Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (v. t.) To take, as something that is offered, given, committed, sent, paid, or the like; to accept; as, to receive money offered in payment of a debt; to receive a gift, a message, or a letter.
2. (v. t.) Hence: To gain the knowledge of; to take into the mind by assent to; to give admission to; to accept, as an opinion, notion, etc.; to embrace.
3. (v. t.) To allow, as a custom, tradition, or the like; to give credence or acceptance to.
4. (v. t.) To give admittance to; to permit to enter, as into one's house, presence, company, and the like; as, to receive a lodger, visitor, ambassador, messenger, etc.
5. (v. t.) To admit; to take in; to hold; to contain; to have capacity for; to be able to take in.
6. (v. t.) To be affected by something; to suffer; to be subjected to; as, to receive pleasure or pain; to receive a wound or a blow; to receive damage.
7. (v. t.) To take from a thief, as goods known to be stolen.
8. (v. t.) To bat back (the ball) when served.
9. (v. i.) To receive visitors; to be at home to receive calls; as, she receives on Tuesdays.
Greek618. apolambano -- to receive from, receive as one's due
... to receive from, receive as one's due. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: apolambano
Phonetic Spelling: (ap-ol-am-ban'-o) Short Definition: I get back ...
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5264. hupodechomai -- to receive under one's roof, to receive as a ...
3880. paralambano -- to receive from
3858. paradechomai -- to receive, admit
1209. dechomai -- to receive
1523. eisdechomai -- to admit, to receive (into one's favor)
324. anadechomai -- to undertake, receive
2983. lambano -- to take, receive
1926. epidechomai -- to accept as true, to receive besides
1237. diadechomai -- to receive in turn
Strong's Hebrew6902. qabbel -- to receive
... 6901, 6902. qabbel. 6903 . to receive. Transliteration: qabbel Phonetic
Spelling: (keb-al') Short Definition: receive. Word Origin ...
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6901. qabal -- to receive, take
8254. shaqal -- to weigh
5375. nasa -- to lift, carry, take
6237. asar -- to take the tenth of, tithe
1878. dashen -- to be fat, grow fat
3947. laqach -- to take
622. asaph -- to gather, remove
3289. yaats -- to advise, counsel
3423. yarash -- to take possession of, inherit, dispossess
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ThesaurusReceive (350 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To take, as something that is offered, given, committed, sent, paid, or
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Entertain (8 Occurrences)
Expect (20 Occurrences)
Ministration (33 Occurrences)
Accept (106 Occurrences)
Promised (150 Occurrences)
Devour (118 Occurrences)
Pretense (9 Occurrences)
Acceptation (2 Occurrences)
Condemnation (30 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceReceive (350 Occurrences)
Matthew 1:20 And on his thinking of these things, lo, a messenger of the Lord in a dream appeared to him, saying, 'Joseph, son of David, thou mayest not fear to receive Mary thy wife, for that which in her was begotten 'is' of the Holy Spirit,
Matthew 5:7 "Blessed are the compassionate, for they shall receive compassion.
Matthew 7:8 For everyone who asks receives. He who seeks finds. To him who knocks it will be opened.
Matthew 8:8 "Sir," replied the Captain, "I am not a fit person to receive you under my roof: merely say the word, and my servant will be cured.
Matthew 10:8 Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, and cast out demons. Freely you received, so freely give.
Matthew 10:14 Whoever doesn't receive you, nor hear your words, as you go out of that house or that city, shake off the dust from your feet.
Matthew 10:38 and whoever doth not receive his cross and follow after me, is not worthy of me.
Matthew 10:40 He who receives you receives me, and he who receives me receives him who sent me.
Matthew 10:41 He who receives a prophet in the name of a prophet will receive a prophet's reward. He who receives a righteous man in the name of a righteous man will receive a righteous man's reward.
Matthew 11:5 the blind receive their sight, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have good news preached to them.
Matthew 11:14 If you are willing to receive it, this is Elijah, who is to come.
Matthew 17:25 He said, "Yes." When he came into the house, Jesus anticipated him, saying, "What do you think, Simon? From whom do the kings of the earth receive toll or tribute? From their children, or from strangers?"
Matthew 18:5 Whoever receives one such little child in my name receives me,
Matthew 19:11 But he said to them, "Not all men can receive this saying, but those to whom it is given.
Matthew 19:12 For there are eunuchs who were born that way from their mother's womb, and there are eunuchs who were made eunuchs by men; and there are eunuchs who made themselves eunuchs for the Kingdom of Heaven's sake. He who is able to receive it, let him receive it."
Matthew 19:29 Everyone who has left houses, or brothers, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my name's sake, will receive one hundred times, and will inherit eternal life.
