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ἐκδέχομαι

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἐκδέχομαι
Greek transliteration: 
ekdechomai
Simplified transliteration: 
ekdechomai
Principal Parts: 
(ἐξεδεχόμην), -, -, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1551
GK Number: 
1683
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
6
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
cv-1b(2)
Gloss: 
to wait for, expect, look forward to
Definition: 
pr. to receive from another; to expect, look for, Acts 17:16; to wait for, to wait, 1 Cor. 11:33; 16:11; Heb. 11:10; 10:13; Jas. 5:7*

Greek-English Concordance for

Acts 17:16 Now while Paul was waiting (ekdechomenou | ἐκδεχομένου | pres mid ptcp gen sg masc) for them at Athens, his spirit was stirred up within him on seeing the city full of idols.
1 Corinthians 11:33 So then, my brothers, when you come together to eat, wait (ekdechesthe | ἐκδέχεσθε | pres mid imperative 2 pl) for (ekdechesthe | ἐκδέχεσθε | pres mid imperative 2 pl) one another.
1 Corinthians 16:11 So no one should treat him with contempt. Help him continue his journey in peace, that he may come to me; for I am expecting (ekdechomai | ἐκδέχομαι | pres mid ind 1 sg) him with the brothers.
Hebrews 10:13 where he is now waiting (ekdechomenos | ἐκδεχόμενος | pres mid ptcp nom sg masc) until his enemies are placed as a footstool for his feet,
Hebrews 11:10 for he was looking forward to (exedecheto | ἐξεδέχετο | imperf mid ind 3 sg) the city which has foundations, whose designer and builder is God.
James 5:7 Be patient, therefore, dear friends, until the coming of the Lord. Note how the farmer waits for (ekdechetai | ἐκδέχεται | pres mid ind 3 sg) the precious harvest of the earth, being patient for it until it receives the early and latter rains.