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ἐάω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἐάω
Greek transliteration: 
eaō
Simplified transliteration: 
eao
Principal Parts: 
(εἴων), ἐάσω, εἴασα, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1439
GK Number: 
1572
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
11
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-1d(1b)
Gloss: 
to let, allow, permit
Definition: 
to let, allow, permit, suffer to be done, Mt. 24:43; Lk. 4:41; to let be, let alone, desist from, stop, Lk. 22:51; to commit a ship to the sea, let her drive, Acts 27:40

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 24:43 But understand this: if the owner of the house had known at what time of night the thief was coming, he would have been on the alert and would not have allowed (eiasen | εἴασεν | aor act ind 3 sg) his house to be broken into.
Luke 4:41 Also, demons came out from many, crying out and saying, “You are the Son of God!” But he rebuked them and did (eia | εἴα | imperf act ind 3 sg) not allow (eia | εἴα | imperf act ind 3 sg) them to speak, because they knew him to be the Christ.
Luke 22:51 In response Jesus said, “Stop! (eate | ἐᾶτε | pres act imperative 2 pl) No more of this.” And touching the ear, he healed it.
Acts 14:16 who in past generations allowed (eiasen | εἴασεν | aor act ind 3 sg) all the nations to walk in their own ways;
Acts 16:7 And when they came to Mysia, they tried to go into Bithynia, but the Spirit of Jesus did (eiasen | εἴασεν | aor act ind 3 sg) not allow (eiasen | εἴασεν | aor act ind 3 sg) them,
Acts 19:30 But when Paul wanted to go in among the people, the disciples would (eiōn | εἴων | imperf act ind 3 pl) not let (eiōn | εἴων | imperf act ind 3 pl) him.
Acts 23:32 The next day they let (easantes | ἐάσαντες | aor act ptcp nom pl masc) the horsemen go on with him, and they returned to the barracks.
Acts 27:32 Then the soldiers cut the ropes from the dinghy and let (eiasan | εἴασαν | aor act ind 3 pl) it drift away.
Acts 27:40 So they (eiōn | εἴων | imperf act ind 3 pl) cut loose the anchors, left (eiōn | εἴων | imperf act ind 3 pl) them in the sea, and at the same time untied the ropes that held the rudders. Then hoisting the foresail to the wind, they made for the beach.
Acts 28:4 When the native people saw the creature hanging from his hand, they said to each other, “Certainly this man is a murderer, and though he has escaped from the sea, justice has (eiasen | εἴασεν | aor act ind 3 sg) not allowed (eiasen | εἴασεν | aor act ind 3 sg) him to live.”
1 Corinthians 10:13 No trial has overtaken you that is not distinctively human; and God is faithful; he will (easei | ἐάσει | fut act ind 3 sg) not let (easei | ἐάσει | fut act ind 3 sg) you be tested beyond what you can bear, but with the trial will also provide the way through, so that you will be able to endure it.