Strong's Greek: 1871. ἐπαιτέω (epaiteó) -- to beg
1871. epaiteó
Strong's Concordance
epaiteó: to beg
Original Word: ἐπαιτέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: epaiteó
Phonetic Spelling: (ep-ahee-teh'-o)
Short Definition: I beg, ask alms
Definition: I beg, am a beggar, ask alms.
HELPS Word-studies

1871 epaitéō (from epi, "upon" intensifying aiteō, "ask") – properly, focused asking, i.e. beg.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from epi and aiteó
to beg
NASB Translation
beg (1), begging (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1871: ἐπαιτέω

ἐπαιτέω, ἐπαίτω;

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 (); Sir. 40:28; Sophocles Oed. Col. 1364).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From epi and aiteo; to ask for -- beg.

see GREEK epi

see GREEK aiteo

Forms and Transliterations
επαιτειν επαιτείν ἐπαιτεῖν επαιτησάτωσαν επαιτων ἐπαιτῶν epaitein epaiteîn epaiton epaitôn epaitōn epaitō̂n
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Strong's Greek 1871
2 Occurrences

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

Luke 18:35 V-PPA-NMS
GRK: τὴν ὁδὸν ἐπαιτῶν
NAS: was sitting by the road begging.
INT: the road begging

2 Occurrences

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