epaiteó: to begOriginal Word: ἐπαιτέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Phonetic Spelling: (ep-ahee-teh'-o)
Short Definition: I beg, ask alms
Definition: I beg, am a beggar, ask alms.
1871 epaitéō (from epi, "upon" intensifying aiteō, "ask") – properly, focused asking, i.e. beg.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from epi and aiteó
beg (1), begging (1).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 1871: ἐπαιτέω
1. to ask besides, ask for more: Homer, Iliad 23, 593.
2. to ask again and again, importunately: Sophocles Oed. Tyr. 1416; to beg, to ask alms: Luke 16:3; (Luke 18:35 L T Tr WH); (Psalm 108:10 see GREEK epi see GREEK aiteo
see GREEK epi
see GREEK aiteo
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 1871
ἐπαιτεῖν — 1 Occ.
ἐπαιτῶν — 1 Occ.
Luke 16:3 V-PNA
GRK: οὐκ ἰσχύω ἐπαιτεῖν αἰσχύνομαι
NAS: to dig; I am ashamed to beg.
KJV: I cannot dig; to beg I am ashamed.
INT: not I am able to beg I am ashamed