 10:40, 41; 18:5; to receive in hospitality, entertain, Lk. 9:53; Heb. 11:31; to bear with, bear patiently, 2 Cor. 11:16; met. to receive, approve, assent to, Mt. 11:14; Lk. 8:13; Acts 8:14; 11:1; to admit, and by impl. to embrace, follow, 1 Cor. 2:14; 2 Cor. 8:17

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 10:14 And if anyone will (dexētai | δέξηται | aor mid subj 3 sg) not receive (dexētai | δέξηται | aor mid subj 3 sg) you or listen to your message, as you leave that house or that town shake off the dust from your feet.
Matthew 10:40 “Whoever receives (dechomenos | δεχόμενος | pres mid ptcp nom sg masc) you receives (dechetai | δέχεται | pres mid ind 3 sg) me, and whoever receives (dechomenos | δεχόμενος | pres mid ptcp nom sg masc) me receives (dechetai | δέχεται | pres mid ind 3 sg) the one who sent me.
Matthew 10:41 Whoever welcomes (dechomenos | δεχόμενος | pres mid ptcp nom sg masc) a prophet because he is a prophet will receive a prophet’s reward, and whoever welcomes (dechomenos | δεχόμενος | pres mid ptcp nom sg masc) a righteous person because he is a righteous person will receive a righteous person’s reward.
Matthew 11:14 and if you are willing to accept (dexasthai | δέξασθαι | aor mid inf ) it, he is Elijah who is to come.
Matthew 18:5 And whoever welcomes (dexētai | δέξηται | aor mid subj 3 sg) a child like this in my name welcomes (dechetai | δέχεται | pres mid ind 3 sg) me.
Mark 6:11 And any place that does (dexētai | δέξηται | aor mid subj 3 sg) not receive (dexētai | δέξηται | aor mid subj 3 sg) you or listen to you, when you leave there, shake off the dust from under your feet your as a witness against them.”
Mark 9:37 “Whoever receives (dexētai | δέξηται | aor mid subj 3 sg) one of these children in my name, receives (dechetai | δέχεται | pres mid ind 3 sg) me; and whoever receives (dechētai | δέχηται | pres mid subj 3 sg) me, receives (dechetai | δέχεται | pres mid ind 3 sg) not me but the one who sent me.”
Mark 10:15 I tell you the truth, whoever does (dexētai | δέξηται | aor mid subj 3 sg) not receive (dexētai | δέξηται | aor mid subj 3 sg) the kingdom of God as a child will never enter it.”
Luke 2:28 he received (edexato | ἐδέξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) him in his arms and blessed God and said,
Luke 8:13 Those that fall on rock are the ones who, when they hear the word, receive (dechontai | δέχονται | pres mid ind 3 pl) it with joy; but they have no root — they believe for a while but in a time of testing they fall away.
Luke 9:5 And wherever they (dechōntai | δέχωνται | pres mid subj 3 pl) do (dechōntai | δέχωνται | pres mid subj 3 pl) not receive (dechōntai | δέχωνται | pres mid subj 3 pl) you, leave that town and shake off the dust from your feet as an act that testifies against them.”
Luke 9:48 and said to them, “Whoever receives (dexētai | δέξηται | aor mid subj 3 sg) this child in my name receives (dechetai | δέχεται | pres mid ind 3 sg) me, and whoever receives (dexētai | δέξηται | aor mid subj 3 sg) me receives (dechetai | δέχεται | pres mid ind 3 sg) him who sent me. So the one who is least among you all, this is the one who is great.”
Luke 9:53 But they (edexanto | ἐδέξαντο | aor mid ind 3 pl) did (edexanto | ἐδέξαντο | aor mid ind 3 pl) not receive (edexanto | ἐδέξαντο | aor mid ind 3 pl) him, because his face was set toward Jerusalem.
Luke 10:8 “In whichever town you enter, and they receive (dechōntai | δέχωνται | pres mid subj 3 pl) you, eat what is placed before you,
Luke 10:10 In whichever town you enter, and they (dechōntai | δέχωνται | pres mid subj 3 pl) do (dechōntai | δέχωνται | pres mid subj 3 pl) not receive (dechōntai | δέχωνται | pres mid subj 3 pl) you, go out into its streets and say,
Luke 16:4 I know what to do, so that when I am removed from management, people will welcome (dexōntai | δέξωνται | aor mid subj 3 pl) me into their homes.’
Luke 16:6 He said, ‘A hundred measures of oil.’ So he told him, ‘Take (dexai | δέξαι | aor mid imperative 2 sg) your contract, sit down quickly, and write fifty.’
Luke 16:7 Then he said to another, ‘And how much do you owe?’ He answered, ‘A hundred measures of wheat.’ He said to him, ‘Take (dexai | δέξαι | aor mid imperative 2 sg) your contract, and write eighty.’
Luke 16:9 And I say to you, make friends for yourselves by means of the wealth of unrighteousness, so that when it fails they may receive (dexōntai | δέξωνται | aor mid subj 3 pl) you into the eternal homes.
Luke 18:17 I tell you the truth, whoever does (dexētai | δέξηται | aor mid subj 3 sg) not receive (dexētai | δέξηται | aor mid subj 3 sg) the kingdom of God like a child shall certainly never enter it.”
Luke 22:17 Then he took (dexamenos | δεξάμενος | aor mid ptcp nom sg masc) a cup, and after he had given thanks he said, “Take this and divide it among yourselves.
