2975. lagchanó
Strong's Concordance
lagchanó: to obtain by lot
Original Word: λαγχάνω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: lagchanó
Phonetic Spelling: (lang-khan'-o)
Definition: to obtain by lot
Usage: (a) I obtain (receive) by lot, my lot (turn) is, (b) I draw lots.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from a prim. root lach-
to obtain by lot
NASB Translation
cast lots (1), chosen by lot (1), received (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2975: λαγχάνω

λαγχάνω: 2 aorist ἔλαχον;

1. to obtain by lot (from Homer down): with the genitive of the thing, Luke 1:9 (cf. Buttmann, 269 (231); Winers Grammar, 319 (299)); to receive by divine allotment, obtain: τί, Acts 1:17; 2 Peter 1:1; on the construction of this verb with the genitive and accusative of the thing, see Matthiae, § 328; Winers Grammar, 200 (188); (cf. Buttmann, § 132, 8).

2. to cast lots, determine by lot (Isocrates, p. 144 b.; Diodorus 4, 63 (cf. ps.-Demosthenes in middle, p. 510, 26)): περί τίνος, John 19:24.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
his lot be, cast lots, obtain.

A prolonged form of a primary verb, which is only used as an alternate in certain tenses; to lot, i.e. Determine (by implication, receive) especially by lot -- his lot be, cast lots, obtain.

Forms and Transliterations
ελαχε έλαχε ἔλαχε ελαχεν έλαχεν ἔλαχεν λαχούσι λαχουσιν λαχοῦσιν λαχωμεν λάχωμεν elache élache elachen élachen lachomen lachōmen láchomen láchōmen lachousin lachoûsin
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Englishman's Concordance
Luke 1:9 V-AIA-3S
GRK: τῆς ἱερατείας ἔλαχε τοῦ θυμιᾶσαι
NAS: of the priestly office, he was chosen by lot to enter
KJV: of the priest's office, his lot was to burn incense
INT: of the priesthood it fell to him by lot to burn incense

John 19:24 V-ASA-1P
GRK: αὐτόν ἀλλὰ λάχωμεν περὶ αὐτοῦ
NAS: Let us not tear it, but cast lots for it, [to decide] whose
KJV: it, but cast lots for it,
INT: it but let us cast lots for it

Acts 1:17 V-AIA-3S
GRK: ἡμῖν καὶ ἔλαχεν τὸν κλῆρον
NAS: among us and received his share
KJV: us, and had obtained part of this
INT: us and obtained a part

2 Peter 1:1 V-APA-DMP
GRK: ἰσότιμον ἡμῖν λαχοῦσιν πίστιν ἐν
NAS: To those who have received a faith
KJV: Christ, to them that have obtained like precious
INT: equally precious with us having obtained faith through

Strong's Greek 2975
4 Occurrences

ἔλαχε — 1 Occ.
ἔλαχεν — 1 Occ.
λάχωμεν — 1 Occ.
λαχοῦσιν — 1 Occ.

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