1551. ekdechomai
Strong's Concordance
ekdechomai: to take or receive, by impl. to await, expect
Original Word: ἐκδέχομαι
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: ekdechomai
Phonetic Spelling: (ek-dekh'-om-ahee)
Definition: to take or receive, by implication to await, expect
Usage: I wait for, expect.
HELPS Word-studies

1551 ekdéxomai (from 1537 /ek, "out from and to" and 1209/dexomai, "welcome") – properly, welcome from the heart, looking to the end-result of the waiting (literally, its "out-come," outcome).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from ek and dechomai
to take or receive, by impl. to await, expect
NASB Translation
expect (1), looking (1), wait (1), waiting (3), waits (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1551: ἐκδέχομαι

ἐκδέχομαι; imperfect ἐξεδεχομην; (ἐκ from some person or quarter);

1. to receive, accept ((Homer), Aeschylus, Herodotus, and following).

2. to look for, expect, wait for, await: τί, John 5:3 R L; Hebrews 11:10; James 5:7; τινα, Acts 17:16; 1 Corinthians 16:11; ἀλλήλους ἐκδέχεσθε wait for one another, namely, until each shall have received his food, 1 Corinthians 11:33, cf. 1 Corinthians 11:21; followed by ἕως etc. Hebrews 10:13; (absolutely, 1 Peter 3:20 Rec., but see Tdf.s note at the passage). Rarely with this meaning in secular authors, as Sophocles Phil. 123; Apollod. 1, 9, 27 § 3; ἕως ἄν γένηται τί, Dionysius Halicarnassus 6, 67. (Compare: ἀπεκδέχομαι. Cf. δέχομαι, at the end.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
expect, look for, wait for.

From ek and dechomai; to accept from some source, i.e. (by implication) to await -- expect, look (tarry) for, wait (for).

see GREEK ek

see GREEK dechomai

Forms and Transliterations
εκδέδεκται έκδεξαι εκδεξάμεθα εκδέξεται εκδεξομαι εκδεχεσθε εκδέχεσθε ἐκδέχεσθε εκδεχεται εκδέχεται ἐκδέχεται εκδεχομαι εκδέχομαι ἐκδέχομαι εκδεχομενος εκδεχόμενος ἐκδεχόμενος εκδεχομενου εκδεχομένου ἐκδεχομένου εκδεχομενων εκδεχομένων ἐκδεχομένων εκδήσεις εξεδεχετο εξεδέχετο ἐξεδέχετο ekdechesthe ekdéchesthe ekdechetai ekdéchetai ekdechomai ekdéchomai ekdechomenon ekdechomenōn ekdechoménon ekdechoménōn ekdechomenos ekdechómenos ekdechomenou ekdechoménou exedecheto exedécheto
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Englishman's Concordance
John 5:3 V-PP-GMP
GRK: χωλῶν ξηρῶν ἐκδεχομένων τὴν τοῦ
KJV: withered, waiting for the moving
INT: lame paralyzed awaiting the of the

Acts 17:16 V-PPM/P-GMS
GRK: ταῖς Ἀθήναις ἐκδεχομένου αὐτοὺς τοῦ
NAS: while Paul was waiting for them at Athens,
KJV: Now while Paul waited for them at
INT: Athens waiting for them

1 Corinthians 11:33 V-PMM/P-2P
GRK: φαγεῖν ἀλλήλους ἐκδέχεσθε
NAS: to eat, wait for one another.
KJV: to eat, tarry one for another.
INT: to eat one another wait for

1 Corinthians 16:11 V-PIM/P-1S
GRK: πρός με ἐκδέχομαι γὰρ αὐτὸν
NAS: that he may come to me; for I expect him with the brethren.
KJV: me: for I look for him with
INT: to me I await indeed him

Hebrews 10:13 V-PPM/P-NMS
GRK: τὸ λοιπὸν ἐκδεχόμενος ἕως τεθῶσιν
NAS: waiting from that time onward UNTIL
KJV: From henceforth expecting till his
INT: the henceforth awaiting until be placed

Hebrews 11:10 V-IIM/P-3S
GRK: ἐξεδέχετο γὰρ τὴν
NAS: for he was looking for the city which
KJV: For he looked for a city which hath
INT: he was waiting indeed the

James 5:7 V-PIM/P-3S
GRK: ὁ γεωργὸς ἐκδέχεται τὸν τίμιον
NAS: The farmer waits for the precious
KJV: the husbandman waiteth for the precious
INT: the farmer awaits the precious

Strong's Greek 1551
7 Occurrences

ἐκδέχεσθε — 1 Occ.
ἐκδέχεται — 1 Occ.
ἐκδέχομαι — 1 Occ.
ἐκδεχομένων — 1 Occ.
ἐκδεχόμενος — 1 Occ.
ἐκδεχομένου — 1 Occ.
ἐξεδέχετο — 1 Occ.

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