Matthew 20:7 "They said to him,'Because no one has hired us.' "He said to them,'You also go into the vineyard, and you will receive whatever is right.'
Matthew 20:9 "When those who were hired at about the eleventh hour came, they each received a denarius.
Matthew 20:10 When the first came, they supposed that they would receive more; and they likewise each received a denarius.
Matthew 21:22 All things, whatever you ask in prayer, believing, you will receive."
Matthew 21:34 When the season for the fruit drew near, he sent his servants to the farmers, to receive his fruit.
Matthew 23:13 "Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you devour widows' houses, and as a pretense you make long prayers. Therefore you will receive greater condemnation.
Matthew 23:14 Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows' houses, and for a pretence make long prayer: therefore ye shall receive the greater damnation.
Matthew 25:16 Immediately he who received the five talents went and traded with them, and made another five talents.
Matthew 25:18 But he who received the one went away and dug in the earth, and hid his lord's money.
Matthew 25:20 He who received the five talents came and brought another five talents, saying,'Lord, you delivered to me five talents. Behold, I have gained another five talents besides them.'
Matthew 25:22 He also that had received two talents came and said, Lord, thou deliveredst unto me two talents: behold, I have gained two other talents beside them.
Matthew 25:34 "Then the King will say to those at His right, "'Come, my Father's blessed ones, receive your inheritance of the Kingdom which has been divinely intended for you ever since the creation of the world.
Matthew 25:43 a stranger I was, and ye did not receive me; naked, and ye put not around me; infirm, and in prison, and ye did not look after me.
Mark 2:2 And straightway many were gathered together, insomuch that there was no room to receive them, no, not so much as about the door: and he preached the word unto them.
Mark 4:15 Those who receive the seed by the way-side are those in whom the Message is sown, but, when they have heard it, Satan comes at once and carries away the Message sown in them.
Mark 4:16 These in like manner are those who are sown on the rocky places, who, when they have heard the word, immediately receive it with joy.
Mark 4:18 Others there are who receive the seed among the thorns: these are they who have heard the Message,
Mark 4:20 And these are they which are sown on good ground; such as hear the word, and receive it, and bring forth fruit, some thirtyfold, some sixty, and some an hundred.
Mark 6:11 Whoever will not receive you nor hear you, as you depart from there, shake off the dust that is under your feet for a testimony against them. Assuredly, I tell you, it will be more tolerable for Sodom and Gomorrah in the day of judgment than for that city!"
Mark 9:37 "Whoever receives one such little child in my name, receives me, and whoever receives me, doesn't receive me, but him who sent me."
Mark 10:15 Most certainly I tell you, whoever will not receive the Kingdom of God like a little child, he will in no way enter into it."
Mark 10:30 but he will receive one hundred times more now in this time, houses, brothers, sisters, mothers, children, and land, with persecutions; and in the age to come eternal life.
Mark 10:51 And Jesus answered and said unto him, What wilt thou that I should do unto thee? The blind man said unto him, Lord, that I might receive my sight.
Mark 11:24 Therefore I tell you, all things whatever you pray and ask for, believe that you have received them, and you shall have them.
Mark 12:2 And at the season he sent to the husbandmen a servant, that he might receive from the husbandmen of the fruit of the vineyard.
Mark 12:40 those who devour widows' houses, and for a pretense make long prayers. These will receive greater condemnation."
Mark 15:23 And they gave him to drink wine mingled with myrrh: but he received it not.
Luke 6:34 If you lend to those from whom you hope to receive, what credit is that to you? Even sinners lend to sinners, to receive back as much.
Luke 7:22 Jesus answered them, "Go and tell John the things which you have seen and heard: that the blind receive their sight, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have good news preached to them.
Luke 8:13 Those on the rock are they who, when they hear, receive the word with joy; but these have no root, who believe for a while, then fall away in time of temptation.
Luke 9:5 As many as don't receive you, when you depart from that city, shake off even the dust from your feet for a testimony against them."
Luke 9:48 and said to them, "Whoever receives this little child in my name receives me. Whoever receives me receives him who sent me. For whoever is least among you all, this one will be great."
Luke 9:53 They didn't receive him, because he was traveling with his face set towards Jerusalem.
Luke 10:8 Into whatever city you enter, and they receive you, eat the things that are set before you.
Luke 10:10 But into whatever city you enter, and they don't receive you, go out into its streets and say,
Luke 10:38 It happened as they went on their way, he entered into a certain village, and a certain woman named Martha received him into her house.
Luke 11:10 For everyone who asks receives. He who seeks finds. To him who knocks it will be opened.
Luke 12:47 And that servant who has been told his Master's will and yet made no preparation and did not obey His will, will receive many lashes.
