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ἐπαιτέω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἐπαιτέω
Greek transliteration: 
epaiteō
Simplified transliteration: 
epaiteo
Principal Parts: 
-, -, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1871
GK Number: 
2050
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
2
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
cv-1d(2a)
Gloss: 
to beg
Definition: 
to prefer a suit, or request in respect of certain circumstances; to ask alms, beg, Lk. 16:3; 18:35*

Greek-English Concordance for

Luke 16:3 And the manager said to himself, ‘What shall I do, since my master is taking the management away from me? I am not strong enough to dig, and I am ashamed to beg (epaitein | ἐπαιτεῖν | pres act inf ).
Luke 18:35 As Jesus drew near to Jericho, there was a blind man sitting by the roadside, asking (epaitōn | ἐπαιτῶν | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) for alms.