John 4:45 When he arrived in Galilee, the Galileans welcomed (edexanto | ἐδέξαντο | aor mid ind 3 pl) him, having seen all that he had done in Jerusalem during the feast (for they too had gone to the feast).
Acts 3:21 whom heaven must receive (dexasthai | δέξασθαι | aor mid inf ) until the time of restoration of all things, which God spoke by the mouth of his holy prophets long ago.
Acts 7:38 He is the one who was in the congregation in the wilderness with the angel who spoke to him on Mount Sinai, and with our fathers, and he received (edexato | ἐδέξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) living oracles to give to us.
Acts 7:59 They kept stoning Stephen as he was calling on God and saying, “Lord Jesus, receive (dexai | δέξαι | aor mid imperative 2 sg) my spirit!”
Acts 8:14 Now when the apostles in Jerusalem heard that Samaria had received (dedektai | δέδεκται | perf mid ind 3 sg) the word of God, they sent to them Peter and John,
Acts 11:1 Now the apostles and the brothers who were throughout Judea heard that the Gentiles too had accepted (edexanto | ἐδέξαντο | aor mid ind 3 pl) the word of God.
Acts 17:11 These Jews were more open-minded than those in Thessalonica, for they received (edexanto | ἐδέξαντο | aor mid ind 3 pl) the message with all eagerness, examining the scriptures every day to see if these things were so.
Acts 22:5 as also the high priest and the whole council of elders can bear me witness. From them I received (dexamenos | δεξάμενος | aor mid ptcp nom sg masc) letters to the brothers, and I went toward Damascus to take those also who were there and bring them in bonds to Jerusalem to be punished.
Acts 28:21 And they said to him, “We have (edexametha | ἐδεξάμεθα | aor mid ind 1 pl) received (edexametha | ἐδεξάμεθα | aor mid ind 1 pl) no letters from Judea about you, nor have any of the brothers come from there and reported or spoken any bad about you.
1 Corinthians 2:14 The natural man does (dechetai | δέχεται | pres mid ind 3 sg) not receive (dechetai | δέχεται | pres mid ind 3 sg) the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him; he cannot understand them because they are spiritually discerned.
2 Corinthians 6:1 Thus as coworkers with him, we urge you not to (dexasthai | δέξασθαι | aor mid inf ) receive (dexasthai | δέξασθαι | aor mid inf ) the grace of God in vain.
2 Corinthians 7:15 And his affection for you is even greater when he recalls the obedience of you all, how with fear and trembling you welcomed (edexasthe | ἐδέξασθε | aor mid ind 2 pl) him.
2 Corinthians 8:17 because he (edexato | ἐδέξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) not only accepted (edexato | ἐδέξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) our request, but being very eager and acting on his own initiative, he is on his way to you.
2 Corinthians 11:4 For if one comes and proclaims a different Jesus whom we did not proclaim, or if you welcome a different spirit which you did not welcome, or a different gospel which you (edexasthe | ἐδέξασθε | aor mid ind 2 pl) did (edexasthe | ἐδέξασθε | aor mid ind 2 pl) not welcome (edexasthe | ἐδέξασθε | aor mid ind 2 pl), you put up with it easily.
2 Corinthians 11:16 Again I say, let no one think me foolish. But even if you do, then at least accept (dexasthe | δέξασθε | aor mid imperative 2 pl) me as a fool, so that I too may boast a little.
Galatians 4:14 and though my condition was a trial to you, you did not despise or reject me, but you (edexasthe | ἐδέξασθε | aor mid ind 2 pl) welcomed (edexasthe | ἐδέξασθε | aor mid ind 2 pl) me as an angel of God, as though I were Christ Jesus.
Ephesians 6:17 And take (dexasthe | δέξασθε | aor mid imperative 2 pl) the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.
Philippians 4:18 I have received all I need and more. I am well supplied, having received (dexamenos | δεξάμενος | aor mid ptcp nom sg masc) from Epaphroditus the gift you sent, a fragrant offering, a sacrifice acceptable and pleasing to God.
Colossians 4:10 sends greetings, you Aristarchus, my fellow prisoner, my sends you greetings, as does Mark, the cousin of Barnabas (about whom you received instructions; if he comes to you, welcome (dexasthe | δέξασθε | aor mid imperative 2 pl) him),
1 Thessalonians 1:6 And you became imitators of us and of the Lord, for you accepted (dexamenoi | δεξάμενοι | aor mid ptcp nom pl masc) the word in the midst of much affliction, with the joy of the Holy Spirit.
1 Thessalonians 2:13 And for this reason we also constantly thank God, that when you received the word of God which you heard from us, you accepted (edexasthe | ἐδέξασθε | aor mid ind 2 pl) it not as a human word, but as it truly is, the word of God, which even now is doing its work in you who believe.
2 Thessalonians 2:10 and with every kind of wicked deception for those who are perishing, because they (edexanto | ἐδέξαντο | aor mid ind 3 pl) did (edexanto | ἐδέξαντο | aor mid ind 3 pl) not accept (edexanto | ἐδέξαντο | aor mid ind 3 pl) the love of the truth so as to be saved.
Hebrews 11:31 By faith Rahab the prostitute did not perish with the unbelievers, because she had received (dexamenē | δεξαμένη | aor mid ptcp nom sg fem) the spies with peace.
James 1:21 Therefore put aside all filthiness and rampant wickedness, and receive (dexasthe | δέξασθε | aor mid imperative 2 pl) with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls.