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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) Received with gladness; admitted willingly to the house, entertainment, or company; as, a welcome visitor.

2. (n.) Producing gladness; grateful; as, a welcome present; welcome news.

3. (n.) Free to have or enjoy gratuitously; as, you are welcome to the use of my library.

4. (n.) Salutation to a newcomer.

5. (n.) Kind reception of a guest or newcomer; as, we entered the house and found a ready welcome.

6. (v. t.) To salute with kindness, as a newcomer; to receive and entertain hospitably and cheerfully; as, to welcome a visitor; to welcome a new idea.

Greek
588. apodechomai -- to accept gladly, welcome
... to accept gladly, welcome. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: apodechomai Phonetic
Spelling: (ap-od-ekh'-om-ahee) Short Definition: I receive, welcome ...
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782. aspazomai -- to welcome, greet
... to welcome, greet. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: aspazomai Phonetic Spelling:
(as-pad'-zom-ahee) Short Definition: I greet, salute, pay my respects to ...
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1926. epidechomai -- to accept as true, to receive besides
... besides. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: epidechomai Phonetic Spelling:
(ep-ee-dekh'-om-ahee) Short Definition: I accept, admit, welcome Definition: I ...
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324. anadechomai -- to undertake, receive
... to undertake, receive. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: anadechomai Phonetic
Spelling: (an-ad-ekh'-om-ahee) Short Definition: I welcome, receive kindly ...
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1523. eisdechomai -- to admit, to receive (into one's favor)
... to receive (into one's favor). Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: eisdechomai
Phonetic Spelling: (ice-dekh'-om-ahee) Short Definition: I welcome in Definition ...
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4327. prosdechomai -- to receive to oneself
... to oneself. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: prosdechomai Phonetic Spelling:
(pros-dekh'-om-ahee) Short Definition: I expect, welcome, accept Definition: ( ...
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1209. dechomai -- to receive
... to receive. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: dechomai Phonetic Spelling:
(dekh'-om-ahee) Short Definition: I take, receive, accept, welcome Definition: I ...
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587. apodektos -- acceptable
... Speech: Adjective Transliteration: apodektos Phonetic Spelling: (ap-od'-ek-tos)
Short Definition: worthy to be received, acceptable, welcome Definition: worthy ...
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5274. hupolambano -- to take or bear up, to receive, to assume
... Speech: Verb Transliteration: hupolambano Phonetic Spelling: (hoop-ol-am-ban'-o)
Short Definition: I take up, receive, answer, suppose, welcome Definition: (a ...
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4355. proslambano -- to take in addition
... in addition. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: proslambano Phonetic Spelling:
(pros-lam-ban'-o) Short Definition: I take to myself, welcome Definition: (a ...
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Strong's Hebrew
8342. sason -- exultation, rejoicing
... gladness, joy, mirth, rejoicing. Or sason {saw-sone'}; from suws; cheerfulness;
specifically, welcome -- gladness, joy, mirth, rejoicing. see HEBREW suws. ...
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Library

The Welcome
... HYMNS THE WELCOME. "This man receiveth sinners, and eateth with them.""Luke
15:2. E. Neumeister, 1756. tr., Emma Frances Bevan, 1899. ...
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Come and Welcome
... Come and Welcome. A Sermon ... For if thou art willing Christ is willing too, and thou
art freely invited to come and welcome to the fountain of life and grace. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 5 1859/come and welcome.htm

The Welcome visitor
... The Welcome Visitor. A Sermon (No.3461). Published on Thursday, June 3rd, 1915.
Delivered by. CH SPURGEON,. At the [5]Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. ...
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My Welcome
... My Welcome. TP Luke 15:20. In the distant land of famine,. Craving with the swine
to feed; Oh, how bitter that awakening. To my sin, and shame, and need! ...
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Welcome to the Table.
... SACRAMENTAL HYMNS. Hymn 53 Welcome to the table. William Cowper 8,6,8,6. Welcome
to the table. This is the feast of heav'nly wine,. And God invites to sup; ...
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Welcome Cross.
... III. CONFLICT. Hymn 16 Welcome cross. William Cowper 7,7,7,7. Welcome cross.
'Tis my happiness below. Not to live without the cross; ...
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A Welcome to Fellowship.
... RELIGIOUS EXULTATION. 663. " A Welcome to Fellowship. 663. CM Montgomery.
A Welcome to Fellowship. 1 Approach thou blessed of ...
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Welcome, Cross.
... SUBMISSION AND RELIANCE. 614. " Welcome, Cross. 614. 7s. M. Cowper. Welcome,
Cross. 1 'Tis my happiness below Not to live without ...
/.../adams/hymns for christian devotion/614 welcome cross.htm

A Welcome to Christian Friends.
... FAST-DAY HYMNS. Hymn 70 A welcome to christian friends. John Newton 8,8,8,8. A welcome
to christian friends. Kindred in CHRIST, for his dear sake,. ...
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The Early Welcome and the First Ministers of the King
... ST. MATTHEW Chaps. I to VIII THE EARLY WELCOME AND THE FIRST MINISTERS
OF THE KING. 'From that time Jesus began to preach, and to ...
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Thesaurus
Welcome (31 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) Received with gladness; admitted willingly
to the house, entertainment, or company; as, a welcome visitor. ...
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Homeless (6 Occurrences)
... Matthew 25:35 For when I was hungry, you gave me food; when I was thirsty, you gave
me drink; when I was homeless, you gave me a welcome; (WEY). ...
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Ill-clad (6 Occurrences)
... see me.' (WEY). Matthew 25:38 When did we see Thee homeless, and give Thee
a welcome? or ill-clad, and clothe Thee? (WEY). Matthew 25 ...
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Intrude (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (vi) To enter without invitation, permission, or welcome; to encroach; to trespass;
as, to intrude on families at unseasonable hours; to intrude on the ...
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Loving (292 Occurrences)
... 2 Corinthians 6:2 For He says, "At a time of welcome I have listened to you, and
on a day of salvation I have succoured you." Now is the time of loving welcome...
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Welcomed (30 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Welcome. Multi-Version Concordance
Welcomed (30 Occurrences). Matthew 25:35 for I was hungry ...
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Baptism (76 Occurrences)
... and come in by yourselves.' One may reasonably demand very stringent proofs before
accepting this as a fair representation of the sort of welcome Christ offers ...
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Weighty (7 Occurrences)

