peripoieó: to preserve, get possession ofOriginal Word: περιποιέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Phonetic Spelling: (per-ee-poy-eh'-om-ahee)
Short Definition: I acquire, purchase
Definition: I acquire, earn, purchase, make my own, preserve alive.
Cognate: 4046 peripoiéomai – properly, fully acquire (literally, "make all-around, comprehensively"); make one's own; reserve for oneself, with deep personal interest (caring).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from peri and poieó
to preserve, get possession of
keep (1), obtain (1), purchased (1).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 4046: περιποιέω
περιποιέω, περιποιῶ: middle, present περιποιοῦμαι; 1 aorist περιεποιησάμην; (see περί, III. 2); from Herodotus down; "to make to remain over; to reserve, to leave or keep safe, lay by; middle to make to remain for oneself," i. e.:
1. to preserve for oneself (the Sept. for הֶחֱיָה): τήν ψυχήν, life, Luke 17:33 T Tr WH (τάς ψυχάς, Xenophon, Cyril 4, 4, 10).
2. to get for oneself, purchase: τί, Acts 20:28 (Isaiah 43:21; δύναμιν, Thucydides 1, 9; Xenophon, mem. 2, 7, 3); τί ἐμαυτῷ, gain for myself (Winer's Grammar, § 38, 6), 1 Timothy 3:13 (1 Macc. 6:44; Xenophon, an. 5, 8, 17). see GREEK peri see GREEK poieo
see GREEK peri
see GREEK poieo
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 4046
περιεποιήσατο — 1 Occ.
περιποιήσασθαι — 1 Occ.
περιποιοῦνται — 1 Occ.
Luke 17:33 V-ANM
GRK: ψυχὴν αὐτοῦ περιποιήσασθαι ἀπολέσει αὐτήν
NAS: seeks to keep his life
INT: life of him to save will lose it