Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God


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παραδέξομαι, παρεδεξάμην, -, -, παρεδέχθην
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to accept, welcome, receive
to accept, receive, met. to receive, admit, yield assent to, Mk. 4:20; Acts 15:4; 16:21; 22:18; 1 Tim. 5:19; in NT to receive or embrace with favor, approve, love, Heb. 12:6*

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Mark 4:20 These are the ones sown on good soil: good sown they hear the word, accept (paradechontai | παραδέχονται | pres mid ind 3 pl) it, and bear fruit — thirty, sixty, and even a hundredfold.”
Acts 15:4 And when they arrived in Jerusalem, they were welcomed (paredechthēsan | παρεδέχθησαν | aor pass ind 3 pl) by the church and the apostles and the elders, and they reported all that God had done with them.
Acts 16:21 by advocating customs that are not lawful for us to accept (paradechesthai | παραδέχεσθαι | pres mid inf ) or practice, since we are Romans.
Acts 22:18 and I saw him saying to me, ‘Make haste and get out of Jerusalem quickly, because they (paradexontai | παραδέξονται | fut mid ind 3 pl) will (paradexontai | παραδέξονται | fut mid ind 3 pl) not accept (paradexontai | παραδέξονται | fut mid ind 3 pl) your testimony about me.’
1 Timothy 5:19 Do (paradechou | παραδέχου | pres mid imperative 2 sg) not accept (paradechou | παραδέχου | pres mid imperative 2 sg) an accusation against an elder, except on the evidence of two or three witnesses.
Hebrews 12:6 For the Lord disciplines the one he loves, and corrects with punishment everyone whom he (paradechetai | παραδέχεται | pres mid ind 3 sg) receives (paradechetai | παραδέχεται | pres mid ind 3 sg) as a son.”