1926. epidechomai
Strong's Concordance
epidechomai: to accept as true, to receive besides
Original Word: ἐπιδέχομαι
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: epidechomai
Phonetic Spelling: (ep-ee-dekh'-om-ahee)
Definition: to accept as true, to receive besides
Usage: I accept, admit, welcome.
HELPS Word-studies

1926 epidéxomai (from 1909 /epí, "on, fitting" and 1325/dexomai, " welcome") – properly, receive (welcome) upon, emphasizing what naturally builds on the welcoming (note the prefix epi, upon).

1926/epidéxomai ("welcoming with its effects") is negated both times it occurs in the NT (3 Jn 9,10). This envisions all the "nasty spin-offs" that went with Diotrephes refusing to "aptly welcome" people into his local church.

[1926 (epidéxomai) is an intensified form of 1325/dexomai ("welcome, receive").]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from epi and dechomai
to accept as true, to receive besides
NASB Translation
accept (1), receive (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1926: ἐπιδέχομαι

ἐπιδέχομαι; (from Herodotus down);

1. to receive hospitably: τινα, 3 John 1:10 (Polybius 22, 1, 3).

2. to admit, i. e. not to reject": τινα, one's authority, 3 John 1:9 (τούς λόγους, 1 Macc. 10:46; παιδείαν, Sir. 51:26). (Cf. δέχομαι, at the end.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From epi and dechomai; to admit (as a guest or (figuratively) teacher) -- receive.

see GREEK epi

see GREEK dechomai

Forms and Transliterations
επεδεήθης επιδέηται επιδέομαι επιδεομένου επιδεομένω επιδεχεται επιδέχεται ἐπιδέχεται επιδήσεις epidechetai epidéchetai
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Englishman's Concordance
3 John 1:9 V-PIM/P-3S
GRK: Διοτρέφης οὐκ ἐπιδέχεται ἡμᾶς
NAS: who loves to be first among them, does not accept what we say.
KJV: among them, receiveth us
INT: Diotrephes not receives us

3 John 1:10 V-PIM/P-3S
GRK: οὔτε αὐτὸς ἐπιδέχεται τοὺς ἀδελφοὺς
NAS: he himself does not receive the brethren,
KJV: he himself receive the brethren,
INT: neither himself receives the brothers

Strong's Greek 1926
2 Occurrences

ἐπιδέχεται — 2 Occ.

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