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κτήσομαι, ἐκτησάμην, -, κέκτημαι, -
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to get, gain, buy; take along; to control
to get, procure, provide, Mt. 10:9; to make gain, gain, Lk. 18:12; to purchase, Acts 8:20; 22:28; to be the cause or occasion of purchasing, Acts 1:18; to preserve, save, Lk. 21:19; to get under control, to be winning the mastery over, 1 Thess. 4:4; perf. κέκτημαι, to possess*

Greek-English Concordance for κτάομαι

Matthew 10:9 Do (ktēsēsthe | κτήσησθε | aor mid subj 2 pl) not take (ktēsēsthe | κτήσησθε | aor mid subj 2 pl) gold, or silver, or copper in your money belts,
Luke 18:12 I fast twice a week; I tithe all that I get.’ (ktōmai | κτῶμαι | pres mid ind 1 sg)
Luke 21:19 By your endurance you will gain (ktēsasthe | κτήσασθε | aor mid imperative 2 pl) your lives.
Acts 1:18 (Now this man bought (ektēsato | ἐκτήσατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) a field with the reward of his unjust deed, and falling headfirst he burst open in the middle and all his intestines gushed out.
Acts 8:20 But Peter said to him, “May your silver go with you to destruction, because you thought you (ktasthai | κτᾶσθαι | pres mid inf ) could (ktasthai | κτᾶσθαι | pres mid inf ) obtain (ktasthai | κτᾶσθαι | pres mid inf ) the gift of God with money!
Acts 22:28 The commanding officer answered, “I obtained (ektēsamēn | ἐκτησάμην | aor mid ind 1 sg) this citizenship with a large sum of money.” Paul answered, “But I was even born one.”
1 Thessalonians 4:4 that each of you learn how to (ktasthai | κτᾶσθαι | pres mid inf ) maintain (ktasthai | κτᾶσθαι | pres mid inf ) control (ktasthai | κτᾶσθαι | pres mid inf ) over (ktasthai | κτᾶσθαι | pres mid inf ) his own “vessel” in holiness and honor,