2983: λαμβάνω


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Dodson dictionary

2983
λαμβάνω,       Verb
(a) I receive, get, (b) I take, lay hold of.

From: Public Domain Greek-English lexicon by John Jeffrey Dodson (2010)

HELPS Lexicon excerpt

2983 lambánō (from the primitive root, lab-, meaning "actively lay hold of," see NAS dictionary) – properly, to lay hold by taking initiative to (actively) accept what is available (offered).  2983/lambánō ("accept with initiative") typically focuses on the volition (assertiveness) of the receiver.

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Strong's Greek Dictionary

2983
λαμβάνω (lambánō)
a prolonged form of a primary verb, which is use only as an alternate in certain tenses; to take (in very many applications, literally and figuratively (properly objective or active, to get hold of; whereas 1209 is rather subjective or passive, to have offered to one; while 138 is more violent, to seize or remove))
:--accept, + be amazed, assay, attain, bring, X when I call, catch, come on (X unto), + forget, have, hold, obtain, receive (X after), take (away, up).

From: Strong's Greek Dictionary by James Strong (1890)