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Hearty (9 Occurrences)
... Pertaining to, or proceeding from, the heart; warm; cordial; bold; zealous; sincere;
willing; also, energetic; active; eager; as, a hearty welcome; hearty in ...
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Yield (78 Occurrences)
... Mark 4:20 Those, on the other hand, who have received the seed on the good ground,
are all who hear the Message and welcome it, and yield a return of thirty ...
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Concordance
Welcome (31 Occurrences)

Matthew 10:14
Whoever doesn't receive you, nor hear your words, as you go out of that house or that city, shake off the dust from your feet.
(See NIV)

Matthew 25:35
For when I was hungry, you gave me food; when I was thirsty, you gave me drink; when I was homeless, you gave me a welcome;
(WEY RSV)

Matthew 25:38
When did we see Thee homeless, and give Thee a welcome? or ill-clad, and clothe Thee?
(WEY RSV)

Matthew 25:43
when homeless, you gave me no welcome; ill-clad, you clothed me not; sick or in prison, you visited me not.'
(WEY RSV)

Mark 4:20
Those, on the other hand, who have received the seed on the good ground, are all who hear the Message and welcome it, and yield a return of thirty, sixty, or a hundred fold."
(WEY)

Mark 6:11
Whoever will not receive you nor hear you, as you depart from there, shake off the dust that is under your feet for a testimony against them. Assuredly, I tell you, it will be more tolerable for Sodom and Gomorrah in the day of judgment than for that city!"
(See NIV)

Mark 9:37
"Whoever receives one such little child in my name, receives me, and whoever receives me, doesn't receive me, but him who sent me."
(See NIV)

Luke 4:24
"I tell you in solemn truth," He added, "that no Prophet is welcomed among his own people.
(Root in WEY NAS)

Luke 8:40
It happened, when Jesus returned, that the multitude welcomed him, for they were all waiting for him.
(Root in WEB WEY ASV NAS RSV NIV)

Luke 9:5
As many as don't receive you, when you depart from that city, shake off even the dust from your feet for a testimony against them."
(See NIV)

Luke 15:2
The Pharisees and the scribes murmured, saying, "This man welcomes sinners, and eats with them." The Good News According to John
(Root in WEB WEY NIV)

Luke 16:4
I know what I will do, so that when I am removed from management, they may receive me into their houses.'
(See NAS NIV)

Luke 16:9
"But I charge you, so to use the wealth which is ever tempting to dishonesty as to win friends who, when it fails, shall welcome you to the tents that never perish.
(WEY NIV)

John 1:11
He came to the things that were His own, and His own people gave Him no welcome.
(WEY)

Acts 10:35
but in every nation he who fears him and works righteousness is acceptable to him.
(See NAS)

Acts 18:27
Then, as he had made up his mind to cross over into Greece, the brethren wrote to the disciples in Corinth begging them to give him a kindly welcome. Upon his arrival he rendered valuable help to those who through grace had believed;
(WEY NAS NIV)

Acts 21:17
At length we reached Jerusalem, and there the brethren gave us a hearty welcome.
(WEY)

Acts 25:13
Now when some days had passed, King Agrippa and Bernice arrived at Caesarea, and greeted Festus.
(See RSV)

Acts 28:2
The strange-speaking natives showed us remarkable kindness, for they lighted a fire and made us all welcome because of the pelting rain and the cold.
(WEY RSV NIV)

Romans 14:1
Now accept one who is weak in faith, but not for disputes over opinions.
(See RSV)

Romans 15:7
Therefore accept one another, even as Christ also accepted you, to the glory of God.
(See RSV)

2 Corinthians 6:2
For He says, "At a time of welcome I have listened to you, and on a day of salvation I have succoured you." Now is the time of loving welcome! Now is the day of salvation!
(WEY)

2 Corinthians 6:17
Therefore, "'Come out from among them, and be separate,' says the Lord.'Touch no unclean thing. I will receive you.
(See NAS RSV)

Colossians 4:10
Aristarchus my fellow prisoner sends greeting to you, and so does Barnabas's cousin Mark. You have received instructions as to him; if he comes to you, give him a welcome.
(WEY NAS NIV)

1 Thessalonians 1:9
For they themselves report concerning us what kind of a reception we had from you; and how you turned to God from idols, to serve a living and true God,
(See RSV)

2 Thessalonians 2:10
and by every kind of wicked deception for those who are on the way to perdition because they did not welcome into their hearts the love of the truth, so that they might be saved.
(WEY)

Philemon 1:17
If then you count me a partner, receive him as you would receive me.
(See NIV)

Hebrews 11:31
Through faith the notorious sinner Rahab did not perish along with the disobedient, for she had welcomed the spies and had sheltered them.
(Root in WEY NAS RSV NIV)

2 Peter 1:11
For thus you will be richly supplied with the entrance into the eternal Kingdom of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
(See NIV)

2 John 1:10
If anyone comes to you, and doesn't bring this teaching, don't receive him into your house, and don't welcome him,
(WEB NIV)

3 John 1:8
We therefore ought to welcome such, that we may be fellow-workers for the truth.
(ASV)

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