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κληρονομέω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
κληρονομέω
Greek transliteration: 
klēronomeō
Simplified transliteration: 
kleronomeo
Principal Parts: 
κληρονομήσω, ἐκληρονόμησα, κεκληρονόμηκα, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2816
GK Number: 
3099
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
18
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-1d(2a)
Gloss: 

to inherit, acquire; see also {3100}

Definition: 

inheritance, transfer of property and possessions from one generation to another, usually within a family or clan and usually upon the death of the owner. This word often has an implication of a legitimate, historic right to the objects inherited. In some contexts this refers to salvation, an inheritance shared with Jesus Christ, the true heir.

pr. to acquire by lot; to inherit, obtain by inheritance; in NT to obtain, acquire, receive possession of, Mt. 5:5; 19:29; absol. to be heir, Gal. 4:30

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 5:5 Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit (klēronomēsousin | κληρονομήσουσιν | fut act ind 3 pl) the earth.
Matthew 19:29 And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or lands for my name’s sake will receive a hundredfold and will (klēronomēsei | κληρονομήσει | ) inherit (klēronomēsei | κληρονομήσει | ) eternal life.
Matthew 25:34 Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father; inherit (klēronomēsate | κληρονομήσατε | aor act imperative 2 pl) the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.
Mark 10:17 And as he was going out on the road, a man ran up, and kneeling before him, asked him, “Good teacher, what must I do to inherit (klēronomēsō | κληρονομήσω | aor act subj 1 sg) eternal life?”
Luke 10:25 Once a lawyer stood up to put him to the test, saying, “Teacher, what must I (klēronomēsō | κληρονομήσω | fut act ind 1 sg) do to (klēronomēsō | κληρονομήσω | fut act ind 1 sg) inherit (klēronomēsō | κληρονομήσω | fut act ind 1 sg) eternal life?”
Luke 18:18 Now a certain ruler asked him, saying, “Good Teacher, what must I do to (klēronomēsō | κληρονομήσω | fut act ind 1 sg) inherit (klēronomēsō | κληρονομήσω | fut act ind 1 sg) eternal life?”
1 Corinthians 6:9 Do you not know that the unrighteous will (klēronomēsousin | κληρονομήσουσιν | fut act ind 3 pl) not inherit (klēronomēsousin | κληρονομήσουσιν | fut act ind 3 pl) the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor male prostitutes, nor homosexuals,
1 Corinthians 6:10 nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor slanderers, nor swindlers will (klēronomēsousin | κληρονομήσουσιν | fut act ind 3 pl) inherit (klēronomēsousin | κληρονομήσουσιν | fut act ind 3 pl) the kingdom of God.
1 Corinthians 15:50 Now this I declare, brothers, that flesh and blood cannot inherit (klēronomēsai | κληρονομῆσαι | aor act inf ) the kingdom of God, nor does (klēronomei | κληρονομεῖ | pres act ind 3 sg) the perishable inherit (klēronomei | κληρονομεῖ | pres act ind 3 sg) the imperishable.
Galatians 4:30 But what does the Scripture say? “Drive away the slave woman and her son, for the son of the slave woman must (klēronomēsei | κληρονομήσει | fut act ind 3 sg) not share the inheritance (klēronomēsei | κληρονομήσει | fut act ind 3 sg) with the son of the free woman.”
Galatians 5:21 envyings, drunkenness, orgies, and things like these. I warn you, as I warned you before: those who practice such things will (klēronomēsousin | κληρονομήσουσιν | fut act ind 3 pl) not inherit (klēronomēsousin | κληρονομήσουσιν | fut act ind 3 pl) the kingdom of God!
Hebrews 1:4 having been exalted as far above the angels as the name he (keklēronomēken | κεκληρονόμηκεν | perf act ind 3 sg) inherited (keklēronomēken | κεκληρονόμηκεν | perf act ind 3 sg) is more noble than theirs.
Hebrews 1:14 Are they not all ministering spirits sent out to serve for the sake of those who are to inherit (klēronomein | κληρονομεῖν | pres act inf ) salvation?
Hebrews 6:12 so that you will not be lazy, but imitators of those who (klēronomountōn | κληρονομούντων | pres act ptcp gen pl masc) by faith and perseverance inherit (klēronomountōn | κληρονομούντων | pres act ptcp gen pl masc) the promises.
Hebrews 12:17 For you know that even afterward, when he wanted to inherit (klēronomēsai | κληρονομῆσαι | aor act inf ) the blessing, he was rejected, for he found no opportunity for repentance, even though he sought the blessing earnestly with tears.
1 Peter 3:9 not returning evil for evil or insult for insult, but on the contrary blessing, because for this you were called that you (klēronomēsēte | κληρονομήσητε | aor act subj 2 pl) might (klēronomēsēte | κληρονομήσητε | aor act subj 2 pl) inherit (klēronomēsēte | κληρονομήσητε | aor act subj 2 pl) a blessing.
Revelation 21:7 The one who conquers will inherit (klēronomēsei | κληρονομήσει | fut act ind 3 sg) these blessings, and I will be his God and he will be my son.