Luke 12:48 But he who had not been told it and yet did what deserved the scourge, will receive but few lashes. To whomsoever much has been given, from him much will be required; and to whom much has been entrusted, of him a larger amount will be demanded.
Luke 15:2 And the Pharisees and scribes murmured, saying, This man receiveth sinners, and eateth with them.
Luke 15:27 He said to him,'Your brother has come, and your father has killed the fattened calf, because he has received him back safe and healthy.'
Luke 16:4 I know what I will do, so that when I am removed from management, they may receive me into their houses.'
Luke 16:9 I tell you, make for yourselves friends by means of unrighteous mammon, so that when you fail, they may receive you into the eternal tents.
Luke 16:25 "But Abraham said,'Son, remember that you, in your lifetime, received your good things, and Lazarus, in like manner, bad things. But now here he is comforted and you are in anguish.
Luke 18:17 Most certainly, I tell you, whoever doesn't receive the Kingdom of God like a little child, he will in no way enter into it."
Luke 18:30 who will not receive many times more in this time, and in the world to come, eternal life."
Luke 18:41 Saying, What wilt thou that I shall do unto thee? And he said, Lord, that I may receive my sight.
Luke 18:42 Jesus said to him, "Receive your sight. Your faith has healed you."
Luke 18:43 Immediately he received his sight, and followed him, glorifying God. All the people, when they saw it, praised God.
Luke 19:6 He hurried, came down, and received him joyfully.
Luke 19:12 He said therefore, "A certain nobleman went into a far country to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.
Luke 20:47 who devour widows' houses, and for a pretense make long prayers: these will receive greater condemnation."
Luke 23:41 And we indeed justly, for we receive the due reward for our deeds, but this man has done nothing wrong."
John 1:11 He came to his own, and those who were his own didn't receive him.
John 1:12 But as many as received him, to them he gave the right to become God's children, to those who believe in his name:
John 1:16 From his fullness we all received grace upon grace.
John 3:11 Most certainly I tell you, we speak that which we know, and testify of that which we have seen, and you don't receive our witness.
John 3:27 John answered, "A man can receive nothing, unless it has been given him from heaven.
John 4:36 He who reaps receives wages, and gathers fruit to eternal life; that both he who sows and he who reaps may rejoice together.
John 5:34 But the testimony which I receive is not from man. However, I say these things that you may be saved.
John 5:41 I don't receive glory from men.
John 5:43 I have come in my Father's name, and you don't receive me. If another comes in his own name, you will receive him.
John 5:44 How can you believe, who receive glory from one another, and you don't seek the glory that comes from the only God?
John 6:7 Philip answered him, "Two hundred denarii worth of bread is not sufficient for them, that everyone of them may receive a little."
John 6:21 They were willing therefore to receive him into the boat. Immediately the boat was at the land where they were going.
John 7:23 If a boy receives circumcision on the Sabbath, that the law of Moses may not be broken, are you angry with me, because I made a man completely healthy on the Sabbath?
John 7:39 But he said this about the Spirit, which those believing in him were to receive. For the Holy Spirit was not yet given, because Jesus wasn't yet glorified.
John 9:18 The Jews therefore did not believe concerning him, that he had been blind, and had received his sight, until they called the parents of him who had received his sight,
John 10:17 For this reason my Father loves me, because I am laying down my life in order to receive it back again.
John 10:18 No one takes it away from me, but I lay it down by myself. I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again. I received this commandment from my Father."
John 12:48 He who rejects me, and doesn't receive my sayings, has one who judges him. The word that I spoke, the same will judge him in the last day.
John 13:20 Most certainly I tell you, he who receives whomever I send, receives me; and he who receives me, receives him who sent me."
John 14:3 If I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and will receive you to myself; that where I am, you may be there also.
John 14:17 the Spirit of truth, whom the world can't receive; for it doesn't see him, neither knows him. You know him, for he lives with you, and will be in you.
John 16:14 He shall glorify me: for he shall receive of mine, and shall shew it unto you.
John 16:24 Until now, you have asked nothing in my name. Ask, and you will receive, that your joy may be made full.
John 20:22 When he had said this, he breathed on them, and said to them, "Receive the Holy Spirit!
Acts 1:8 But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you. You will be witnesses to me in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the uttermost parts of the earth."
Acts 1:9 When he had said these things, as they were looking, he was taken up, and a cloud received him out of their sight.
Acts 1:17 For he was numbered with us, and received his portion in this ministry.
Acts 1:25 to receive the lot of this service and apostleship, from which Judas transgressing fell to go to his own place.
Acts 2:38 Peter said to them, "Repent, and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
Acts 2:41 Then those who gladly received his word were baptized. There were added that day about three thousand souls.
Acts 3:3 Seeing Peter and John about to go into the temple, he asked to receive gifts for the needy.
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